The Whispering Forest

ECLIPSE 2-seat orbital spacecraft; first step: simulator

A project in Huntsville, AL by Space Operations Inc.

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One small step...SpaceOps is bringing manned orbital spaceflight back to the U.S. Our first step is building a procedures simulator.
Backers: 24
Average Pledge Per Backer: $66

Funded: $1,577 of $13,000
Dates: Oct 29th -> Nov 27th (30 days)
Project By: Space Operations Inc.
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Latest News

Thanks for your Support !

November 27th - via:
We will continue to move the ECLIPSE Program forward. People interested in joining this effort may contact us at: Orbit Now ! Craig Russell  (Read More)

T-minus 9 days and a part of it...ORBIT NOW !

November 11th - via: (Read More)

ECLIPSE 2 Seats plus TONS of Cargo to Orbit

November 5th - via:
The ECLIPSE is a multi mission capable spacecraft. Designed for EVA (spacewalking) missions could include, new space station construction, satellite repair/servicing even trans lunar flight.   (Read More)

Slow start - Bad week

November 4th - via:
We all know, last week was a bad week for the private spaceflight industry. Even though we are off with a slow start, we are starting to get a very small BUZZ  in the space world. We still have PLENTY of time to make this fly. Remember,... (Read More)

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