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Astronaut for Hire

Published on February 10, 2011 By SpaceKate

I’d be happy to be hired to go into space, or even just to float around for 30 seconds on a Zero-G flight. There is an organisation that offers astronauts for hire, and despite their insistence on txt spk in their official name “Astronauts 4 Hire” I’ve just applied to join them. Why not eh? […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Dragon Capsule Launch – aka My first rocket launch!

Published on December 9, 2010 By SpaceKate

So I’ve been dreaming about getting into space, and I’m merrily living my life as a Space Nomad, chasing space stuff around the United States, but despite all this, I’ve never actually seen a rocket launch. Until yesterday. SpaceX managed to do what NASA couldn’t – launch a rocket while I was in town to see […]