Part 2 In part 1 of these posts, we noted the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) basically said it was worried that terrorists will put satellites up in space within 31 years from this year. Then the MoD gave examples, which while related to space, weren’t satellites or rockets. The article these posts are based […]Read More Is Space Becoming More Accessible for Terrorists?
I’ve written posts in the past regarding World View Enterprises, Inc.’s, plans to get a balloon to “near-space.” Such plans are decent and less expensive alternatives to riding on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two. At least until XCOR Aerospace gets its act together. Most recently, I wrote about World View’s design challenge, which just ended this week. But […]Read More Slipping the Surly Bonds in a Space Balloon
There’s some hope out there that Virgin Galactic will eventually start flying passengers to sub-orbit and back sometime this year. And the spacecraft Virgin Galactic intends to use to do that is SpaceShipTwo, with the help of its airborne launch platform, WhiteKnight Two. Of course, that particular kind of flight is a bit pricey, about […]Read More Virgin Galactic and LEGO Ideas Go Together Like Paul and Storm
Another space announcement from Google and Virgin Galactic last week took many folks by surprise. Google is supposed to be in talks with Virgin Galactic, and supposedly wants to buy a small stake in the sub-orbital flight company. One telltale sign of the seriousness of the talks is the companies have signed up and registered […]Read More Google Wants a Piece of Virgin
Do you know there are not many markets in the space business that are profitable? At least that’s the spin of this Space Daily article. It gives a few examples of areas in space business and operations that can continue to grow and/or have potential to grow. The area of space business which is growing like gangbusters, at […]Read More Profits in Space