Tag Archives: Reaching Orbit

Reaching Orbit – It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a…. Space Station?

The Chinese continue to increase their investment in space technology and exploration, but that doesn’t come without a fair share of challenges. China launched their first space station, Tiangong-1, in September 2011 as a crewed lab and experiment for a … Read more

Reaching Orbit – Juno and Nuclear Reactors in Space

New Image of Jupiter Juno captured this color enhanced image of a huge storm on Jupiter. (Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt/ Seán Doran) I’ve written about the Juno mission previously, sharing stunning pictures of the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter. … Read more