The First 3D Printer To Use Molten Metal In Space Is Headed To The ISS This Week

Posted in Hardware, Science on 27th Feb, 2024
by Alex Muller

Further out, metal 3D printing could contribute to ESA's vision of a "Circular space economy," in which material from old satellites, spent rocket stages, and other infrastructure is recycled into new structures, tools, and parts as needed.

SpaceX's Starship Tapped To Launch Starlab Space Station Into Orbit

Posted in Science on 1st Feb, 2024
by Alex Muller

Two ambitious space projects move ahead as Voyager Space and Airbus announce that the partners have selected SpaceX's Starship rocket to boost their Starlab space station into orbit sometime before the International Space Station is abandoned.

Russia To Walk Away From International Space Station After 2024

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The International Space Station will lose Russian support after 2024.

Astronauts successfully roll out and power up new solar arrays on ISS

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

NASA and its partners are locked in a constant cycle of repair, refurbishment and replacement in order to keep the station in working order.

SpaceX Crew Dragon Safely Returns Astronauts

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 9th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

The Demo-2 mission is the final major milestone for SpaceX’s human spaceflight system to be certified by NASA for operational crew missions to and from the International Space Station.