The Ugandan space program is all set after the announcement that space enthusiasts in the third world country are constructing a space shuttle that they are planning to put into space within six years. How they are going to actually get this contraption into space is a good question, The whole thing looks to be …

The European Space Agency is planning the development of the IXV Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle planned to be operating by 2013. This is a re-usable space vehicle that can lift up to 450 kilometres into the upper atmosphere before re-entering the Earth`s atmosphere and braking with parachutes before splashing down into the Pacific ocean and awaiting …

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2011/0429/Cracker-size-satellites-to-launch-with-Space-Shuttle-Endeavour A new mini satellite has need developed to drift down through the atmosphere upon release and gather information about the makeup of the atmosphere of the planet being studied. They could drift slowly down through the atmosphere and sample the various layers on the way down giving humanity a valuable insight into the real …