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Nasa SpaceX launch: Evolution of the spacesuit

Nasa SpaceX launch: Evolution of the spacesuit

How SpaceX's stylish spacesuit differs from other attire flown by astronauts.

BBC News - 18 minutes ago

Melania Trump Takes SpaceX Tour in a Scalloped Dress + Her Favorite Heels

Melania Trump Takes SpaceX Tour in a Scalloped Dress + Her Favorite Heels

Manolo Blahnik's BB pumps are one of her favorite silhouettes.

Footwear News - 27 minutes ago

NASA's Historic New International Agreements Set Stage for Peaceful and Cooperative Future of Space Exploration

NASA's Historic New International Agreements Set Stage for Peaceful and Cooperative Future of Space Exploration

The Artemis Accords, which have already been supported by several global space agencies, build upon the same values of the Outer Space Treaty of 1967.

Good News Network - 20 hours ago

SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: what to expect from the company’s first human mission to space

SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: what to expect from the company’s first human mission to space

On May 27th, SpaceX is slated to launch its first human passengers to space on the company’s new Crew Dragon spacecraft. The mission is a critical test flight for NASA as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program, aimed at getting private companies to crea…

The Verge - 2 days ago

Mission Update: NASA and SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch

Mission Update: NASA and SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch

One day prior to NASA's mission with SpaceX to launch American astronauts to the International Space Station aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft, officials wil...

+Tribeca Film Festival - 2 days ago

How to Watch SpaceX Launch Astronauts to the ISS

How to Watch SpaceX Launch Astronauts to the ISS

The occasion will mark the first time a private company blasts NASA astronauts into space. Here's everything you need to know.

Wired - 2 days ago

Elon Musk, SpaceX, & NASA Are Taking The 2nd Step Toward Mars 🚀🚀

Elon Musk, SpaceX, & NASA Are Taking The 2nd Step Toward Mars 🚀🚀

Elon Musk, SpaceX, and NASA are hand-in-hand taking that next step into the direction of Mars while making history and dreams come true. Beautiful.

CleanTechnica - 2 days ago

Newly discovered Comet SWAN is now VISIBLE from Earth, but facing fight for its life as it nears the Sun

Newly discovered Comet SWAN is now VISIBLE from Earth, but facing fight for its life as it nears the Sun

Astronomers keeping a close eye on the newly discovered Comet SWAN have discovered that it faces a fight for survival as it nears the Sun. But it’s good news for skywatchers, as the space rock is more beautiful than before.

RT - 2 days ago

Rocketman (and woman): Elon and Gwynne, the pair who made SpaceX

Rocketman (and woman): Elon and Gwynne, the pair who made SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies Corp.—commonly known as SpaceX—is slated to send two astronauts into space on Wednesday. Despite not yet being 20 years old, the company has already developed a creation myth: on September 28, 2008, its first rocket Falcon 1 lau…

phys.org - 2 days ago

How SpaceX and NASA are launching astronauts into space during a pandemic

How SpaceX and NASA are launching astronauts into space during a pandemic

NASA and Elon Musk’s SpaceX are taking additional precautions to protect employees and the astronauts from COVID-19 as they prepare for the first crewed launch from US soil in nine years. NASA has asked crowds not to gather to watch the launch of the Crew Dra…

The Verge - 2 days ago

NASA and SpaceX launching two astronauts on Crew Dragon this week, beginning new era in U.S. space program

NASA and SpaceX launching two astronauts on Crew Dragon this week, beginning new era in U.S. space program

The first launch of astronauts from U.S. soil since 2011 marks a milestone for NASA – and private sector space travel.

CBS News - 2 days ago

Space Station receives the last of NASA's science racks after 19 years

Space Station receives the last of NASA's science racks after 19 years

NASA has sent the last of its science racks to the International Space Station, marking the end of an era.

Engadget - 3 days ago

Vast Mineral Deposits in the Atacama Desert Seen From Space

Vast Mineral Deposits in the Atacama Desert Seen From Space

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Chile's Atacama Desert, which is bound on the west by the Pacific and on the east by the Andes. The Atacama is considered one of the driest places on Earth – there are some parts of the desert where rain…

scitechdaily.com - 3 days ago

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket is loaded with pop-culture references

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket is loaded with pop-culture references

Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket is ready to launch — with some serious nods to sci-fi buffs and folk fans. The two NASA astronauts due to board the Tesla co-founder’s spaceship on Wedne…

nypost.com - 3 days ago

Here's what SpaceX's 1st spaceship to carry astronauts looks like from space (satellite photos)

Here's what SpaceX's 1st spaceship to carry astronauts looks like from space (satellite photos)

Maxar's WorldView-3 satellite spied Crew Dragon from orbit.

