Monthly Archives: September 2011

NASA Announces Design for New Deep Space Exploration System

NASA announced the following on their website September 14 (no costs were provided): NASA is ready to move forward with the development of the Space Launch System — an advanced heavy-lift launch vehicle that will provide an entirely new national … Continue reading

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China Academy of Sciences Unveils Plan for Space Solar Power

Wang Xiji of the China Academy of Sciences, speaking at the China Energy Environment Summit on August 28, described a study on space solar power completed last month by the Academy. The study outlined technology development and authentication by 2020 … Continue reading

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Kalam Advocates World Space Council at China Energy Summit

In an address at the opening ceremony of the China Energy and Environment Summit on August 27, former President of India Dr. Abdul Kalam suggested the implementation of a World Space Council among the space-faring nations. “One of the important … Continue reading

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