Christian friends, do read and obey your bible!


For those who think they are forgiven without any need for obedience. READ your bible!

What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? James 2:14






But if you are HIS OWN…



How’s THAT for a sermon?





“Bradley Manning, a transgender U.S. Army soldier, was in prison for seven years at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, after being convicted by a military tribunal under the Espionage and Computer Fraud and Abuse Acts and sentenced to 35 years in prison for releasing approximately 750,000 documents to WikiLeaks, of which only small amount of those documents ultimately lead to her conviction (some of them were published by The New York Times, The Guardian, and Der Spiegel). 

Manning at that time was a 22-year-old Army private named Bradley Manning. The information she disclosed included low level battlefield reports from Iraq and Afghanistan, evidence of civilian deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan, Guantanamo prison camp detainee profiles and U.S. diplomatic correspondence.

President Obama commuted her sentence to time served three days before he left office. Her imprisonment was longer than any whistleblower in U.S. history.”

Well, there was an American soldier with access to the inside secretes of the Army and its conduct in a war in the middle east.  Unfortunately for him, he was in possession of a forbidden commodity: a conscience.   The reports he was viewing revealed a shocking array of crimes and brutality happening in these war zones.  These were not little misdemeanor violations, they were truly criminal and shocking.  What should he do?

He could report these through his chain of command.  Seriously, do we know how far that would go?  The violations went far above his platoon sergeant, Captain, or even a battalion commander.  And he would become far lower than a worm dwelling in the vents of the Pacific Ocean trench.  If Jesus Christ witnessed these things would he be able to remain silent?  Well, he didn’t remain silent about the abuses of his time, and they killed him.  The Army might have wanted to do the same, but they did what they could…none of which was righteous.


Iraq War abuse, torture, rape, and murder by Iraqi police

trade war against any European country opposing GMO crops from Monsanto.

British Americans lie to British Parliament over ban on cluster bombs.

U.S. Army helicopter gunned down civilians, including Reuters news staff.

U.S. forces conducting offensive operations inside Pakistan

U.S. troops in Iraq executed at least 10 Iraqi civilians then called in an airstrike to destroy the evidence.

Iraqi government’s refuses to grant U.S. troops immunity from prosecution

A NATO coalition hunts down targets for death or detention without trial. They mistakenly killed men, women, children, and Afghan police officers.

U.S. threatened Italian government to influence a court case

CIA agents kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric.

U.S. pressured Spanish prosecutors investigating killing of a Spanish journalist by U.S. troops in Iraq.

US spying campaign targeted the leadership of the U.N.



“In no case shall information be classified… in order to: conceal violations of law, inefficiency, or administrative error; prevent embarrassment to a person, organization, or agency… or prevent or delay the release of information that does not require protection in the interest of the national security.”

—Executive Order 13526, Sec. 1.7. Classification Prohibitions and Limitations





Secret court orders allow NSA to sweep up Americans’ phone records

NSA’s program to access the servers of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple

Britain taps fiber optic cables around the world

NSA spies on foreign countries and world leaders

XKeyscore, the program that sees everything a user does on the Internet

NSA efforts to crack encryption and undermine Internet security

NSA elite hacking team techniques revealed

NSA cracks Google and Yahoo data center links

NSA collects text messages

NSA intercepts all phone calls in two countries



Fourth Amendment

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

The US Supreme Court (US v. Katz 389 US 347) has made it clear that this core privacy protection does cover government eavesdropping. As a result, all electronic surveillance by the government in the United States is illegal, unless it falls under one of a small number of precise exceptions specifically carved out in the law.

United States Code Title 50, Chapter 36, Subchapter 1

Section 1809. Criminal sanctions

(a) Prohibited activities

A person is guilty of an offense if he intentionally-

(1) engages in electronic surveillance under color of law except as authorized by statute

In other words, the NSA can only spy where it is explicitly granted permission to do so by statute. Citizens concerned about surveillance do not have to answer the question, “what law restricts the NSA’s spying?” Rather, the government is required to supply an answer to the question “what law permits the NSA to spy?”

Point #2: There are only three laws that permit the government to spy

There are only three laws that authorize any exceptions to the ban on electronic eavesdropping by the government. Congress has explicitly stated that these three laws are the exclusive means by which domestic electronic surveillance can be carried out (18 USC, Section 2511(2)(f)). They are:

Title III and ECPA. Title III and the Electronic Commnunications Privacy Act make up the statutes that govern criminal wiretaps in the United States.

FISA. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is the law that governs eavesdropping on agents of “foreign powers” within the United States, including suspected foreign terrorists




  1. Obama lied: he knew about Hillary’s secret server and wrote to her using a pseudonym, cover-up happened (intent to destroy evidence)

​2. Hillary Clinton dreams of completely “open borders”

​​​3. Hillary Clinton received money from and supported nations that she KNEW funded ISIS and terrorists

​​​​​ 4. Hillary has public positions on policy and her private ones

​​​5. Paying people to incite violence and unrest at Trump rallies

​​​​6. Hillary’s campaign wants “unaware” and “compliant” citizens

​​7. Top Hillary aides mock Catholics for their faith

​​8. Hillary deleted her incriminating emails. State covered it up. Asked  about using White House executive privilege to hide from Congress.

​​9. Bribery: King of Morocco gave Clinton Foundation $12 million for a meeting with Hillary, 6 months later Morocco gets weapons

​10. “Spirit Cooking” (Warning: satanic/extremely graphic)


This video sums up this incredibly bizarre and disturbing story.  This picture includes even more info.

​​11. State Department tried to bribe FBI to un-classify Clinton emails  (FBI docs)

​12. Hillary caught on tape about rigging the Palestine election (audio)

​13. Latinos are “needy”. Latino outreach is “taco bowl engagement”

​​14. Clinton campaign was in direct communication with DOJ regarding Hillary’s investigation

​​15. Bill Clinton receives $1 million “birthday gift” from ISIS-funding Qatar while Hillary was SoS, Qatar receives arms flow increases of   1,482%

  1. Hillary cheated in debates: DNC head Donna Brazile caught giving MULTIPLE debate questions to Hillary

​​​17. Hillary campaign prays for shooters in news stories to be white

​18. Rigging the primaries against Bernie Sanders (DNC favored Hillary)

  1. Rigging the primaries against Bernie Sanders (Hillary’s team)

​20. Hillary was hateful, neglectful, above the law, “contemptuous” to her security detail, and “blatantly disregarded” security, (FBI docs)

​21. Clinton Foundation schemed with Big Pharma: keep the price of AIDS drugs high in America and NO to cheaper generic versions

​22. Democrats created fake Trump “grope under the meeting table” Craigslist employment ad in May 2016

​23. Hillary’s camp excited about a black teen’s murder (to help her agenda)

​​​24. Rigging media polls through oversampling

​​​25. “Bill Clinton Inc.” How millions of dollars were raised for the Clintons. Blurred lines between personal and Foundation money

​​​26. Hillary sold 20% of America’s uranium to Russia as SoS, Clinton camp worried that the deal is being investigated

​​27. Hillary is still privately against gay marriage

  1. Acknowledging radical Islam is a real threat and a “serious problem for our future”

​​29. Admitting terrorists will infiltrate the Syrian refugee program

​30. Hillary’s poor health (collapsing, memory loss, drug research)

​​31. Hillary took money from foreigners for campaign (illegal)

  1. Hillary says climate change activists should “get a life”
  2. Hillary is pro-fracking, calls it “a gift”, despite what she publicly says

​34. Referring to a “Shadow Government” that protects Hillary (FBI docs)

​35. List of reporters that Hillary wined and dined, including biggest journalists and pundits of CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, NY Times, and a lot more. Off the record.

