Only at DragonCon! :-)

Only at DragonCon! :-) via twittelator … [Read more...]

Crowd gathering for my 11:30 talk at DragonCon

Crowd gathering for my 11:30 talk at DragonCon via twittelator … [Read more...]

My Talks at DragonCon 2010

DragonCon starts next week! Once again, I've been invited to speak in both the Space and Science tracks (which are over in the Hilton, across the street from the truly crazy stuff). I have three presentations: … [Read more...]

Bobby Braun, NASA CTO

Listening to #NASA CTO, more hopeful than I have been in ages... but their PowerPoint charts still stink. via twittelator … [Read more...]

Goodbye, Space Program. Hello, Space Industry!

I was planning to write a blog post about the Obama administration's cancellation of NASA's Constellation program, but I found that Michael Mealling has already written it for me! Read it here. Michael doesn't blog very often, but when he does, he nails it. … [Read more...]

The Masten East Coast team watching the launch from Atlanta: 

via tweetie … [Read more...]

Back to the Moon?

Forty years after Apollo, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution wanted to run a brief pro/con on "Should we go back to the Moon?" They called Georgia Tech. I volunteered to do "No," and Dr. Loewy from our School of Aerospace Engineering volunteered for "Yes." The catch: a tight limit of 150 words. That's hard. … [Read more...]

My letter to the editor of “New Scientist” magazine

They probably won't publish this, so I'll put it here: ----- To the Editors: The premise of your special on growth in the 15 October 2008 issue is just plain wrong, and the wrongness starts in your lead editorial. You state that "we live on a planet with finite resources." But we also live in a solar system with … [Read more...]

Aerospace Venture Forum

Most venture forums concentrate on a particular geography (Atlanta, the Southeast, the Mid-Atlantic, whatever).This one is a little different... it's focusing on a particular industry sector. In our case, aerospace. … [Read more...]

XCOR announces Lynx spaceplane

Today has just been insanely busy (which is why I'm not in L.A. for the announcement), and this is my first spare moment at my desk, but a lot of people have noticed that XCOR made the Drudge Report today! I've also been told via Twitter that we were on CNBC.So, finally, we're able to talk about the Air Force contract and the Lynx spaceplane. … [Read more...]