Sunday 21 January 2018

Heading for Ryugu and Bennu

There has been a meticulously detailed update this week
by Stephen Clark in Spaceflight Now
on JAXA's Hayabusa 2 and NASA's OSIRIS-Rex
journeying towards asteroids Ryugu and Bennu
to collect samples for return to Earth.

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Chinese space research laboratory in Luxembourg

On 16th January 2018
a Memorandum of Understanding was signed 
between the Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy
 and the National Space Science Center 
of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
 to establish a Research Laboratory of Deep Space Exploration in Luxembourg.

Sunday 7 January 2018

"More than just rockets"


have just published a refreshingly stimulating article
on challengingly futuristic options
for travelling faster and further into deep outer space,
entitled The Trouble with Rockets.