Technology

September 27, 2019

SpaceX to update Starship progress

WASHINGTON — SpaceX will provide an update Sept. 28 on the progress it’s making on its next-generation Starship vehicle, including plans to start flying a prototype […]
September 18, 2019

SpaceX’s orbital Starship prototype construction progress detailed in new photos

SpaceX  is making progress assembling its Starship orbital spacecraft prototype, as seen in new photos shared by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk . This full-scale testing version of the Starship […]
September 17, 2019

No Date Set Yet, But NASA Targeting Second Half of 2024 for Human Moon Landing

For six months, NASA has been chasing big plans to land humans near the south pole of the moon in 2024. That deadline came from Vice President […]
September 14, 2019

US Moon Landing Hopefuls Watch Silent India Lander — and Learn

As India attempted a daring moon landing last week — and in the wake of the apparent crash of its lander — NASA and U.S. companies have watched […]
September 8, 2019

India Just Found Its Lost Vikram Lander on the Moon, Still No Signal

India’s Chandrayaan-2 orbiter circling the moon has spotted the country’s lost Vikram lander on the lunar surface, but there is still no signal from the lander, according to […]
September 6, 2019

Europe and US are Going to Try and Deflect an Asteroid

Next week, asteroid researchers and spacecraft engineers from all around the world will gather in Rome to discuss the latest in asteroid defense. The three-day International AIDA […]
September 5, 2019

NASA refines plans for Artemis lunar lander

WASHINGTON — NASA has updated a draft solicitation for crewed lunar landers, adjusting details about how it plans to procure landers to meet the agency’s goal […]
September 4, 2019

SpaceX Fires Up Rocket in Prep for 1st Astronaut Launch with Crew Dragon

We’re still not sure when that launch will occur, however. paceX has fired up the rocket that will launch the first crewed mission in the company’s […]
August 29, 2019

Scientists Test Mars Spacesuit By Climbing a Glacier in Iceland

Explorers tested Mars tech on Earth. A team of researchers and explorers ventured inside of a volcano and out to some of the most remote stretches […]