Catch them while they’re in your orbital plane
The LA Times has got an author and blogger Rand Simberg debating NASA for what its worth
If you have any bright ideas NASA would like to hear them about its future space suits
Spaceref.com is reporting that NASA has placed an order for its Orion launch abort system test launch pad
Aviation Week and Space Technology is reporting that China plans to have a lunar sample return mission. What? You mean like this one Flight has exclusive video of?
On a slightly more upsetting note a Russian astronomer has allegedly said that Earth might get whacked by the asteroid Apophis in 2029
Hobbyspace.com has a couple of plugs for Space Review and The Space Show
Our sister magazine New Scientist’s website reports on the Mars Society’s attempts in the US to get Mars manned mission study funding re-instated in the US space agency’s budget
Space.com reports on Bigelow Aerospace’s concerns over a possible lack of transportation availability for its private space stations
Aviation Week and Space Technology tells us that nuclear power is getting a boost for exploration. Have they forgotten about Prometheus already?
Space Adventures has announced that the son of a Skylab and Shuttle/Spacelab astronaut is to be the sixth space tourist to go to the ISS
And here apparently the right main landing gear’s hydraulics on Shuttle Discovery is leaking potentially delaying the 23 October scheduled launch