Space

China’s historic Shenzhou-12 manned mission takes off

 China launched a manned spacecraft Shenzhou-12 to earth orbit in a historic mission to build its own space station....


China to send humans to space after 5 years gap

China will send taikonauts to work on the upcoming space station in the country's first crewed space mission following a 5 years halt....


Satellite hunters: a brief history of anti-space fighter jets

Fighter jets can attack targets on the ground and in the air. Can they reach out into space? Some can. Here’s how....


When are we going to have space flight attendants?

Sci-Fi films from the 60s have them, but current space tourism companies don't. Are things going to change any time soon?...


Space junk: have we averted crisis?

Since the 1950s, humans have been sending probes and satellites into space. But we’ve also left behind a lot of junk.  ...


SpaceX crew completes new record-breaking 167-day-long mission

Four SpaceX astronauts completed NASA’s first commercial long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station....


AsterX: France starts first military exercise in space

The French Space Command launched its first military space exercise to assess its capacities for the protection of its satellites and for surveillance....


Will Perseverance’s helicopter really conduct first flight on another planet?

NASA said that Ingenuity, a helicopter carried aboard Perseverance rover, is going to perform the first powered flight on Mars. But is this true?...


NASA’s Moon news suspense: water and Boeing 747

NASA said that October 26 will see an exciting announcement of the Moon-related discovery. Clues emerged that it could be all about water....


SpaceX prepares for open beta test of Starlink

On October 6, 2020, SpaceX launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites. According to Elon Musk, as soon as they reach their positions, a public testing of broadband internet access, provided by Starlink, will begin....