Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: space

Jeff ‘Space Cowboy’ Bezos

Space flights used to achieve scientific purpose. Now they're a rich man's carnival ride.

Our billionaires are blasting off. Good riddance!

We don’t need billionaires out to “conquer space.” We need to conquer inequality.

Space Force: The tragic weaponization of space

"Simply put, [fighting from space is] the American way of fighting...freedom to attack as well as freedom from attack."

Turning space into a war zone: Space Force Missile Defense review

“It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space, we must have American dominance in space.”

Trump’s Space Force

“I have not yet heard a compelling case why we need a separate force.”

American dominance in space? Why Trump’s push for Space Force is...

“This is a crucial moment where the public must stand and say ‘hell no!”

Mars breakthrough: Water discovered beneath surface

"This thrilling discovery is a highlight for planetary science and will contribute to our understanding of the evolution of Mars, the history of water on our neighbor planet and its habitability."

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

The end of Cassini

Cassini carries with it 72.3 pounds of Plutonium-238 fuel.

House Science Committee leader says climate scientists are trying to control...

Rep. Smith has repeatedly turned the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee – and its Twitter account – into a platform for climate science denial.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

Vote in the Democratic primaries for true public servants — who care more about advancing the public good than protecting private profits.

To avoid Armageddon, don’t modernize missiles — eliminate them

If reducing the dangers of nuclear war is a goal, the top priority should be to remove the triad’s ground-based leg—not modernize it.

‘Just cancel the debt,’ advocates say as Biden admin develops strategy for restarting student...

Student debt cancellation “is good economic policy that will change the lives of millions of families,” said Rep. Ayanna Pressley.