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...

News Bites go Global!

credit ESA / caption: what is it? click on the image to see a larger version in the same browser windowGo through to the extended portion of this blog post to read this edition of News Bites but for fun have a guess at what the above image is of and write your...

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...