Via.Space entrepreneur Richard Garriott
When the space shuttle Endeavour touches down in a little more than a week, NASA's shuttle program will come down to just one more mission: Atlantis's launch set for July. It's the moment private space industry's been gearing up for, when America's space prog ... More >>
In his two decades in law enforcement, Michael Meissner's made the rounds of small Texas towns. From Crandall to Caddo Mills, he's worked in 18 police departments in the last 20 years, according to a January story in The Dallas Morning News.As detailed there, and in a suit filed October 29 in fed ... More >>
Mark GrahamArmadillo Aerospace co-founder Neil Milburn, left, will be one of the speakers at Moon Day, Sunday's big gathering of Dallas space nuts.Last year, the anniversary was a big one: 40 years since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, and for Dallas's sizable network space industry alums, Moon ... More >>
This week's paper version of Unfair Park includes the story of Armadillo Aerospace, the eight-man team of rocket builders that's grown into one of the country's leading NewSpace start-ups.
From their first days tinkering in a North Dallas loading dock a decade ago to their new home in a Caddo Mills ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThe Bucky's Burger, a ranch-topped giant.Bucky's Cafe2803 US Highway 66Caddo Mills, TexasDude Factor: 8, or R. Buckminster Fuller, on a scale of 1 (Harold von Braunhut, Sea Monkeys inventor, neo-Nazi sympathizer.) to 10 (Nikola Tesla. Inventor of the death ray.)Dude ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsArmadillo Aerospace's Neil Milburn guides Scorpius off a trailer bed after its successful launches Saturday afternoon. Check out more photos from the launch day in our slide show.He'd just guided his 1,900-pound rocket to a successful simulated moon landing, but while his ... More >>
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To a casual observer, Homeless Games Day at Reverchon Park looked like a typical company picnic or a church field day. The adults played volleyball, touch football, horseshoes and engaged in plenty of good-natured trash talk on the basketball court, while the kid ... More >>