India Kickin’ Tail in Space

2013 and this last week have been full of successes for the Indian space programs.  Just last week, after 20 years of effort, the Indians managed to lift a satellite into geosynchronous orbit.  NVONews just posted yesterday a decent summary of Indian space activities. This is a good thing.  It means the Chinese are looking […]

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50 Kilometers above the moon

So tomorrow evening NASA is hoping to get this satellite launched out of Wallops Island, Virginia.  Orbital Sciences is launching the satellite payload on top of a converted Peacekeeper ICBM (InterContinental Ballistic Missile), now called a Minotaur V.  According to NASA’s mission statement, they would like to have the satellite orbiting the moon in a few […]

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