Good bye Hitomi !

JAXA had to reconcile with sad truth – Hitomi became space debris. This is surely not good news for all organizations, which were participating in Astro-H program, but mostly for JAXA. Their most significant research satellite, which was example of JAXA ability to design, manufacture and operate large and expensive research satellites, became useless before […]

CNES and DLR on ISS – momentary doubt whether the long-lasting crisis

At the beginning of January 2016, CNES and DLR declared in two different statements one idea – ISS will not remain focal point for space agencies of France and Germany. Is it beginning of the end for ISS, after decision of the Roscosmos of reducing funds for International Space Station maintenance? On 4 January 2016 […]