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Major new endorsement for The Plundering of NASA: an Exposé

25 Sep 2014, 16:57 UTC
Major new endorsement for The Plundering of NASA: an Exposé
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Received this email from O. Glenn Smith (former manager of Space Shuttle systems engineering at NASA's Johnson Spaceflight Center):"Hi Rick, I just finished reading your great book. Good going! We are really swimming upstream, perhaps until the next election. If you have not seen it, attached is one of my recent articles in Space News.Glenn"For those interested in reading the article of which Glenn spoke, here is a link: http://www.spacenews.com/article/opinion/40054human-space-exploration-the-way-forward#main-contentIt is most gratifying when significant figures in the space community have complimentary things to say about my work.Following are some of the other kudos received by me: "I hope you continue as a voice against pork at NASA"Lori Garver, (former Deputy Administrator of NASA) commenting to the author about The Plundering of NASA: an Exposé"The Plundering of NASA offers an insightful analysis of the agency's struggle with external forces tending to distort a clear, long-term US vision for space exploration. In crisp and concise prose, it calls into question NASA's current "flight plan" for reaching its stated destination, and makes the case for using the game-changing technologies needed for a truly sustainable and robust human exploration of space. An enlightening read for those who are not in the field and ...

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