Posts Tagged ‘Saturn’

When the economy in America went south, government funding was, at best, slashed to agencies and contractors like NASA and JPL. The after effect was, that many public events, like tours and the annual open house at JPL, could no longer be sustained on their limited budgets, and were cancelled. This year, with the economy […]

West Coast Challengers took advantage of the JPL open house, where JPL and NASA opens their doors, invites the public in, and makes available its employees to answer questions from the public. This was a two day event, and we were told that, for a few hours, many were turned away because the facility had reached maximum occupancy. Luckily for us, we have a club member who works at the facility and he directed us to the best place to park. We drove in and drove out without so much as a problem, which was fantastic. Read more …