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Space Watch

November 2008

November 2008: Vol. 7, No. 11
Elliot Holokauahi Pulham, Chief Executive Officer
The View From Here
Charting a Course and Setting Sail
At sea near the Hawaiian Islands and tending the aft sails of the historic Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokule'a, I cannot help but be struck with a deep sense of how long people have looked up at the stars, charted their course by them, and set sail on voyages of exploration.  By the time this edition of Space Watch goes into distribution, the United States will be voting to elect a new president and Congress.  It will be up to these leaders to chart our nation's future course.  I hope that whatever our new government looks like, it has the wisdom of my ancient Polynesian ancestors - the wisdom to look toward the stars, chart a course of exploration, and sail boldly forward to explore. ...

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