September 5th, 2007

mushroom cloud

holy crap!

B-52 carried nuclear armed cruise missiles by mistake.

Thank the gawds: The base commander has been fired and the crew is no longer certified to handle munitions. How do you "accidentally" load nukes?

Pause for a moment and consider this: What if that bomber had been sent on a mission to, say, drop its payload? What if it had accidentally dropped those NUKES over, say, Kansas City? HOLY CRAP!
Virgin Galactic

Spaceport America

Virgin Galactic announces designs to build the first private spaceport in the world - The New Mexico Spaceport Authority Building - in New Mexico. Here it is:

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I hope they name it "Williamson Spaceport" rather than the boring "Spaceport America."