David Knights' Weblog

May 19, 2020

Thinking of you, Mike.

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:40 pm
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Mike Nofsinger would be excited by this.  I know he’ll be watching the launch.

May 12, 2020

A fire in space

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 9:04 am
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Interesting story here about the use of the Cygnus cargo deliver vehicle for a fire safety test prior to its destruction during re-entry. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

February 18, 2020

Thank God

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:09 am
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Looks like SpaceX will launch a crew to the ISS in May.  About damn time.  It is a national embarrassment that for the last 9 years we’ve been paying Russia to ferry us to the ISS. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

ISS resupply

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 6:17 am
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Northrop was scheduled to send an unmanned resupply ship to the ISS on Friday.  While we do a bulk of the unmanned resupply to ISS, it is high time that we get back to doing manned missions.

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