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NASA’s next big rocket maybe won’t launch until June 2020,

The Space Launch System, likely won’t launch The first flight of NASA’s next big rocket until June 2020, tho’ it’s now formally scheduled to get off the ground sometime in Dec 2019, according to the space agency. The new official date marks a 1-year delay for the monster vehicle that’s meant to require astronauts into […]

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Next Mars 2020 rover will observe the red planet with 23 eyes

The Mars 2020 rover are able to show us more of the Red Planet than any of its predecessors ever did. NASA says the extraterrestrial vehicle are equipped with twenty three cameras, six over Curiosity’s and all lots more capable. Seven of those “eyes” are tasked with collecting data for scientific experiments, 9 are engineering […]

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NASA and Germany are about to refresh their climate science satellites

An Earth science mission launched more than 15 years ago has finally come to an end, slightly earlier than previously expected, NASA announced Oct. 27.   In a statement, NASA said the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) mission, carried out in cooperation with the German space agency DLR, had ended science operations after the […]

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NASA joins a host of nations nasa’s new goal sending humans to the surface of the Moon again

Earlier this month, vice president mike Pence made nasa new goal clear: the space agency is tasked with sending humans to the surface of the Moon once more, this time to make a foundation for deep space missions. tho’ it’s unclear exactly how the administration plans to pull this off, the new mission could be […]

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Orbital Launches

Vector and Virginia Announce 3 Upcoming Orbital Launches from Wallops Island

Virginia’s governor declared that microsatellite delivery company Vector has organized a trio of launches from the state’s spaceport on Wallops Island. while the notice gave no info on the payloads or customers, they’ll be terribly small compared to typical commercial satellites: the corporate’s launch vehicle, the 39-foot Vector-R, will only carry 145 pounds into orbit. […]

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Relativity Space Make Rockets

Stargate 3D printer could help Relativity Space Make Rockets

A new startup known as relativity space founded by 2 aerospace engineers needs to use huge 3D printers to produce rockets without humans needed on the factory floor, with the ultimate aim of driving the price of rocket launches down from their current rate of around $100 million to just about $10 million per launch. […]

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