Hyperbola says forget flexible folly, opt for national capability

Hyperbola has come to the conclusion that the leading exploration option from Norman Augustine’s report, much reported in the press, will sacrifice workforce, skills, infrastructure and technology for a gilded future that will never be realised  There comes a...

Orion’s heat shield: it’s decision time

credit Lockheed Martin / caption: the heat shield has become a very tall tent pole in the Orion tent, so to speak In the next few weeks NASA is to announce its selection for the heat shield material for the Orion crew exploration vehicle’s (CEV) crew module. The...