​​ 36. Democrats using American lobbyists to money launder foreign

donations illegally

​37. The New York Times colluding with Hillary, allowed quote edits

​38. Racist remarks about Blacks and Muslims

​39. Tipped off by the State Department regarding Benghazi emails

​40. Hillary’s staff admitting she is “tainted” and “really vulnerable” on

corruption and bribery

​41. Podesta’s very close friend at DOJ in charge of FBI re-opening

email investigation, previously gave campaign “heads up”

​​42. Billionaire George Soros has influence over Hillary, ties to election

fraud in systems used for U.S. voting

​43. Clinton campaign refuses to report sexual harassment (then

forwards complaint to harasser)

​44. CEO of Google (parent company) working for Hillary Campaign

​​45. Admitting Hillary did not use private server for security reasons

(shows intent)

​46. Hillary Clinton “doesn’t seem to know what planet we are all living

in at the moment”

​47. Hillary’s team: She has “the worst judgment” and her “instincts”

have led to many problems for campaign

​​48. Are there other emails that Hillary didn’t release to Congress?


​​49. Obama elevated Malaysia on the human rights list JUST to let

Malaysia into TPP

​​50. Big media collusion email, working with reporters

​51. Using female senator to conjure fake sexist claims against Bernie

​52. Hillary campaign caught partaking in insider trading (illegal)

​53. Hillary Clinton bragged about being invited to Putin’s ‘Inner


​54. Hillary needed to be reminded to NOT to discuss foreign policy

intel over private email server

​​55. John Podesta’s password was p@ssw0rd

​56. Hillary Clinton had to be told when to smile during speeches

​57. “Bernie needs to be ground to a pulp” and more

​​58. Disney, ABC head is colluding with Hillary’s campaign

​​59. Coordinating with SuperPACs, which is illegal

​60. Hillary’s team admitting she lies a lot

​61. Plotting to attack Obama because “his father was a Muslim”

  1. Colluding over withholding Benghazi emails

​63. Hillary plans to support the TPP

  1. Entire “interview” with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes is staged, reading


​​65. Hillary Clinton stole furniture from the State Department (FBI docs)

​​66. Hillary told Tim Kaine back in July 2015 he would be VP

​​67. Hillary tweaks her policies based on donors’ wants

​​68. “…go through all the emails and pull the official ones”

​​​69. Hillary sends U.S. intelligence and war plans to Podesta’s hacked  email

  1. Hillary’s team admits to knowing of classified material in emails

​​​71. NBC colluded with the Clinton campaign

​​72. Avoiding the press because of tough questions

​​73. Clinton Foundation did not pay for the services they received

​​74. Illegally coordinating with Priorities USA, a SuperPAC funded by George Soros

​​75. Conflict of interest: Bill was personally paid and received gifts from CGI sponsors

​​​76. Man who ran ‘Bill Clinton Inc.’: “I’m also starting to worry that if this story gets out, we are screwed”

​​​77. Podesta illegally has access to top secret information

​78. Podesta connects to unsecure network where anyone could access classified files

​​79. Hillary’s speechwriters: “I don’t mind the ‘backs of dead Americans’ because we need a bit of moral outrage.” (Benghazi)

​​80. Admitting Hillary failed foreign policy

​​81. The AP colluding with the Hillary campaign

​​82. Hillary camp using “propaganda”

​​83. Hillary’s camp says she has a “character problem” and is “arrogant”

​​84. Staging fake anti-Trump protest, conspiring with Univision CEO

​​85. Meeting to go over Cheryl Mills’ testimony to FBI/Congress

​​86. Journalist talks strategy with Clinton staff and asks for permission to write article

​​87. Violating campaign finance law

​​88. Proof that ‘Correct the Record’ (SuperPAC) is directly coordinating  with the Hillary campaign against federal campaign law

​​89. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in direct contact with the Hillary campaign

​​90. Hillary’s team working with hundreds of MSM news pundits

​​91. Admitting Obamacare isn’t working

​​92. Hillary tries to hide her tiny rallies

​​93. Hillary had a mole working on Biden’s team

​​94. John Oliver caught colluding with Hillary’s campaign

​​95. Politico’s Glenn Thrush colluding with Hillary’s campaign, admits to being a “hack”

​​96. “We are finishing up the next round of TV scripts”

​​97. ‘The Huffington Post’ colluded with Hillary

​​98. Clinton campaign memorized their email cover-up script

​​99. Heavy press collusion over Cuba and Hillary’s health

​100. Obama picked people in his administration from the suggestion list of CiTi bank advisor/Wall St shill

WHO GOT PROSECUTED?  So far…no one.  There is a challenge from Sanders supporters against the DNC which is still undecided.  Stay tuned.




Washington (CNN)US authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, US officials familiar with the matter tell CNN.

The Justice Department investigation of Assange and WikiLeaks dates to at least 2010, when the site first gained wide attention for posting thousands of files stolen by the former US Army intelligence analyst now known as Chelsea Manning.

But Ben Wizner, director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, argued that US prosecution of Assange sets a dangerous precedent.

“Never in the history of this country has a publisher been prosecuted for presenting truthful information to the public,” Wizner told CNN. “Any prosecution of WikiLeaks for publishing government secrets would set a dangerous precedent that the Trump administration would surely use to target other news organizations.”



Did America do some good in the world?  Probably more than the other side would have done.  But we also did some things that we should be ashamed of. 

There could be no “war crimes” until nations defined these laws.  The Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907 are a series of international treaties and declarations negotiated at two international peace conferences at The Hague in the Netherlands. The First Hague Conference was held in 1899 and the Second Hague Conference in 1907. Along with the Geneva Conventions, the Hague Conventions were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in the body of secular international law. A third conference was planned for 1914 and later rescheduled for 1915, but it did not take place due to the start of World War I.

But don’t forget that from the first Spanish until 1911 Europeans and Americans traded massacres with native Americans without end.  The key is that we “Christian” nations break treaties, lie cheat, and steal as much as any “savages”.  So my ancestors were on both sides killing each other.

The list is too long but you can read it here.

It went on in WWII as well:  “In the aftermath of the 1944 Malmedy massacre, in which 80 American POWs were murdered by their German captors, a written order from the Headquarters of the 328th U.S. Army Infantry Regiment, dated 21 December 1944, stated: “No SS troops or paratroopers will be taken prisoner but [rather they] will be shot on sight.”[37] Major-General Raymond Hufft (U.S. Army) gave instructions to his troops not to take prisoners when they crossed the Rhine in 1945. “After the war, when he reflected on the war crimes he authorized, he admitted, ‘if the Germans had won, I would have been on trial at Nuremberg instead of them.  This Wikipedia article list MANY more atrocities in both theaters.

So beginning with the Philippine–American War and up to this day we had the opportunity to break those laws…and we did.  But many times we have kept these facts “classified” and protected the guilty.

Secret wartime files made public only in 2006 reveal that American GIs committed 400 sexual offenses in Europe, including 126 rapes in England, between 1942 and 1945.  A study by Robert J. Lilly estimates that a total of 14,000 civilian women in England, France and Germany were raped by American GIs during World War II.  It is estimated that there were around 3,500 rapes by American servicemen in France between June 1944 and the end of the war and one historian has claimed that sexual violence against women in liberated France was common.


