Rocket Science in China

Chinese Private Firm OneSpace Fails with First Orbital Launch Attempt By Andrew Jones 18 hours ago Spaceflight  HELSINKI — OneSpace of China failed to become the first private launch firm to place a satellite in orbit after the loss of its OS-M1 solid launch vehicle Wednesday. Launch of the OS-M1 four-stage rocket, also named “Chongqing-Liangjiang […]

Who is Charles Bolden?

Decorated Nasa astronaut Charles Bolden is impressed by the UAE’s space programme. Chris Whiteoak / The National April 24, 1990. Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. On board is the Hubble telescope, a project of vital significance that will broaden our understanding of space. The pilot of the mission was Nasa astronaut Charles […]