COLUMBIA ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION BOARD REPORT ON-LINE

Volumes II-VI of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board (CAIB) report are available on-line. These volumes contain…

Lost in space

In a tidy house or office with a clean floor you can see immediately if someone…

Cervantes mission concludes with Soyuz TMA-2 landing

ESA astronaut Pedro Duque from Spain landed in the command module of the Soyuz TMA-2 spacecraft…

AMSAT OSCAR ECHO TO LAUNCH IN MARCH

AMSAT-North America http://www.amsat.org/ has announced that launch of the AMSAT OSCAR-E Amateur Radio microsat–the “Echo Project”–has…

SOLAR FLARE ACTIVITY DURING SPACE STATION MISSION

All systems remain go for a return to Earth Monday for the seventh International Space Station…

TWO-HAM CREW ON SPACE STATION

The new two-ham crew of Expedition 8 Commander and NASA ISS Science Officer Mike Foale, KB5UAC,…

Let gravity assist you…

‘Fly-bys’, or ‘gravity assist’ manoeuvres, are now a standard part of spaceflight and are used by…

WARMING OF ARCTIC MAY AFFECT WORLDWIDE CLIMATE

Recently observed change in Arctic temperatures and sea ice cover may be a harbinger of global…

Nuna II breaks all records in the World Solar Challenge!

The Dutch solar car Nuna II, using ESA space technology, finished first in the World Solar…

THE PERFECT SPACE STORM

In scientific circles where solar flares, magnetic storms and other unique solar events are discussed, the…