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July 10, 2020

The Mission of Mars Rover 2020 – A Quick Review

The moon landing marked a significant era of humankind. Before that, the idea of experiencing life out of our planet Earth was just a fantastic plot […]
June 26, 2020

SpaceX’s 1st Crew Dragon for astronauts aces tests in space, could land Aug. 2

Endeavour is soaring above expectations in space. SpaceX’s first Crew Dragon spacecraft to carry astronauts, now parked at the International Space Station, has passed all its tests so […]
June 23, 2020

Virgin Galactic will work with NASA to train private astronauts for orbital spaceflights

Virgin Galactic is will soon launch a “private orbital astronaut readiness program.” NASA is joining forces with Virgin Galactic to support the future of space tourism. On Monday […]
June 18, 2020

NASA to allow reuse of Crew Dragon spacecraft and boosters

WASHINGTON — NASA will allow SpaceX to reuse Crew Dragon spacecraft and the Falcon 9 first stages for launching them as soon as next year. A […]
June 17, 2020

Virgin Orbit’s first air-launched rocket launch fails

The reason people use the aphorism “it isn’t rocket science” is because rocket science is hard.  Virgin Orbit, a spin-off of Virgin Galactic that focuses on small satellite launches, […]
June 16, 2020

NASA TV Coverage Set for Final Space Station Spacewalk Power Upgrades

NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken are scheduled to go outside the International Space Station (ISS) Friday, June 26, and Wednesday, July 1, for spacewalks to begin the replacement […]
June 15, 2020

Astronauts: Falcon 9 rocket was ‘totally different’ ride than the space shuttle

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was a “pure flying machine” compared to the space shuttle, according to the astronauts who rode it into space. Doug Hurley and […]
June 14, 2020

SpaceX launches 58 Starlink satellites, three Planet SkySats on Falcon 9

WASHINGTON — SpaceX completed its ninth bulk Starlink launch June 13, a mission that included a rideshare customer for the first time. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket […]
June 13, 2020

Mars 2020 launch slips three days

WASHINGTON — A launch vehicle processing “hiccup” has pushed back next month’s launch of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission by three days. NASA Associate Administrator Steve […]