Posted by Soulskill on Thursday June 17, @12:39PM from the bringing-home-the-bacon dept. FleaPlus writes: “Following up on the successful first launch of their Falcon 9 rocket, SpaceX has signed a $492M deal for launching several dozen satellites for the Iridium
Attending: Attending were: Julie P, Dan S, Gerald N, Stellan L, Michael W & Stu C Call to order: The meeting was called to order at 1238 Prescott Ave. by President Julie Porter at 20:07 Tuesday 15 June 2010
The unfurling of a Japanese solar sail, the first demonstration of a new space propulsion technology, went exactly according to plan. According to JAXAÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s blog posts and photos from the event, the IKAROS spacecraftÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s sail appears to be in place.
Latest News from the Google Lunar X PRIZE Week of June 1 – 7, 2010 http://www.googlelunarxprize.org Welcome to the Google Lunar X PRIZE Newsletter. This is a weekly brief about the competition that will be sent every Wednesday. HEADLINES OF THE WEEK
XCOR’s Mark Street makes an adjustment to a fitting on the pump apparatus prior to an LH2 test. June 8th, 2010, Mojave, CA, USA and Littleton, CO, USA: XCOR Aerospace, the developer of the Lynx, a manned suborbital spacecraft and
Space Exploration’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle made it’s first flight at 11:45am PDT today, lifting off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 40 after a few delays (for FTS telemetry and a sailboat in the exclusion zone) and
The Japanese space agency (JAXA) is embarking on a mammoth $2.2 billion project to put humanoid robots on the Moon and create an unmanned robot lunar base by 2020, according to the Japanese Prime Ministers office, noted by CnetNews and
SpaceX is now targeting Friday, June 4th for its first test launch attempt of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle. The primary schedule driver for the first Falcon 9 test launch has been certification of the flight termination system (FTS). The