Thursday, February 24, 2011

Already Fizzled Out

It was a ridiculous comparison to begin with.

Our Sputnik moment will be when the Chinese land someone on the Moon and we are watching from low Earth orbit at best.

Spaceship Two Update

Space Shuttle Out, Space Ship Two In.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Thursday, February 10, 2011

"Sputnik Moment" Analysis

The Free Frontier idea will work. NASA should should start offering fixed prizes for doing various things like returning samples from the Moon, an asteroid or Mars and/or its moons.

NASA is taking some baby steps with cargo to the space station, but it needs to go all out with this approach.

Thursday, February 03, 2011

More Kepler News


Fake Astronauts Reach Fake Mars Orbit

Shhhhh. It's all fake, but they don't know it...


Mars Rover Update

Status (Spirit sleeping, Opportunity busy while behind the Sun):

Non-Nuclear Chain Reaction

In space!

A More Dangerous Space Race

than going to the Moon.

Shuttle Hanging On?

It was almost inveitable. I doubt NASA or Congress will be happy depending on the Russians to get to the space station.

Hopefully that will be enough time for the private companies to ramp up getting people to Earth orbit.

Kepler Changes the Game

Hello E.T.