Technology

NASA to provide a scientific instrument to the Japanese-led Mars Moon eXploration (MMX) mission.

NASA to Assist Japanese-led MMX Sample Return Mission to Mars

Agency officials have confirmed that NASA will assist with the Japanese-led sample return Mars Moon eXploration (MMX) mission. Set to be launched in 2024,...
NASA's James Webb Telescope has successfully completed cryogenic vacuum testing.

NASA’s James Webb Telescope has Completed Cryogenic Vacuum Testing

NASA’s James Webb Telescope has completed cryogenic vacuum testing at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. The historic telescope spent a total of 90...
The U.S. Defense Department has awarded Virgin Orbit its first contract for their LauncherOne vehicle.

Virgin Orbit Secures First Contract for LauncherOne Vehicle

Virgin Orbit representatives have revealed that the launch provider has secured the first contract for their LauncherOne vehicle. The contract has been awarded by...
Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser spacecraft has successfully completed a free flight glide test.

Dream Chaser Spacecraft Successfully Completes Free Flight Glide Test

Sierra Nevada Corporation successfully completed its second free flight glide test of their Dream Chaser utility spacecraft on November 11. After being released from...
Sierra Nevada to conduct second Dream Chaser glide test next week.

Dream Chaser Expected to Undergo Second Glide Test Next Week

The Dream Chaser is expected to undergo its second glide test as early as next week according to NASA representatives. The expected date of...
A Space X Block 5 Merlin Engine exploded on a test stand on Saturday November 4.

SpaceX Merlin Engine Explodes on Test Stand

A SpaceX Merlin rocket engine has exploded on a test stand at the company's McGregor test facility in Texas. The incident occurred on Saturday...
Andy Weir discusses Lunar settlements and his new book, Artemis.

Andy Weir Discusses Lunar Settlements and His New Book Artemis

In a recent interview with Business Insider, The Martian author Andy Weir discussed the viability of Lunar and Martian settlements. Following his hit first...
NASA award contracts for Power and Propulsion studies for Deep Space Gateway.

NASA Awards 5 Contracts for Deep Space Gateway Studies

Five companies have been awarded NASA funding to conduct studies on the development of a power and propulsion module for the proposed Deep Space...
NASA's Mars 2020 rover will feature 23 individual cameras.

Mars 2020 Rover Will Feature 23 Cameras

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover will deploy more cameras to the Martian surface than ever before. The $2.1 billion (€1.8 billion) rover features no fewer...
NASA official have again delayed the announcement of the launch date for EM-1.

NASA Delay Announcement of EM-1 Launch Date

NASA officials have again delayed the announcement of the revised launch date for Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1). The agency has cited interruptions caused by...

Latest News

The Fisher Space Pen company has released a commemorative Apollo 11 space pen.

Fisher Release $700 Commemorative Apollo 11 Pen

The Fisher Space Pen company has released a limited-edition pen to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. Fisher...
Budweiser release a commemorative Apollo 11 Moon landing beer.

Budweiser Release Limited-Edition Commemorative Apollo 11 Beer

Budweiser has released a limited-edition beer to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. According to the company, the Discovery Reserve American Red...
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has suffered a catastrophic failure during testing.

Video: Crew Dragon Spacecraft Suffers Catastrophic Failure During Testing

A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has suffered a catastrophic failure that has reportedly “all but destroyed” the vehicle. The failure occurred during testing of...
The wreckage of Falcon Heavy core booster B1055 returns to port.

Wreckage of the Falcon Heavy Core that Toppled Over in Rough Seas Returns to...

The wreckage of the Falcon Heavy core booster that toppled over in rough seas last week has returned to port at Cape Canaveral. The...
Christina Koch's 328-day stay aboard the International Space Station will break the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman

NASA Announce Record-Setting Extended ISS Stay for Christina Koch

NASA and the agency’s International Space Station (ISS) partners have announced a revised crew schedule that will see Christina Koch remain onboard the station...