It Will Take Only A Single SpaceX Starship To Launch A Space Station

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th Feb, 2024
by Alex Muller

Spaceflight is much cheaper these days thanks to SpaceX driving down launch costs, and the ability to launch pre-assembled space stations could further slash the overall bill.

US Space Force's Not-So-Secret X-37B Spaceplane Roars Into Orbit

Posted in Science on 29th Dec, 2023
by Alex Muller

According to the Space Force, OTV-7 will carry, in addition to its secret payload, experiments for future space domain awareness technologies and determining the long-term effects of space radiation, including a NASA experiment that will expose plant seeds to hard radiation for a prolonged period of time.

Rockets and satellites are shedding metal into the atmosphere

Posted in Science on 26th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

The presence of those metals could change the chemistry of the stratosphere.

How SpaceX Will Launch Starship Again

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 25th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

On September 8, the FAA closed its inquiry, citing 63 corrective actions SpaceX would need to take before its second attempt to send Starship to orbit.

DARPA And NASA Plan Orbital Nuclear Rocket Test

Posted in Hardware, Science on 29th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

NASA and DARPA have agreed to develop and test a nuclear rocket engine in space as soon as 2027.