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When the going get tough, that's when the tough get going.

Be Proactive, Put First Things First, Start with the End in Mind. These three directives are concise instructions for project manager. They come from Steven Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. They can apply to any project, large or small, short or long term. A key word in the book title is effective. One example an effective use of project management skills ...


Take time to show compassion to the Virgin Galactic employees here in our community.

When I started working in the space industry 26 years ago, I was unfamiliar with its vocabulary. My boss was critical of any misuse of the "technical" language which did not help me to continue to experiment with new vocabulary. Using technical language imprecisely may keep most of us from talking about the recent accident at Mojave Air and Space Port. ...


New Mexico Governor Jack Campbell was a visionary. In 1963, he sent a letter to President Kennedy asking him to "support the establishment of the first inland aerospace port." Today, 51 years later, the state of New Mexico is committed to evolving its role in the commercial space transportation industry. Spaceport America is one piece of the puzzle in creating a global space transportation industry that will be stimulated by the evolution of a network ...


On Tuesday, Sept. 16, NASA administrator, Gen. Charlie Bolden, announced the selection of Boeing and SpaceX to be the first American companies to launch our astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).

Simply stated, when NASA shut down the shuttle program, it was no longer the best way for our country to invest taxpayer dollars to get cargo or humans to the ISS. The shuttle program was started in the early 1970s. It stopped flying 1980s ...


Article was published in Space News, 9.8.14http://goo.gl/19SL2b