This week in space

Short notes, don’t miss the next attempt to expand the Bigelow BEAM module at the ISS tomorrow. Check out

Ancient life on Mars? Check out Gizmodo.

While writing this I’m waiting for the next SpaceX launch of a Thaicom satellite.

About waiting, this book, Star Trek: The Official guide to our Universe is coming out next month.


SpaceX soon to launch BEAM to ISS

Soon the first inflatable module to the International Space Station will be launched. This is not about hotels in space, it might be the way we go to Mars.

Bigelow Aerospace: BEAM

TechCrunch: SpaceX is launching an inflatable space habitat

Wired: NASA is finally sending an inflatable habitat to the ISS

Space Daily: NASA progresses towards SpaceX resupply mission to Space Station

ArsTechnica: Here’s why next the SpaceX launch isn’t just about the booster landing

Spaceflight Insider: NASA highlights SpaceX CRS-8 experiments

Wikipedia: Bigelow Expandable Activity ModuleNASA TransHabSpaceX CRS-8