Surplus Military Aircraft Evaluated As Potential Launch
Vehicles For Nanosatellites
Plans to launch small satellites into orbit from the wings of a
supersonic jet are moving along following a taxi test on the runway
at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The test was carried out
to evaluate a newly developed suborbital vehicle that has the
potential to carry nanosatellites into low Earth orbit.
Founding Executive Director John Gedmark Welcomes His Successor
Eric Anderson, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the
Commercial Spaceflight Federation, is pleased to announce that the
Federation has selected Dr. Alexander Saltman as the
organization’s Executive Director. Saltman is a physicist who
has most recently served as the Legislative Director for
Congressman Adam Schiff of California.