Early Technology - Saving the Lives of Military Pilots © by Richard T. Kusiolek (all rights reserved)
"Parachutes have saved more than 100,000 lives since their invention, and using one is now safer than driving a car. But the development of this life-saver required huge leaps of faith by pioneering engineers and courageous test jumpers who risked their lives for innovation.” The Evolution of Parachutes - “Before Sebastien Lenormand, other early inventors designed and tested parachutes. Croatian Faust Vrancic, for instance, constructed a device based on Da Vinci's drawing.
On September 2, 2017 – on Book CSPAN2.org - Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her book Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom. Ms. Rice Spoke on “Democracy in Ukraine” - in which, according to my personal experiences, she clearly does not understand why the Eastern Ukrainians fought back after massive artillery bombardments of civilian residential areas and small poor villages in the Donbas.
NASA’s Deep Space Gateway near the Moon © by Richard T. Kusiolek (all rights reserved)
According to NASA’s Bulletin HEOMD-001 titled” HUMAN EXPLORATION AND OPERATIONS EXPLORATION OBJECTIVES: • Set far-reaching exploration milestones. By 2025, begin crewed missions beyond the Moon, including sending humans to an asteroid. By the mid-2030s, send humans to orbit Mars and return them safely to Earth.
High Resolution SMALLSATS BUILT BY SSL arrive at VANDENBERG AFB FOR LAUNCH © by Richard T. Kusiolek (all rights reserved) High Resolution SMALLSATS BUILT BY SSL arrive at VANDENBERG AFB FOR LAUNCH Six “Planet SmallSats – American owned, built, & launched
“PALO ALTO, Calif. – September 5, 2017 — In a first for the industry, six satellites,
Defense Budget and Military Readiness © by Richard T. Kusiolek (all rights reserved)
As reported by news sources, President Donald Trump wants lawmakers to give the Pentagon an additional $4 billion for “urgent” missile defense improvements against North Korea and nearly $2 billion more to increase troop levels in Afghanistan by 3,500 and repair damaged naval ships. In a letter sent to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) on Monday, President Trump seeks US House of Representatives to pass budget amendments to give the Department of Defense $10billion that consist of $4 billion for “defense enhancements to counter the threat from North Korea.”. - plus, an additional $4 billion for “urgent” missile defense improvements against North Korea and nearly $2 billion more to increase troop levels in Afghanistan by 3,500 and repair damaged naval ships
August 23, 2017 DOD-“Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with Turkish Minister of Defense Nurettin Canikli and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan today in Ankara. This was the first meeting between Minister Canikli and Secretary Mattis. They discussed the need for ongoing open and honest dialogue, the importance of territorial integrity of Syria and Iraq,
VISITING LAW ENFORCEMENT DEFENDING OUR BORDERS: Today, President Donald J. Trump is seeing first-hand the people and tools restoring law and order to our southern border.
DPRK + IRAN partner to possess 2018 ICBM nuclear © by Richard T. Kusiolek (all rights reserved)
On 7/28/17,” The U.S. Department of Defense (The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) “detected and tracked a single North Korea missile launch today at about 10:41 a.m. EDT. We assess that this missile was an intercontinental ballistic missile, as had been expected.” Launched from Mupyong-ni, the ICBM splashed down near Japan.”