Month: October 2014

Statement from NASA Administrator on Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Mishap

“On behalf of the entire NASA family, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the pilot lost in today’s accident involving Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, and we are praying for a speedy recovery of the other pilot.” Read more here:: Statement from NASA Administrator on Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Mishap Bookmark It Hide...

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NASA Program Enhances Climate Resilience at Agency Facilities

A new study in the latest issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society provides an in-depth look at how NASA facilities have been affected by climate extremes and climate change in recent years and how the agency is preparing for the future. Read more here:: NASA Program Enhances Climate Resilience at Agency Facilities Bookmark It Hide...

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Election Day Should Be A National Holiday

By Rick Manning Millions of dollars and tens of thousands of man hours are spent every two years trying to get Americans to care enough about candidates or issues enough to go to the polls and vote. Yet, for 146.6 million Americans who have jobs, voting is more complicated than it need be. Why? Because they have to leave home at the crack of dawn and commute to work, only to return after the sun has set. Anyone who has worked at a polling place knows that the early morning and evening are the prime time for turnout, but it doesn’t have to be that way. While some advocate for mail in voting and other easily corrupted absentee schemes, I think a more simple approach should be taken. Make Election Day a national holiday, but eliminate all other excuses for not voting with one exception for military and diplomatic personnel stationed overseas. By creating a new national holiday to vote, Congress would be elevating the importance of citizen participation in the process to a new level. Few would not know that it was Election Day, overcoming the first hurdle for turnout. By getting rid of the alternative voting methods which beg to be abused, the outcomes of elections would likely be more honest. A study published in the journal “Electoral Studies” concludes that illegal aliens are playing a much...

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