Knights Inn Houston Hobby Airport
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... First time I'd seen how "alternate path" sand screens work. These screens allow gravel packing efficiency to be increased by diverting sand flow past bridging. Lee Jackson - Product Champion (Monitoring Completions) - gave me the run down on downhole sensors. The most amazing technology was the Wave Glide - a little kayak-style, remote operated, GPS tracking, data collection system, that can detect acoustic data from subsea well heads. Also discussed was Proteus ...
... reservation a month prior.
Low and behold, we had to take a bus!!!!
The sound of this was terrifying, "36 hours on a bus from Houston to Los Angeles. But you know what? It was actually as bad as it sounds, and it made Amtrak not so bad, however, we split it up and discovered one of my favorite new places that I had never been to, Las Cruses, New Mexico. Very friendly people, ...
... where are they from, what do they do, children, hobbies, vacations, you name it. Today I didn't think Herb would get to interview anyone, but he got to talking to the man who owns the restaurant, founded by his grandfather and the folks sitting across from us, who turned out to be from Sweden. We've been watching cruise ships in the harbor outside our room, too. Tonight we placed bets on which ships would still be in port. It's been a great place to stay, the "Imperial ...
... and I was beyond excited. I thought that was the end of it, and I was just awaiting everything in the mail. Well, then I called and they said well it needs to get approved in Houston and then approved in Spain and that could take weeks. Weeks that I did not have if I was planning on leaving as planned. So daily, I called the embassy, with the same response “Please stop calling, whenever it is ready we will call you.” Days past and my date I ...
... long it has taken to build the ISS. This year marks 30 years of the shuttle fleet. It's been a long time!
Next we were taken to the training room/hanger where, on a week day, you can see astronauts training with the life size mock ups of the ISS modules and a life-sized Space Shuttle. The hanger is the same size as two football pitches. It was huge.
The last stop was a hanger with Saturn 5 in, a rocket, not a shuttle. We ...
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