August 23, 2018

NASA’s New Space Taxis

The astronauts’ next spacecraft won’t be government property. pace travel is about to change. Ever since Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight in 1961, only spacecraft built by […]
August 22, 2018

Stratolaunch confirms launch vehicle development plans by Jeff Foust — August 21, 2018

WASHINGTON — Stratolaunch announced Aug. 20 that it is developing a family of vehicles, including a reusable spaceplane, that could launch from the giant aircraft it […]
August 16, 2018

The Most Interesting Aircraft Currently Under Construction

Getting on a plane is pretty standard no matter where you are in the world. You go through security, board your plane and spend hours in […]
August 15, 2018

SpaceX Welcomes Press To See The Crew Dragon Simulator and Spacesuit

According to Teslarati website, SpaceX has just given access to the press to see the Crew Dragon simulator and the spacesuit especially created for the mission. […]
August 14, 2018

High-speed cameras show MOMO-2 launch failure in unprecedented detail

Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. (IST) has revealed high-definition videos of the unsuccessful June 30 launch of its MOMO-2 rocket. The new footage, captured by industrial […]
August 13, 2018

Astronomy for kids: A guide on how to choose the best telescope

Choosing the right telescope for yourself or someone else can be a tricky task. The matter becomes even more complicated when it comes to kids because […]
August 7, 2018

Parker Solar Probe will go 25 times closer to the sun and withstand 520 times the solar intensity

The Parker Solar Probe should be launched August 11, 2018 on a Delta IV Heavy class launch vehicle and an upper stage based on the STAR-48B […]
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 […]
August 1, 2018

SpaceX is searching for BFR landing sites for early 2020s Mars missions

SpaceX Principal Mars Development Engineer Paul Wooster gave a surprise talk at a February 2018 meeting of the Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group, where he provided a brief […]