space.com - 3 days ago

NASA, SpaceX astronaut launch: What to know

NASA, SpaceX astronaut launch: What to know

NASA and SpaceX will attempt to make history on Wednesday when they launch astronauts into space from U.S. soil for the first time since 2011.

wesh.com - 4 days ago

Space Plane: Mysterious US military aircraft launches

Space Plane: Mysterious US military aircraft launches

The Atlas V rocket, carrying the X-37B space plane, launched from Cape Canaveral on Sunday.

bbc.com - 4 days ago

Statue of Liberty-sized ASTEROID barrelling towards Earth as six space rocks set to skim past

Statue of Liberty-sized ASTEROID barrelling towards Earth as six space rocks set to skim past

A huge asteroid that’s roughly the size of the Statue of Liberty is set to fly past Earth on Saturday. The enormous object is among a clutch of six space rocks that will whizz past our planet this weekend.

RT - 4 days ago

NASA astronaut touts 'great partnership' with SpaceX ahead of historic launch

NASA astronaut touts 'great partnership' with SpaceX ahead of historic launch

Astronaut Rex Walheim expressed confidence in NASA's partnership with SpaceX, indicating that the public-private partnership would help the U.S. reach new frontiers in space.

Fox News - 4 days ago

Space Photos of the Week: Keeping an Eye on Jupiter's Storms

Space Photos of the Week: Keeping an Eye on Jupiter's Storms

NASA's Juno orbiter, along with its Hubble and Gemini telescopes, will help scientists better understand the planet's atmosphere.

Wired - 4 days ago

SpaceX Crew Dragon: impressive photos show capsule mounted onto Falcon 9

SpaceX Crew Dragon: impressive photos show capsule mounted onto Falcon 9

The Crew Dragon, SpaceX's first human-ready capsule, is about to take off.

inverse.com - 5 days ago

Trump to attend Elon Musk's SpaceX launch in Florida next week

Trump to attend Elon Musk's SpaceX launch in Florida next week

The president and vice president will travel to Florida to witness the first launch of NASA astronauts on a private spacecraft.

Politico - 5 days ago

Astronauts Prepare For SpaceX Mission To International Space Station | TODAY

Astronauts Prepare For SpaceX Mission To International Space Station | TODAY

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have arrived at Kennedy Space Center. Next week they will blast off in a SpaceX rocket bound for the Internationa...

youtube.com - 5 days ago

Science Movie Club: The Search For Intelligent Life In 'Contact'

Science Movie Club: The Search For Intelligent Life In 'Contact'

Yes, there actually are astronomers looking for intelligent life in space. The 1997 film adaptation of Carl Sagan's 'Contact' got a lot of things right ... and a few things wrong. Radio astronomer Summer Ash, an education specialist with the National Radio As…

npr.org - 6 days ago

Meet NASA's Heather Bottom, Mars 2020 Systems Engineer —Behind the Spacecraft – Live Q&A

Meet NASA's Heather Bottom, Mars 2020 Systems Engineer —Behind the Spacecraft – Live Q&A

Get to know some of the diverse team of engineers and scientists working on NASA's next Mars rover, Perseverance. NASA-JPL engineer Heather Bottom was once a...

youtube.com - 6 days ago

NASA head of human spaceflight resigns week before SpaceX launch because of 'mistake'

NASA head of human spaceflight resigns week before SpaceX launch because of 'mistake'

NASA inspector general was auditing acquisition strategy for Artemis missions returning man to the Moon by 2024

Independent - 7 days ago

SpaceX's first astronaut flight: All you need to know about the Demo-2 mission

SpaceX's first astronaut flight: All you need to know about the Demo-2 mission

A Falcon 9 rocket is set to carry two NASA astronauts from US soil to the ISS on May 27. The last time the US launched astronauts from within its borders was 2011.

cnet.com - 7 days ago

New Jupiter Pictures

New Jupiter Pictures

NASA's Juno spacecraft got a close look at the mesmerizing clouds above Jupiter on two recent fly-bys.

mentalfloss.com - 7 days ago

SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: the NASA astronauts flying Elon Musk’s rocket

SpaceX Crew Dragon launch: the NASA astronauts flying Elon Musk’s rocket

Veteran NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will make history this month when they board SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft on the Florida coast and fly to the International Space Station. It’ll be the first time in nearly a decade that humans have flown…

The Verge - 7 days ago

What It's Like Leaving Planet Earth to Go on a Spacewalk

What It's Like Leaving Planet Earth to Go on a Spacewalk

Ever wondered what it's like to go on a spacewalk? We spoke with former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino, who serviced the Hubble telescope.

insidehook.com - 7 days ago

One Atom Thick Graphene Light Sail Could Speed Journey to Other Star Systems

One Atom Thick Graphene Light Sail Could Speed Journey to Other Star Systems

A tiny sail made of the thinnest material known – one carbon-atom-thick graphene – has passed initial tests designed to show that it could be a viable material to make solar sails for spacecraft. Light sails are one of the most promising existing space propul…

scitechdaily.com - 7 days ago

Does Elon Musk’s dream of satellite internet for all matter to anyone in China?

