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NASA certifies SpaceX's Falcon 9 for its most expensive missions

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2018 05:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Falcon 9 Block 5, the rocket's newest iteration recently earned LSP's Category 3 certification, which enables the company to launch the agency's highest-priority payloads.
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Plan to find and explore Ocean Worlds and search for life

Posted in Science on 8th Nov, 2018 03:58 AM
by Alex Muller
The exploration of ocean worlds like Europa and Ceres over the next several decades.
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Space Force will be more about putting up new space weapons and not space marines

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2018 01:11 AM
by Alex Muller
The U.S. military is creating the Space Force as a sixth branch.
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China plans moon missions and a space station

Posted in Science on 31st Oct, 2018 04:14 AM
by Alex Muller
China space program has several moon missions, a three-module space station by 2022, robotic mission to Mars and more.
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SpaceX Borrowing to Global Internet and BFR future

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2018 08:23 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is raising $500 million in a loan which will help fund the SpaceX BFR and the buildout of the Starlink satellite network.
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SpaceX heading to two to four Falcon Heavy paid launches per year

Posted in Science on 27th Oct, 2018 02:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Viasat has contracted a SpaceX Falcon Heavy to launch a ViaSat-3 Satellite.
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SpaceX competitor Vector raises $70 million to build more rockets

Posted in Science on 22nd Oct, 2018 02:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Vector focuses on the use of smaller rockets to put microsatellites in orbit and make deliveries.
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Lunar landscape testing ground to be built in Germany

Posted in Science on 19th Oct, 2018 11:02 AM
by Alex Muller
To help prepare astronauts for a longer return trip, the European Space Agency (ESA) has outlined a new facility that will recreate the lunar surface as accurately as possible.
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SpaceX rocket competitors get some US Air force help

Posted in Science on 15th Oct, 2018 03:03 PM
by Alex Muller
The US Air Force gave out contracts for rockets Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and United Launch Alliance to develop launch system prototypes.
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SpaceX BFR will beat SLS rocket to orbit

Posted in Science on 13th Oct, 2018 08:59 PM
by Alex Muller
The NASA auditor has just produced a report which indicates the first test flight of the first version of the SLS will likely slip badly from June 2020.
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Anti-aging treatment against senescent cells

Posted in Science on 13th Oct, 2018 08:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Unity Biotechnology is developing treatments to eliminating senescent cells, which are a fundamental mechanism of aging.
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The Chernobyl area fires back up to produce power as a new solar power plant

Posted in Science on 8th Oct, 2018 06:36 PM
by Alex Muller
More than 30 years after the worst nuclear disaster in history, the Chernobyl area is once again producing power.
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NASA announces SpaceX crewed flight June 2019

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2018 08:29 AM
by Alex Muller
NASA has announced the first crewed flight by a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) is expected to take place in June 2019.
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Blue Origin lunar mission in 2023 and Lockheed pitches a Lunar Lander

Posted in Science on 5th Oct, 2018 01:58 AM
by Alex Muller
Lockheed Martin revealed a giant crewed lunar lander concept and showed how the reusable lander aligns with NASA’s missions.
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DARPA high-resolution neural interfaces

Posted in Science on 5th Oct, 2018 01:56 AM
by Alex Muller
DARPA seeks to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery, in its new program, Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3).
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Moon Express raises $12.5 million and targets 2020 for moon mission

Posted in Science on 3rd Oct, 2018 06:41 AM
by Alex Muller
Moon Express is planning to send new robotic explorers to the Moon starting in 2020.
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