Dare you read through the rest of these

And don’t think the Indians have forgotten these things.  Here is a list of the worst American presidents in Indian history:



Here is an interview of a historian with a liberal viewpoint.  He concludes that a revival of the liberal agenda is our only hope.  That may not help us, but he may have some points as he reports on Vietnam:

“The US got gradually involved. It first financed the French colonial war and then took over the fighting itself after the Vietnamese defeated the French. President Kennedy sent in 16,000 “advisers,” but realized the war was wrong and planned to end it if he hadn’t been killed. US motives were mixed. Ho was not only a nationalist, he was a communist. No US leader wanted to lose a war to the communists anywhere.

This was especially true after the communist victory in China in 1949. Many feared the domino effect — that Vietnam would lead to communist victories across Southeast Asia. That would leave Japan isolated and Japan, too, would eventually turn toward the communist bloc for allies and trading partners. So one motivation was geopolitical.

Another was economic. US leaders didn’t want to lose the cheap labor, raw materials, and markets in Indochina. Another reason was that the military-industrial complex in the US — the “defense” industries and the military leaders allied with them — got fat and prosperous from war. War was their reason for being and they profited handsomely from war in both inflated profits and promotions.

So it was a combination of maintaining US preeminence in the world, defending and exploiting US economic interests, and a perverse and corrosive anti-communist mentality that wanted to defeat the communists everywhere.”



My personal involvement in the Vietnam war made me a participant, if not directly.  Bow did I get involved?  by a lie.  President Johnson ordered us in and I got a draft notice.  But the excuse was a big lie.

“For most of the last five decades, it has been assumed that the Tonkin Gulf incident was a deception by Lyndon Johnson to justify war in Vietnam.  But the U.S. bombing of North Vietnam on August 4, 1964 in retaliation for an alleged naval attack that never happened — and the Tonkin Gulf Resolution that followed was not a move by LBJ to get the American people to support a U.S. war in Vietnam.

The real deception on that day was that Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara’s misled LBJ by withholding from him the information that the U.S. commander in the Gulf who had initially reported an attack by North Vietnamese patrol boats on U.S. warships had now expressed serious doubts about the initial report and was calling for a full investigation by daylight. That withholding of information from LBJ represented a brazen move to usurp the president’s constitutional power of decision on the use of military force.”

“The US dropped more bombs against little Vietnam than had been dropped by all sided in all previous wars in history — three times as many as were dropped by all sides in WWII. That war was the worst atrocity — the worst example of foreign aggression — committed since the end of WWII. Nineteen million gallons of herbicide poisoned the countryside. Vietnam’s beautiful triple canopy forests were effectively eliminated. The US destroyed 9,000 of South Vietnam’s 15,000 hamlets.

It destroyed all six industrial cities in the North as well as 28 of 30 provincial towns and 96 of 116 district towns. It threatened to use nuclear weapons on numerous occasions. Among those who discussed and occasionally supported such use was Henry Kissinger. Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara told my students that he believes that 3.8 million Vietnamese died in the war.

Thus, the war was truly horrific and the Americans have never atoned for this crime. Instead of winning a Nobel Peace Prize for ending the war, Henry Kissinger should be in the dock in the Hague standing trial for having committed crimes against humanity.”




“An armchair dominates the space. It looks reasonably comfortable, but there is a leg shackle in front of it, connected to a bar in the floor. This is the space where detainees, as a privilege, may watch one of the camp’s DVDs, shackled and observed by guards through a one-way mirror.”

“Djamel, Berber (Algeria). Held: 11 Years, 11 Months, 18 Days. Cleared: October 9, 2008, and May 8, 2009. Released: December 4, 2013. Charges: Never Filed in U.S. Acquitted and Exonerated at Trial in Algeria.”

“Terry, American (Arizona). United States Army Veteran. Deployed to U.S. Naval Station GTMO: 2003-2004. Assignment: Joint Task Force (JTF) Guard. Converted to Islam: December 29, 2003. Honorably Discharged”

“There’s this persistent global dream or ideal that the United States will fight for human rights,” Cornwall said — even in the face of all evidence, even after 13 years in an extralegal prison without charges or trial, and perhaps even today, Trump administration notwithstanding. It may be a dangerous illusion; it may be a vital hope. “It’s a powerful myth,” Cornwall said. “That to me is Camp America.”


IT IS A testament to the Washington establishment’s rhetorical dexterity that it labeled Guantánamo Bay home of the world’s most dangerous terrorists. U.S. leaders meant, of course, to refer to the hundreds of non-Americans detained at the base over the past 16 years. But a closer look at the history of Guantánamo tells a different story — one in which the United States, beginning 120 years ago this June, used the enclave in southeastern Cuba to launch decades upon decades of terroristic overseas conquest.”



We can’t even write all there is published here, so follow the links if you dare.

In 1992, a young Navy lieutenant named Paula Coughlin said she had been sexually assaulted at the 35th Annual Tailhook Symposium in Las Vegas.

Her complaints revealed an ugly side to the annual convention for “Top Gun” aviators: 83 women and 7 men were later found to have been assaulted during the raucous party weekend in September 1991. The resulting scandal forced the resignation of the secretary of the Navy, the censure of several admirals and the enactment of a reform agenda that stressed a “zero tolerance” policy.

Did it make a difference? More than two decades later the news remains extremely discouraging.

Mar 10, 2017 11:30 AM EST

THE PENTAGON — The Defense Department is investigating online outlets through which Marines shared nude photographs of women, including fellow Marines — some taken without their knowledge.  CBS News has learned the investigation has spread to all branches of the military.



“Nobody goes to jail. This is the mantra of the financial-crisis era, one that saw virtually every major bank and financial company on Wall Street embroiled in obscene criminal scandals that impoverished millions and collectively destroyed hundreds of billions, in fact, trillions of dollars of the world’s wealth — and nobody went to jail. Nobody, that is, except Bernie Madoff, a flamboyant and pathological celebrity con artist, whose victims happened to be other rich and famous people.

The rest of them, all of them, got off. Not a single executive who ran the companies that cooked up and cashed in on the phony financial boom — an industrywide scam that involved the mass sale of mismarked, fraudulent mortgage-backed securities — has ever been convicted. Their names by now are familiar to even the most casual Middle American news consumer: companies like AIG, Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America and Morgan Stanley. Most of these firms were directly involved in elaborate fraud and theft.”


Our flag has red and white stripes.  Red makes me think of the blood of sins.  Seven of those to only six white stripes.  We are out of balance.  Do we really want to present a “whitewashed” history to our children?  When they enlist in the military should they be unprepared for the real dangers of the deeply corrupted nation and its leaders?  For the naive the decisions are dangerous if they are unprepared.  To simply report to your chain of command invites retributions.  Whistleblowers are almost always punished without protections.  But the guilty are almost always protected from punishment.  Best prepare our youth with realities and solid decision making abilities.

The bible does not offer us an easy way out.  there is no grey, only black and white.  Self-preservation is not preservation for victims of an evil system.  We do not always win in a battle where the forces of evil have the upper hand.  But God has placed us in a life that is the entrance exam for the greater life.  We must have faith in God when we are facing the Lion’s den or the trial by fire.  Is it unfair to position a young man to face a giant with only a sling?  Who do you believe?  Have you trained your young warriors in spiritual warfare?

It is not enough to teach our children to do carnal warfare, to be the “manly-men”.  In our day women are also going into combat, and physical strength is not enough to give confidence.  Spiritual warfare means that we know how to maintain the armor and weapons of faith in our own righteous lifestyle.  Christians do need to resist temptations when far from home and familiar companions.  But like David, they may repair the breaches in armor by repentance.  The shield of faith can be lifted, by only a gesture of faith, to cover the gaps in our protection.  We trust God to deliver us, and report for duty in the face of a need for real truth.

