Yes, for those of you who weren’t around here in early 2011, I was an actual honest to goodness rocket engineer for a few weeks.
And the engine I helped ready exploded quite spectacularly.
Much like SpaceX’s Falcon 9R just did (though ours was just on the ground in a test stand).
But the thing I remember most was that when it blew up, taking the metal building it was in with it, with debris landing a half mile away, the head engineer just sort of nodded and said “Interesting.”
“…are all the ‘droids equally malfunctioning?”
I think LSP has the best explanation for the insanity in our biggest smartest strongest fastest et cetera-est leaders I’ve heard yet.
What is this I don’t even
…you read this:
And your first thought is “only seven?”
Don’t get me wrong, this whole case is tragic, but it definitely illustrates the difference in perspective from the breathless press and the average American.
It’s a rocket with legs, because SpaceX is cool that way. I’m super psyched for this next launch!
Daughters in parking lot attacked by loose dog. Dad pulls gun and kills dog. There are more than druggies and thieves out there. Be prepared.
Because THAT’S a good sign of recovery.
SpaceX is on a roll with their high-orbit stuff.
Did I mention that they’re up to about 50 missions with 5 BILLION dollars worth of satellite launch contracts? I have only two words for that–
OMG SOLAR FLARES
IT’S AN X-CLASS SOLAR FLARE! 1.2 X’S, EVEN!
All of which means if you live in the polar regions you’re going to have some pretty lights in the sky.
Lies, damned lies, and anything that Obama has ever said.
As for me, it’s already changed (for the worse) once, and will change again sometime next year, according to the letters I keep getting from the health insurance company, begging me to sign up for something or another.
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