*Boston University Rocket Club
A student group at Boston University is striving to build a controlled
hybrid rocket to 100 km.
* Hypersonic inflatable shield
A large inflatable heat shield was tested on a Black Brant 11 sounding
rocket. It slowed down a payload going around 3500 m/s (Mach 10)
without burning up.
* HTV Cargo Launch
HTV-3 “Kountouri” (White Stork) launched Saturday to the International
* Progress Docking Test Failed
Already unloaded cargo, this was during a test of a new docking system
* Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space Died
Sally ride died of complications of pancreatic cancer at the age of 61.
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