We owe our current digital age to the 1960s Space Race. What will today’s Space Race herald for the future? This summer, on July 20, we will mark the golden anniversary of the first-ever Moon landing, and we’ll do so … Continue reading Why the Moon landing matters, 50 years later
SpaceX will attempt to pull off the world’s first successful triple rocket landing during the company’s first commercial Falcon Heavy flight mission today (April 10), and you can watch it all live online. The Falcon Heavy megarocket, the most powerful … Continue reading Watch SpaceX Attempt a Triple Rocket Landing During Falcon Heavy Launch Today!
The International Space Station (ISS) is about to take delivery of a couple of robotic “bees” that will help take care of routine chores and also participate in experiments conducted by controllers on the ground. Dubbed “Astrobee,” the compact, cube-shaped … Continue reading Robotic bees are set to invade the International Space Station
“Starship needs to be ready to fly again immediately after landing.” For months in south Texas, SpaceX employees have been assembling a test version of the upper stage for its next-generation launch system. This prototype “Starship” is far from space-worthy, … Continue reading SpaceX to begin testing its Starship spacecraft this week
NASA has selected nine teams to study untouched moon samples brought back to Earth by the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions, which have been locked away in storage for the past 50 years. The teams have been handed a … Continue reading NASA to open untouched moon samples for 1st time since Apollo missions (VIDEO)
NASA TV posted raw video of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule splashing into the Atlantic Ocean earlier today, and it’s truly a sight to behold. This particular craft was unmanned, but it’s theoretically capable of carrying human beings into space and … Continue reading Video of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule returning to Earth is pretty stunning
Humans have entered SpaceX’s Crew Dragon while in orbit for the first time, just hours after the commercial spacecraft docked at the International Space Station on Sunday morning. The new space vehicle, carrying only cargo and a human dummy, launched … Continue reading Space Station Celebrates ‘A New Era’ In Exploration With Arrival Of SpaceX Capsule