Agency Awaits Griffin's Next Move, Constellation's Future
Widely rumored development problems with NASA's next-generation
manned space program, early campaign promises by President-elect
Brack Obama to trim spending on space exploration, and reports of
head-butting between the transition team and Administrator Michael
Griffin are causing uncertainty within NASA.
Most of the world has seen him fly -- but often in the guise of some other person... whether it be James Bond or The Phantom. The man behind the stick for some of aero-movie-dom's most famous scenes is none other than JW "Corkey" Fornof... one of the best pilots in the biz and a helluva nice guy. Better yet, he claims to be ANN's biggest fan... and with that particular approbation (one he hasn't been bashful about voicing -- Thanks!), it seemed only natural that he become the subject of an Aero-TV feature.
Study's Findings Consistent With Earlier Report, Says
The frequency of extremely high clouds in Earth's tropics -- the
type associated with severe storms and rainfall -- is increasing as
a result of global warming, according to a study by scientists at
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.
Spacecraft Command Language Will Help NASA Modernize LCS
Technology consulting firm SRA International announced this week
NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC) has chosen SRA's Spacecraft Command
Language (SCL) to support the Constellation Program, which will
develop the new systems and vehicles that will replace the Space
Shuttle and provide for the nation's next generation of space