Image Credit: NASA TV

What does refitting an old jalopy while in high school have to do with this weekend’s Space Launch System Green Run hot fire test?

While in high school as a young male with a skull full of mush in the late 1970’s and being in one’s late teens you either had a passion for sports or getting your finger nails dirty while under some old overworked, tired, monster of a car that was constantly flying apart at the seams. You would end up spending a good part of any allowance or hard-won funds from some small weekend or seasonal job…

Gene Mikulka

Long Time space flight history politics and policy observer. Founder and panel member of the Talking Space

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