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team of Russian cosmonauts arrives at the International Space Station | Space News

The liftoff marked the first launch by a space crew since Russia launched an invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24. Three Russian cosmonauts have arrived safely at the International Space Station (ISS), docking their Soyuz capsule at the outpost for a mission that continues a 20-year shared Russian-American presence in …

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Order arrived! A startup is developing a suitcase to deliver goods around the world from space

The American company Inversion Space is working on the development of a capsule that will serve as a suitcase and deliver goods anywhere in the world from space. The company has developed a reusable capsule that will be able to travel back and forth in space. (Photo: Investment Space) From …

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NASA announces that the Artemis moon rocket is ready for a critical test on Thursday

NASA announced On Monday a test readiness review for its Artemis I mission was completed, paving the way for the deployment of its Space Launch System (SLS) rocket for the first tests before it begins its journey to the Moon as part of the next Artemis mission. On Thursday, the …

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How SpaceX could save the ISS if Russia bails out

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has vast implications, not only in the geopolitical sphere but also outside the atmosphere. On the International Space Station (ISS), the Russians are working alongside astronauts from other countries that are currently imposing economic and trade sanctions in an attempt to force their country to …

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NASA gets $24 billion in government spending voted Thursday night

Andrea Leinfelder, Personal editor March 11, 2022 The Orion spacecraft from NASA’s Artemis I mission is shown before it is placed on top of the Vehicle Assembly Building’s Space Launch System rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on October 20, 2021. NASA/Frank Michaux / NASA/Frank Michaux NASA will …

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A Hawthorne company’s plan to help future astronauts

A Hawthorne startup joins much larger players in the push to explore colonization on the moon, as NASA plans to send astronauts there heat up the commercial lunar market. Aerospace company Venturi Astrolab Inc., better known as Astrolab, is building a multipurpose truck intended to build lunar infrastructure and also …

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Eight ways Russia’s war in Ukraine is affecting space exploration

A sector that has always been sheltered from political struggles on the ground is becoming increasingly vulnerable following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Sanctions imposed on Russia by the US, UK, EU and Japan are affecting activities in space, with Russia suspending cooperation with many countries in response to the sanctions. …

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Florida could have a private training center for astronauts

Space is important to us, which is why we strive to provide you with the best coverage of industry and launches in Florida. Journalism like this takes time and resources. Please support him with a subscription here. For half a century, there was only one way to fly in space: …

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Lebanon County students fabricate parts for NASA

The students spent this school year making a handle that could be used on the International Space Station. LEBANON, Pennsylvania — Students at the Lebanon County Career and Technology Center work manufacturing parts for NASA. The partnership is possible through NASA’s HUNCH program, which aims to empower and inspire students …

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Russian space chief says Russia will no longer sell rocket engines to US

“Today we made the decision to stop deliveries of rocket engines produced by NPO Energomash to the United States,” Rogozin said, according to Russian news site Tass. “Let me remind you that these deliveries have been quite intensive somewhere since the mid-1990s,” Rogozin said. Tass said the ban will apply …

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Launch of ExoMars 2022 “very unlikely” following Russian sanctions

Roscosmos withdrew from the European spaceport, leaving ESA to find an alternative to Soyuz for its space exploration launches. The European Space Agency (ESA) has been forced to review its cooperation with Russia in light of the recent attacks on Ukraine and the global response. In a statement released today …

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NASA’s Artemis 1 mission and the first launch of the SLS mega-rocket won’t lift off until at least May

Artemis 1, the first of NASA’s new generation of lunar missions, won’t launch until at least the end of May and could slip by in June, according to the space agency. It’s about to lift off atop the massive Space Launch System (SLS) mega-rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, …

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SpaceX proved itself just in time to save NASA a huge headache

Space has always been a geopolitical battleground, from the first Soviet satellite to the brewing space race between China and the United States. This time, thanks to SpaceX, NASA can avoid the thorny issue of Russian sanctions that have just been announced following the invasion of Ukraine by this country. …

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SunLive – Women in Space on a mission to reach for the stars

Is your future in the stars? If you work in the space sector in New Zealand or someone who wants to, there is a network of Kiwi women committed to achieving stellar goals Women in Space Aotearoa New Zealand is a new organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for women and …

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Beijing to Dubai in an hour? Introducing the Hypersonic Suborbital Space Plan

A Chinese start-up is developing a hypersonic space plane that will transport passengers from one country to another with suborbital flights. The ambitious project is called Space Transportation and is being developed by Beijing Lingkong Tianxing Technology. It will transform the travel industry if successful. For example, it would allow …

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China presents its space program

