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...

PICTURES: Russia’s Mini Research Module 1

credit: SpacehabRussia’s S P Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation Energia built Mini Research Module (MRM1) will be taken to ISS on mission STS-132, the Space Shuttle Discovery’s last known mission scheduled for April 2010. The MRM1 will carry in it...