Re: Transhab Restrospect: NASA's Bubble Burst
I'm reading offline, so I have to rely on what Mark reproduced here:
>: Her first job after she earned her masters from the Yale School of
>: in 1990 was working in Tokyo for Kenzo Tange, an architect "so famous," she
>: says, "most of my classmates thought he was dead." After that, she went
to Berlin to
>: work with Josef Paul Kleiheus and play a part in reshaping the city's
>: the fall of the wall. She never thought of working at NASA. Why would she?
>: They hire scientists and engineers and fighter pilots -- not architects.
Urm... who 'she'?
>: Lockheed hired her for the Bioplex project, but within months, NASA had
>: for a "Tiger Team" charged with developing an inflatable space habitat.
Two years ago,
>: Adams was unemployed; now she was part of "the sexiest thing in the space
Adams who? This all sounds extremely interesting, but I don't know
are talking about :-)
>: NASA staged an end run around the House Science Committee and into the
>: and controversial territory of space commercialization; ...
>: Washington was just sending a message to NASA: If
>: Transhab is going to be built at all, it will be built with wholly
>: private funds.
Hmm - all this political warfare looks very strange from this
beknighted isle (I
write in Wales, UK), but then - that's NASA for you...
>: Constance Adams is in her kitchen making coffee late one night..
Aha! That's presumably, 'she'!!!
Thanks, as ever, for all the information,