Tag Archives: Commercial Space Indusrty

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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The Future of Commercial Spaceflight and Space Tourism

Fair Warning – The following blog post is a bad idea… Why is it a bad idea? because in it im going to make predictions about the future, and this is almost always a bad idea. So, why am I … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

So where are we now and how did we get here? The commercial space flight industry and Space tourism have a several precursors, but for me this all kicked off in 1996 when Dr. Peter Diamandis first announced the X … Continue reading

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And So The Great Journey Begins…

So what is the Me Fly Rocket blog all about. Well that’s simple: Ever since I was a kid I’ve dreamed of being an astronaut, but as I’m pretty much made of “The Wrong Stuff”, I’ve never quite managed to … Continue reading

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