Monthly Archives: July 2011

SpaceX to send Dragon to ISS on November 30th

SpaceX has received tentative approval from NASA to send a Dragon spacecraft to the ISS on November 30th.  This will be after combining two previous planned flights into the single November 30th launch. The plan is for the spacecraft to arrive at … Continue reading

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Estes releases scanned catalog repository

Estes now has full catalogs posted back to 1969. According to Estes “We have a summer intern who has been patiently scanning old catalogs and has most back through 1970 posted. Wow 40 years and counting. We hope to have … Continue reading

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Last Shuttle Lands

Great early morning landing of the last shuttle. I feel sad that we are at the end. Post your comments to the Shuttle Tribute Wall …also on Rocketry Blog today – Updated Sounding Rocket page

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TARC rules comparison 2011 to 2012

There are some interesting rules changes for the upcoming 2012 T.A.R.C. If this analysis is accurate the teams will need to build lighter. There is also a limit to total impulse that would require “F” motors. This analysis is from … Continue reading

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Semroc releases five new kits for NARAM-53

My favorite little rocket company just released 5 new rockets for NARAM-53. Moon Glo™ Shrike™ Aerobee 150™ Arcas™ Baby Orion™

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Capture the Flag

During the Obama conference with STS-135 and the ISS crew: STS 135 brought a flag up from the STS-1 flight and presented it to the ISS crew. “We’ll present the flag to the space station crew and it will hopefully … Continue reading

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Sagan Series #6 – End of an Era

Another great video in the Sagan Series

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