Jul 042011

Without question, NASA, JAXA, ROSCOSMOS, and the ESA (with their Russian friends) are still making cool things to send into space.  Getting up into the various orbit levels, however, looks to become the specialty of nimble, well-funded private companies developing and operating cutting edge going-to-space technology – often at much lower costs, and with superior technology.  Which could be, you know, cool.  Read more…

(Also noteworthy to point out that the U.S. Air Force is developing semi-autonomous space place robots that do stuff they won’t really tell us about, so government transportation to/from space is not exactly going away, just maybe…  evolving.)


Space Shuttle Docked at ISS – Never Before Seen (UPDATE w/VIDEO!)
Autonomous(?) War Machines – UK Getting into the Mix as Well
The Robot Page at IEEE Spectrum – Anthrobotic Recommends (HIGHLY)
Tuesday Tekk Books
Robonaut 2 Now in Space – This Guy Says Hype – One Disagrees…