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My first-hand account of the Alpha rocket launch by Firefly Aerospace

OVERVIEW On September 2, 2021, the first rocket from the space exploration startup company Firefly Aerospace made its first attempt at launch. It was the boldest first rocket launch attempt ever in the history of humankind: to go directly into orbit on the very first try with the first rocket engineered and produced by a […]


Goodnight Moon Base completes a successful Kickstarter campaign!

Hooray for everyone who wants to bring dreams of living on the moon to children every night for bedtime! The Kickstarter campaign to help bring GOODNIGHT MOON BASE to publication in 2021 has met its crowdfunding goal! My huge THANK YOU and congratulations to everyone who made this possible! Especially my family, close friends, colleagues, […]


Goodnight Moon Base has launched on Kickstarter!

The crowdfunding campaign to bring GOODNIGHT MOON BASE into reality is underway! When our daughter and son were little kids, my wife and I enjoyed bedtime every night by reading different stories to them. It included the classic book Goodnight Moon. My hope and dream is that when they become parents themselves, along with other parents and […]


24 Hours until Launch of Goodnight Moon Base on Kickstarter

The launch of the Kickstarter campaign to bring GOODNIGHT MOON BASE into reality is just 24 hours away! Since some people need a little extra enticement, you should know that there is one perk that will only be available for the FIRST 24 HOURS. I’m calling it the MOON BASE PIONEER supporter package. Here is what you’ll […]


Preview 3 special perks in the Kickstarter campaign for Goodnight Moon Base

The Kickstarter campaign to make the children’s bedtime book GOODNIGHT MOON BASE a reality will launch on Wednesday, July 7th, 2021. Besides this crowdfunding campaign being your best opportunity to get your own copy of the book faster, better, and cheaper – it is also your only opportunity to get many special gifts and bonuses […]


Announcing the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for GOODNIGHT MOON BASE

A major reason I wrote and self-published my first book in 2014, How To Be a Rocket Scientist, was to help more people realize their untapped potential and fulfill their dreams for a career in the aerospace or aviation fields. It was geared toward young adults and young professionals. I discovered that it actually found […]


When will we see the first baby born in space?

Those who believe that we will NEVER see a baby born in space are, frankly, not very good students of human history. Or human nature. Humans have an insatiable drive to settle new worlds. And raise families there. We started with the migration out of Africa hundreds of thousands of years ago. Then we crossed […]


FORMAL UPDATE & STATEMENT: My Books Are Not Available on Amazon Until Further Notice

Dear aerospace / aviation pursuers and learners (and all others impacted by books that I have produced or published on your behalf), I have regretful and uncomfortable news to share. Yesterday, on. May 25th, 2021, I was sent an email from Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) that began like this: Hello, We are terminating your […]


My Mission: Including Kids in Our Return To the Moon

Thanks to a new renaissance of space flight, several companies and nations are working toward the return of people to our Moon. This time, we will be there TO STAY. The day (and night) when we can look up to our Moon and say “there are people living up there” will be here soon.Our children and […]