Space X Launch Aborted

Since the retirement of the Shuttle Program last year, America has no means of launching astronauts into space.  In addition to hitching lifts on Russian rockets, they’ve been looking to the private sector to resupply the International Space Station (ISS).  There are two contracted firms in the running: Space X and Orbital Sciences Corp – both have been given NASA-size contracts to help with keep the ISS stocked.

Using Sketch Up to Design the Back Garden

I’ve never used Sketch Up before – but thought I’d give it a go to redesign the back garden…

I’ve got to say, after doing a couple of the tutorials, it’s quite easy to use and I’d recommend it to anyone who wants to mock up a project before they start work.  If nothing else, it delays the inevitable time when you have to start the project.  It also helps convey your ideas to the workman when you realise there’s no chance of you doing it yourself.