GOCE goes!

credit ESA / caption: Eurockot’s Rockot launches ESA’s GOCE satelliteAccording to ESA’s press release  This afternoon, the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) satellite developed by the European Space Agency...

Space Adventures and that 2011 flight is…

more likely to happen than not based on an answer to a question I posed to Russia’s Federal Space Agency (aka Roscosmos)On 11 June 2008 Space Adventures announced an ‘agreement’ to have an entirely private flight to the International Space Station in...