One of the Brickmuppet's crack team of overworked science babes recovers from falling out of her chair laughing ...and mulls the prospect of Jerry Springer doing a space show...
It seems that a NASA astronaut has just been arrested on kidnapping and battery charges...the astronaut in question Lisa Nowack (who it seems did too wack) may to have been motivated by jealousy regards the affections of another astronaut.
.....nothing to see here citizen...move along....now.
she also passes on this report via RLV news that Mini-Mag Orion is showing considerable promise! This was blogged on in passing here 4 years ago but this paper says they are indeed making progress.
There is also considerable progress in Space Tethers, which promise a means of leveraging (heh...) considerable fuel savings within cislunar space. There's video at the link.
Rand Simberg links to this recently updated commercial space timeline for '07....it looks to be a cool year!
At Selenian Boondocks Jeff Foust continues his analysis of Sundancers orbital trajectory.
The You Tube of the Sea Launch explosion is up....no kidnappings seem to be involved.
...and finally...Here is a beautiful picture of Comet McNaught seen with the southern lights....via Defense Tech.