spacecraft

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.

New government support for British spaceports

Posted in Business on 11th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

The government is looking to push forward commercial spaceflight activity in the UK with a series of grants totalling 0m.

A Lost Japanese Spacecraft Has Made a Key Measurement on Rosetta's Comet

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

By studying the quality and quantity of water on comets, we might better understand the origins of water on Earth.