Archive for 'Space'
DARPAs latest Strategic Plan is available in PDF format. If you’d rather not read all 57 pages right now- there is a rather nice summary available at network world. There is some pretty ‘out there’ stuff – but of course that is just what they do. Some cool stuff. On a side note – the [...]
Check our theÂ Air Force recruiting web site.Â Â On the top right of the home page is a nice little macromedia cartoon of a spinning globe.Â Anyone see anything amiss?Â Bookmark to: Hide Sites
“That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind” … and here’s the vehicle that made it possible. -SJS Bookmark to: Hide Sites
Musudan, North Korea: 0307Z 31 August 1998. On the pad stands an intelligence surprise â€“ a three-stage developmental ICBM which on this day, will attempt to place a small satellite on orbit, broadcasting the immortal hymns of The Dear Leader. Flying over Japan and ultimately self-destructing over the Pacific Ocean, the launch will nonetheless stun [...]
For those with an interest, the beginning post in this series on ballistic missile defense kicks off with this post today and will run off and on for the next couple of weeks…Â – SJS Bookmark to: Hide Sites
Astronomers have found the most Earth-like planet outside our Solar System to date, a world which could have water running on its surface. The planet orbits the faint star Gliese 581, which is 20.5 light-years away in the constellation Libra. Scientists made the discovery using the Eso 3.6m Telescope in Chile. They say the benign [...]