China’s Tiangong Space Station.Credit: Xinhua/eyevine China has had a bumper few years in space exploration and its ambitions are about to get bolder. China’s National Space Administration has released an outline of its plans for the next five years, which include launching a robotic craft on an asteroid, building a …

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Ultrasonic Exploration and Space Psychology Kick Off ISS Week

Through Nasa February 8, 2022 The International Space Station is pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavor during an orbiting lab flyby that took place after it undocked from the space-facing port of the Harmony module on November 8, 2021. Credit: NASA Johnson The Expedition 66 crew kicked off the …

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Elon Musk gives update on SpaceX’s Starship Mars rocket on Thursday

We’re about to get another status report on SpaceX’s massive Starship Mars rocket. Elon Musk, Founder and CEO of SpaceX announced last week that he will be giving a big Starship update on Thursday, February 10 at 9:00 p.m. EST (0200 GMT on February 11). The presentation will likely be …

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OneWeb founder plans to launch 100,000 satellites into space

Greg Wyler, the space entrepreneur who founded Britain’s OneWeb, plans to put up to 100,000 satellites into orbit this decade with his latest commercial venture E-Space. The company announced on Monday that it has raised $50 million in seed funding from Prime Movers Lab, a fund that invests in breakthrough …

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NASA honors Black History Month with live webcasts

NASA has a series of talks ready to discuss the impact of Black History Month on space exploration. From highlighting African Americans who flew in space to black people working at the agency’s top levels today, NASA’s Black History talks will include webcasts and other events. live to continue the …

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Moonwalk on the podium: discover the creations of the RISD students for the clothes that the astronauts wear during the NASA lunar mission 2025

The latest space news? The Rhode Island School of Design is designing clothes NASA astronauts could wear as they fly to the moon on the Artemis mission, which is currently scheduled for liftoff in 2025. NASA’s last manned lunar landing was the Apollo 17 mission in 1972. For Artemis, the …

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NATO warns space satellites are ‘priority targets’ for enemies

NATO member states said in a report that space satellites essential for waging wars are “high priority targets” for enemy attacks. He also raised fears that sophisticated terrorist groups or criminals planned to “target satellite navigation and commercial services”, which could cause chaos. The report comes as tension escalates between …

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China unveils ambitious space exploration plans for next 5 years

Beijing, Jan 29 (IANS) China aims to strengthen its space infrastructure and develop a next-generation spacecraft to carry people into space, as well as probe how to land people on the Moon, in the next five years, the media reported. In a new white paper released on Friday, China detailed …

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Israel signs NASA-led Artemis program to land astronauts on lunar surface

Israel officially signed on Wednesday to a NASA-led space program to land astronauts on the lunar surface and establish a long-term human presence on the moon in preparation for future missions to Mars. The agreement to join the Artemis program establishes principles for cooperation on space exploration and the human …

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NASA faces astronaut shortage, new report says

A shortage of astronauts could affect NASA’s upcoming missions to the International Space Station and beyond over the next five years. A new report from NASA’s astronaut corps management says the space agency is concerned it won’t meet mission demands with the current number of trained astronauts. The news comes …

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The SpaceX Dragon capsule returns from the ISS | Inverell times

news, world An unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule has crashed off the coast of Florida after completing a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon, laden with scientific equipment and blood samples provided by the ISS crew, undocked from the orbiting outpost on Sunday morning. The crew, made …

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The twentieth series “Ten Years Dor” discusses the future of space travel // The Observer

With the advent of developing space businesses and recent conversations about Earth’s habitability, this year’s ‘Ten Years From Now’ series reveals deep insights not just for the business world, but for the whole of our current generation. “Life Beyond Earth” is the theme of the 2022 conferences, offered by the …

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The SpaceX Dragon freighter will leave the space station today after a weather delay. How to watch it live.

SpaceX’s latest Dragon freighter is set to undock from the International Space Station today (January 23) after two days of weather delays at its landing site and you can watch it live online. The Dragon CRS-24 freighter is scheduled to undock from the space station at 10:40 a.m. EST (1540 …

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Stennis Space Center ready for a year of active testing | News

As the new year begins, seven of Stennis’ nine test rigs are being used for testing. Four stands are operated directly by NASA, one is under a Reimbursable Space Act agreement with Aerojet Rocketdyne, and two have been turned over to Relativity Space Inc. for operation under a Commercial Space …

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Elon Musk offers residents of Tonga SpaceX’s Starlink internet access, but then withdraws his

Elon Musk said he would use SpaceX Starlink to bring the internet to the small island nation of Tonga, but then backed down on his offer shortly after making the statement. Tonga was devastated on January 15 when a volcano erupted with the force equivalent to 500 atomic bombs, cutting …

