Laura Montgomery has a couple related book reviews.
It’s not just the 49th Apollo anniversary; it’s also the anniversary of the failed attempt to assassinate Hitler. Plus, it’s the 25th anniversary of the (likely) murder of Vince Foster.
…with gene therapy. At some point, some of these things are going to help humans. Faster, please.
They performed a high-altitude escape test today, apparently successfully, and it carried a lot of experiments. I hope this is their last milestone before flying test passengers.
…without web servers. I wonder about the data security of being so deeply embedded in the cloud.
I scored a ticket to the VIP gala at KSC Saturday night, to celebrate the 49th anniversary of the first moon landing. I just found out I’ll be seated at a front table with commercial-spaceflight basher Walt Cunningham.
A long essay, from James Poulos. I assume that this will be in the same issue mine and Zubrin’s will be.
[Update a couple minutes later]
Scratch that last. This was apparently in the Spring edition. Ours will be in the Summer edition.
A Twitter thread from the U.S. representative to COPUOS.
1) "Global commons" is an ill-defined term. Different people mean different things: some mean "area beyond territorial jurisdiction", others something political, regarding rights.
— Gabriel Swiney (@Monkeybane_DC) July 16, 2018
Has ten more moons, for a new total of seventy nine. I’m old enough to remember when there were only four.