Deathstars and Star Destroyers, Aircraft Carriers(and DDGs) and LCSs.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 6:52 pm

If you’re a milblog nerd, you probably saw the “article” on the poor state of the Deathstar program in the Star Wars trilogy by a LTC in the USAF last week. There were a few whoppers in the article, not the least the claim that the second Deathstar didn’t fire it’s primary weapon. It also […]

Categories: Oops, Plotholes, Science Fiction, Space

Obama’s space ‘vision’ is a pack of lies.

Friday, April 16, 2010 at 2:33 pm

In the interest of sanity, I’ll skip large parts of the speech; which opens with a history lesson of manned spaceflight, and the usual politicanese. *snipping* So let me start by being extremely clear: I am 100 percent committed to the mission of NASA and its future. (Applause.) So committed, that you’re forcing us to […]

Categories: Space