Showing posts with category "space tech"

South Korea first self-developed rocket launches from the Naro Space Center

South Korea first self-developed rocket launches from the Naro Space Center – South Korea’s first homegrown satellite launch vehicle has failed to put its payload into the targeted orbit after what appeared to be a successful liftoff, the government said Thursday. The satellite launcher, dubbed the Nuri, or Korean Space Launch Vehicle-II, lifted off from […]

October 21, 2021
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Final episode of SpaceX docuseries lands on Netflix

Final episode of SpaceX docuseries lands on Netflix – The Inspiration4 mission with non-professional astronauts Jared Isaacman, Hayley Arceneaux, Sian Proctor, and Chris Sembroski launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on September 15 and returned three days later in a splashdown off the Florida coast. The crew traveled aboard a specially designed Crew Dragon spacecraft […]

October 1, 2021
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Let Us Talk About SEX In Space

SEX In Space – German astronaut Matthias Maurer breezes through interviews, rarely missing a beat when he answers journalists’ questions around his upcoming six-month trip to the International Space Station (ISS). But one topic throws even Maurer off momentarily: sex drive in space. “We haven’t talked about this, because it’s a professional environment,” he replied […]

September 30, 2021
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Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) May Miss 3 Key Missions

Despite the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) reducing its launch target from 16 to five projects in 2021 in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the agency is likely to miss some critical missions, according to people aware of the matter. The space agency was to launch two earth observation satellites, one navigation satellite, one purely […]

September 22, 2021
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Chinese Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft launches from Hainan Island

Chinese Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft – China has successfully launched Tianzhou-3, a cargo spacecraft carrying supplies to the China space station, on Monday. The Long March-7 Y4 rocket carrying the cargo spacecraft blasted off at 3:10 pm Beijing Time (BJT) from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China’s Hainan Province. The spacecraft reached the […]

September 20, 2021
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SpaceX Inspiration4 Mission Launches Four Space Tourists

SpaceX Inspiration4 Mission – SpaceX launched its first private flight into space on Wednesday night, carrying an all-amateur crew of four Americans onto a three-day flight around the Earth’s orbit in a move that marks one of the most ambitious leaps into space tourism— just two months after Virgin Atlantic and Blue Origin completed brief […]

September 16, 2021
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SpaceX to launch another Billionaire into Space

Billionaire into Space – Yet another billionaire entrepreneur is set to ride into space this week, strapped inside the capsule of a SpaceX rocketship as part of an astro-tourist team poised to make history as the first all-civilian crew launched into Earth orbit. Jared Isaacman, the American founder and chief executive of e-commerce firm Shift4 Payments, […]

September 13, 2021
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GENESIS Ham Satellites among Payloads Lost in Firefly Alpha Rocket Launch Failure

Firefly Alpha rocket Launch Failure – The GENESIS-L and GENESIS-N ham radio satellites were among several carrying amateur radio payloads lost following the failure of the Firefly Alpha rocket during its first launch on September 2 from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. An anomaly occurred about 2 minutes into the mission, causing controllers […]

September 8, 2021
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Russia Space Corporation to Invest $456 Mil on the Vostochny Cosmodrome

Vostochny Cosmodrome – Russia space corporation Roscosmos, together with partners, plans to invest more than 33 bln rubles ($453 mln) to develop high-speed tram traffic at the Vostochny cosmodrome and in nearby settlements. This is according to the concept for the development of the tram infrastructure of the Amur region. The copy of the document […]

September 6, 2021
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NASA strikes back at Russian report, says no new cracks on the ISS

NASA is vehemently denying the Russian claim that the International Space Station has suffered ‘bad’ cracks on the Zarya module. ‘There are currently no issues impacting crew or normal International Space Station operations, and no new potential leak sites have been identified,’ a NASA spokesperson told DailyMail.com via email. ‘We are in regular coordination for […]

September 3, 2021
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SpaceX launches ants, avocados, and robots to the ISS aboard recycled Falcon rocket

SpaceX launches ants, avocados, and robots – A recycled Falcon rocket blasted into the predawn sky from Nasa’s Kennedy Space Center. After hoisting the Dragon capsule, the first-stage booster landed upright on SpaceX’s newest ocean platform, named A Shortfall of Gravitas. SpaceX founder Elon Musk continued his tradition of naming the booster-recovery vessels in tribute […]

August 30, 2021
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Elon Musk mocks Jeff Bezos as duo wages legal battle over space plans

NYPost ~Elon Musk mocks Jeff Bezos as duo wages legal battle over space plans~ The two wealthiest men in the world won’t stop fighting over space. Elon Musk mocked Jeff Bezos on Twitter Friday, accusing him of having stepped down as Amazon CEO in order to spend his time filing lawsuits against Musk’s company SpaceX. […]

August 27, 2021
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