As I read the Old Testament I am wearied by how many ways Israel defied God as they were obviously heading for judgment.  Solomon wrote the wisdom of Proverbs, then demonstrated how to break those rules.  He repented, but the nation continued to follow his bad examples.  The prophets warned them but they continued to sin until the Babylonian invasion.  Now I watch our nation over many years getting increasingly worse music, movies, television, and sinking morals.  guess where this nation is going?

As in bible times the powerful men feed us media like the Roman games, gory perversion to keep us poor and entertained.  Will we have to choose between giving up our religion or taking arms as zealots?  God gave us a way out in Jesus, but some will still divert to liberal or conservative conflict.  Best we can exchange the government of this world in favor of the Kingdom of God, our true sovereign.

But, if you still want to vote, why not form a Christian party and waste your vote guilt-free?  Here, I can save you some time:

Righteous Vision 2020 is my Facebook group.  Download the spreadsheet and record a tab of your own views.  then we can get the group to review your ideas and determine a platform the whole  group  can accept, or at least agree to a reasonable compromise.  Now the ball is in your court.  We may never win an election, but we can cast a vote without guilt.  We are never stuck with only two evils to chose from if we always have one righteous choice.  Turn this into a real SPIRITUAL PARTY, not a POLITICAL PARTY.



Exodus Aerospace is an agile aerospace startup with innovations and patents for space launch.  Our wealth is in our partners and vendors who are willing to support our mission.  Our need is to validate horizontal launch concepts and anchor this value with experienced leadership.  I hope we can display a few points to show how this has value for you.

HORIZONTAL IN LINE LAUNCH STAGING…WHAT IS “H.I.L.L.S.”?  This is a key for horizontal launch.  By joining of two delta wing aircraft, nose to tail, they operate as one aircraft powered by the first stage until separation to deliver the second stage and payloads to orbital missions.


PATENT US 8528853 B2

By moving our orbiter to the front, the mass of its wings is fully employed to produce lift.  This allows the booster wings to shrink, saving mass there.  The smaller craft also becomes a sharp nose cone to the larger craft instead of increasing frontal area.  By using a blended wing body form we add the efficiency of a lifting fuselage per the concepts of Burnelli.  The lifting bodies maximize internal volume and still allow runway operations.  Stage separation in emergencies can rescue payloads or crews for lower insurance rates.

With growing interest in air breathing launch vehicles we see others being validated.  Prof. Shripad P. Mahulikar from the Aerospace Department, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has published Thermal Design for Reusable Hypersonic Vehicles (RHV)  This proposes to limit thermal issues through sweep angles and nose shapes similar to our own forms.  We see the same sweep angle and design features here.  Our first stage is optimized for takeoff at lower speeds, emulating the favorable vortex of the Concorde.

P5.4 PLAN1

We have published a summary of multiple solutions like this in THE VISION on WordPress.  That portrays how an orbiter like the Dream Chaser might be delivered with in-line staging.  We see a major revolution in this potential.

Wings have aided the Pegasus on ascent, and the X-37 on reentry.  No one has proposed to use them on both phases of a launch mission.  If wings are working they are not a parasitic mass.  By shaving drag and mass, horizontal launch becomes highly advantaged.  As new propulsion technologies are coming on line they will need a viable airframe to harvest atmospheric oxygen.  With improved thermal protection we may see high supersonic or even hypersonic launches.  Spacex has validated partial reusability.  It is reasonable to expect other ventures to build on that progress.

For our business partners we can offer patent ownership that delivers exclusive opportunity.  The path of development may be eased by suborbital research missions as we grow.  With aircraft type operations payloads may be launched and landed with gentle low “G” force flights.  There is a real potential for atmospheric applications for drones and fuel efficient passenger vehicles.  For orbital missions we may offer either an expendable or a reusable upper stage.  The X-37 has given the Air Force a reliable vehicle that both delivers and returns payloads, an excellent role model.


While speed in the atmosphere is hard to do it can help space launch.  For investors we may see an opportunity to help propulsion companies get their products in the air.  Rocket engines and guidance systems also offer opportunities for development programs.  We may even be in a position to assist with hypersonic development programs.  Our small prototypes may help with the first steps towards giant leaps.

Clearly this is a big undertaking so we need a professional organization.  We have seen a good following on LinkedIn and top experienced professionals have not been scared off.  Our team is a mix of varied experience, all in need of solid funding.  We have vendor affiliations of high value in Wyoming and Colorado too.  We have a startup fundraising consultant and an experienced recruiter.  New space and old space are represented.  Now we need to demonstrate that aero and space are ready to talk to each other again.

Can you see yourself in a venture that will change the business of space launch?  We need dynamic leadership that is recognized by this industry for real innovation.  We are prepared to incorporate and deliver equity in a solid business.  For us the time has come to land financial support and move ahead with engineering, fabrication, and testing.  Can we set up a conference call with you and our board?  This dream will fly; Wings to space, the Wright stuff.



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Beasley, Joseph Craig

Johnson, Gary

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Jeremiah’s Hope

Titanic 2

Jeremiah was to speak to the nations, not just Israel.  It is time for the nations to start listening to Jeremiah.  If we are going to consider his words, we need to consider the context of his life too.  I cannot take a message that has no scriptures, and they must be understood for the context of their story and times.  But the Word of God is a name given to Jesus, so these are more than just dead history.  The prophets pointed to the future, which is also today and days yet to come.  We need this map.

I cannot climb a ladder with a broken rung or a slippery stair safely.  Similarly I cannot climb a sermon with incomplete or confused references to scriptures.  I need the whole understanding of the matter.  So now I investigate a scripture that needs more understanding.

When I read Jeremiah 12, I hear Jeremiah complaining about the ungodly corruption around him in Israel and Judah.  He only got four verses into his complaint before his words change.  At times we may answer our own questions, but here I believe that the Lord has taken over his conversation.  In verse 5 we hear God answering Jeremiah’s question.

If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan?  Jeremiah 12:5

So he observes that Jeremiah has not been victorious over the minor annoyances of his times in Israel.  So God asks how he can expect to overcome the cavalry that is coming after these mere infantry attacks.  If he is troubled in the peaceful land of Israel that he has trusted, how will he continue against a flood of troubles that is coming?

God goes on to explain that he is not happy with his people, Jeremiah’s brethren have betrayed him and God alike.

For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.  I have forsaken mine house, I have left mine heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.  Mine heritage is unto me as a lion in the forest; it crieth out against me: therefore have I hated it. Jeremiah 12:6-8   

Their words are sweet, but there is blood on their feet, even as our leaders today.  The church and political leaders have corrupted Israel as our leaders are doing today.  This is not encouragement to expect a victory, but rather a warning of punishment to come.  It gets worse.

