Tagged: eight years


The 8k Personal Satellite (and Other Space Adventures)

InterOrbital Systems (IOS) is — in the words of their website — "a rocket and spacecraft manufacturing company" that locates itself at the Mojave Airport and Spaceport in Mojave, California.


Are SpaceX and Tesla Motors the Future of 21st Century Transportation?

On September 28, 2008, Falcon 1 Flight 4 lifted off at 4:15 p.m. (PDT) from the Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) launch site on Omelek Island at the U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) in the Central Pacific, about 2,500 miles southwest of Hawaii.



We asked several scientists, technologists, and SF writers for their reflections on the 40th anniversary of the 1969 moonwalk. Here are the results.