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Abort! Abort! SpaceX just posted dramatic footage of its commercial space taxi Crew Dragon undergoing rigorous tests of its emergency abort system. The idea is that if something goes wrong with the rocket carrying the Crew Dragon to orbit, the module can engage its own thrusters to quickly escape […] Last week, SpaceX tested the […]
File photo of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, the expected launch site for the first satellites in the O3b mPower constellation. Credit: SpaceX Two SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches will loft seven high-throughput broadband satellites for SES’s O3b mPower constellation in 2021, SES announced this […] Click here to view original […]
The Space Development Agency’s acting director Derek Tournear. | Department of Defense The Trump administration’s plans to overhaul military space operations is well underway with a new warfighting headquarters in the U.S. Space Command and bipartisan support in Congress for establishing a dedicated Space Force within the Air Force. […] Click here to view original […]
Work on Blue Origin’s New Glenn launch complex – LC-36 – is well underway. Recent aerial imagery of Cape Canaveral from NOAA shows how far Blue has come on the launch complex. Meanwhile, the company is also working on an engine factory in Alabama, and a first stage refurbishment […] Click here to view original […]
India’s latest lunar mission might lend to rising tensions with China and Pakistan. Click here to view original web page at www.popsci.com