Commercial Space

SpaceX Shows Off Its New Extravehicular Activity Suit

In February 2022, SpaceX and entrepreneur/philanthropist Jared Isaacman (commander of the Inspiration4 mission) announced they were launching a new program…

2 weeks ago

Lunar Night Permanently Ends the Odysseus Mission

On February 15th, Intuitive Machines (IM) launched its first Nova-C class spacecraft from Kennedy Space Center in Florida atop a…

2 months ago

Watch the Varda Capsule’s Entire Fiery Atmospheric Re-Entry

Here’s a front row seat on what it would be like to return to Earth inside a space capsule. Varda…

3 months ago

A Capsule With Antiviral Drugs Grown in Space Returns to Earth

On Wednesday, February 21st, at 01:40 p.m. PST (04:40 p.m. EST), an interesting package returned to Earth from space. This…

3 months ago

Watch a House-Sized Space Habitat (Intentionally) Burst

We live in an age of renewed space exploration, colloquially known as Space Age 2.0. Unlike the previous one, this…

4 months ago

Dream Chaser is Getting Tested at NASA

After a journey spanning almost two decades, Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser reusable spaceplane, named Tenacity, is officially undergoing environmental…

5 months ago

Blue Origin’s New Shepard Completes 24th Flight; New Glenn Hopefully on the Horizon

Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched and landed today at the company’s Launch Site One in West Texas, with…

5 months ago

Threats From Above Lead the List of Space Concerns in New Survey

Sending astronauts to the moon is OK — but more Americans think NASA should instead put a high priority on…

10 months ago

Reusable Rockets Could Fly Back to Their Launch Sites With Wings

A study supported by the French Space Agency describes a "reusability kit" that will make any first stage booster retrievable.

11 months ago

ULA Test Fires its New Vulcan Rocket

The United Launch Alliance took a major step with the first successful test firing of the Vulcan first stage.

12 months ago