May Offer Significantly Less-Expensive Future Space
The first high resolution images of the Earth transmitted by
TopSat, the micro-satellite designed and built by a consortium of
British firms led by QinetiQ, have been received at QinetiQ's West
Freugh ground station.
Scientists at the Moscow Institute have designed an aircraft
capable of carrying passengers from Moscow to Paris in 20 minutes,
and all the way to New York in less than an hour... if only they
had the money to build it.
The world's first-ever mission to Pluto is closer to launch as
the New Horizons probe was moved to Launch Complex 41 at NASA's
Kennedy Space Center. The interplanetary spacecraft was moved to
the pad -- where it will be installed atop its Atlas V booster
rocket -- under heavy security Saturday morning.