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ESA Successfully Demonstrates Next-Generation Powerful Spacecraft “Brain”
ESA Successfully Demonstrates Next-Generation Powerful Spacecraft “Brain”

6 Aug 2021, 09:07 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The European Space Agency is pioneering an innovative mission control system that will allow the biggest missions to be operated in a new, collaborative way.

 
NASA Curiosity Rover Celebrates Its Ninth Year on Mars Today
NASA Curiosity Rover Celebrates Its Ninth Year on Mars Today

5 Aug 2021, 16:36 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Nine years ago, on August 5th, NASA's Curiosity rover was landing on Mars. Ever since its touchdown, the rover provided crucial data to scientists

 
ESA’s Rocket Tank Made of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic Is a Real Game-Changer
ESA’s Rocket Tank Made of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic Is a Real Game-Changer

4 Aug 2021, 11:40 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The European Space Agency has demonstrated the efficiency of an innovative material for rocket tanks, and plans to further test it on the Phoebus demonstrator.

 
NASA’s Lucy Ready for the First-Ever 4 Billion-Mile Journey to Fossil Asteroids
NASA’s Lucy Ready for the First-Ever 4 Billion-Mile Journey to Fossil Asteroids

3 Aug 2021, 08:24 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / NASA's spacecraft Lucy is getting ready to perform a pioneering journey that will reveal, for the first time, the secrets of fossil asteroids.

 
Here Is a Golden Replica of the Watch That Went on the Moon Five Decades Ago
Here Is a Golden Replica of the Watch That Went on the Moon Five Decades Ago

2 Aug 2021, 16:35 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / 50 years ago, Apollo 15 astronaut Dave Scott took a Bulova watch with him to the Moon. To mark the historic moment, the watchmaker released a golden replica.

 
Two Spacecraft Are Set to Have a Double Meeting With Our Hellish Neighbour Venus
Two Spacecraft Are Set to Have a Double Meeting With Our Hellish Neighbour Venus

2 Aug 2021, 14:45 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The European Space Agency (ESA) is getting ready to witness a historic moment for space exploration: two spacecraft will have a double Venus flyby.

 
UK’s New Space Command to Advance the Defense’s Strategic Space Capabilities
UK’s New Space Command to Advance the Defense’s Strategic Space Capabilities

2 Aug 2021, 07:22 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / UK officially launched its new Space Command, a department that will play a major role in advancing Britain's role in space and enhancing its defense strategy.

 
Sorry Jeff Bezos, You Can't Get to the Moon Yet
Sorry Jeff Bezos, You Can't Get to the Moon Yet

31 Jul 2021, 18:23 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The U.S. Government Accountability Office has officially dismissed Bezos' appeal over NASA's decision to award Elon Musk's SpaceX a lunar lander contract.

 
What Would Happen If Jupiter Went Rogue and Destroyed All the Other Planets?
What Would Happen If Jupiter Went Rogue and Destroyed All the Other Planets?

31 Jul 2021, 06:36 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / An imagination exercise shows what would happen if for some reason the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter, would devour all others

 
Astronauts Watch How a Chunk of Their Home Turns Into a Fireball
Astronauts Watch How a Chunk of Their Home Turns Into a Fireball

28 Jul 2021, 14:17 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On Monday, July 26th, astronauts had to say goodbye to one of the oldest ISS space modules. They watched how the Pirs module burned out in the atmosphere.

 
Orbex Satellite Delivery System Runs World’s Largest 3D Printed Rocket Engine
Orbex Satellite Delivery System Runs World’s Largest 3D Printed Rocket Engine

28 Jul 2021, 09:15 UTC · By: Cristian Curmei / Orbex is at the forefront of satellite delivery vehicles with a 3D printed engine that runs on bioLPG, producing up to 90% less CO2 emissions.

 
UK’s First Satellite Launch Site to Host the Cutting-Edge Orbex Prime Rocket
UK’s First Satellite Launch Site to Host the Cutting-Edge Orbex Prime Rocket

27 Jul 2021, 13:04 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Space Hub Sutherland is set to become the first satellite launch in the UK, that could launch the first rocket from British soil, in the near future.

 
Someone Offered to Pay for Kevin Hart’s Trip to Space, and He Still Refused
Someone Offered to Pay for Kevin Hart’s Trip to Space, and He Still Refused

26 Jul 2021, 10:53 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Actor says he received a paid offer for a trip to space and he turned it down because the rate of success is too much of a risk for him right now

 
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Flies Higher Than Ever on Mars
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Flies Higher Than Ever on Mars

26 Jul 2021, 08:32 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA Ingenuity rotorcraft has surpassed its 1-mile (1.6 km) mark of its total flight distance on Mars.The 10th flight also saw the helicopter reach new heights.

 
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Selected to Launch NASA Probe to Jupiter's Icy Moon
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Selected to Launch NASA Probe to Jupiter's Icy Moon

24 Jul 2021, 11:11 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA has announced that it has selected the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket as a launch vehicle for its future Europa Clipper interplanetary mission.

 
Get Married in Space, on Board the Neptune One Space Balloon
Get Married in Space, on Board the Neptune One Space Balloon

23 Jul 2021, 10:32 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Space Perspective founders say all launches throughout 2024 are booked solid, but you can still get one for the following year. Including for wedding parties

 
These Unique Luxury Watches Integrate Tech from the First Japanese Lunar Craft
These Unique Luxury Watches Integrate Tech from the First Japanese Lunar Craft

23 Jul 2021, 09:21 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Citizen launched a limited-edition collection of 2 watches that recreate the way the moon's surface looks like, using patented tech from the HAKUTO-R.

 
Tonight’s Orange-Tinted Full Moon, Known as the Buck Moon, Comes With a Warning
Tonight’s Orange-Tinted Full Moon, Known as the Buck Moon, Comes With a Warning

23 Jul 2021, 07:02 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Depending on when you are, you can watch the full moon tonight or tomorrow, but be warned - this unusual moon has an important message.

 
A Giant Balloon Could Help Scientists Get Crystal-Clear Shots of Space
A Giant Balloon Could Help Scientists Get Crystal-Clear Shots of Space

21 Jul 2021, 11:19 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Developed by Durham, Toronto, and Princeton Universities together with NASA and CSA, the SuperBIT will be carried by a giant ballon into the stratosphere.

 
This U.S. Giant Satellite Is a Record-Breaker, Completes Over 1,300 Experiments
This U.S. Giant Satellite Is a Record-Breaker, Completes Over 1,300 Experiments

21 Jul 2021, 08:40 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory recently retired a satellite that was the largest independent structure into orbit, after completing numerous experiments