Monthly Archives: June 2013

A difficult question for space advocates

It’s that time of year again! That is, it’s NASA Authorization Act time. Mostly, I agree with Dr. Steve Squyres’ views. NASA does need a clear long-term goal, it is getting too little support for its missions, and it would be best to … Continue reading

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It seems that being at Williams College again for only a weekend is enough to prompt a little self-reflection. I returned to my alma mater for the 2013 commencement exercises. The graduating seniors seemed like a powerhouse of innovation, leadership, … Continue reading

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