Space

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....


SpaceX to launch NASA-sponsored moon mission

SpaceX  has secured a contract to act as the launch partner for Masten Space Systems for its first lunar lander mission carrying eight payloads in late 2022....


Crew Dragon Endeavour’s landing marks spaceflight history

After a 64 day orbital round-journey to the International Space Station, the Crew Dragon spacecraft operated by Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken splashed down in perfect condition near the Gulf of Mexico, marking a triumphant finale to a historical feat in space exploration....


NASA successfully launches Perseverance, the latest Mars rover

Perseverance, the new NASA rover designed to study the surface of Mars, was launched onboard ULA Atlas V rocket on July 30, 2020, on the first day of its launch window....


Bright dawn of commercial space industry

Space is infinite and endless. Over the years, scientists and space-technology geeks have been trying to make the way to space more open for not only astronauts.   ...


5 skyrocketing space startups to watch in 2020

If every startup domain presents bright-minded and unique tech solutions to the business industry, one sector truly stands out as being out of this world: it is the domain of space startups. This field truly brings high-level technological ideas that skyrocket the business ecosystem. Satellites that collect data about the earth and beyond, 3D printed rockets, and AI-powered geospace technologies. It is not phrases from movies about the future, it...


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SpaceX Starship Mk1 explodes during testing

The first full-scale prototype of SpaceX Starship, the Starship Mk1, has experienced a failure during pressure systems testing on November 20, 2019. ...


NASA takes delivery of its first all-electric X-plane

These days NASA is not only preoccupied with the research and development of spacecraft – the agency is set on exploring electric propulsion technology for general aviation aircraft. NASA recently received its first all-electric X-plane: known as X-57 Maxwell Mod II, it is the agency’s first all-electric experimental aircraft and the first crewed X-plane in two decades. With the X-57, NASA aims to set industry standards for the growin...


Official: U.S. establishes Space Command [Video]

The United States Department of Defense officially announced the establishment of U.S. Space Command on August 29, 2019. Space Command is the country’s 11th unified combatant command. It is singularly focused on the space domain....