Hyperbola’s best of the holiday season stories

by | Jan 4, 2008 | exploration | 0 comments

For those of you who lost all internet access and perhaps even consciousness due to extreme rich food and alcoholic excess over the last few weeks, the following series of blog posts highlight what Hyperbola’s official view is of what were the best stories over the holdiay season, starting with ExplorationOur sister title New Scientist’s website got a great story about how the Orion crew exploration vehicle could be used to rescue astronauts stranded in the wrong orbit with the Altair Lunar Lander

NASA’s J-2X made progress with testing from December 2007 through to February 2008

This Gene Kranz video described by NASASpaceflight.com sounds like the one I saw at the 2nd space exploration conference held in Houston, Texas in 2006

NASA provided an update on its Mars Scout mission

There were also a handfull of interesting technology stories, with Andrews Space making progress with Ballute technology, which will be needed for manned landings on Mars; small satellite technology was found to be going places; and Northrop Grumman got in on the AFRL’s reusable space vehicle work

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