Tuesday, January 28, 2014

My latest appearance on The Space Show, also preserving valuable astronomical data

On Monday, January 27th, I was again Dr. David Livingston's guest on The Space Show.  The main discussion concerns the furor my book The Plundering of NASA is causing in the space community and my role as a member of the Space Development Steering Committee.

In the last few minutes of the program, I mentioned important work that is going on to digitally archive over a century's worth of astronomical photographic plates from various research programs.  For those who wish to know more about this effort and who may possibly wish to donate to its funding, go here:

Friday, January 17, 2014

Robots for Interplanetary Research

Science fiction writer and host of Mars Pirate Radio, Doug Turnbull, has an interesting article about the future of robotic space exploration on  He makes some strong arguments that the perceived conflict between robotic and human space exploration does not have to exist because the two can compliment each other.  He also makes some points about how the SLS boondoggle negatively impacts such efforts.  Check it out here: Why Robots May Be the Future of Interplanetary Research

Friday, January 10, 2014

An article about Commercial Crew on The Space Review

The Space Review has published and article by me in which I appeal for proper funding of the Commercial Crew program: