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Getting more funding for NASA Space Science

Rep John Culbertson put out an urgent call for people to write letters to fellow congressional appropriators about ways to add funds back to the NASA science budget (the Science budget for FY 07 has been gutted). pull funds from areas that the OMB has declared “wasteful,” “obsolete” or “duplicative.” give NASA $1billion from a […]

Speaking of permanent presence on Mars

Have you seen today’s Google doodle? It’s in honor of Percival Lowell (born March 13) after whom the Lowell Observatory was named. The doodle leads to this. Way, way cool! p.s. “Permanent presence on Mars” comes from remarks by Charles Elachi, Director of JPL, during last week’s successful Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter’s Mars Orbit Insertion. also: […]