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A New Technique to Make Lighter Radiation Shielding For Spacecraft: Rust.

A new technique for creating lighter and cheaper radiation shielding involves a secret ingredient: rust!

1 month ago

NASA is Going to Add a Commercial Module to the Space Station

NASA's plan to open up the International Space Station (ISS) to commercial activity is gaining ground. They have a vision…

2 months ago

Scientists Figure Out How to Continuously Watch the Entire Planet With Just 4 Satellites

A new study has shown that optimal global satellite coverage can be achieved with just four satellites, and in a…

3 months ago

New Project Headed by Apollo’s Charlie Duke to Send Messages to Space

When astronaut Charlie Duke walked on the Moon in April of 1972 during the Apollo 16 mission, he brought along…

4 months ago

Using Balloons to Launch Rockets

LEO Aerospace is developing a "Rockoon" system that will provide commercial launch services for microsatellites, as well as a platforms…

4 months ago

SpaceX is Sure They’ll be Able to Land Starship on the Moon in 2022

As the president of SpaceX said at the 2019 IAC, the company hopes to conduct missions to the Moon by…

5 months ago

Skylon’s SABRE Engine Passes a Big Test

Reaction Engines Ltd. recently passed a major milestone with the development of their SABRE engine, which could lead to spaceplanes…

5 months ago

Robotic Spiders to Explore the Moon? Yes, Please!

UK startup Spacebit is looking to democratize space with its Walking Rover mission, which will be the UK's first lunar…

6 months ago

NASA is Working on Electric Airplanes

One of the chief aims of space agencies and commercial aerospace these days is reducing the associated costs of space…

6 months ago

Elon Musk Shows us What’s Inside the Starship

Elon Musk recently upload a video that shows that the interior of the Starship's prototype cargo bay.

6 months ago