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The Artemis I mission occurred 50 years after Apollo 17. What will it take to not have this happen again?

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The space exploration advocacy website of Roger Balettie, former Flight Dynamics Officer in NASA’s Space Shuttle Mission Control Center.

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FLIGHT DYNAMICS OFFICER

The Flight Dynamics Officer (FDO, pronounced “fido”) is a Flight Controller in the Mission Control Center responsible for the overall trajectory, or flight path, of the Space Shuttle and all related payloads or other space-bound vehicles associated with the Shuttle.

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MISSION CONTROL

"Houston… Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."

Since 1965, the Mission Control Center (MCC) has been the nerve center for America’s manned space program.

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Space- and NASA-based blog entries.

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50 Years

50 Years

The Artemis I mission occurred 50 years after Apollo 17. What will it take to not have this happen again?

Countdown

Countdown

It’s been 40 years since the launch of STS-1, and the excitement of that day never faded.

Lifetime Companion Dog Training

by Jul 20, 2013

Our dog trainer and friend, Ginny, has started her own company – Lifetime Companion Dog Training – here in Austin.

She’s awesome, of course, and has done really great things for Pippa and Kate.

I’ve been helping her get started by working together to get her company website/presence up and running.

I think it looks pretty sharp… what do you think?


If you need quality in-your-own-home dog training, contact Ginny!