Should we be worried about SpaceX's plan to fuel the falcon 9 with astronauts on board?

Posted in Hardware on 13th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Why would SpaceX want to board astronauts it this way, what are the risks, and is there any way to mitigate those risks?

Orbital ATK Antares successfully launches with a return to flight after 2014 rocket failure

Posted in Hardware on 19th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

2 years ago a rocket failure was blamed on a pump in one of the engines, left over from the Soviet manned lunar program of the 70s.

Space techs 3 hottest areas for investing

Posted in Hardware on 11th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Some areas that VCs considered highly promising a year or two ago are now considered overhyped.

Jeff Williams breaks u.s. record for most days in space

Posted in Science on 26th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

He's returning on September 5. Then, he'll have logged 534 cumulative days in space.

With the installation of the Docking Adapter, the ISS is ready for the private spaceflight era

Posted in Science on 21st Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

space station transitions from the era of Space Shuttle transportation to that of privatized spaceflight.