NASA

One helluva blind side back

"So it's become pretty obvious: If you're considering another line of work, space exploration is just a lateral over.... They think there's a trucking shortage now? Just wait 'til everyone goes to outer space..."

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Holiday confusion… and cheer!

Left-hand Lucies: What it takes to make George Parker lose his cool. Also: Launch fail! And a Merry Christmas to the universe...

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Four-wheeling to space!

Wendy and George on an auto run: "Next stop is Wallops Flight Center... Check back Friday to see if the mothership comes to get me."

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Beam me up, NASA

What would you like to know about a NASA rocket launch? Wendy will be in attendance at one December 17 -- tell here here. "If I have a list, I'll stay on task (for 11 minutes). Help a sistah out."

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The drones keep coming — for your freight?

Apologies for a post-less Tuesday, which regular Channel 19 readers no doubt noticed. I had a mini-vacation with friends and family -- hearing news of the SpaceX launch in the auto on the way home to Nashville, I couldn't help but think of owner-operator blogger Phil Madsen's greatest post of all time, which in my view may well have been this one. In it, Madsen imagines a nighmarish future of airborne DOT drones policing all manner ...

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Final season one episode of American Trucker on Speed Channel this Thursday

If you missed the news two weeks back, the final episode of the first season of American Trucker on the Speed Channel will features the production crew's documentation of the last mission of the Space Shuttle Discovery and, more particularly, the trucks that are front and center in preparations for the journey. Among them are some that have been present at space missions since the beginning of the shuttle program -- like the walking-tall Peterbilt ...

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American Trucker features NASA trucks

The season finale takes an inside look at the trucking team readying every Shuttle mission for takeoff.

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