- The Lunar Surface Module will be called Artemis. I wish NASA would put out as much new hardware as it does new names.
- A new survey on space tourism from Spaceport Associates and Incredible Adventures shows. Apparently, $25,000 for suborbital and $500,000 for orbital is the sweet spot as 2/3 of respondents would go at that price.
- Apparently the FTC has cleared the Boeing Lockheed Martin joint venture, ULA. Help us Jesus. Jeff Foust discusses.
- A launch ring. Very Heinleinian.
- The Ares I recovery systems seem to be working.
- An overview of the three Centennial Challenges taking place at or around the X-Prize Cup this year.
- SpaceDev won a contract to work on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
prag·ma·tism (prgm-tzm) n. A way of approaching situations or solving problems that emphasizes practical applications and consequences.
Tuesday, October 03, 2006
Posted by Dan Schrimpsher at 8:46 PM