Space Future has been on something of a hiatus of late. With the concept of Space Tourism steadily increasing in acceptance, and the advances of commercial space, much of our purpose could be said to be achieved. But this industry is still nascent, and there's much to do. So...watch this space.
On July 28, and again on August 1 and 2, at the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Rocket Racing League debuted during a week-long showcase of experimental, exotic, and remarkable flying machines.
“Git’n ‘er done!” must be the operating phrase around the shops at Scaled Composites,
Burt Rutan’s company that successfully built and flew the world’s first private aircraft to the edge of space. This craft, SpaceShipOne, reached the fringe and claimed the Ansari X-Prize while the other competitors watched from the stands or on their TV sets.