A few comments by Jim Benson from SpaceDev made me realize I hadn’t mentioned the propulsion prospects for SpaceShipOne. I think Scaled is considering a hybrid rocket engine, which uses a combination of solid and liquid fuel techniques. Specifically, they’re using a rubber solid fuel and nitrous oxide liquid oxidizer. SpaceDev, one of the companies [...]
Posted by Chris in Space on May 9th, 2003 | Comments Off
It’s swell to know that the war is over. Otherwise I’d be worried. Update: Jaime mentions a good article on the same effect around the world.
Posted by Chris in Politics on May 1st, 2003 | Comments Off
I don’t know why, but it’s heartening to know that some research worms survived the Columbia disaster.
Posted by Chris in Space on May 1st, 2003 | Comments Off