I meet with a group regularly in Hampton that discusses popular subjects of the day, national and international topics of interest and that tries to bring meaning to a world full of meaningless chaos. I’ve been a temporary member for some time, and yesterday I took the test to become a full-fledged member: I had … Continue reading How a Scarecrow’s Face Tested My Mental Acuity
Even as a fledgling engineer at the NASA’s Langley Research Center (LaRC) in Hampton, Virginia I was privileged to play a small part in a pretty important research project. The project was initiated to study the heating effects on spacecrafts entering the earth’s atmosphere at high velocities. The launch vehicle was a five-stage solid-propellant rocket … Continue reading Tequila Moonrise – What a Relief It Was!