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SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Nails In-Flight Abort Test! Next Stop, the ISS!

SpaceX nailed the in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon capsule this weekend, putting them one step closer to sending…

7 days 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,…

1 week ago

Starliner Launches But it Can’t Reach the Station

Boeing's Starliner crew capsule launched successfully, but a mishap prevented it from docking with the ISS. The ship is undamaged…

1 month ago

Astronomers Map the Surface of a Pulsar

Using NICER data, two teams of researchers were able to map the surface of a pulsar for the first time…

1 month 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…

2 months ago

Luca Parmitano Takes the Wheel and Test Drives a Rover From Space.

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano just completed the second round of tests where he remotely-controlled a rover on Earth from the…

2 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…

2 months ago

ESA Astronaut Luca Parmitano will be Controlling a Rover From Space

The ESA has begun conducting experiments as part of their Analog project, which will allow human operators to control robotic…

2 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.…

3 months ago

Time-lapse Captured from the International Space Station

400 photos. 11 minutes. That's what it took to create this time-lapse of the Earth and stars as the International…

3 months ago