Archive for October, 2004

Ansari X Prize

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/10/10….html

I wouldn’t be much of a geek if I didn’t mention this
SpaceShipOne wins $10,000,000.00 X Prize.
That’s right, ladies and gents. Someone went into space, came down safely, and did it again within 2 weeks.
Two good quotes from the article:
Our success proves without question that manned spaceflight does not require mammoth government expenditures. [...]

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Big Apple

This past weekend, I went to NYC to see my sister’s play. The weather was fantastic, the events flawless, and the single-serving friends were unusually high quality. All in all, it was a great couple of days, and in a way, I’m glad that my vacation is over so that I can relax [...]

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