Commercial Space

Another Starship Test Tank is Pushed to the Limit and Explodes

SpaceX just passed another milestone with the SN7.1 test tank, which they tested to failure by pressurizing it until it…

4 weeks ago

Astronauts are Getting a New Toilet Next Week

When astronauts have to go, NASA wants them to boldly go. A new space toilet is heading to the International…

1 month ago

Design for a Space Habitat With Artificial Gravity That Could Be Grown Larger Over Time to Fit More People

There are two main approaches that humanity can take to living in space.  The one more commonly portrayed is of…

1 month ago

The Space Court Foundation is Now in Session!

The Space Court Foundation hopes to play a pivotal role in the evolving domain of space law, which is going…

1 month ago

The SpaceX Starship Could be Making its Biggest Hop Yet (and a Belly-Flop) Next Month!

Elon Musk and SpaceX appear to be gearing up for a high-altitude hop test with the SN8 before the end…

1 month ago

Electron Rocket’s 13th Launch Failed, Destroying its Satellite Payload

In what would have been the 12th successful launch of their Electron rocket, Rocket Lab

4 months ago

Behold! The Martian Menu, Courtesy of Mars City Design!

Every year since 2012, Mars City Design hosts the Mars Feast Gala, where talented chefs create tantalizing entrees based on…

4 months ago

What Does it Mean to Be a Space Architect?

In a recent article, space architect Anastasia Prosina explores the concept of space architecture and how it will play a…

4 months ago

Crew Dragon Will Be Launching on May 27th

NASA and SpaceX are targeting May 27, 2020 for an historic mission: the launch of the first astronauts on the…

6 months ago

Rocket Lab was Able to Catch Falling Inert Rocket Stage With a Helicopter, Continuing Their Path to Reusability

Just prior to the isolation order, commercial launch provider Rocket Lab conducted a successful mid-air recovery of a test stage,…

6 months ago