NASA, what’s it cooking up with SpaceX?

There must be something going on between Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and NASA with this coy reply from SpaceX We are currently reviewing the proposed procurement (its terms, scope, and duration).  We are interested, as you know, in providing a...

The Bear and the Dragon

credit S P Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation / caption: Progress M66 is processedI found a couple of Russian and Chinese items today. Energia has been posting photo reports of the progress, as it were, of the Progress M66 cargo resupply vehicle and at the...

The new X-38/CRV: SpaceX’s Dragon?

credit Space Exploration TechnologiesFor those of you who didn’t spot it in my colleague John Croft’s NASA commercial resupply services (CRS) analysis Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has apparently started a study for NASA on how to send to...