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NASA Band-Aid Gadget Puts Astronaut Cells In Biological Ink To Heal Wounds

Currently being tested as a prototype on the space station, the Bioprint FirstAid uses a solution containing astronaut cells to heal wounds. Nasa is testing a wearable bioprinting device aboard the International Space Station that will use an astronaut’s own cells suspended in fluid to create a bandage in the …

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Axiom Space: Building the Alien Economy

Axiom Space wants to take the extraterrestrial economy to new heights. The Houston-based company, which was founded in 2016, aims to build and operate its own space station in low Earth orbit (LEO) in the coming years. And Axiom has signed agreements with SpaceX to carry out several tourist missions …

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Astronauts destroy 54% more red blood cells in space

A study claimed to be the first of its kind has shed new light on the dangers posed by spaceflight and the impacts on red blood cell counts for astronauts on long-duration missions. The research deepens our knowledge of a condition known as “space anemia” and has important implications for …

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Mars is a dead planet? NASA begs to delay, but meteorite found on Earth proves it

A 4 billion-year-old Mars meteorite that splashed here on Earth decades ago contains no evidence of ancient, early Martian life after all, scientists reported Thursday. In 1996, a NASA-led team announced that organic compounds in the rock appeared to have been left behind by living creatures. Other scientists were skeptical, …

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SpaceX Muscle launch explores secrets of aging

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we post the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date with what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to receive the best stories of the day straight to your inbox. SpaceX has been transporting cargo to the International …

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The year ahead for the space industry: SpaceX’s Mars rocket, tourism and other billionaire battles

Big companies are starting to permeate all areas of spaceflight, from the most spectacular private launches to the smallest details. A modified version of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant will even hitchhike on a future NASA trip around the moon. Other space missions chartered by the ultra-rich are on the agenda. …

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NASA missions and more: Here’s what 2022 has in store for space exploration, Science News

2021 has been a busy year in terms of space exploration jumps and celestial events. Mankind’s urge to conquer new frontiers of infinite expanse knew no bounds. 2022 seems to promise the same and more. Here’s a look at some of the top things planned for the New Year. January …

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Tesla nearly doubles vehicle deliveries from last year

SpaceX fires… Tesla remembers… Elon Musk’s podcasts. This is the free edition of Musk readings # 279 – subscribe now to receive two more emails later this week. Last week, Musk readings+ members discovered five important things to expect from Elon Musk in 2021. This week, members will hear from …

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Forbes India – Space X, Elon Musk: A Year of Space Tourism, Mars Flights and the Rise of China

SpaceX entered the fray in September with a three-day orbital mission around Earth with a fully civilian crew on Inspiration 4. Image: Patrick T Fallon / AFP From the Mars Ingenuity helicopter’s first powered flight over another world to the launch of the James Webb Telescope that will scan the …

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Chinese astronauts, students from Beijing, Macau and Hong Kong in space-to-Earth interview on New Year’s Day

Three Chinese astronauts from the Tiangong space station had a video chat with students in Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday afternoon, the first day of 2022. The live space-Earth conference brought together around 500 young students at the three sites. The astronauts shared their space dream and their …

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Space Activity Review: Special Edition – Top Ten Space Business Stories of 2021.

# 1 Space spaces At least thirteen space companies are announcing or concluding merger transactions with ad hoc acquisition companies in order to become listed on the stock exchange, producing a collective valuation of around $ 26 billion: Arqit, AST SpaceMobile, Astra, BlackSky, Momentus, Planet, Redwire, Rocket Lab, Satellogic, Spire, …

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2022 AIAA Durand Lectureship for Public Service awarded to William H. Gerstenmaier of SpaceX

2022 AIAA Durand Lectureship for Public Service awarded to William H. Gerstenmaier of SpaceX Press Release From: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Posted: Thursday December 30 2021 The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce the AIAA 2022 Durand lecturer for the public service is …

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LEGO to launch NASA-inspired moon sets in time for Artemis I launch

December 29, 2021 LEGO is launching a new series of NASA Artemis Program-themed construction toys just in time to coincide with the first mission. The toy company recently unveiled the first two of its NASA-inspired LEGO City Space sets with clues about more to come. The release of the new …

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Bahrain takes first step into orbit, joining Gulf space race

Image of a previous SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base on May 4, 2019 in … [+] Cape Canaveral, Florida (Photo: Paul Hennessy / NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Bahrain said it sent a satellite into space on December 21, making its first …

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5 things to know Wednesday

President Biden will be tested again for COVID-19 President Joe Biden will be tested for COVID-19 on Wednesday after an initial negative antigen test on Sunday and a PCR test on Monday. The president was in close contact with a White House aide on Friday who tested positive on Monday. …

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Elon Musk wants to colonize Mars. Can he? Should he?

