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Things You Should Know But Don’t: Responsible Behavior in Space
Posted April 25, 2022 Written by Claire

Time and time again, the advancements made in technology have been applied in warfare to increase efficiency and get an […]

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Things You Should Know But Don’t: One Pixel Away
Posted March 28, 2022 Written by Claire

A chilling statement in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists presents yet another example of the dangers of pursuing technology […]

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Tigers, Bears and Prey: Updates to the Chinese-Russian Alliance
Posted February 14, 2022 Written by Claire

In past blogs, I’ve written about the ramifications of the International Space Station’s scheduled decommissioning in 2031 when it will […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: When the Goal Outweighs the Risk
Posted May 24, 2021 Written by admin

On April 29, China launched its first module for the new Tiangong space station aboard its Long March 5B rocket. […]

Things You Should Know But Don’t: An [Un]Holy Alliance – Chapter 2
Posted April 12, 2021 Written by admin

Two weeks ago, I reported on the alliance between China and Russia to build a permanent base on the Moon they call the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS).  While a specific timetable has yet to be laid out, there is an aspect of this project worth adding to my earlier comments.

Things You Should Know But Don’t: A New [Un]Holy Alliance
Posted March 29, 2021 Written by admin

You may have missed the news on March 9 that China and Russia formed a new alliance. They will work together to build a research station on the Moon.  They even have a name for it – the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS). 

Second Place is No Place to Be
Posted February 8, 2021 Written by admin

Recent press reports indicate that NASA has announced it is postponing until April 30, 2021 its decision to award a contract to one of three bidders for the development of a human lunar landing system.