space

Two Thousand SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Launches for the Price of One SLS Launch

Posted in Business, Hardware on 8th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

The SLS is getting $2.5-4 billion of funding each year from 2021-2025. The plan is to launch 4 times in that five year period. Each SLS is costs $3-5 billion.

Analysis of Super-Earth atmosphere reveals potentially-habitable world

Posted in Business, Science on 1st Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

The main differences between an Earth-like and a Neptune-like exoplanet come down to the ratio of atmosphere-to-rock, as well as the composition of both.

Astra Launching Rockets Moved in a Shipping Container Needing Only Days to Prepare

Posted in Business, Hardware on 26th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Astra is currently offering dedicated launch services of 50kg-150kg payloads (to 500km SSO reference orbit) in 2020 and 2021.

First direct marsquake data reveals a seismically active Red Planet

Posted in Science on 25th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

The spacecraft’s primary sensor has now pulled in the first ever direct measurements of seismic activity on Mars, which mission scientists can use as window to better understand the planet’s insides and its potential to harbor life.

SpaceX Will Fly Four Tourists to Orbit in 2021-2022 on NASA Approved Crew Dragon

Posted in Business, Science on 21st Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

This mission will be the first orbital space tourism experience provided entirely with American technology.