Month: April 2003

WITH FRIENDS LIKE THESE

08:17 29 Apr 2003 It seems that the rumors about the US pulling out of Saudi Arabia are true. At least if you beleive this Reuters report. That’s fine by me, since Saudi Arabia has made little more than token gestures to control its ties to terrorism and didn’t allow us to fly attack missions […]

TERMINATOR 2 IN 720p?

23:14 28 Apr 2003 Wow. Terminator 2: Judgement Day is going to be released on DVD. Again. This time, it’s The Extreme Edition. (Next will be the Extremely Special Ultimate Edition, complete with the actual chip from the first T-800 sent back in time. Plug that into a USB 2.0 port and see what happens. […]

MORE ON THE SPACE SHUTTLE

20:08 26 Apr 2003 Bruce Moomaw at SpaceDaily.com has another piece on the future of the space shuttle and International Space Station. NASA has floated the possibility of flying the shuttle unmanned after the Orbital Space Plane begins flying around 2012, but Moonmaw suggest flying the shuttle as an unmanned ISS support vehicle right now. […]

ONE LAST NEXT YEAR

14:48 24 Apr 2003 The Colorado Avalanche were eliminated Tuesday night by the Minnesota Wild in the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. They weren’t shocked and awed, like the Detroit Red Wings, but instead surprised by irregular fighters after the main battle had apparently already died down. “The enemy we’re fighting is a bit different than […]

SHUTTLE UPDATE

20:58 23 Apr 2003 SpaceDaily has a number of good pieces on the space shuttle. One of the most recent discusses the potential ramifications of the findings of the Columbia investigation. There’s a lot of discussion about the workability or unworkability of escape capsules and near the end is this In short, the Shuttle, as […]