- In today's Space Review, Jeff foust comments on the race (or lack thereof) to space with China. Mark Whittingham responds.
- Tom Hill reviews the new space tourist thriller, Orbit.
- Chris Carberry tells us how easy space advocacy can be.
- James Oberg talks about a communications glitch with the Soyuz launch two weeks ago.
- Wayne Eleazer talks about how the EELV program is changing.
- Finally, Taylor Dinerman asks Is the Japanese-US missile defense program changing the Asian military balance?
- The images of Mars from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter are here.
- Robert Zubrin is saying if we aren't planning for Mars, all the rest is for not. Yeah, cause just getting to the Moon or asteriods is not good enough for me. Even he is bitten by the science bug
human Mars exploration has a real
rational purpose: the search to determine whether life is a general
phenomenon in the universe and whether life as we know it on Earth is
the pattern for all life everywhere, or whether we are just a
particular example drawn from a much more diverse tapestry.
Hmm, I thought Mars was a new frontier to explore and grow in. I wonder who said that? Bob, you need to start reading your own books.
- According to NASASpaceFlight.com, the ESAS architechture has grown too large for it's launch vehicles.