Mine heritage is unto me as a speckled bird, the birds round about are against her; come ye, assemble all the beasts of the field, come to devour.  Many pastors have destroyed my vineyard, they have trodden my portion under foot, they have made my pleasant portion a desolate wilderness.  They have made it desolate, and being desolate it mourneth unto me; the whole land is made desolate, because no man layeth it to heart.  The spoilers are come upon all high places through the wilderness: for the sword of the Lord shall devour from the one end of the land even to the other end of the land: no flesh shall have peace.   They have sown wheat, but shall reap thorns: they have put themselves to pain, but shall not profit: and they shall be ashamed of your revenues because of the fierce anger of the Lord. Jeremiah 12:9-13

We know that the land was divided as Judah and Israel, and both kingdoms were headed for judgment.  Jeremiah was their warning to avert this.  But God already knew what their decision would be.  Jeremiah would remove any claim they might make for an excuse.  From this verse on the Lord has clearly taken over the conversation.  Jeremiah proclaims that this is the word of God:

Thus saith the Lord against all mine evil neighbours, that touch the inheritance which I have caused my people Israel to inherit; Behold, I will pluck them out of their land, and pluck out the house of Judah from among them.  And it shall come to pass, after that I have plucked them out I will return, and have compassion on them, and will bring them again, every man to his heritage, and every man to his land.  And it shall come to pass, if they will diligently learn the ways of my people, to swear by my name, The Lord liveth; as they taught my people to swear by Baal; then shall they be built in the midst of my people.  But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the Lord. Jeremiah 12:14-17

No, Israel will NOT be able to face the judgment that God will bring from Babylon.  Jeremiah will have to steel himself against the horrors of a far more ungodly onslaught that is coming.  To prepare for that cavalry is to accept either subjugation to God or a horrible defeat.  We do not have to be prophets to read the prophets.  The future is already in place and declared by these who he called to warn us.

Is America exempt from the judgment that Israel experienced?  Certainly God protected Jeremiah and the godly men, but he was to endure time in the sewer under the prison.  A rebellious puppet king would lose his children and his eyesight in Babylon.  Do we have any promise about our future?  There is a mysterious story about a nation of wealth that is branded as being a Babylon that burns in Revelation 18.  Is that not a prophesy of the future to come?  And who IS that nation most comparable to in our time?

The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,  And saying, Alas, alas that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!  For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,  And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!  Revelation 18:15-18

What city or nation is like this great city indeed?  A nation that will not receive Christian refugees from battlefields in “shithole” nations?  A nation that will not care for their own poor?  A nation that cannot discern wolves in sheep’s clothing?  A nation that honors giant occultist congregations who follow the wealthy and powerful oppressors of the poor?

Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?  But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?  Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?  If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:  But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.  For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.  James 2: 5-10

When I was a baby Christian, I witnessed two televangelists accusing each other of sin on television.  They both were standing with their lawyers.  I knew that scripture condemns taking a brother to a secular court, so I knew immediately that both were wrong.  Jimmy and Jimmy were both of the Assembly of God denomination, so why didn’t their elders mediate?  Perhaps the house of God is in rebellion against God too?  that sounds a lot like the Israel and Judah of Jeremiah.  I was horrified to hear my churches singing a song based on the prophesies of Joel.

Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the Lord cometh, for it is nigh at hand;  Joel 2:1

Don’t they know that is the warning of the coming judgment where God would send Babylon to defeat Israel?  The army coming is NOT the Army of Israel or America, it is the army of God’s destruction and judgment.  To prepare for that cavalry would require a totally different kind of warfare.  America today is preparing for that military threat.  I know because my company will be bidding on some new urgency that the Defense Department is about to announce.  But that is not the weapons training that we need today.  that will not bring victory as it has in the past.  Our weapons cannot change the prophesy of God.  We need spiritual weapons training now.  Jeremiah and Daniel survived by the same power that made Joseph (a convicted sex offender) the prime minister of Egypt.  Even a baby Christian has access to scriptural training in this.

We cannot afford to be deaf to the prophets or the news of current events.  America is forming a new branch of the armed forces, a Space Force.  This is probably a violation of international treaties, but ask the native Americans how we honor treaties.  Why the sudden concern about the biggest military force in the world?  For one thing we are sending jobs and commerce to China, which makes them rich and powerful.  They are outpacing our technological development as our college tuition crushes education here.  Further, decades of intervention in foreign nations has generated a lot of enemies that were once our allies.  That is a great talent of American leadership.  Did you know that Ho Chi Minh wanted to be an ally of the U.S.?  Did you know that presidents Johnson and Nixon covered up a lie about what started the Vietnam War?  Read your recently declassified history, but believe the prophets and recognize the signs along the road.  You can know where we are going, and how close we are.

Israel will be saved by Messiah…after they are nearly defeated.  Again, I am not a prophet, but I can read the prophets.  Israel can expect a hard time and those armies are gathered all around them today, the Philistines (Palestinians), Russians, Jordan, Persians (Iran), Syria, Lebanon, and ISIS in Egypt.  Even the Chinese are expressing opinions as Korea shares missile technologies.  Where will American and all our Christian beliefs be?  Will we be putting out the fires of new Babylon?  We are already confusing the situation by alienating friends and joining with evil nations.  The story does not begin well.

Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem.  And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.  In that day, saith the Lord, I will smite every horse with astonishment, and his rider with madness: and I will open mine eyes upon the house of Judah, and will smite every horse of the people with blindness.  Zechariah 12:2-4

Note:  we will return to Zechariah 12:4 in a few lines to confirm that this is not a past event.  this is a prediction that is still unfulfilled.

America wants to burden themselves with Israel, and God says that we will be cut in pieces for that.  We are not the salvation of Israel, but God alone will be.  We must take care to come out from among the false prophets and be citizens of the Kingdom of God first, and America last.  Christians may endure some discomfort as the prophets did unless God raptures us out of the worst of this.  But what is that “rapture” hope?  Could we Christians be released from prison (or other suffering?) by the enemies of America as Jeremiah was released by the Babylonians?

While Jeremiah had been confined in the courtyard of the guard, the word of the Lord came to him: “Go and tell Ebed-Melek the Cushite, ‘This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: I am about to fulfill my words against this city—words concerning disaster, not prosperity. At that time they will be fulfilled before your eyes. But I will rescue you on that day, declares the Lord; you will not be given into the hands of those you fear.  I will save you; you will not fall by the sword but will escape with your life, because you trust in me, declares the Lord.’”  Jeremiah 39: 15-18

The word came to Jeremiah from the Lord after Nebuzaradan commander of the imperial guard had released him at Ramah. He had found Jeremiah bound in chains among all the captives from Jerusalem and Judah who were being carried into exile to Babylon.  When the commander of the guard found Jeremiah, he said to him, “The Lord your God decreed this disaster for this place.  And now the Lord has brought it about; he has done just as he said he would. All this happened because you people sinned against the Lord and did not obey him.  But today I am freeing you from the chains on your wrists. Come with me to Babylon, if you like, and I will look after you; but if you do not want to, then don’t come. Look, the whole country lies before you; go wherever you please.”  However, before Jeremiah turned to go, Nebuzaradan added, “Go back to Gedaliah son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, whom the king of Babylon has appointed over the towns of Judah, and live with him among the people, or go anywhere else you please.”  Then the commander gave him provisions and a present and let him go.  So Jeremiah went to Gedaliah son of Ahikam at Mizpah and stayed with him among the people who were left behind in the land. Jeremiah 40: 1-6

So the faithful prophet was saved, and the faithful of Israel are also expecting to be saved in the future.  As they are joined to Yeshua Ha Meschia we will all be one in the Kingdom of God.  They will behold the one they pierced in victory, but also in sorrow.