If SpaceX founder Elon Musk succeeds, he will have humans on Mars by 2026. His big dream, however, is to establish a self-sustaining “colony”, separate from Earth and with a population of ‘a million people. It’s extravagant, but as we speak, Mr. Musk is developing “spaceships” to transport 100 humans …

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Astronaut Gets Haircut by ISS Teammate: “Welcome to the NASA Lounge”

Astronaut Matthias Maurer shared the video on Twitter which shows him getting his hair cut by his teammate Raja Chari on the International Space Station. In the video, Maurer can be seen kneeling and holding onto the spaceship as Chari uses a clipper to cut his hair. In a witty …

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Elon Musk on SpaceX’s 100th Falcon 9 rocket landing: “Hard to believe”

The IXPE mission was recently launched on a Falcon 9 rocket. (Image credit: Twitter / @ SpaceX) On its last mission, SpaceX Falcon 9 launched a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). News18.com Last update:December 22, 2021, 9:30 a.m. IST FOLLOW US ON: It’s been six years since …

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Japanese space tourists return to Earth – Spaceflight Now

Russian Commander Alexander Misurkin smiles after exiting the Soyuz MS-20 landing capsule, visible below. Credit: Roscosmos Two Japanese space tourists and a veteran Russian cosmonaut left the International Space Station and landed on Earth on Sunday, ending a 12-day mission with a parachute-assisted landing in freezing Kazakhstan. The Soyuz MS-20 …

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Ellen Ochoa’s extraordinary career at NASA: Shortwave: NPR

STS-110 flight engineer astronaut Ellen Ochoa dons a training version of the full-pressure launch and entry suit before a training session at the Johnson Space Center (JSC). The technician in costume Andre Denard assists Ochoa. STS-110 took place in April 2002 and was the 13th shuttle mission to visit the …

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SpaceX will launch its 2nd Falcon 9 rocket tonight in less than 16 hours. Watch it live.

CAP CANAVERAL, Fla .– SpaceX will launch its second rocket in less than 24 hours on Saturday (December 18) and you can watch the action live online. The private spaceflight company will launch the Turksat 5B communications satellite for Turkey on one of its previously flown Falcon 9 rockets. The …

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Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and all the other names that made a difference in private space travel in 2021

Space tourism isn’t exactly a new concept, but 2021 has seen it move from a distant possibility to a real reality several times. While there are multiple factors behind these innovations, there are a few names that each play an important role in their own businesses. First, there’s the space …

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Summary of scientific news: geologists discover a “treasure” of dinosaur tracks in Poland; NASA’s Webb Telescope promises ‘incredible journey’ for astronomy and more

Here is a summary of scientific news briefs. Geologists find “treasure” of dinosaur tracks in Poland Hundreds of dinosaur footprints, so well preserved that even scaly skin can be seen, have been found in Poland, giving a glimpse of a complex ecosystem around 200 million years ago, geologists said. Described …

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Elon Musk named Time Magazine Personality of the Year

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk is 2021 Time Person of the Year, the magazine said on Monday (December 13). “The Person of the Year is a marker of influence, and few individuals have had more influence than Musk over life on Earth, and potentially life off Earth as well,” …

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Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin aims to help the next generation reach for the stars

Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin is striving to help the next generation reach the same heights as him. Melvin, a retired NASA astronaut, completed two space shuttle missions on the International Space Station during his tenure, one in 2008 and the other in 2009. But since then, Melvin has worked …

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SpaceX Inspiration4’s all-civilian astronaut crew brought meteorite back to space (briefly)

After spending 50,000 years on Earth, a meteorite had the chance to visit space again for nearly three days, during the all-civilian Inspiration4 mission in September. Pilot Sian Proctor shared a video on Twitter Friday (December 10) showing a fragment of the huge Canyon Diablo space rock that crashed into …

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UCF is part of a historic movement to build space ports around Earth

NASA’s decision to develop new destinations in space announced on December 2 is an exciting time in history and UCF is right in the middle of it. UCF is a member of the academic coalition supporting Blue Origin’s Orbital Reef project to build a commercially owned and operated space station …

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Buzz Aldrin: Second man on the moon

Buzz Aldrin is a veteran astronaut who became only the second person to set foot on the moon. As part of the Apollo 11 space flight commanded by Neil Armstrong, he made the trip to the lunar surface in July 1969 where he collected lunar rock samples, photographed the terrain …

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NASA to launch final mission to test laser communication in space

