Thursday, December 15, 2011

Photo gallery: new-space, new-old-space and old-new-old-space

DRB's latest gallery (as of post time, of course) features photos of Active Space Programs in Iran, Brazil, India, Japan, China, Israel... is it going to get crowded even without USA or Russia?

As the title implies, this features photos from the 'new-old' (i.e. state sponsored) players in the space game.  Some of these projects aren't that new, hence the 'old-new-old' in the title.  Finally, there's mention of Space Ship 2/White Knight as an example of new-space.  Of course, the latter is European ('new-old' ?) funded and U.S. built ('new') so it could have its own category.  Is your head hurting yet?