Monthly Archives: May 2012

The successful launch of Falcon 9 and the Dragon Capsule

Well the guys and gals at SpaceX did it… Falcon 9 launched perfectly and Dragon is on her way to the international Space Station. I don’t think I can recall ever witnessing a launch as emotional as that one. The … Continue reading

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Reflections on a successful launch abort

Like many people I dragged myself out of bed at stupid o’clock on Saturday morning to watch Space X make history by becoming the first private company to build and launch a vehicle to the international space station. I tuned in … Continue reading

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Great Things Happening in Great Britain

As a Brit it feels good to be able to write that title without the hint of sarcasm or cynicism that could so easily accompany it. That’s not to say that I’m not proud to be British – I am … Continue reading

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