And a Star to Steer Her By

That is a quote from the poem “Sea Fever” written by John Masefield in 1902.  This poem was about Masefield’s great love and wonder for the sea. I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and…
In Your Face Neil Armstrong

Part V In Your Face Neil Armstrong Matt Damon as Astronaut Mark Watney in “The Martian”: “At some point, everything’s gonna go south on you… everything’s going to go south and you’re going to say, this is it. This is…
Mars, God of War

Part IV “To Boldly Go” Since man first looked to the heavens and watched with fascination as several small but bright points of light regularly marched across the sky, the planet Mars has always been a major player.  The word…
The Visionary – SpaceX

SpaceX Part lll of “To Boldly Go” Space X or Space Exploration Technologies Corporation was created in 2002 by financier Elon Musk.  It is located in Hawthorne California.  Musk, best known for his highly successful Tesla Electric car, also is…
To Boldly Go -Virgin Galactic

Part 2 “Virgin Galactic” The privatization of the space program was only a matter of time.  Ever since the end of the moon landings NASA’s budgets have become smaller and smaller.  Despite what anyone else says I truly believe this…
To Boldly Go

Part 1   “Space the final frontier….” I don’t think there is a person in this country if not the planet that does not recognize the beginning of this preamble.  Most of us know the rest too.  In 1966 Star…
The Child President

Can he rebound from this disaster? Of course he can but he needs to smarten up, lose some of his advisors and stop acting like a small child. This might be beyond the President’s ability but I hope not because…
Trumpcare – Sink or Swim

There’s many different ways, by the way.  Everybody’s got to be covered.  This is an un-Republican thing for me to say because a lot of times they say, ‘No, no, the lower 25 percent that can’t afford private’…  I am…
The Biggest Stick

“Despite budget cuts and a reduction in size, the US has maintained its position as the world’s strongest military, according to a report on globalization from Credit Suisse. While the US is still far and away the world’s top military superpower, Russia and China are its closest…