South Africa looks to satellite based astronomy

It is not often Africa and spaceflight get mentioned in the same breath but here are a couple of interesting items South Africa had a satellite symposium the other week and the country is apparently interested in co-operating with Russia and Japan on satellite based...

The NASA debate rolls on…

NASA administrator Charles Bolden had an op-ed in today’s {well the website says 27 April) yesterday’s Houston Chronicle that is notably short and strangely refers to a 2015 International Space Station retirement date in the present tense While I can...