May 3, 2019: Weekly Spatial Resolutions

Why China launches its rockets inland, while everyone else sticks to coastlines The answer in this article may not surprise those following China’s launch activities, and it makes sense. With enemies pretty much a stone’s throw away, Xichang, Jiuquan, and Taiyuan were all located inland, as far from those borders as practical. While Wenchang on […]

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Pictures of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy

One of the problems with the SpaceX booth at the 30th Space Symposium last week is they only displayed their Falcon 9 rocket (and the landing legs were the wrong color–black–instead of the white a real Falcon 9 booster is painted with).  Of course, it’s the only rocket that SpaceX uses so far.  The other problem, by the […]

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