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Tech journalist since the dark ages. Windows Secrets, LangaList newsletter, Windows Magazine (NetGuide, Home PC), Byte, Popular Computing, yadda yadda yadda. Google me, if it matters.

This feed is mostly personal interest; it's NOT my professional writing. There's tech here, yes, but also lots of general science and some politics and weird humor thrown in.

Friday, November 25, 2011

great day at the tweetup #msl #nasatweetup

I'll get pix up ASAP, but that certainly doesn't mean "right away." <g>  It's 7:30pm now, and I just got back to my room. We have to meet at 6:15 AM tomorrow, so it's a short night.

But I will post what I can as time allows.

One special part of today was visiting the site of the original Saturn and Apollo launch pad --- not the one that was later used for the successful Moon launches (and until recently, for the Shuttle launches); but the very first one, where the Apollo 1 fire happened, killing Grissom, Chaffee and Young.

It's not open to the public, and not on standard tours. It's abandoned now; a site with ghosts.