Monday, January 26, 2015

Solar Sail Update

http://www.cnet.com/au/news/private-spacecraft-will-sail-on-streams-of-photons-from-the-sun/

Boeing and SpaceX vs. The Russians

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/boeing-spacex-will-beat-russia-on-price-for-astronaut-rides/2015/01/26/c6e0e832-a589-11e4-a162-121d06ca77f1_story.html

SpaceX vs. USAF

http://www.piercepioneer.com/spacex-ceo-elon-musk-decides-drop-lawsuit-air-force/37269

Ceres Great White Spot

http://thespacereporter.com/2015/01/what-is-that-weird-white-spot-on-ceres-dawn-spacecraft-may-solve-the-riddle/

Jupiter's Moons Getting New Visitors

http://www.scientificcomputing.com/news/2015/01/jupiter%E2%80%99s-cratered-moon-callisto

Better Than Hubble?

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/01/26/cu-boulder-pitches-telescope-that-could-image-more-high-res-than-hubble/

To Find Philae or Not

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/hunt-for-lost-comet-lander-hangs-in-the-balance/

Drones on Mars

http://www.latinpost.com/articles/33931/20150126/nasa-news-helicopter-drones-assist-mars-rovers-exploration-video.htm

Curiosity Update

http://mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission/mars-rover-curiosity-mission-updates/

Software is being updated, so not much going on.

Google Lunar X-Prize Winners

http://www.space.com/28365-google-lunar-xprize-milestones.html

No one actually on the moon yet...