May 24, 2024

Academies Teach Loyalty to Constitution

At a time when trust in traditional institutions is eroding, the academies are teaching the next generation of military officers that their loyalty must be focused on the nation’s democratic underpinnings rather than on any individual.

US Approves Small Nuclear Reactors

Amid rising interest in nuclear energy as a tool for reaching ambitious decarbonization goals, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will issue a final rule certifying NuScale’s small modular nuclear reactor design, touted as safer and scalable.

NAVAIR Building on Unfunded Priority List

Congress might well approve the $5.7 billion the Pentagon wants in its unfunded construction request for FY23. But Congress can only approve those that are 35% done with planning and design. NAVAIR is on the priority list.

Rare Moon & Earth Photo from Chinese Satellite

moon & earth

A Chinese satellite in lunar orbit captures an image of the far side of the Moon, with a tiny Earth hanging out in the background. A rare perspective of Moon and Earth.