In that day, saith the Lord, I will smite every horse with astonishment, and his rider with madness: and I will open mine eyes upon the house of Judah, and will smite every horse of the people with blindness.  And the governors of Judah shall say in their heart, The inhabitants of Jerusalem shall be my strength in the Lord of hosts their God.  In that day will I make the governors of Judah like an hearth of fire among the wood, and like a torch of fire in a sheaf; and they shall devour all the people round about, on the right hand and on the left: and Jerusalem shall be inhabited again in her own place, even in Jerusalem.  The Lord also shall save the tents of Judah first, that the glory of the house of David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem do not magnify themselves against Judah.  In that day shall the Lord defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the Lord before them.  And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.  And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.  In that day shall there be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of Hadadrimmon in the valley of Megiddon.  And the land shall mourn, every family apart; the family of the house of David apart, and their wives apart; the family of the house of Nathan apart, and their wives apart;  The family of the house of Levi apart, and their wives apart; the family of Shimei apart, and their wives apart;  All the families that remain, every family apart, and their wives apart.  Zecariah 12: 4-14

Note: as promised I returned to Zecariah 12: 4.  We can see that this leads to the prediction of salvation for Israel from their messiah Yeshua.  Because this has not yet happened, the previous prediction of destruction is still awaiting any who try to help Israel in the future ahead of us.  America is among their only allies at this time.

While this revelation of Jesus, Yeshua, is horrible in discovering their historical sin, it is covered in the prophetic grace of forgiveness.  They have been prepared with a preview of this reunion with a lost son.  Joseph was a type of the dead son reunited with his fearful brethren.

And Joseph said unto his brethren, Come near to me, I pray you. And they came near. And he said, I am Joseph your brother, whom ye sold into Egypt.  Now therefore be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves, that ye sold me hither: for God did send me before you to preserve life.  For these two years hath the famine been in the land: and yet there are five years, in the which there shall neither be earing nor harvest.  And God sent me before you to preserve you a posterity in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance.  So now it was not you that sent me hither, but God: and he hath made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.  Haste ye, and go up to my father, and say unto him, Thus saith thy son Joseph, God hath made me lord of all Egypt: come down unto me, tarry not:  And thou shalt dwell in the land of Goshen, and thou shalt be near unto me, thou, and thy children, and thy children’s children, and thy flocks, and thy herds, and all that thou hast:  And there will I nourish thee; for yet there are five years of famine; lest thou, and thy household, and all that thou hast, come to poverty.  Genesis 45: 4-11

At this point, the nations that opposed Israel and the church will be vanquished.  But how do we endure the wait for this help?  Babylon burning cannot be a good sign for a nation that tried to be a friend to Israel.  Joseph is again a hope for those who are enduring a season of judgment.  When Daniel was taken to Babylon as a prisoner of war he had the example of Joseph as an inspiration.  Under the worst government there is always a way to serve God and prosper.  While being a prisoner both men performed their masters as if they were performing a service unto God.  They maintained a relationship with God and he became their provider.  God himself came to us and served the father right to the point of death.  Not even the evil of the Roman Empire could match the power of God to overcome death.  From these we may harvest life.

This is the weapons training of spiritual warfare; Christians are a minority and need a real power.

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:  Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.  Matthew 7:13-14

We cannot win by mighty armies or even by popular vote.  But with God our good light may be amplified like the lens of a lighthouse.  Our deliverance will come as for Israel, by God’s own hand.  We have no strength to win by offending others, a way that has blemished the testimony of our not completely Christian nation.

Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.  Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?  Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.  A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.  Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.  Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.   Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.  Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?  And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.  Matthew 7:15-23

Now we Christians have a clear commandment to beware of the spirit of Anti-Christ.  It is our duty to be right, even as Jeremiah was compelled to speak the truth in the face of bitter opposition.  So we have been given tools by which to measure the words of men.  Do our leaders line up with all of these directions?

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.  For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;  And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:  Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?  Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?  But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?   Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?  If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:  But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.  James 2: 1-9

As both political parties suck the same rich tit, our nation is condemned to sin.  Yet the new bipartisan efforts to fight against corruption draw support from both the socialists and the Tea Party!  Perhaps Christians should be leading this effort.  This money is now coming from corporations and foreign governments.  When elected officials depend on big donations they are serving the rich instead of you…on your tax dollar.  Is this not taxation without representation?  How can they serve God with a lie?

When a “church” disrupts a military funeral to scream about sin, are they engaging in the practice of “railing”?  When we insult sinners in public for being gay, trans-sexual, or supporting abortion, are we on the path that God has ordained for us?  Do we win souls to Jesus by making laws about their marriage, or employment rights?  How do we reach a soul who may be regretting a decision to abort their baby?  Do we remind them that the baby is not found in sin, and encourage the adult to avoid God’s judgment?  Do we support officials who only talk against abortion while their donors drive their real agenda?

Do my leaders follow the wisdom of the Proverbs, or do they only say they are Christians?  But then Solomon was only the stenographer of Proverbs, he ignored them too!  He at least did repent and point to God in the end.  Unfortunately Israel continued to follow his sins, and marched off to Babylon.


These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:  A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,  An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.  Proverbs 6:16-19

In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.  Proverbs 10:19

If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.  James 1:26

Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.  Proverbs 22:10

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.  Proverbs 15:1

A fool’s lips walk into a fight, and his mouth invites a beating.  Proverbs 18:6

It is not good to be partial to the wicked or to deprive the righteous of justice.  Proverbs 18:5

These men are deceptive, but they are only the minor annoyances of our nation and times.  If we cannot contend with these amateurs without being deceived, we are not ready for the real Anti-Christ.   These are only the infantry, and we cannot be found on the side of the backslidden when the judgment of God is promising to clean house on this earth.  We cannot place citizenship in a nation above that of the Kingdom of God.  It will be better to live in the low places of faith than the high places of compromise.  The prophets were poor, homeless, unpopular, and still able to bless a faithful widow with the provision of God.  Now we need to prepare for the real threat which may include miracle workers who seduce even many religious people.  You can entertain your nightmares in Revelation 13, but read the end of the book too.  God has a way to overcome.

For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.  Matthew 24:24

We do need to have the weapons of spiritual warfare, and training is available.  We have a three strand cord of great strength; the Holy Trinity.  For discernment we need to have a balanced relationship with the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.  Who are they?

  1. Jesus taught us to pray to “Our Father”.  We have a relationship with the father in prayer.
  2. Jesus is called “The Word” so we study the bible for a relationship with Jesus.
  3. The Holy Spirit fills believers so our fellowship is our connection to him.

If we are hearing from the wrong god we need the bible and the church.

If we do not understand the bible we need prayer and the church.

If our church is offering cool aid we may need prayer and bible study.

The prophets avoided the temple because the priests were often too close to the kings.  But they could have fellowship in the community, so they were still connected to the holy spirit.  Their prayers were answered, sometimes in the midst of their complaints, so the Father was with them.  They announced the messiah in every part of both testaments so they walked with him always.

Three Hebrew children entered a fire where they alone were the gathering of the saints, and their prayers brought the living word to them.

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.  Matthew 18:20

You cannot be disarmed when you maintain your spiritual weaponry in regular fellowship with the Trinity.  You can discern the way.  Walk in it.




The office of the governor of Wyoming called me to ask how they could encourage our business.  They have since had meetings and conferences aimed at drawing new technology ventures.  Of course our effort to build a space launch system only needs $500 million to get moving.  There is less government interest in our conversation at that point.

Today I decided to investigate the Science fiction program called “Firefly“.  It had a short season, but it was colorful, with space cowboys.  Lots of leather, wood, and six-shooters.  That fits the story line for space ventures in Wyoming pretty well.  The story opens with a political “discussion”  of a war where the Alliance vanquished the independents.  My own political beliefs about our current political “alliance” have inspired a few comments on Facebook, but we can save that story for another day.  (Don’t go there!)



