Retired Los Alamos Lab radiochemist Edmund Storms gave an update on Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR) and Cold Fusion on the Space Show on Friday: Dr. Edmund Storms, Friday, 1-18-13 « Thespaceshow’s Blog.
The practical issue of laundry will have to be dealt with eventually by space travelers and residents: In Space, No One Will Do Your Laundry – Popular Mechanics – Jan.16.13
University of Rhode Island design professor Karl Aspelund wants you to think about astronaut socks. In fact, he hopes his work with the 100 Year Starship Project—figuring out what kind of clothes space travelers will need for a long-duration mission—will change the way you dress, too.
Leonard David writes about the Sling-Sat concept for space debris removal developed by Daniele Mortari and Jonathan Missel at Texas A&M: “Sling-Sat” Idea for Removal of Orbital Debris – Coalition for Space Exploration.
The problem of space debris and the Sling-Sat debris removal system are depicted in this short film:
The latest presentation to the Future In-Space Operations (FISO) study group is now posted in the FISO Working Group Presentations Archive. Both slides (pptx) and audio (mp3) are available for the talk, An Overview of Disruption Tolerant Networking Technology and Applications, Kevin Gifford, University of Colorado – January 16, 2013