NASA’s next laser communications mission will launch early Sunday morning. The Laser Communication Relay (LCRD) demonstration will take off on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket during a scheduled two-hour window of 4:04 am to 6:04 am EST from the Cape Canaveral space station in Florida. The LCRD, a …

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Weekly bytes | Android phones work like car keys, NASA chooses companies to develop space stations, and more

Here’s our curated list of important tech news from this week in byte size. Some Android phones can now lock, unlock a car Some Android phones can now provide simple and secure keyless access to a car, allowing owners to lock, unlock and even start their cars. The digital car …

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NASA Private Space Station Contracts: Blue Origin, Nanoracks, Northrop

Concept art of a “Starlab” space station Nanoracks NASA has awarded contracts to three companies to develop private space stations, as the agency prepares for withdrawal from the International Space Station. Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and Jeff Bezos’ Nanoracks have received a total of $ 415.6 million under NASA’s Commercial …

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BioHarvest Sciences appoints astronaut Chris Hadfield to advisory board

Hadfield’s expertise will lead to expansion of BioHarvest’s focus to include space biology VANCOUVER, BC and REHOVOT, Israel, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BioHarvest Sciences Inc. (“BioHarvest” or the “Company”) (CSE: BHSC) Appoints Renowned Astronaut Chris Hadfield to its advisory board as part of a campaign to leverage …

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TWIRL 41: Galileo satellites should be put into orbit by the “Europeanized” variant of Soyuz 2.1b

This week we have to witness a ton of satellite launch missions from various parts of the world. For those who prefer manned launches, you’re out of luck because there aren’t any. Among the satellites being launched are two Galileo satellites mounted on a modified Soyuz 2.1b rocket and 53 …

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Each space tourism package in 2021 ranked: $ 125,000 to $ 60 million

Sir Richard Branson flew into space aboard a Virgin Galactic spacecraft, a trip he described as “the experience of a lifetime” at Spaceport America in New Mexico, the United States, on 11 July 2021. Virgin Galactic / Handout / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images 2021 is a historic year for …

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100 times more powerful than US technology, China says its nuclear reactor for space missions will surpass NASA’s device

Chinese scientists are currently building a powerful nuclear reactor for their expeditions to the Moon and Mars. Beijing says its reactor will be 100 times more powerful than the device the US space agency wants to install on the moon’s surface by 2030. The new technology is part of a …

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Meet Anousheh Ansari, the only woman to ever travel to space on a self-funded mission

Fifteen years before Amazon founder Jeff Bezos catapulted himself into space in a rocket, Anousheh Ansari became the first female space tourist, spending nine days on the International Space Station aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. She is still the only woman to travel to space on a self-funded mission, which …

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Blue Origin loses offer to land Artemis’ first astronauts on the moon

Blue Origin lost its months-long battle to be reconsidered for a contract with NASA to transport astronauts from the moon’s orbit to its surface. Blue Origin’s lawsuit in the U.S. Federal Claims Tribunal challenged NASA’s selection of rival SpaceX – and only SpaceX – for the contract. U.S. Judge Richard …

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Q + A-What is space debris and how dangerous is it?

Band Supantha Mukherjee STOCKHOLM, November 16 (Reuters) – Russia’s test on Monday to detonate one of its own satellites in space drew criticism for endangering the International Space Station crew and, experts said, created a field of debris that has increased the risks to space activities for years. WHAT DOES …

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NASA pushes back human lunar mission schedule to 2025

Workers pressure wash the NASA logo on the vehicle assembly building before SpaceX sends two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA, May 19, 2020. REUTERS / Joe Skipper Nov. 9 (Reuters) – NASA extends …

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NASA’s Latest Breakthrough: “Best Space Tacos Yet”

A small step for the man, a giant step for the carne asada. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have successfully grown and harvested chili peppers in space, and this week they enjoyed their loot for the first time. Megan McArthur, a grinning American astronaut, said on Twitter that she …

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The Boeing Company: From Rockets to Commercial Crew

The Boeing Company is an American aerospace company that manufactures rockets, airplanes, satellites, missiles, and other high-tech products. Since 2011, they have been involved in NASA’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP) to provide a new vehicle that can transport astronauts into space. Boeing was founded in 1916 by William Edward Boeing …

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NASA and Boeing to update struggling Starliner status on Tuesday

CAP CANAVERAL, Florida – More from NASA and Boeing are expected Tuesday after the unmanned Starliner mission twice failed to reach the International Space Station. The first orbital flight test took place in 2019. Starliner’s second setback occurred last August. Space photographer Dr. Ken Kremer of Space UpClose noted that …

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