The International Space Education Institute of Leipzig, Germany and the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao claimed first place of their respective divisions in the 17th Annual Great Moonbuggy Race, NASA announced Saturday.
How did we ever get along without Twitter? And Tweeters like Jeff Foust from Spacepolitics.com, Miles O’Brien from This Week in Space, and NASA’s own Wayne Hale? Their tweets from the Space Foundation’s National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs makes it seem like being there yourself! Here are a few samples from today’s events featuring NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden, Commander of Air Force Space Command Gen. Robert Kehler, and a space investment industry panel. Check Twitter or these guys’ blogs for more of their news and views.
Former NASA Administrator Michael Griffin and a long list of former astronauts and retired NASA officials penned an open letter to President Obama warning that his new plan for NASA could “force as many as 30,000 irreplaceable engineers and managers out of the space industry.”