SpaceX is increasing the thrust of the Raptor engines to 300 tons of thrust. 28 Raptor engines will provide 7500 tons of thrust for the Super Heavy Booster.
Elon Musk had a phone interview for the Human to Mars Conference. He mentioned that there will be improvements for the Super Heavy Starship.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo could launch again next month as the firm gears up to send billionaire founder Richard Branson into orbit by early 2021
Nextbigfuture has had dozens of articles covering the experimental and theoretical propellantless propulsion system of James Woodward.
The SpaceX SN6 Starship prototype had a successful 150-meter hop test. This is the second SpaceX 150 meter hop test using a prototype Starship. There was Starhopper test flight in 2019.
SpaceX has tweeted out that Starlink is providing over 100 mbps download speeds in user tests. They launched the twelfth batch of 60 Starlink satellites.
Rocket Lab made a successful return to service by launching a customer's satellite into orbit earlier this week, but that deployment wasn't the only cause for celebration.
SpaceX delivered a new batch of its Starlink satellites into orbit today (Sept. 3) and nailed a rocket landing, following a few delays.
Two monster black holes met, danced and fell into each other. Their collision formed a black hole 150 times more massive than the sun.
– but warns first visitors 'will probably die'
Falcon 9 is launching SpaceX's 12th batch of Starlink satellites. Liftoff is scheduled for Thursday, September 3 at 8:46 Eastern (12:46 UTC) from LC-39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
NASA reports that Space Launch system has a new development baseline cost estimate of $9.1 billion and the initial ground systems capability to support the mission is now $2.4 billion.
SpaceX is targeting Sunday, August 30 at 7:18 p.m. EDT, or 23:18 UTC, for Falcon 9's launch of the SAOCOM 1B mission, which will carry the SAOCOM 1B spacecraft to orbit in addition to two rideshare payloads, Tyvak-0172 and PlanetiQ's GNOMES-1. Th
Scientists have found a radiation-resistant bacteria can survive at least three years exposed in orbit, suggesting simple life forms could manage the long journey between between Earth and Mars unprotected.
The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope (Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope or WFIRST) is a NASA infrared space observatory that will launch in 2025.
IF NASA COULDN'T SEE THE ASTEROID THAT JUST WHIZZED BY US, WHAT ELSE CAN'T THEY SEE?
Here's what that means. Amazon has official approval to deploy a new satellite constellation for broadband service.
The plan is outlined in a White House memo released Aug. 14.
The video features some delightful lounge music.
NASA plans to launch the Psyche mission to explore a metal-rock asteroid that is also called Psyche. The critical design review is done and construction has started. They plan to launch August 2022 on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy.
SpaceX successfully launched a new Starlink rideshare mission into orbit today (Aug. 18), lofting a bevy of Starlink internet satellites along with three small Earth-observation satellites before sticking a rocket landing at sea.
NASA and SpaceX are targeting no earlier than Oct. 23 for the first operational flight with astronauts of the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station. This will be the start of regular missions to the Space Stati
They went really far north, eh.
The mission would likely hunt for signs of life in Venus' clouds.
NASA announced on Friday that the SpaceX Crew-1 mission aims to launch no earlier than Oct. 23.
A new space tug, only the second-ever to extend the life of older satellites, launched into orbit Saturday on a European rocket after weeks of delays due to weather and rocket checks.
'Spacepower: Doctrine for Space Forces' is our clearest window into the Space Force's mission yet, and it's not pretty.
Mars from above: NASA shares photos of the Red Planet captured by its Reconnaissance Orbiter to mark the spacecraft's 15th anniversary since launch - including a spectacular shot of an avalanche
DARPA deployed a cubesat that has a new mini-space telescope. DARPA's Deformable Mirror (DeMi) CubeSat deployed from the International Space Station July 13 and uses a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) mirror for the space telescope.
A large, planet-sized mass inhabits our solar system, and its large elliptical orbit around the sun brings it across Earth's orbital plane every 3,600 years or so, wreaking havoc on our planet due to strong gravity effects. The U.S. government has