Duncan Law-Green notes that the Falcon 9/Dragon success raises some interesting questions: Why Orion? Why ATV? Why ArianeSpace? – SpaceX: Kicking the Door Down – Rocketeers. === Space advocate and entrepreneur Rick Tumlinson talks with Moonandback: Moonandback Interview with Rick Tumlinson, part 1 — Genesis of New Space – Moonandback. === Doug Messier posts a description of the composite fuel tank project for which XCOR recently won a SBIR grant: NASA SBIR Contract to Fund XCOR Composite Fuel Tank Development – Parabolic Arc.
- Ancient Eclipse-Predicting Computer Rebuilt in Lego
- The Space Review this week