This book is a bit trendy now, but its treatment of Mars as a real place, with real, understandable risks and conditions was quite refreshing. The planet isn't a mysterious creature with unknown threats, but problem solving around the real conditions is quite interesting. Also, it does a good job of showing problem… » 10/31/14 2:57pm Yesterday 2:57pm

The 11 was an interesting bird. Worked on it for a while early in my career. Nice to ride on, stout fuselage, but quirky systems. Bummer to see them go, but we did that math years ago and I am surprised KLM was still running them. » 10/27/14 9:29am Monday 9:29am

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