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Crew Dragon Exploded Back in April Because of a Nitrogen Tetroxide Leak

SpaceX has revealed the cause of the accident that took place back in April, attributing it to a leak that…

2 days ago

Move Over SpaceX. Amazon Wants To Launch Thousands of Internet Satellites Too

Back in April 2019 Amazon signaled its intention to get into the internet satellite business. Following in the footsteps of…

7 days ago

Virgin Orbit Tests its Satellite-Delivery Rocket for the First Time

Virgin Orbit achieved a milestone with a successful drop test of their LauncherOne rocket. Once complete, this system will deliver…

7 days ago

SpaceX has Lost Contact With 3 of its Starlink Satellites

Back in May 23rd, 2019, SpaceX launched the first batch of its Starlink constellation, a fleet of satellites that will…

2 weeks ago

Robotic asteroid mining spacecraft wins a grant from NASA

This year, the NASA's NIAC Program is looking at some really interesting ideas - such as a water-powered, laser-shooting, asteroid-mining…

1 month ago

Sen has Launched a 4K Video Stream to Space

In their drive towards "democratizing space", the private aerospace company Sen recently demonstrated the capabilities of their 4K video streaming…

2 months ago

SpaceX just launched 60 satellites for its Starlink Constellation. Internet service providers should be very worried.

SpaceX just launched the first 60 satellites that will make up their Starlink broadband internet service provider.

2 months ago

Most of the Solar System Should be a Protected Wilderness. One-Eighth Left for Mining and Resource Exploitation

A new study by an astrophysicist and a professor of ethics takes a look at the future of humanity in…

2 months ago

The World’s Biggest Aircraft – the Rocket-Launching Stratolaunch – Completes its First Test Flight

Stratolaunch recently conducted the first test flight of its air-carrier plane, the largest and heaviest aircraft in the world.

3 months ago

SpaceX Does it Again with Second Retrieval of Falcon Heavy Rocket

This week, SpaceX conducted the first commercial launch of the Falcon Heavy (and second launch overall) and managed to bring…

3 months ago