ISS extension will be big news for FY2010 budget

credit NASA / caption: NASA’s FY2009 budget shows ISS operations ending in 2016 Hyperbola has learned that the fiscal year 2010 NASA budget is expected to contain an intention to operate the US portion of the International Space Station (ISS) to 2020 for the...

Orion’s heat shield: it’s decision time

credit Lockheed Martin / caption: the heat shield has become a very tall tent pole in the Orion tent, so to speak In the next few weeks NASA is to announce its selection for the heat shield material for the Orion crew exploration vehicle’s (CEV) crew...