Proton To Return to Flight in December

Surplus fuel believed cause for Russia’s Glonass satellite loss

The December 5 launch of the Proton-M © RIA Novosti. Oleg Urusov

The main cause of the loss of Russia’s three Glonass-M satellites was due to human error from fueling the booster rocket with an excess of 1.5-2 tons of fuel, the head of the Russian […]

Mason jars, comets and a maturing city: Local author chronicles history of Ball Corp. and its forays into space

By Clay Evans For the Camera Posted: 12/11/2010 01:00:00 AM MST

If you’d have told space buffs back in 1969 that humankind in 2010 would largely have withdrawn from “manned” space travel, there isn’t likely to be a base on the moon (never mind Mars) in the next 50 years (if ever) and not even […]