space station

Chinese space station: Beijing invites world to join its project as ISS support falters

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jun, 2018
by Alex Muller

China just declared it's building a new space station. With Beijing inviting the world to climb aboard, is this the start of a new space race?

Startup will launch luxury space hotel in 2021 and charge about $800,000 per night

Posted in Science on 8th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

By early 2022, they aim to be hosting tourists, astronauts, space research, and manufacturing on board Aurora Station in LEO.

Up to 200 pound pieces of Chinas Space Station could hit the Earths Surface

Posted in Hardware on 21st Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Pieces weighing up to 200 pounds of Chinas space station could make it to the surface when the 8.5-tonne laboratory breaks up.

BEAM's first year on ISS expands potential of inflatable space habitats

Posted in Hardware on 29th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), a prototype inflatable space station module, has now been attached to the ISS for a year.

No one knows what to do with the International Space Station

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Congress has only approved funding through 2024. What happens then?