Scaled Composites, the folks who built SpaceShipOne, are recruiting. They say they hire from all sorts of backgrounds, but I know CJ has at least one actual rocket scientist…
In related news, the X Prize Foundation is setting up draft rules for a lunar lander contest.
Recent discoveries of similiar astral bodies point towards a controversal theory that our sun may have a companion star. (via The Website at the End of the Universe)
In less theoretical news, a small rocky planet has been found orbiting a red dwarf. Researchers say it’s the most Earth-like planet found, despite being 5.5 times more massive and too cold to support life.