Friday, July 17, 2009

Stupid Media

FYI: Nothing is grounded. The media is stupid and has no idea what the hell they're talking about. I can't believe the stuff they are allowed to print these days. Ridiculous.

Wanna know why the ET shed more foam than usual? In my opinion, cycling the ET multiple times to troubleshoot and solve the Hydrogen leak, in addition to having the bird sit on the pad for a month of strong storms, hail and lightning, mixed with more cycling while trying to launch several times due to weather delays, all compounded the situation to be what it was. No ET has ever gone through all that. Abnormal circumstances lead to abnormal behavior. Nothing to get all freaked out about as far as I'm concerned...and I'm not the only one who thinks so. Remember, I WORK HERE!!!


Bartacus said...

Well, there ARE reasons to get freaked out, but they're not necessarily the ones that the media blathers about.

Douglas Mallette said...

I agree, like a severe lack of proper funding, the political sidestepping for true and full support of the American Space Program in favor of social programs designed to make government bigger, and a pathetic lack of direction for the advancement of proper space planes and not a return to capsules that land in the fraggin' ocean.