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 Astrium...

No space trip for you Mr Chen*

Since 2006 there have been a series of news articles reporting Chinese customers for space tourism, from MSNBC, the state owned China Daily, South Africa’s iol.ca.za, Pakistan’s Daily Times, and the technology website EE Times. Reports range from one...