Expedition 30 Launches To The Space Station

Expedition 30 Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko, NASA Flight Engineer Don Petit and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers were launched on the Russian aboard their Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft at 13:16 UTC (8:16 a.m. EST) Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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Paul Allen Announces Revolution in Space Transportation Stratolaunch System

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen announced today that he and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan have reunited to develop the next generation of space travel. Allen and Rutan, whose SpaceShipOne was the first privately-funded, manned rocket ship to fly beyond earth’s atmosphere, are developing a revolutionary approach to space transportation: an air-launch system to provide orbital access to space with greater safety, cost-effectiveness and flexibility.

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December 2011 Issue of Space Quarterly Magazine Available

The latest edition of Space Quarterly magazine is available. In this issue we’re focusing on space policy along with updates on Canada’s rover program, one of Canada’s next satellites to be launched, NEOSSat and COM DEV’s Automatic Identification System (AIS) satellite constellation. In our new Leaders section we interview Futron founder and CEO Joe Fuller who tells us about why he started his company and …

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