Double UK space spend says industry report

The UK government is to set up a leadership council for the spaceflight industry as it nears a decision on what to name its new space agency.The council will oversee the implementation of recommendations from the Space innovation and growth team report. Published on...

PICTURES: ATV-2 Johannes Kepler

credit: EADS Astrium / caption: The European Space Agency’s Automated Transfer Vehicle  2 undergoing asembly at an EADS Astrium facilitycredit: EADS Astrium / caption: A section of ESA’s Automated Transfer Vehicle undergoing asembly at an EADS...

Planet Earth news bites December 2009!

Its time again for a whirlwind roundup of various news items from around the internet beginning with Space News’ Galileo satellite navigation system scoopHyperbola hears that the actual announcement on who won what will be made on or around 23 December, next...

The lunar future that never was?

credit NASACan the heads of programme and heads of agency meetings shown above and described as TBC for their December and June 2010 dates really come about or will president Barack Obama end it all?This diagram is from the joint NASA, ESA presentation for the...