Tag Archives: heavy lift

When will USA return man to the moon? Will you see it?

Being old enough and lucky enough to have seen two Saturn 5 rockets leave Earth for the moon in my youth, I was wondering would the youth of today ever…

What is the future of Spaceflight? SLS, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic?

Looking at the future of manned spaceflight, and even the future of non-manned spaceflight can be confusing. There are so many players building launch capability for the U.S. it can…

Debate to begin on smallest NASA budget since 2006

On May 8 the U.S. House of Representatives will begin debate on a 2013 appropriations bill that could cut NASA’s budget by more than $200 million, gives NASA some NOAA…

Space Launch System (SLS) Configurations

NASA SLS Rocket facts and specifications

SLS rocket will be the largest rocket since the Apollo Saturn V. NASA issued a report NASA’s Space Launch System and Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle persuent to Section 309 of the…

NASA SLS rocket

Will NASA SLS Rocket survive when ARES did not?

  SLS and former Constellation (Ares) programs are flawed in same fundamental way. NASA recently announced development of a new heavy lift rocket. The pictures of this new rocket look…