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.

NASA Successfully Tests Engine For Future Mars Mission

Posted in Science on 14th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

NASA completed one of the last tests of an engine that will help to propel its Orion crew capsule on future deep-space missions

The SpaceX expolsion has delayed the Falcon Heavy

Posted in Science on 12th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

SpaceX has said it's Falcon Heavy rocket, which might be the most powerful on Earth when it comes into service, has been grounded by further delays.

Most powerful rocket ever edges closer to lift-off

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) has completed its critical design review; a major stepping stone on the way to becoming certified for manned spaceflight.