Does Elon Musk’s dream of satellite internet for all matter to anyone in China?

Experts say that even if China did let the SpaceX internet service Starlink operate in the country, which is unlikely, it would still be censored.

abacusnews.com - 8 days ago

A SpaceX Starship rocket could take to the sky for the first time later this week

A SpaceX Starship rocket could take to the sky for the first time later this week

SpaceX has scrubbed its latest Starship static fire test for the third time since Friday but if another attempt succeeds within the next few days, a full-scale Starship prototype could lift off for the first time later this week. SpaceX has attempted to perfo…

teslarati.com - 8 days ago

If Rockets were Transparent: Video Shows You How Rockets Use up Their Propellant

If Rockets were Transparent: Video Shows You How Rockets Use up Their Propellant

I always remember hearing the comparison of how the Space Shuttle’s main engines would drain an average family swimming pool in under 25 seconds. Or that the Saturn V used the equivalent of 763 elephants of fuel. But just how much fuel does a rocket burn duri…

universetoday.com - 9 days ago

We May Be Entering a Deep Solar Minimum as the Sun Goes Unusually Quiet

We May Be Entering a Deep Solar Minimum as the Sun Goes Unusually Quiet

The sun has been "blank" for over three quarters of the year, putting it in the running for one of the quietest periods since the start of the Space Age.

Newsweek - 9 days ago

SpaceX rideshare program putting downward pressure on prices

SpaceX rideshare program putting downward pressure on prices

Planet VP Mike Safyan: “We are seeing launch providers starting to get more creative.”

spacenews.com - 9 days ago

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite fleet launch due to Tropical Storm Arthur

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite fleet launch due to Tropical Storm Arthur

The satellites will launch after SpaceX's Demo-2 mission.

space.com - 9 days ago

The next SpaceX launch will be the company's first with people on board

The next SpaceX launch will be the company's first with people on board

SpaceX is just nine days away from the most significant launch in the history of Elon Musk's company.

CNBC - 9 days ago

Terraform Mars: Elon Musk responds to claim he needs 10,000 missiles

Terraform Mars: Elon Musk responds to claim he needs 10,000 missiles

The SpaceX CEO is not too concerned about reports that the firm would need a huge amount of missiles.

inverse.com - 9 days ago

Meet the Scientists and Engineers Behind NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover

Meet the Scientists and Engineers Behind NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover

These are the people who built NASA's next Mars rover and who will guide it to a safe landing in Jezero Crater. Behind every spacecraft there are stories of hope, passion and creativity from the people who design and build these complex machines. In the case …

scitechdaily.com - 10 days ago

U.S. Space Force Launches Robotic X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission

U.S. Space Force Launches Robotic X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission

The X-37B spaceplane launches atop the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, dedicated to Covid-19 victims, first responders, and front-line workers. The re...

youtube.com - 10 days ago

SpaceX to launch first Starlink satellites testing 'VisorSat' to block sun

SpaceX to launch first Starlink satellites testing 'VisorSat' to block sun

This week, Elon Musk's company will begin trying a solution to the problem of its mega-constellation lighting up the night sky and irking astronomers.

cnet.com - 10 days ago

Atlas 5 rocket launches Pentagon spaceplane on mission shrouded in secrecy

Atlas 5 rocket launches Pentagon spaceplane on mission shrouded in secrecy

Officials lifted the veil slightly before Sunday's launch, saying two experiments from NASA were on board.

CBS News - 10 days ago

U.S. Space Force To Launch Secret Mission Devoted To Coronavirus Victims & Frontline Workers | TODAY

U.S. Space Force To Launch Secret Mission Devoted To Coronavirus Victims & Frontline Workers | TODAY

The newly created U.S. Space Force is preparing to launch a secret space plane from Cape Canaveral, Florida this weekend. The plane could orbit Earth for mon...

youtube.com - 11 days ago

Weather pushes ULA’s Space Force mission to Sunday, shuffles SpaceX launch to Monday

Weather pushes ULA’s Space Force mission to Sunday, shuffles SpaceX launch to Monday

Bad weather on Saturday created a rocket domino effect that will now see United Launch Alliance try to send the U.S. Space Force’s experimental mini space shuttle back into orbit on Sunday while a planned SpaceX launch of its Starlink satellites shifted to Mo…

orlandosentinel.com - 11 days ago

Space Force launch of X-37B space plane delayed by bad weather

Space Force launch of X-37B space plane delayed by bad weather

The secret mission is now set for Sunday, May 17.

space.com - 11 days ago