Our horizontal launch venture will build slowly with a small unmanned cargo aircraft.  But we still have space cowboy dreams out here.  At one time we had a space conference in Phoenix that drew innovators to explore the ways to explore space.  That was a key for inventors, scientists, and engineers who are not on a big payroll.  Sadly that event has passed into history, and many space conferences cost over $2,000 now.  We are even more isolated because horizontal launch is not always well received.  But we miss the forum where new ideas were always available.



Seriously, who wants to pay $2000 for a rubber chicken dinner honoring some self-inflated big space bureaucrat?  There are real innovators in big aerospace, but those are often in the black world, and they may not get out of their cages very often.  Those who do escape may spin off their own small ventures and challenge the world of entrepreneurial fund raising.  As such they get to attend few of these expensive conferences.  One such venture is Tim Bendel’s Frontier Astronautics.  He persuaded me to leave Arizona for wild and windy Wyoming, a regular “border planet” to the big aerospace world.

So governor, how do you want to draw the creative world to this vast source of real estate?  If I may suggest that real estate is a pretty good draw.  I don’t think rocket guys need a four-star hotel to have a good time.  In fact, a few dream of going to Mars.  You know, Wyoming is not too far from Mars.  Laramie is over 7,000 feet so it really is closer.  I offered some of our young partners a chance to camp in a place that offers a pretty good Mars simulation, not far from Laramie.



So it is possible that some people may not require more than a camp site, or a motel with bus transportation to an event that could draw considerable aerospace participation.  An outdoor venue may still offer a lot of value to space minded people.  You may remember how we grew during the solar eclipse.  Wyoming also has great dark sky viewing of this great universe at night.  Add a great cowboy barbecue and a warm fire and you have a great gathering.


Outdoor events could still offer shelter for displays, presentations, and demonstrations.  This is not a new idea to the Experimental Aircraft Association.  Their Airventure air show in Oshkosh provides camping and dorms at the University of Wisconsin for visitors.  As a fly-in the airport has space for those who camp in their own aircraft as well.  Corporate display areas and new innovation all draw crowds to the area.  Aviation and space have a popular draw.



We do well to remember that our scientists were often inspired by science fiction like this.  So it would not hurt to remember the inspiration of Star Trek, Star Wars, Farscape, and Babylon 5.  If you want to draw aerospace, invite the heroes of Hollywood who inspired their careers.  Now you may be drawing a crowd, but probably not like Oshkosh or Burning Man.  OK, you may not want to witness anything THAT wild, but they DO have smaller regional affiliates.  How about…

BURNING SPACE MAN 2018.  A space-cowboy gathering to contemplate the new space frontier.  Consider the virtues or vices of vertical launch versus horizontal launch.  LOX or HTP; is there a role or mission for each?  Can a lighter than air craft reach orbit?  Does the space elevator go all the way to the top?  Can you REALLY shoot a firearm on Firefly and not de-pressurize?

Seriously, our Exodus Aerospace team is located all over America, and we need a conference just to meet our own team!  We have suppliers with locations in both Colorado and Wyoming.  Perhaps some of our Wyoming and Colorado space assets will open up for facility tours.  Fire marshals in Colorado were uncomfortable with Tim Bendel’s rocket fuel.  He bought a missile silo south of Chugwater, where they said “Just don’t scare the cows”.  Then we also have the University of Wyoming.  Do we have assets to showcase for visitors?

We do welcome advocates of horizontal launch, so a fly-in format might encourage aeronautical types.  Like the EAA, we might provide bus connections between the university, motels, the airport, and some good dark-sky country.  Do you realize that we have one of only three reusable horizontal launch projects in the world today?  Perhaps we should invite aerospace engineering students from surrounding states too.  The University of Colorado is already contributing interns and graduates to our efforts.  Think of the possibilities!

Our own venture will have very small beginnings so we do not need a big production at this time.  But perhaps you may initiate this conversation with other parties who might share this interest.  We can introduce our vendors and teammates too.  Perhaps there is a land owner or State park that can handle a small pilot conference?  You bring the steaks, and I’ll bring the charcoal.  Just don’t let the rocket guys light the charcoal with liquid oxygen!





For a new corporation there are many financial challenges.  Should we work from home, seek an incubation space, or buy a facility?  So here is another option to consider.  The city of Chugwater is small and wants business.  So they have an office building for rent at $1,000 per month.



Unfortunately the Wyoming Technology Business center is full.  So the small towns win out for hunger…they WANT business!





We may be able to rent rooms for our crew or buy a house there.  A few miles south of Chugwater is our rocket partner at Frontier Astronautics.  Later we may buy land near Laramie where there are a few more stores!



The offices are adequate for a small startup.  I think we may need to have a single location and actually bring everyone into personal contact.  Hands-on working on the prototype may be important as we grow.  Team members need to know shop work as well as design.  With Frontier Astronautics nearby we can do this and watch tests.



Chugwater may be a bit of a culture shock.  We do not often see the old west on television any more, but it seems to continue on here.  We have a high school rodeo, and demolition derby is an annual event.  We do have a little cultural mix, but that has always been a part of the west.  We have partners in Exodus Aerospace of Latino and Indian backgrounds now.  Chugwater has two bars…but one is a SODA bar!



seriously, this office needs some CLUTTER!























But if we want to build a really special place, THIS ARTICLE LOOKS AHEAD.  That gives you a better look at the community and future potential.  Are we ready to boldly go?






DEPARTURE:  I rarely post here:  Fasten your seat belts!

This site is for topics that float between heaven and space, between faith and science.  But it is connected to my space posts, so welcome to Spirit Space.  I have illustrated possible solutions for space launch, identifying large satellite markets as a good business case.  There is already some service for that sector, including more reusable potential.  That is all good business, but I am confused about the spirit of current launch vehicle development.  A lot is aiming at tiny satellite markets that may be cut off as orbital debris accumulates.  But some are departing from earth orbits to destinations that have virtually NO real market or customers whatever..aside from some suicidal loonies.  Why don’t they just go pet the bison in Yellowstone?

STAR TREK, STAR STRUCK, SEEING STARS.  Are we ready to boldly go?

Yes, ventures are already building anti-matter and tachyon propulsion for inter-stellar missions now.  And the grand obsession of chemical rocket firms is MARS.  I proposed an expensive vehicle development to serve real satellite markets.  With no funding we are “small fish” but at least we offer real bait to real big fish customers.  The big launch ventures are all better businessmen than me, so where are their buyers?  Is that a dumb question?

RODDENBERRY FUNNY  Gene pulled a lot of jokes on us.  He painted a world with no money, where poker is the entertainment of choice.  Are we planning on space with no profits?  The Ferengi will clean us out!  How could Bashir challenge Quark to a dabo game with no latinum?  The Roddenberry universe is about soap opera with poverty, and you know that dates do not happen without latinum!  But apparently we believe that Mars travelers will bring lots of money to die in space…??  I think some Virgin Galactic customers cancelled after a little crash and burn here on earth.  This is why I published on this blog; it takes a LOT of faith to believe in all this.  Or will the government pick up the tab like Star Fleet?

PLAN TOO GRAND, STAR TOO FAR  compare to Apollo or Shuttle?

We published an article about the Rockwell StarRaker as a bold initiative towards both space and energy solutions.  It was too much too soon, but still a brave vision and a manufactured market.  Let’s look at the record.

POWER FAILURE  Energy motivation during oil crisis

Because of threats of oil and energy our government was offered a space based power source.  This need faded as oil prices dropped and we returned to our gas guzzling cars and fossil fuels.  No one mentioned greenhouse gasses back then.  Still, Rockwell was creative in manufacturing a future market for their services, even if neither came to be.

