SpaceX Launches Used Dragon Capsule on Historic 3rd Cargo Run to Space Station

Posted in Business, Science on 26th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Today marks the first time a Dragon has flown to the space station three times, but it won't be the last. Each of the next two cargo resupply missions; CRS-19 and CRS-20; will also be the third flight for their respective Dragon spacecraft.

NASA announces SpaceX crewed flight June 2019

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2018
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.

Chinese space station: Beijing invites world to join its project as ISS support falters

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

China just declared it's building a new space station. With Beijing inviting the world to climb aboard, is this the start of a new space race?

Trump administration reportedly moving to privatise the International Space Station

Posted in Business on 11th Feb, 2018
by Alex Muller

The Trump administration is planning to privatise the ISS instead of simply decommissioning the orbiting international experiment in 2024.

Genes in Space-3 Successfully Identifies Unknown Microbes in Space

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

To identify microbes aboard the ISS would be revolutionary for the world of microbiology and space exploration.