Rus-M technical project

Update: October 25, 2010 – Moscow

Soyuz replacement vehicle program RUS-M, by Energia

Technical project

A new phase in the development of the Rus-M launch vehicle started on Oct. 22, 2010, with the Russian government’s announcement of a federal tender for the work on the so-called “Technical Project.” The Technical Project is a Russian equivalent […]

1-way trip to Mars?

The director of NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, Simon (Pete) Worden, has reportedly been canvassing billionaires to help the U.S. space agency send people on a one-way trip to Mars.

“The human space program is now really aimed at settling other worlds,” Worden revealed Oct. 16 at an event called Long Conversation in […]

Hubble data used to look 10 000 years into the future

Astronomers are used to looking millions of years into the past. Now scientists have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to look thousands of years into the future. Looking at the heart of Omega Centauri, a globular cluster in the Milky Way, they have calculated how the stars there will move over the next 10 […]

United Launch Alliance announces credit accord

United Launch Alliance has announced a syndication of a new $400 million, three-year senior unsecured revolving credit agreement.

Officials of the Centennial-based satellite-launch company said the agreement will provide more flexibility for service and capitalize on industry trends.

The transaction announced Wednesday was led by U.S. Bank joined by BNP Paribas and Wells Fargo.

The […]