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Archive for April, 2008

I’ve just finished writing to all the speakers and signed-up participants for this year’s Flight School, announcing its cancellation. Please stand by for Flight School 2009!
It’s incredibly frustrating to do this, but we (Imaginova and I) just weren’t signing up a critical mass of participants, despite a great speaker list. […]

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“Someone from the private sector needs to raise their hand to make NextGen happen,” says Bruce Holmes.  He believes this so fervently that he recently left NASA (where he was  Chief Strategist at Langley Research Center as well as director for strategy development at the U.S. Joint Planning and Development Office (JPDO) in DC), to […]

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[Disclosure/context: I’m an investor in Xcor, the company that announced its Lynx rocket-powered, two-person vehicle last week.]

Last month I was invited to give the outsider’s perspective at XCOR’s press conference announcing the Lynx, which was fully covered elsewhere, including the Wall Street Journal and WIRED. Here’s what I said (slightly […]

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