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February 19, 2020

Space Adventures to fly tourists on Crew Dragon mission

WASHINGTON — Space Adventures announced Feb. 18 that it has an agreement with SpaceX to fly a dedicated Crew Dragon mission that would send four space […]
February 18, 2020

SpaceX launches fifth batch of Starlink satellites, misses booster landing

WASHINGTON — SpaceX completed its fifth dedicated Starlink launch Feb. 17, successfully sending 60 satellites into low Earth orbit while missing what would have been the […]
February 17, 2020

How Astronauts Prepare for a Trip in Space

Have you ever dreamed of going into space? There are many requirements to becoming an astronaut, and even though a candidate might meet all of the […]
February 16, 2020

Cygnus launches to space station

WASHINGTON — A Cygnus cargo spacecraft launched Feb. 15 carrying more than three tons of supplies and experiments for the International Space Station. A Northrop Grumman […]
February 15, 2020

The Nine Astronauts to Follow on Instagram

The world’s most significant developments are a result of curiosity. The NASA organization is the leading organization in space exploration, making it one of the most […]
February 14, 2020

NASA signals interest in Venus and volcanoes for next science missions

Sometimes you just want to see fireworks. NASA scientists must not have had an easy decision this winter as they considered more than a dozen intriguing concepts for […]
February 13, 2020

HOW ASTRONOMERS ARE DECOLONIZING SPACE

I’m a great fan of astronomy. I started reading astronomy books at a young age and, throughout my career, I have written a lot of pieces […]
February 12, 2020

Explorers Wanted: NASA to Hire More Artemis Generation Astronauts

As NASA prepares to launch American astronauts this year on American rockets from American soil to the International Space Station – with an eye toward the […]
February 11, 2020

NASA puts a price on a 2024 Moon landing—$35 billion

“In the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s, there weren’t entrepreneurs who were willing to invest.” Nearly 10 months after Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return […]