Technology

May 11, 2020

China’s new spacecraft—which resembles a Crew Dragon—just landed

China now has a capsule potentially capable of returning from the Moon. China’s new—and as yet unnamed—spacecraft safely returned to Earth on Friday after a three-day […]
May 3, 2020

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo makes 1st glide flight over Spaceport America

VSS Unity looks poised to begin commercial operations soon. Virgin Galactic’s newest SpaceShipTwo space plane just flew freely above its New Mexico home base for the first time. […]
April 28, 2020

SpaceX to test Starlink “sun visor” to reduce brightness

WASHINGTON — SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk said April 27 that he hopes to test a new way to reduce the brightness of the company’s Starlink […]
April 27, 2020

Starship passes key pressurization test

WASHINGTON — A prototype of SpaceX’s Starship next-generation launch vehicle passed a pressurization test April 27, one that had destroyed three of its predecessors. The Starship […]
April 12, 2020

Virgin Orbit’s VOX Space wins $35 million U.S. Space Force launch contract

The contract is for three dedicated launches to deliver 44 small satellites to low Earth orbit. WASHINGTON — VOX Space, a subsidiary of Virgin Orbit that […]
April 10, 2020

Disabilities & Medical Research in Space: What We Know So Far

Space travel has always been an exciting prospect. It’s the opportunity to explore beyond our terrestrial boundaries, ripe with possibilities to discover more about our universe […]
April 8, 2020

SpaceX & VIRGIN GALACTIC: THE SPACE SUITS DETAILING OF 2 SPACEFLIGHT GIANTS

What makes an outfit ideal, convenient, and perfect – perhaps, features that cater to your needs. Here, it is indispensable to mention that suits we are […]
March 25, 2020

SpaceX reports problem during Crew Dragon parachute test

WASHINGTON — SpaceX said March 24 that one of the final parachute tests for its Crew Dragon spacecraft went awry, a problem it blamed on the […]
March 23, 2020

Study recommends minimizing elements for Artemis lunar lander

WASHINGTON — A study by a space propulsion company concludes that a human return to the moon by 2024 will require minimizing the launches needed for […]