Thursday July 29th. Just hours after docking at the International Space Station the Russian MLM module started unexpectedly firing it’s thrusters causing the station to move off course. Boeing’s Starliner OFT-2 launch now delayed until Tuesday August 3rd.
Featured Image: A surface view of Venus from Venera 9. (Image credit: Roscosmos) When it comes to life […]
UPDATE (5/8/2020): Updated to indicate that Jetty Park is now open at 25% capacity and to indicate that […]
Americans are starting to feel the effects of COVID-19, or Corona Virus. School systems across the country are […]
The year 2020 has come and with it the next Mars launch window. As such, several national space […]
Feature Image: Falcon 9 stands ready for IFA. (Image Credit: NASA) CAPE CANAVERAL – Saturday morning, the stage […]
Space tourism. The very term sounds like something from the far distant future. However, it is currently 2020, and this year could very well be the year in which the super-wealthy begin travelling to space as tourists. Both Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin seem to be on the cusp of bringing untrained, untested, but extremely wealthy individuals to space, if even for only a few moments. How did we get to this point, and what does the future hold for those who wish to “boldly go” to the edge of space, or even beyond?
PLESETSK COSMODROME, RUSSIA – In final ever launch of a Rokot launch vehicle, Russia placed three Gonets-M satellites […]
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, KAZAKHSTAN – In a Christmas present to the Russian people, the Russian space agency Roscosmos launched […]