Category Archives: Aerospace

SR-71

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Airport minimums landing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXUpnhj_mtc

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B-1 landing without nose landing gear

Cool video of a B-1 landing at Edwards AFB with failed landing gear. Great landing job.

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Put the Navy in charge of Space

This article argues, I believe correctly, that the Navy is the correct military branch for managing space, not the Air Force.  Navy traditions are a better match for the way space works than are Air Force traditions. The results of … Continue reading

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It’s been a good year so far

So far this year we’ve had two successful commercial launches, out of two attempts, in the first week of the year.  First SpaceX launched their second commercial satellite, then Orbital Sciences Corp launched their Cygnus resupply vehicle atop their Antares … Continue reading

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Commercial Space predictions for 2014

Not mine, but others.

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Cool Tech

This is cool. Using an armband to allow using gestures to control a remote control quadracopter.

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I helped build that

I worked on this program back in 2007-2008. Had an enjoyable time in Kent as part of the Mission Systems Software team. It’s good to see the P-8 entering service.

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