Richard Jones

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Cover Story: Austin Fires Back

    Feelings have been hurt​So I'd gotten up at 5 a.m. and spent the day at NASA's Mission Control, where along with about fifty other writers, talking heads and camera crews from Houston, New York, London, Paris and Tokyo, I'd been granted unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the final full- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    In Run-Up to Space Shuttle Atlantis Launch, NASA Allows Rare Peek Behind Mission Control Curtain

    Photos by Troy Fields​Check out our pictures of the final round of space shuttle simulation training at NASA's Mission Control. Space. If you are anything like me, you've probably started to take it for granted. Save for disasters like the Columbia explosion in 2003, the country as a whole no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Continental: Thanks For Letting Us Screw You

    Richard Jones flew on Continental so much that he saw some employees "more than my family members," but after a recent experience, he says he's finished doing business with the airline.  It all started when Jones booked a flight from College Station to New York last spring and had to cancel the ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 20, 2000

    Sings with the Fishes

    Sinking ship is the star of Titanic

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Okie Glamour

    Ashley Judd and Natalie Portman as poor white folk? It's best not to question the attraction of Where the Heart Is.