The 8th test flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket – a major step towards the development of space tourism – will be live-streamed today.
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Elon Musks hints in a tweet that SpaceX wants to use “giant party balloons” to retrieve upper stage rockets.
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Next year, Randy Chung and Sean League of Space Fab will be launching the world’s first space telescope that will be accessible to everyone!
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Aurora Station will be the first luxury hotel in space. The station will be open for business in 2022.
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In preparation for its maiden flight, StratoLaunch’s Roc aircraft – the largest aircraft in the world – recently conducted its second successful taxi test
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Reclusive SpinLaunch founder Jonathon Yaney recently broke his silence about his vision to reduce the costs of space exploration by developing a space catapult
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Rocket Lab’s second successful launch of the Electron rocket carried with it a special piece of cargo – the Humanity Sphere!
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We’ve been anticipating this for a long time: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy has completed its first Static Fire Test. Should launch “in a week or so” says Musk.
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With the deployment of the Arkyd-6 spacecraft, Planetary Resources just took a major step towards making asteroid mining a reality
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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – After postponing last week’s liftoff of the covert ‘Zuma’ spy satellite due to last minute concerns about the reliability of the payload fairing encapsulating it while poised for liftoff at KSC pad 39, SpaceX is set to at last resume launches from their previously damaged and now repaired Cape Canaveral pad 40 on a cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS) on Dec 4.
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