Blue Origin

Blue Origin tests with the ‘Crew Capsule 2.0’ with huge windows in space

#NewShepard had a successful first flight of Crew Capsule 2.0 today. Complete with windows and our instrumented test dummy. He had a great ride. @BlueOrigin — Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) December 13, 2017 Jeff Bezos’ rocket company is not quite ready for space tourism, but today’s test flight gets it a bit closer. Bezos tweeted […]

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govt secret mission

SpaceX will launching a govt secret mission called ‘Zuma’

On Nov sixteenth, between 8 PM and 10 PM eastern, SpaceX is sending a secret payload known as “Zuma” beyond our atmosphere. The aerospace corporation test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket on Nov 11th with the intention of launching the mission on the 15th. while the most recent target date was moved by a day, and […]

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Dream Chaser

Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser completes glide test flight

If the Sierra Nevada goes to meet supply missions for the International space station and the United Nations, to prove that its Dream Chaser spacecraft is ready to fly… and it simply took an enormous step in this direction. the company has said a glide test flight completed the Dream Chaser on Nov 11th, Launched […]

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next big rocket

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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first printer upgrade

The ISS is getting its first printer upgrade in 17 years

When they are not busy spacewalking, astronauts carry out the same boring tasks as us — like printing. But, chances are, the printer in your home is newer than the one on the International space station (ISS). The heap of junk aboard the spacecraft is seventeen years old, making it ripe for replacement. Enter HP, […]

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billion investment

Saudi Arabia plans $1 billion investment Richard Branson’s space companies

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia intends to invest $1 billion in Virgin group space companies, according to billionaire Richard Branson’s conglomerate on Thursday.   The contract is described as a “partnership on spaceflight, satellite launch and space-centric entertainment,” backed by the public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia. The venture will fuel 3 Virgin companies – […]

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Commercial Crew

Boeing builds towards its First Commercial Crew Flight Test

  The Atlas V rocket that will launch Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for the company’s uncrewed Orbital Flight Test for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is coming together inside a United Launch Alliance facility in Decatur, Alabama.   The uncrewed Orbital Flight Test is intended to prove the design of the integrated space system prior to […]

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