Orion

NASA To Build A Habitat For Living On Mars

Posted in Science on 2nd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

As a part of the 2016 NASA budget, congress has asked NASA to design a 'habitation module' that astronauts might use to camp out on mars.

Review gives NASA's Space Launch System the tick of approval

Posted in Science on 26th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The final review paves the way for full-scale fabrication of the first exploration-class rocket since the Saturn V and the most powerful rocket ever built.

A surprise asteroid will give Earth a safe halloween flyby

Posted in Science on 19th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The asteroid was discovered less than two weeks ago using the Pan-STARRS array in Hawaii and is the largest object to so closely approach our planet in recent times.

NASA's Orion spacecraft passes key review

Posted in Science on 19th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Once finished, Orion will be the first spacecraft designed to allow astronauts to operate beyond Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) since the Apollo program.

Orion astronaut flight faces delay to 2023

Posted in Science on 18th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

The Space Launch System (SLS) is more powerful than the Apollo program's Saturn V, and is due to make its debut with the Orion vehicle in an uncrewed configuration, in late 2018.