Onizuka AFS/AFB Talk at Sunnyvale Historical Society

Two days ago (20 June 2022), I spoke in front of an audience at the Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum on the legacy of Onizuka Air Force Base/Station. I spoke to a mixed audience of interested community members, Society officers, and former Blue Cube workers for about an hour, and had a lengthy Q&A session afterwards.Continue reading “Onizuka AFS/AFB Talk at Sunnyvale Historical Society”

Memory Musings: The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

In case you were wondering about the recent posts about space history and California, I’m scheduled to head to Sunnyvale in June to give a talk about Sunnyvale Air Force Station (aka Onizuka Air Force Base, the “Blue Cube”). I’ve been looking back at the historic material on the base and its operations to refreshContinue reading “Memory Musings: The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake”

Comments on “Have You Ever Heard of the Blue Cube?”

On April 7, 2022, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) added a blog post titled “Have You Ever Heard of the Blue Cube?” about Onizuka Air Force Station. While I was excited to read something about the Blue Cube that was “new,” I wanted to punch my computer screen after I read it. So, in typicalContinue reading “Comments on “Have You Ever Heard of the Blue Cube?””