Space Perspective raises $40M for balloons that can take people into space

Posted in Business, Science on 16th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

Space Perspective hopes to gently take you into space.

Space-junk sail to help deorbit its own launch vehicle

Posted in Hardware, Science on 6th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

This sail is large enough to help deorbit not only a satellite, but also a booster rocket upper stage from an altitude of up to 400 miles.

Radiation could restrict crewed Mars missions to less than four years

Posted in Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

An international team of scientists has calculated that a crewed mission to Mars should only last a maximum of four years if the astronauts' health isn't to be endangered by prolonged exposure to cosmic radiation.

The New Space Race; SpaceX, Rocket Lab and Relativity

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 5th Sep, 2021
by Alex Muller

SpaceX isnt the only Commercial Space company making reusable rockets, Rocket Lab and Relativity are also making incredible progress with their launch vehicles.

New research shows there is probably no water under the South Pole of Mars

Posted in Science on 6th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

Mars may have clay under its South Pole, not liquid water, as some researchers previously suspected. After years of scientific mystery, a new study is one of three recent works that give evidence for alternate explanations to the Martian lakes hypothesis.