Andy Thomas: Adelaide’s own astronaut

Seeing Earth from space “makes you an environmentalist,” says former NASA astronaut Andy Thomas. Thomas, from Adelaide, has completed four space missions, spending around six months in space, much of which in Russia. Mir space station. He describes what it’s like to have such a different perspective – it’s been …

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Elon Musk and SpaceX aim to launch SN15 Mars prototype rocket soon

SN10 takes off. SN15 has several upgrades over its predecessors. SpaceX After four successes test flights of SpaceX’s next-generation spacecraft prototypes it all ended with dramatic explosions during the landing phase, Elon’s Musk’s space company switched to SN15, a new version of its interplanetary rocket. SpaceX has performed high-altitude test …

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