Interesting that ULA is working on EELV commercial crew development on the assumption that crew flights could start as early as 2014: Safety system tested for Atlas and Delta rockets – Spaceflight Now. === Of course, that assumes NASA will have commercial crew funding. Marcia Smith provides some NASA budget fact sheets to prepare for tomorrow’s unveiling of the Administration’s new budget proposal for 2012: Lost Amid the Budget Numbers? Check Out Our New Fact Sheet on NASA’s FY2011 Appropriations – spacepolicyonline.com.
- Walling out China; Shuttle risk calcs; Trusting the Dragon
- Nautilus-X critique; RALV-B hypersonic airbreather