TG Daily – XCOR aims to launch suborbital spacecraft within two years

  XCOR aims to launch suborbital spacecraft within two years Trendwatch By Wolfgang Gruener Wednesday, March 26, 2008 13:52 Los Angeles (CA) – XCOR, a small aerospace company based in Mojave, Calif., today unveiled plans to launch itself into the era of space tourism with a two-seat suborbital spacecraft. “Lynx” could be operable within two... Continue Reading →

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India sets world record, launches 10 satellites at one go-India-The Times of India

  SRIHARIKOTA: Setting a world record, India's Polar rocket on Monday successfully placed ten satellites, including the country's remote sensing satellite, into orbit in a single mission. (Watch) The ten pack launch of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) saw the 230-tonne Polar Satellite launch Vehicle (PSLV-C9) carry the heaviest luggage--824 kgs--and put into orbit... Continue Reading →

Physicists draw up plans for real ‘cloaking device’ – tech – 25 May 2006 – New Scientist Tech

  Physicists have drawn up blueprints for a cloaking device that could, in theory, render objects invisible. Light normally bounces off an object's surface making it visible to the human eye. But John Pendry and colleagues at Imperial College London, UK, have calculated that materials engineered to have abnormal optical properties, known as metamaterials, could... Continue Reading →

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