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U.S. and Russian Scientists Are Making Plans to Go Back to the Moon Together

Posted in Science on 20th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Organizations on both sides are quietly toying with the idea of going back to the moon together. That is, if politics don't get in the way.

NASAs Mars-Bound Rocket Just Passed a Major Test

Posted in Science on 29th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

NASA successfully fired-up one of those 77-tonne rocket boosters by lighting it up at full power, all while never leaving the ground.

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.

NASAs Mega-Rocket Will Launch Craft to Mars and Carry 13 CubeSats

Posted in Science on 15th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The first flight of NASA's new rocket, the enormous SLS, will carry 13 CubeSats and a spacecraft bound for the Red Planet.