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Offline yg1968

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Boeing CST-700 Plans
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Re: Boeing CST-700 Plans
« Reply #1 on: 01/17/2012 07:51 PM »
After reading the article, I call bad, lazy journalism.

EDIT: Retracted. See below post.
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Re: Boeing CST-700 Plans
« Reply #2 on: 01/17/2012 07:54 PM »
Nah, just a popular-sci column doing a sparkly-future piece and clearly labeling it as such. Alan B is allowed to do the occasional unicorn porn.

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Re: Boeing CST-700 Plans
« Reply #3 on: 01/17/2012 08:23 PM »
After reading the article, I call bad, lazy journalism.

Why is it lazy journalism? He reported on what Elbon said. I think most of the questions were asked by students at that conference. I don't think that reporters were allowed to ask questions. Elbon may have been musing. It's hard to tell. I find that Alan Boyle is one of the better journalist. He also often links NSF threads in his blog.
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Re: Boeing CST-700 Plans
« Reply #4 on: 01/18/2012 12:54 AM »
After reading the article, I call bad, lazy journalism.

Why is it lazy journalism? He reported on what Elbon said. I think most of the questions were asked by students at that conference. I don't think that reporters were allowed to ask questions. Elbon may have been musing. It's hard to tell. I find that Alan Boyle is one of the better journalist. He also often links NSF threads in his blog.

I retract my statement. It was bad, lazy reading on my part. Somehow I missed the reference to CST-100. I thought that Elbon was talking about tourism applications of CST-100 and someone had misheard/mistyped it as CST-700 and gotten excited about a "new" spacecraft. My apologies to the original author.

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