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SELENE at the Moon

It’s a day of missions. I just left the MESSENGER session to sit in on part of the SELENE mission session. This new craft on the block is a Japanese produced and is returned hi resolution images and movies back to Earth as it systematically acquires topographic maps of Earth’s moon. SELENE, which is also […]

ISS until 2016. Science never?

This newspaper article really says all that needs to be said (hat tip to Chuck Pullen). I didn’t know until I read this that ISS was only funded through 2016. It’s insane how much money we’re spending for something that still fails to meet its international obligations and has very limited science capabilities.