If you have a decent telescope -- or maybe even a powerful pair
of binoclears -- watch the moon this weekend. That's when the ESA's
SMART-1 probe will intentionally crash on the lunar surface and, if
the impact is bright enough, you might be able to see it from your
own back yard.
Company Must Halt Construction If Remains, Artifacts Found On
Could the first privately-owned spaceport in the United States
be located in southwest Texas? Could be... as Amazon.com founder
Jeff Bezos' proposed suborbital space launch center near the town
of Van Horn moved one step closer to opening this week, after
receiving a passing grade on an FAA environmental impact study.
ANN Daily Touch N Go: 09.01.06 (ANN's
Short-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Daily Aero-Briefing: 09.01.06
(ANN's Long-Form Daily News Program)
ANN Special Feature -- Lockheed Martin Wins
Orion Contract: 09.01.06 (ANN Special Feature, with NASA's
press conference announcing Lockheed Martin as the builder of
NASA just got a little help from its Russian counterpart... four
extra days before the next Soyuz mission to the International Space
Station, now scheduled for September 18. That gives NASA more time
to launch the shuttle Atlantis.