Launching into 2014

Atlas redstoneIt’s time to launch into 2014.

Follow the least travelled path and you are assured success.

We’re not looking for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow; we’re embracing the journey, one step at a time.

After all, it took twelve years to design and build the Space Shuttle. Once launched, it served as a workhorse for four decades.

“Let’s Go!” and let’s do it together.

Happy New Year!

Change is Coming … Are We Ready For It?

I’m going way off base today. I’m writing this on the 44th anniversary of human’s first footsteps on the moon. As I write, I look up and see the Space Shuttle Atlantis displayed as if in orbit, complete with space dust still coating its surfaces. Sitting on a bench in the dimmed lighting, I’m surrounded by artifacts and history at the Kennedy Space Center.

Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, and Atlantis, the last manned mission in the shuttle program, represent the two bookends in the American space program. Continue reading “Change is Coming … Are We Ready For It?”