Burt Rutan talks Moon resort goal

credit: Virgin GalacticScaled Composites founder, chief technology officer and designer-in-chief of the SpaceShipTwo/WhiteKnightTwo subortbial launch system, Burt Rutan, talked to The Washington Post about his dreams of a cislunar resort

ESA plans ISS cargo return vehicle

credit: ESA / click on image to see larger version in same browser windowThe European Space Agency has announced its intention to develop a cargo return vehicle (CARV) to bring back payload from the International Space Station. The CARV will be an evolution of the...