space

NASA's Plan To Build A Base Camp On The Moon Sounds Like Sci-Fi, But It's Real

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2020
by Alex Muller

VIPER and other lunar rovers will wander around the moon's surface looking for resources humans will need in order to spend any significant amount of time there, like oxygen and water.

SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Hopes to massivly outperform and outprice the NASA Space Launch System (SLS) Rocket

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

Elon has said that mass production will bring the cost of the Starship down to $5 million.

Airbus to continue work on ESA's Fetch Mars rover

Posted in Hardware, Science on 17th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

ESA has awarded a contract to Airbus Defence and Space to go ahead on the next phase to develop the advanced Sample Fetch Rover.

Northrop Grumman selected to design and build Gateway's habitat module

Posted in Science on 8th Jun, 2020
by Alex Muller

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a US$187 million contract to design the Habitation And Logistics Outpost (HALO) crew module for NASA's Gateway deep space outpost.

NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with SpaceX launch

Posted in Business, Science on 31st May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The exhilarating spectacle of the rocket soaring flawlessly into the heavens came as a welcome triumph for a nation gripped by civil unrest, as well as ongoing fear and economic upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic.