It’s Mars or Congressional gridlock!

Is Mars going to be the destination president Barack Obama will declare on 15 April, tax day? What could draw better responses than apparently announcing an unbelievable expensive lofty goal on the day US citizens have to file their tax returns?For more reactions to...

VIDEO: Soviet Moon programme not a hoax

 Russia Today is reporting that photos of the Moon taken by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter clearly show Lunokhod-2 the rover that landed on the celestial body in 1973 as part of the Soviet space programme. Good to know the Soviet space programme...

VIDEO: can Shuttle avoid an extension gap?

Clark Lindsey and the Spaceports blog linked to this 9 March video interview with NASA Space Shuttle programme manager John Shannon. He doesn’t give any great insights although he says a survey of the programme’s supply base was to be given to Shannon...