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The Lunar Gateway Will be in a “Near-Rectilinear Halo Orbit”

After months of discussion, the space agencies behind the Lunar Gateway have decided how the space station will orbit the…

11 months ago

Soyuz Launch Carrying Two Astronauts is Forced to Abort, Landing Safely Back on Earth

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two crew members to the ISS has experienced a booster failure. The craft executed an emergency…

2 years ago

2 US Astronauts Conduct Unplanned, Rapidly Executed Contingency Space Walk on Space Station

In the space of just 3 days, a pair of NASA astronauts conducted an unplanned and rapidly executed contingency space…

3 years ago

Preleminary Results In NASA Twins Study Released

NASA has released the preliminary results of their study of prolonged stays in space on the human body.

3 years ago

What Is The Interplanetary Transport Network?

Sure, if you've got lots of energy, you can zip around the Solar System. But if you’ve got time and…

4 years ago

Big Breach In 2nd Stage Helium System Likely Triggered Catastrophic Falcon 9 Explosion: SpaceX

Investigators have determined that a “large breach” in the second stage helium system likely triggered the catastrophic Falcon 9 launch…

4 years ago

How High is Space?

Where our atmosphere ends and space begins has been the subject of debate for some time. But thanks to decades…

4 years ago

What Are The Lagrange Points?

There are places in the Solar System where the forces of gravity balance out perfectly. Places we can use to…

4 years ago

The Bigelow Expandable Module Is About To Blow Up

The BEAM (Bigelow Expandable Activity Module) is attached to the International Space Station, and will be carefully inflated on Thursday,…

4 years ago

Inflatable Space Habitat To Be Tested On The ISS

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, an inflatable space habitat, will be launched onboard a SpaceX Falcon then attached to the…

4 years ago