Here we chronicle private attempts to conquer space, and other such humble endeavours.

 

Elon 1 out in Space

March 2, 2013

Houston, we have a problem...

And it's another Public-Privete Partnership!   A win-win!   Well, OK, a win...

Here's more from The Aviation Week and Space Technology.

"William Gerstenmaier, NASA’s associate administrator for human exploration and operations, offered praise to SpaceX for its response to the problems. “They were extremely professional through this whole activity,” said Gerstenmaier, who observed from the SpaceX Launch Control Center. “They did everything exactly right with the vehicle. The team in Hawthorne was awesome.”"

Translation: "What a bunch of fuckups!"

 

Bezos 1 on the Launch Pad

February 27, 2013

Mars fly-by. Because it's there...