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Boeing Tapped To Build 10 Core Stages For Artemis Missions

Posted in Science on 18th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

When the SLS goes into service, it will be able to launch the 27-tonne manned Orion spacecraft into a translunar orbit as well as be able to put up to 130 tonnes (the equivalent of 22 elephants) into low-Earth orbit.

UK To Send 'walking' Spider Robot To The Moon In Its First Lunar Rover Mission

Posted in Hardware, Science on 13th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

The UK's first ever moon rover will launch into space in 2021 in a bid to unlock the secrets of the lunar surface.

NASA Tests Mars 2020 Rover Descent Stage Separation

Posted in Hardware, Science on 7th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA engineers have completed a successful separation test of the Mars 2020 rover and its descent stage that will deliver it to the surface of the Red Planet.

SpaceX Will Go To Orbit With Starship ASAP After 20 Km Test Works

Posted in Hardware, Science on 7th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Elon Musk indicates that SpaceX will for orbit with Starship as soon as possible after the 20-kilometer test. The timing is based upon building the increased number of Raptor engines.

Elon Musk Says Prototype Starship Will Fly In A Matter Of Months

Posted in Hardware, Science on 1st Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Elon Musk has given an update on SpaceX’s ambitious Starship spacecraft and booster, stating that it could be possible to launch a crewed mission as early as next year.