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August 5, 2018

Commercial Crew Astronauts Prepare for Launch — What Will They Wear?

SpaceX and Boeing are working to launch commercial crewed vehicles into space — so what will the astronauts wear? As part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, SpaceX and […]
August 4, 2018

NASA names astronauts for first American flight to International Space Station since 2011

NASA has named the astronauts chosen to fly on commercial spacecraft made by Boeing and SpaceX to and from the International Space Station, the research laboratory […]
August 3, 2018

NASA will name 1st astronauts to fly commercial spacecraft to International Space Station

1st flights of Boeing, SpaceX ships expected in 2019. Watch LIVE at starting 11 a.m. ET The first astronauts to fly to the International Space Station […]
August 2, 2018

Boeing shifts schedule for Starliner, calls 2019 crew launch “realistic”

“These development programs are hard. Especially for human spacecraft.” On Wednesday, Boeing’s John Mulholland, who manages the company’s commercial crew program, provided an update on Boeing’s […]
July 31, 2018

Sorry, Elon Musk: NASA says plans to terraform Mars won’t work

Making Mars habitable has been a staple of science fiction, which is where scientists say it will have to stay. SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk famously […]
July 30, 2018

NASA reveals winners of 3D-printed mars habitat competition

NASA has selected the five winning designs in the latest stage of its 3D-printed habitat competition, including a pod inspired by the anatomy of a spider and vertical egg-like container. teams […]
July 30, 2018

Why Ku-band HTS is Superior for AISR

The commercial space industry is experiencing a new era in satellite performance. Over the past few years, multiple commercial satellite operators have deployed and activated next-generation […]
July 29, 2018

NASA is ready to name the astronauts who will take the very first SpaceX and Boeing flights

NASA’s plans for sending manned missions aboard spacecraft from SpaceX and Boeing might be a bit delayed — thanks to the companies, not NASA itself — […]
July 28, 2018

Lando, Luke, and Leia (non-CGI) return for Star Wars: Episode IX

J.J. Abrams: “We were never going to recast, or use a CG character.” Lucasfilm took the wraps off the primary players for the next Star Wars film on […]