In an article published today, Ars outlines a NASA rescue plan that could have saved the Columbia’s crew. And, man, it would’ve made a great movie. Until you let reality set in.
Interesting news about Russia’s doomed space shuttle program including what happened to it after the program was folded.
A pair of stories written recently detail the problems of traveling to Mars. Radiation came up in each and it’s something we’ve tried to deal with in the URS storyworld.
According to a NASA proposal to the White House, a waystation could be built at the Earth-Moon Lagrange Point 2 to serve Moon and Mars exploration programs. But while it’s an awesome idea, what are the chances it’s actually going to get off the ground.
A collection of photos from the Baikonur Star City space complex that show Russia’s still active human space flight program set against the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic wasteland.