Category Archives: Space

Why should the government fund space exploration?

13 January 2008

This article (via /.) is meant to discuss whether space exploration is worth the cost, but discusses government-funded space exploration almost exclusively.  This makes sense; the discussion as to whether whether commercial and other private space exploration is worth the cost is more one for the boardroom, not the New York Times.  And it’s an […]

View from a launched rocket

22 March 2007

SpaceX test-launched their liquid-fueled rocket on Tuesday, and have made available this awesome camera feed from the rocket itself; the view from the second stage as the vehicle takes off and flies to 188km above the earth. It’s aching to be mashed up with music… More information about the launch at; their article is […]