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NASA tells Boeing to Make 61 Corrective Actions to Starliner Before the Program can Continue

An independent review has found 61 issues that need to be fixed before Boeing's CST-100 Starliner can take to space…

2 weeks ago

SpaceX Launches its Last Dragon 1 Mission to the ISS

SpaceX just launched its 20th mission as part of its resupply services to the ISS, which also happened to be…

3 weeks ago

Future Astronauts Could Enjoy Fresh Vegetables From an Autonomous Orbital Greenhouse

A team from a Russian polytechnic university is working on an autonomous space module where fresh vegetables could be grown…

1 month ago

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir Took a Space Selfie, Capturing her Reflection in the Space Station

If there's an award for "Selfie of the Year" NASA astronaut Jessica Meir just won it. (more…)

2 months 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

Crew Dragon Abort Test is Scheduled for Saturday Morning

On Saturday morning, Jan. 18th, 2020, SpaceX and NASA will be conducting the in-flight abort test of the Crew Dragon,…

3 months ago

Cool Photo of Canadarm2 With its Dextre Hand. Oh and the Earth. That’s Nice Too.

Check out this image of the Canadian Space Agency's (CSA) Canadarm2 on the International Space Station. The CSA's Dextre is…

4 months ago

Astronauts are Going to Attach a “Robot Hotel” to the Outside of the International Space Station

The Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS) unit recently launched for the ISS, where it will be integrated and provide a home…

4 months ago

Cancer Seems to Have Trouble Spreading in Microgravity

A team of Australian researchers have found evidence that microgravity can disrupt the spread of cancer cells, which could lead…

4 months ago

Boeing and Airstream Show off Their New Astronaut Transport Vehicle: the Astrovan II

When it comes to brand recognition, Airstream's got game. Their silver, space-age looking travel trailers and touring coaches are iconic.…

5 months ago