Tuesday 7 November 2023

ESA prospecting for a European private space freighter service


   Following NASA's successful co-operation with American commercial operators

ESA are now adopting a similar approach to space freighter services

by further encouraging related European private ventures.

Link to: BBC - Europe to develop commercial space capsule

Wednesday 23 August 2023

Chandrayaan-3: a job well done !

India's lander Vikram and its rover Pragyan

have successfully reached the ground in the southern polar region of the moon.

Link to: NYtimes "What to know about India's next chapter in space" 


Friday 14 April 2023

Off to the giant moons, by Jove!

 Could Ganymede, Callisto or Europa

one day, in the distant future,

become our so-called "Planet B" ?

A one-way trip there takes about 8 years,

but in the very long run it might perhaps be worth it.

Link to: Natural History Museum