Category Archives: Aerospace

C-17s on a Short Runway in Long Beach

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A shout out to some fun writing in the LA Times: For sale: a mammoth four-engine plane that can haul 60-ton tanks, troops and medical gear across continents and still land on short, shoddy runways. Price: about $240 million; volume … Continue reading »

The Accidental Space Rocket Manufacturer

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I originally set up a Google news alert for Elon Musk because he’s the head of Tesla Motors. But of course, he’s much more: a co-founder of PayPal and SpaceX among other things. The New York Times published a fascinating … Continue reading »