Welcome to
Science a GoGo's
Discussion Forums
Please keep your postings on-topic or they will be moved to a galaxy far, far away.
Your use of this forum indicates your agreement to our terms of use.
So that we remain spam-free, please note that all posts by new users are moderated.

The Forums
General Science Talk        Not-Quite-Science        Climate Change Discussion        Physics Forum        Science Fiction

Search Forums
Custom Search
Who's Online
1 registered (Orac), 294 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Latest Posts
by 969264409111
Today at 12:04 AM
Biological clocks and time dilation.
by Orac
Yesterday at 09:54 PM
why neanderthals built the structures in the caves
by Bill
Yesterday at 09:33 PM
Would you trust your nuclear missiles to a floppy?
by paul
05/28/16 07:49 AM
Testing Quantum Gravity
by Bill
05/26/16 10:04 PM
Are we confusing photons with stars?
by Orac
05/26/16 07:41 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
paul 30
Bill 28
Bill S. 24
Orac 21
969264409111 13
Topic Options
#43806 - 05/25/12 08:49 PM The United States is back in space
Bill Offline

Registered: 12/30/10
Posts: 1808
Loc: Oklahoma, USA
From Phys.org here is their story about the docking of the Space-X Dragon with the ISS. So the US is back in space, just not the same way we were before. Now we have a private company providing launch services to the Space Station.

Bill Gill
C is not the speed of light in a vacuum.
C is the universal speed limit.

Of Interest?
#43807 - 05/25/12 09:00 PM Re: The United States is back in space [Re: Bill]
Orac Online   content

Registered: 05/20/11
Posts: 2743
Loc: Currently Illinois, USA
It was supported by a $300 Million contract backing with the Government which is a sort of weird kick in the groin to NASA.

The untold back story is as interesting as the achievement itself.

Its worth a read of SpaceX website on costs

Edited by Orac (05/25/12 09:03 PM)
I believe in "Evil, Bad, Ungodly fantasy science and maths", so I am undoubtedly wrong to you.


Newest Members
RacerGT, markharry, imeeserrano12, Dennis, 969264409111
861 Registered Users

We're on Facebook
Join Our Group

Science a GoGo's Home Page | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Features | News | Books | Physics | Space | Climate Change | Health | Technology | Natural World

Copyright © 1998 - 2016 Science a GoGo and its licensors. All rights reserved.