This picture is truly worth a thousand words:
The SpaceX module actually made it to the International Space Station. Only three years behind schedule. But, I’m still impressed. They didn’t dock with ISS, rather they just got kinda close and ISS’s robotic arm reached out and grabbed it. But, it worked. That marks the first successful mission by someone other than a federal government. It doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a wide open free enterprise market just yet, but it is a start. Congrats SpaceX!
- June 4, 2010 -- Space X launch (0)
This is kinda cool:
Been watching this on and off for a while. It's just a screen cap, but I'm watching the streaming video of Obama's vision for replacing the NASA's manned rocket launches. ...
- May 25, 2007 -- Scratch in spacesuit means sudden death? (1)
Remember all those space movies where someone is floating around in space and their suit gets ripped and they suddenly die an agonizing death? Well, check this out:
NASA is incorporating change...
- March 26, 2009 -- ISS at full power (0)
This is just a cool pic:
The International Space Station finally at full power.
- August 3, 2010 -- International Space Station loses its ammonia (1)
NASA said it plans to send astronauts aboard the International Space Station on an emergency spacewalk this week to repair a cooling system that failed Saturday.
The space agency added that IS...
- July 22, 2011 -- STS-135 Re-entry as viewed from ISS (0)
And we got this gem as well:
Ever thought you wanted to ride one of these? Look carefully at that re-entry path again before making a real quick decision. That just looks brutal to me!