Does anyone else see a trend in the recent US nominations to world-facing positions? First Condi as Secretary of State, then John Bolton, “a guy who hates the UN”:http://www.workingforchange.com/article.cfm?ItemID=18728, as UN ambassador, and now “Wolfowitz as head of the World Bank”:http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/story/0,3604,1439192,00.html. Honestly, it’s like making David Duke the ambassador to Kenya. Peter Bosshard (from the [...]
Saw a great documentary with Glen over the weekend about Spirit and Opportunity. Both were supposed to last 90 days, but they’re still going. Helping that is this latest news – Spirit just received a mystery bath similar to one given (?) to Opportunity some time ago. No one understands it really, but it’s cool. [...]
Space Review invites you to “Meet Michael Griffin”:http://www.thespacereview.com/article/339/1, the new nominee for NASA administrator. While I’ve been extremely skeptical of the Bush administration’s space exploration initiative, this nomination actually gives me hope that NASA could be shifted to the right track. It wouldn’t be without losses, of course; the shuttle, ISS, and Hubble are all [...]
Posted by Chris in Space on March 14th, 2005 | Comments Off
Environmental conservation, community development and women in Kenya plus a Nobel Peace Prize . . . I mean, one woman really can make a difference.
Posted by Deb in Environment on March 8th, 2005 | Comments Off