Episode 19: Shot of Tequila

  • This day in SF history
    • 10 August 1960. Recovery of Discoverer 13, the first object recovered from space. (NASA.gov)
  • Spaceflight news
    • NASA signs new agreement with Roscosmos for 2018 crew transport to ISS. (NASA.gov)
    • DARPA awards Boeing, NG, and Masten Space Systems $6.5 mil. to develop XS-1 Spaceplane (Space.com)
    • Akatsuki heads for Venus (JAXA)
  • Questions, comments, corrections
    • Frederick Cook via email:  Reference for CST-100 doing ISS boosts but Crew Dragon not?
  • Upcoming spaceflight events, brought to you by Launch Library
    • No upcoming launches, HTV-5 delayed