ENGINEER WITHOUT FEAR  bold designs; still no SSTO

They were so far out front that we still have no single stage to orbit options.  But they did spend the money to do serious analysis and marketing on this.  Unfortunately much of the technology is still out of reach.  And the fear factors of energy and the cold war have faded.


Looking at the NASA budget drop after the moon missions we see little money for such a big project.  The shuttle too was not to fully deliver reusable economies either.  This was a hard sell era.

MOON DAZE: MINE IS BIGGER…no more cold war posturing (?)

The thrust behind the moon program budget was fear.  If we were not more powerful than Russia, we feared being seen as inferior to godless communism.  God knows we should have been afraid of godless capitalism!

SPACE SHUFFLE:  was delivered at 1% TO 0.5% of fed budget but lessons were learned:

The Boeing X-37 still operates missions for the Air Force using space plane technologies from the shuttle program today.  And they were able to run on a budget, if not as often as hoped.

NA$A CO$T$: a moving target

The Apollo program cost $109 billion in 2010 money. Since 11 Apollo missions were flown, that amounts to $9.9 billion per flight.  This was done at a NASA budget over 4% of the national budget, now down to only 0.5% for NASA.

“Early during development of the space shuttle, NASA had estimated that the program would cost $43 billion in 2011 dollars in development/non-recurring costs, and $54M in 2011 dollars per flight.

The total cost of the actual 30-year service life of the shuttle program through 2011, adjusted for inflation, was $196 billion.  The average cost to launch a Space Shuttle as of 2011 was about $450 million per mission.”  At least a partially reusable system did seem to save some on launch costs.

NEXT MIS-STEP PORK BARREL: SLS  moves backwards to the future Apollo

Now we are building a new space vehicle after 6 years of buying Russian rides and engines.  The Space Launch System salvages shuttle parts to build an Apollo era retro-rocket.

GUDNUZBADNUZ: escape capsule, booster behind, throw away

Well, the Shuttle lacked a good escape system, so the SLS at least offers a capsule escape system.  And returning to in-line staging moves the crew or payload ahead of the potential booster problems.  Booster troubles doomed two shuttle missions, so this is good.  But we are re-using the solid boosters that caused one failure, and tossing all the reusable features that saved some on launch costs.  But disposable is not an attractive option.  At least the capsule may (?) be reusable.


WHYNOT? 4.3% of budget then, but only 0.5% available now

NASA seriously thinks we can return to Apollo era when we have only 1/4 of the NASA budget of that era.  NASA’s budget peaked in 1964-66, when it consumed roughly 4% of federal spending instead of 0.5% as today.

PROMISES, PROMISES Senate Launch System dictated to NASA by congress pork-barrel

Estimated Project cost: US $7 billion to $35 billion

Cost per launch  US $500 million


“NASA Still Has No Idea What a SLS Launch Will Cost… the SLS program has not positioned itself well to provide accurate assessments of core stage progress – including forecasting impending schedule delays, cost overruns, and anticipated costs at completion – because at the time of our review it did not anticipate having the baseline to support full reporting on the core stage contract until summer 2016 – some 4.5 years after NASA awarded the contract.”

LOOKEE SEE: gaze at YOUR crystal ball

Seeing what the Apollo cost, and what we offer to spend now, where is the money for SLS?  Even the shuttle made a bump!  Do YOU see another Apollo program in here?



OK, a few moon trips were expensive.  Now let’s shoot for the Moon and Mars too!  If we could not justify more moon ventures without a big bad communist threat, how are we going to justify missions to Mars on a 1/2% of the budget allowance?  We no longer have the big fear factor UNLESSWe must build another earth because we are DETERMINED to ruin THIS ONE!  Hey, our corrupt congress has us right on course! 

FRIDAY 13 TO MARS  Take a trip to mars huh?

I demonstrated a simulated trip to Mars right here in Wyoming.  I had not one, but two flat tires.  I had other trouble potentials but help was only an hour away.  I detached the car from the disabled trailer and drove an hour to Wheatland and back for repairs.  With the tires fixed, I was able to resume my adventure.  How many tire dealers, gas stations, or friendly helpers are there on the way to Mars?

APOLLO 13 TO MARS  You REALLY don’t want to go there!

Remember how much fun it was on Apollo 13?  I want you to scale this up and consider the rescue mission between here and Mars.  I can provide you with a scale representation.

This model is linear, so add in the circular route, as we cannot take a straight line in orbital mechanics.  The distances here do not include racing around the sun trying to catch up with the orbiting planet.  So multiply the distances A LOT!  Select the planet symbol at the top for earth; a circle with a cross in it.  then you can see the moon in scale too.  Remember, that was the Apollo 13 misadventure.  Now set out for Mars, circle with an arrow, like a male symbol.  you can subtract the orbit of Earth from Mars for a linear distance.  Or perhaps square the Mars radius and multiply by 2 x pi for a circumference of your orbit.  Are you ready to have mechanical troubles now?

LOST IN SPACE  unmanned missions miss more than hit.  Are you really ready to boldly go?

“With so many successful missions to Mars, it’s easy to forget that getting there has never been easy. In fact, more missions have failed than not: 28 flops compared to 19 successes.”

Check out your odds:


Moving even farther away from a solid business case, we witness a new space race.  Government and private rocket ventures are racing to Mars.  Has anyone identified who will pay for the winner of this race?  Or is this just another chance to posture and show off your big male ego?  Looks like the communists are not the problem that our capitalists are!  To be fair, rich guys contribute, as Howard Hughes gave a lot to early aviation, but he had a few buggy issues too.

Yeah, yours is bigger but…mine is really symbolic!



If the StarRaker was missing the business case, where are our present space programs taking us?

Wherever our leadership fantasies lead, however expensive and dangerous that may be.  We will spend huge sums of money and energy on likely fatal missions to Mars.  One might ask where our leaders are really taking us.  Is a Hollywood fantasy really worth this cost?  Of course our leaders are a reflection of our voters.  Our willingness to be led to our death is not unlike that of lemmings.  Just because one has votes or lots of money does not validate their wisdom.  Can we see any evidence of this yet?


As Christopher Columbus took three ship,s a fleet of rockets could provide salvage and rescue if one was lost.  You could send all three rockets to Mars if you are willing to multiply the cost by the number of vehicles.  But then how can we even afford ONE trip to Mars considering the cost of the moon missions?  It kind of hammers that 1/2% of the budget idea doesn’t it?  WHY NOT?  READ THIS!


Now NASA thinks we need a leader to protect earth from alien invaders.  And they can also protect the other planets from us too, which is a far better idea.  What planet wants an invasion of earth-wrecking Republicans anyway?  Should we protect the other planets from the lawyers who are already claiming their mineral rights?


Our planet may be at risk, not of alien invasions, but of native invasions.  We are the only threat to this planet.  If you truly believe that we are not changing the climate, then we should not be afraid to keep taking measurements to confirm that.  That sounds like a good space investment to me.

MARS STARS AND BARS.  You can’t get there from here.

Our leadership seems to have substance abuse problems, even if they aren’t from Colorado.  Our best napkin designs are coming from some dark dank barroom.  Show me a business plan that saves the earth from our leaders and we should sign up.  When aliens arrive and say “Take me to your leader”, show them the way.  If those true guardians of the galaxy have their way, we may be rid of our real enemies.

INVESTORS BEWARE.  Are you spending on a one way ticket?

If you leader is planning bigger dreams than the Rockwell Star-Raker on a depression era shoestring budget consider doing due diligence.  Some investments will never come back from Mars, including our tax dollars.