An Icy Chill on a Bold Journey

Originally posted on LinkedIn January 21, 2016.

Next Thursday will mark the thirtieth anniversary of the loss of the space shuttle Challenger and crew on January 28, 1986. Many who work in the space business today are too young to have seen or personally experienced the tragedy. Some were not yet born.

That day… Continue reading “An Icy Chill on a Bold Journey”

GPS IIF-12: The Prologue

Originally posted February 8, 2016 on LinkedIn.

While last week’s successful launch of the final Boeing Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF spacecraft from Cape Canaveral is notable, next weekend is the anniversary of another significant GPS milestone and a related space transportation milestone.

Sunday is the 27th anniversary Continue reading “GPS IIF-12: The Prologue”