Orion

NASA Says Falcon Heavy+Orion Best Option For Humans on the Moon by 2024

Posted in Hardware, Science on 4th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA concluded that a mission profile in which Falcon Heavy places Orion, a service module,and an ICPS upper stage in orbit in a single launch may be the only option for a near-term commercial alternative for Orion’s first operational test flight.

NASA Pushes for Moon, Deep Space with Crucial Tests

Posted in Science on 28th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

With the moon as its immediate goal, NASA is pushing hard on deep space exploration.

13 Cubesats to launch to moon in 2018 including Skyfire and Lunar Flashlight to look for ice and resources

Posted in Hardware on 10th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Game-changing capability for expanded human exploration, planetary science and physics.

Space experts say sending humans to Mars worth the risk

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2016
by Alex Muller

There's a long-standing joke that NASA is always 20 years from putting astronauts on Mars. A to-do list from 2015 looks remarkably similar to one compiled in 1990.

European Space Agency races to meet the Orion spacecraft deadline

Posted in Hardware on 21st May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The plan is for Orion and its service module launch atop the Space Launch System rocket in 2018.