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Max Q: SpaceX succeeds with a spectacular Crew Dragon test launch

Max Q: SpaceX succeeds with a spectacular Crew Dragon test launch Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. We’re off and running with good milestones achieved for NASA’s commercial crew program, which means it’s more likely than […]

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First crewed SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launch could happen in Q2 this year

First crewed SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launch could happen in Q2 this year SpaceX and NASA hosted a press conference following their successful test of the Crew Dragon’s in-flight abort system on Sunday to discuss the mission and next steps. The first question asked by media in attendance was about what this means […]

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Max Q: Launches from SpaceX, Boeing and the ESA

Max Q: Launches from SpaceX, Boeing and the ESA Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. Typically, the holiday season is a slow one in the tech industry — but space tech is different, and this past […]

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Boeing’s Starliner crew spacecraft will attempt a landing on Sunday

Boeing’s Starliner crew spacecraft will attempt a landing on Sunday Boeing launched its Starliner CST-100 commercial crew spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time on Friday morning in an uncrewed test, and while an error with the onboard mission clock meant that the Starliner didn’t reach its target […]

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NASA’s mission to once again fly astronauts from US soil readies for key milestone with Friday launch

NASA’s mission to once again fly astronauts from US soil readies for key milestone with Friday launch NASA and partners Boeing and the United Launch Alliance (ULA) are gearing up for a crucial milestone moment on Friday: The “Orbital Flight Test” (OFT) of the Boeing Starliner CST-100 Crew Capsule. The capsule, a […]

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NASA’s second free-flying assistant robot gets to work

NASA’s second free-flying assistant robot gets to work The International Space Station is crewed by more than astronauts these days – NASA activated a free-floating autonomous robot called ‘Bumble’ earlier this year, and now Bumble has a new companion called Honey. Both are Astrobee robots, cube-like “robotic teammates” for ISS astronauts, which […]

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NASA’s space pallet concept could land rovers on the moon cheaply and simply

NASA’s space pallet concept could land rovers on the moon cheaply and simply Establishing an enduring presence on the Moon will mean making a lot of landings — and NASA researchers want to make those landings as reliable and cheap as possible. This robotic “pallet lander” concept would be a dead simple […]

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Antarctic tests will prepare this rover for a possible trip to an icy ocean moon

Antarctic tests will prepare this rover for a possible trip to an icy ocean moon Exploring a distant moon usually means trundling around its uniquely inhospitable surface, but on icy ocean moons like Saturn’s Enceladus, it might be better to come at things from the bottom up. This rover soon to be […]

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NASA adds SpaceX, Blue Origin and more to list of companies set to make deliveries to the surface of the Moon

NASA adds SpaceX, Blue Origin and more to list of companies set to make deliveries to the surface of the Moon NASA has added five companies to the list of vendors that are cleared to bid on contracts for the agency’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program. This list, which already includes […]

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Max Q: SpaceX starts building out its production Starlink constellation

Max Q: SpaceX starts building out its production Starlink constellation There’s literally a lot more stuff in space than there was last week – or at least, the number of active human-made satellites in Earth’s orbit has gone up quite a bit, thanks to the launch of SpaceX’s first 60 production Starlink […]

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