Stronger Than Dirt

ANOTHER LUNAR DAWN, and the powdery dust on the moon’s surface begins to stir. Without a breath of wind, the finest motes swirl across the ancient landscape as electrostatically charged dust grains repel one another. Larger grains join the dance

Go For Launch

Ever wonder what it takes to launch a shuttle? I found this on the Air & Space Magazine web site: Go For Launch! In this unique time-lapse video created from thousands of individual frames, photographers Scott Andrews, Stan Jirman and

Unusual North Pole Crater

NASA Radar returns first high-resolution view of an unusual crater near Moon’s north pole. Mini-RF, a synthetic aperture radar on board NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, recently imaged a potentially ice-rich crater near the north pole of the Moon. Located at

Space Access 10 Reports

The folks at NewSpaceJournal have posted some write-ups about this year’s Space Access Conference in Phoenix earlier this month: RocketPlane’s Florida Opportunity Chuck Lauer announced that Rocketplane Global had signed a letter of intent with the Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA)