Wed, Dec 27, 2006
Scouring the information super airways can sometimes be a tough,
if educational, task for the Aero-News staff... but it also allows
us to check out some truly neat and exciting sites, so it's not
that bad a gig. On any given day, we may check dozens (and often
hundreds) of different sources for story ideas, and facts
confirmation. And, as is the nature of our business, much of this
is done on the Internet.
Recently, the ANN gang decided we probably shouldn't keep some
of the neat sites, info resources, and organizations we've
discovered to ourselves... so we decided to bring you Aero-Linx.
These are the sites that WE check out -- when we need added
perspective, a new spin on a day's topic... or just want to escape
into cyber-aero-space for awhile.
Look for some of our favorite sites, coming each day to ANN via
Aero-Linx. Suggestions for future Aero-Linx segments
are always welcome, as well.
Aero-Linx: Bigelow Aerospace
The commercial space race is here and Bigelow Aerospace is in
the thick of it. Placing a low-cost space "complex" into low earth
orbit for the commercial sector is one goal. With the successful
launch of their Genesis I earlier this year, Genesis II is
scheduled for launch in 2007. You can have the unique opportunity
of sending an image or item aboard Genesis II. The items will float
inside Genesis II with photos taken of the items and displayed on
the Bigelow website.
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