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22 Mar 2010 19:54


Tech: Virgin Galactic test flight: Well it’s not a galactic virgin anymore!

Richard Branson’s spaceship didn’t go into space on its airplane-aided journey, but it’s a huge step for the for-profit space program, which starts in 2012. source

28 Oct 2009 11:09


Tech: Ares I-X: A look into the next generation of NASA

  • 48 years ago today, NASA launched its first Saturn I “space launcher,” an important development in the history of space exploration. In a big way, the Ares I-X test flight, in the midst of launching, has a similar historic impact. It’s the first shot in the space agency’s next generation of spacecraft. Nerds are aflutter for this reason. source