Interview with Dr Thomas Clayson, chief technology officer of Magdrive, a UK space tech startup developing next-generation spacecraft propulsion.

Posted in Business, Hardware, Interviews, Science on 31st Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

Their system has over ten times the thrust of similar size electric propulsion systems, with applications including satellite servicing and deep space transport.

Boeing's Starliner Spacecraft Safely Touches Down In New Mexico

Posted in Hardware, Science on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

"With the completion of OFT-2, we will incorporate lessons learned and continue working to prepare for the crewed flight test and NASA certification"

Boeing's CST-100 Starliner in wrong orbit after maiden launch

Posted in Science on 21st Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

The rendezvous with the ISS has been abandoned in favor of returning the capsule to a controlled landing at Whites Sands Missile Range in New Mexico after about 48 hours.

Lunar XPrize extends mission deadline and adds extra milestone prizes

Posted in Science on 19th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

As well as an extended deadline, two new milestone prizes have been announced for the Lunar XPrize.

Theres a lot of money up for grabs if you can land (softly) on the moon

Posted in Science on 16th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Googles Lunar XPrize just announced new prizes.