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The US Air Force is ending Launch Service Agreement contracts awarded in October 2018 to Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman, as well as to ULA.
The Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak this week, as the Earth passes through debris left behind by comet Swift-Tuttle.
SpaceX and ULA win billions in Pentagon rocket contracts, beating out Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman
SpaceX's Starship Lands First Flight! Elon Musk Responds | SpaceX in the News Episode 105. Today's breaking episode is all about Starship SN5 and its first 150m hop!
One person who will particularly benefit from Behnken's knowledge: astronaut Megan McArthur, who is slated to make the same voyage in the spring of 2021 on the same spacecraft, and is Behnken's wife.
08.04.2020 Today SpaceX successfully launches and lands Starship SN5!!!
Using a combination of special telescopes, detectors, and light filters tuned to specific wavelengths, it's now possible to increase the contrast between sky and laser-illuminated objects enough to make the latter visible.
The headless rocket known as SN5 didn't light up Monday or Tuesday morning, but Elon Musk and SpaceX will give it a go again soon.
Virgin Galactic passengers will have to wait until at least 2021 for the first flight opportunities.
Duckweed is an incredible, radiation-fighting astronaut food -- and by changing how it is grown, we made it better
---as he prepares to fly on Virgin Galactic ship next year
The company has until 8pm CT Tuesday (01:00 Wednesday UTC) to complete the 150 meter hop.
08.04.2020 SN5 Hop scrubbed because a "raptor turbopump spin start valve didn't open, triggering an automatic abort" per Elon tweet. SpaceX Starlink V1 L9 launching from LC-39A on Thurs, Aug 6th at 1:33 a.m. EDT (05:33 UTC).
NASA Astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley splashed down in the Dragon Endeavour capsule at 2:48 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Aug. 2, off the coast of Pensacola, Florida.
Virgin Galactic is making strides toward its goal of creating high-speed commercial aircraft that operates a little closer to Earth than its existing passenger spacecraft.
On Saturday, May 30, SpaceX's Falcon 9 launched Crew Dragon's second demonstration (Demo-2) mission from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and today NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley aboard the Drag
SpaceX asks FCC for license expansion after 700,000 people register interest
Whether you find him admirable or obnoxious, Elon Musk is having a fantastic year.
Whatever the Russian crafts' mission-and Moscow says it is purely peaceful-Raymond's not wrong that Americans have come to rely on satellites in ways they hardly begin to appreciate. Even as the Cosmos 2543 was launching its projectile, Air F
Mysterious cloud over 1,000 MILES long reappears on Mars over a large volcano near the Red Planet's equator
NASA's Mars 2020 mission and the Perseverance rover are on their way to Mars. At 4:50 am EDT (11:50 GMT), the spacecraft lifted off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on
Live coverage of the launch of NASA's Perseverance Mars rover atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 541 rocket...Liftoff is scheduled for a window between 07:50-09:50 EDT (11:50-13:50 UTC) on July 30, 2020, from SLC-41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force
Future technology, communications, etc...
The Mars Helicopter aims to make the first powered flight on another planet when it takes off on Mars as part of the Mars 2020 mission. I learned a lot getting to visit the drone right before it was mounted on the rover.
Virgin Galactic has revealed the cabin interior design for the first of its SpaceshipTwo vehicles – the VSS Unity – which will allow would-be astronauts and space enthusiasts to explore the edge of space in style and comfort. Readers can also exp
Watch live: Virgin Galactic is unveiling the interior cabin of its SpaceShipTwo rocket that will fly people to the edge of space after 16 years of effort
The US Department of Energy issued an unusual statement on Friday calling for private sector help in its years-long project to develop technology that would sustain future civilizations on the moon as well as Mars.
The billionaire space oddity on life with Grimes and Baby X, Trump, Tesla, tunnels, short shorts, stock surges, Facebook fumbles and everything else under the sun.
Daniel Deudney is a professor of political science and international relations who wrote a book called Dark Skies where he makes the case that colonizing space will increase the risk of human extinction.