NASA

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.

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.

NASA confirms Europa Clipper mission to study Jupiter's icy moon

Posted in Science on 25th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA says that, though the mission has a launch readiness date of 2025, the agency plans to have it ready by 2023 to reduce costs.

Only SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Will Take Us Far Beyond Apollo by 2030

Posted in Hardware, Science on 14th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX Starship could have its orbital prototype versions flying by the end of this year and it should reach orbit within a year.

NASA Announces 19 Partnerships For Moon and Mars Enabling Technology

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 31st Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA has 19 new technology research projects for technology to enable Moon to Mars exploration.