Acquires Velocity Aircraft; Armadillo Aerospace To Make LOX
First announced two-and-half years ago, the Rocket Racing League
announced Monday morning it is rapidly approaching blast-off. At an
event in New York, the RRL announced its first exhibition race will
take place on August 1-2 at EAA AirVenture 2008 in Oshkosh, WI.
Mark your calendars for April 15, 2009. Not so you might get a
head start now on filing your taxes next year (as opposed to the
last-minute cramming many of us are now suffering through) but
instead so you may count down with NASA to the first scheduled
flight of its next booster rocket, the Ares 1.
Following last Thursday’s successful docking, the
Expedition 17 crew members spent their first full day aboard the
International Space Station familiarizing themselves with their new
home and working on a variety of experiments.