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Pijus Jauniskis

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....


Kristina Kirkliauskaite

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.   ...


Clement Charpentreau

Space X, NASA gears up for historic Crew Dragon launch

SpaceX and NASA are gearing up for the second attempt to make the first manned launch of the Crew Dragon, the shuttle destined to take astronauts to the International Space Station. The historic milestone will determine the future of American space sovereignty.  ...


Maja Mandzikashvili

Did Covid-19 put commercial space travel on hold?

How did the coronavirus pandemic affected commercial space travel? Will COVID-19 stop Elon Musk and other tech entrepreneurs from launching their space projects? ...


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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. ...


Clement Charpentreau

Report claims NASA unnecessarily favored Boeing over SpaceX

A report found that NASA paid Boeing almost $300 million above the prices fixed by the Commercial Crew Program (CCP) contract. The money was meant as a compensation for “additional flexibilities” to accelerate the production of the Starliner capsule. The space agency’s inspector general deemed compensation as unnecessary....


Clement Charpentreau

Boeing completes Starliner aborted launch test [Video]

Boeing said it successfully achieved an emergency ejection test of its CST-100 Starliner capsule, expected to transport astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in the near future. However during the test, one of the three main parachutes failed to open....


Clement Charpentreau

X-37B, the mysterious space drone, lands after two-year mission

The X-37B, the United States Air Force space drone, has just returned to Earth after a 780-day flight. The exact purpose of its two-year mission remains a secret....


Ruta Burbaite

Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy have fallen under scrutiny by the Pentagon, which has initiated a review of the certification of the launch vehicles by the U.S. Air Force. Elon Musk’s company had recently celebrated entering the military space launch market with its first national security space mission completed in December 2018....


Ruta Burbaite

Pentagon to review USAF certification of SpaceX launch vehicles

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy have fallen under scrutiny by the Pentagon, which has initiated a review of the certification of the launch vehicles by the U.S. Air Force. Elon Musk’s company had recently celebrated entering the military space launch market with its first national security space mission completed in December 2018....