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Is the FAA Helping or Hindering SpaceX's Ambitions?

From overseeing tens of thousands of aircraft navigating the vast US airspace to regulating space launches, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) stands as the central government agency tasked with ensuring public safety both in the skies and on the ground.

February 20, 2024

Could Europa support life? Clipper Was Built to Find Out

One of the most anticipated missions scheduled for launch this year is Europa Clipper, a spacecraft filled with a suite of sensitive instruments that will help unlock the secrets of Jupiter's enticing, distant ocean moon.

February 13, 2024

Japanese Moon Startup Faces Discrimination Lawsuits

A pair of lawsuits filed by former ispace employees claim the startup suffers from a toxic culture rife with discrimination and harassment against non-Japanese workers. 

February 6, 2024

Daily Survival on the International Space Station

The International Space Station provides astronauts with their survival needs in terms of clean air at the right pressure and temperature, drinkable water, personal hygiene, physical fitness, and food. But how?

January 30, 2024

NASA Awards Money to Far-Out Mission Concepts

If you’re interested in out-of-the-box ideas for future space technology, look no further than the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program. Some of the concepts are new ideas for missions, such as a winged vertical takeoff and landing craft for Mars or a daring sample return mission to Venus.

January 23, 2024

Vulcan Flew Flawlessly. Its Lunar Payload? Not So Much.

ULA successfully launched the first flight of its Vulcan rocket without any issues. Its payload, Astrobotic's NASA-funded Peregrine Lunar Lander, did not share the same fate.

January 9, 2024