Roger Launius previously reviewed it at Quest, but he has a slightly different take at his blog, which he also posted at Amazon. I’m not unhappy with a four-star review, but I’m always interested in an explanation of why it’s not five, for future reference.
This is a timely new book from James Bennett, on the eve of the Brexit vote. Haven’t read it yet, but I will. I’ll be curious to see what, if anything, he says about space.
I’d be more gratified by being in this stratosphere if I could see more things happening that I’m actually influencing. But maybe I’m being too impatient. I also wish that being an influencer paid better.
The most amusingly ironic thing about this is that I'm in an ongoing war on the phrase "space exploration." https://t.co/USEAb5wfRJ
— Apostle To Morons (@Rand_Simberg) June 21, 2016
How a graduate advisor undermined her student.
There are some serious problems with academia, and not just in the social sciences.
Another successful flight, the fourth now. That oscillation on the drogues looks like it could make people sick, though.
Patricia’s mother died on Friday morning after a long decline, and the church service is scheduled for Monday morning in Columbia. We’re at LAX now waiting to board. I’ll have my laptop with me, so I’ll be blogging. I’ll be heading to Seattle straight from there Monday evening for the Newspace conference.
I’m surprised at the degree to which I agree with his views. Yes, we definitely need space nuclear reactors, and science cannot justify a human mission to Mars.
Loren Grush has the story. So their streak is over, but this is how you learn and improve.
I think that these are a cruel fraud on a young generation.
Would it be moral to send one?
There are at least two flawed assumptions in this piece.