[LMB] A military question

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Sep 5 16:37:26 BST 2011


On Sep 5, 2011, at 9:11 AM, Paula Lieberman wrote:

> Sitting around in Cheyenne Mountain in the Space Defense Center (which was superseded later by newer computers systems and equipment in another part of the facility referred to as the Space Defense Operations Center) and in the Tactical Operations Room at the radar site at Thule Greenland, I was an "ops wienie" working in places staffed 24 X 7 reacting to what was going out on in the world regarding things getting launched that went however briefly into the exoatmosphere and calculating orbits, predicting flight trajectories, and -reacting- to what was going into and out of or merely circling around in the exoatmosphere, and helping keep track of all the stuff, much of which quite literally was/is junk....


I like all of the stress bolts in the stone walls there.    It is an example of not just taking the walls for granite.


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