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Jan 15, 2021

Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin launched a rocket that could make way for space-tourism flights this year

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The 14th launch of a New Shepard rocket will send a space capsule past the edge of space to test the system ahead of its first passenger flights.

Jan 14, 2021

Gateway Foundation Gives a Detailed Update on its Voyager Station Concept

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In 2012, the Gateway Foundation was founded with the purpose of building the world’s first rotating space station in orbit – known as The Gateway. This is no easy task and must be preceded by establishing the necessary infrastructure in orbit and the creation of a series of smaller structures to test the concept. This includes the Voyager Class station, a rotating structure designed to produce varying levels of artificial gravity.

In recent months, the Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC) – founed in 2018 by the Gateway team – began working on a crucial component, known as the DSTAR. These and other updates about their Voyager Class station were the subjects of a recent video featuring Foundation and OAC CEO John Blincow. According to Blincow, he and his colleagues will be performing a demonstration and making a big announcement in the coming weeks!

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Jan 13, 2021

SpaceX capsule to splash down from space just west of Tampa

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The capsule will bring back science experiments from the International Space Station.


Tampa will take part in some Florida space history Wednesday night as the SpaceX Dragon 2 will splash down from space just west of Tampa Bay.

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Jan 12, 2021

Dream Chaser space plane’s first flight slips to 2022 due to pandemic-related delays

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Sierra Nevada, the spaceship’s maker, is also building the LIFE space habitat.


Delays, many related to COVID, have pushed the first flight of the Dream Chaser space plane to 2022.

Jan 12, 2021

The Rise of SpaceX

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The Rise of # SpaceX Elon Musk’s Engineering Masterpiece.

Jan 12, 2021

What is Elon Musk’s Starship?

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Elon Musk’s company SpaceX is building a vehicle that could transform space travel.

Jan 9, 2021

Los Angeles rocket startup ABL Space aims for first launch as early as March

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EL SEGUNDO, California — Rocket building startup ABL Space, founded by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley, is in the final stretch of preparations for its inaugural launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

“We’re tracking toward vehicle readiness in March,” ABL president and CFO Dan Piemont told CNBC on Monday during a tour of the company’s Los Angeles-area facilities.

“We’re working on the last bits of scheduling with the [Vandenberg launch] range. We do think that could push us into Q2, so right now no earlier than March but no later than June is the plan,” Piemont added.

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Jan 8, 2021

The Nuclear-Powered Aircraft That We’ll Use to Explore Jupiter

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This engine will let us stay there for months, if not years.


Could the key to interstellar exploration be a nuclear-powered flyer that circles Jupiter?

Jan 8, 2021

An Update on the Green Run Hot Fire Test for Artemis I on This Week @NASA – January 8, 2021

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An update on the Green Run hot fire test for Artemis I, a commercial cargo spacecraft leaves the space station, and innovative ideas for exploring unexplored areas of the Moon … a few of the stories to tell you about – This Week at NASA!

Download Link: https://images.nasa.gov/details-An%20Update%20on%20the%20Gre…08,%202021

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Jan 8, 2021

SpaceX Dragon Capsule to Make First of Its Kind Science Splashdown

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By capsule, helicopter, boat, plane, and car, space station science experiments are about to make a first of a kind journey back to researchers on Earth.

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