Thrusters aboard Russian new Multipurpose Laboratory Module fired unexpectedly just hours after the module docked with the International Space Station.

New space station module malfunctions hours after docking

Hours after docking with the International Space Station, the Russian Multipurpose Laboratory Module unexpectedly fired its thrusters which pushed the station out of its...
Jeff Bezos has offered over $2 billion in funding in a bid to secure a NASA lunar lander contract for the Blue Origin-led National Team.

Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to secure a lunar lander contract

In an open letter to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson penned by billionaire founder Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin offered more than $2 billion to be...

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