It’s great that Boeing is experiencing success with its latest Starliner test flight. Does that success translate to a fruitful future?
As more interest builds up surrounding the NASA/SpaceX launch of people to the International Space Station (ISS) in May, the inevitable (and purely avoidable) references to other yet-to-be-implemented services provided by Virgin Galactic or Blue Origin always seem to surface. Even research groups have offered reports pairing these two very different types of businesses together.… Continue reading Flying Humans to Space, for Fun, Science, and Profit
I’m sure most readers have already heard/read something similar to the following: for the first time in nearly a decade, American astronauts will launch from U.S. soil. Two astronauts will be launched from Launch Complex 39A in Florida at 1632 EDT on May 27. They will ride on inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule on… Continue reading Human Spaceflight, Its Future under NASA, and the Moon