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ISS Welcomes First SpaceX Crew Dragon with NASA Astronauts

After a magnificent launch Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley docked succesfully at the ISS after a 19-hour journey. The pair of astronauts docked to the space station’s Harmony module at 10:16 a.m. EDT Sunday as the microgravity laboratory flew 262 miles above the border northern China and Mongolia. Behnken and Hurley, the first astronauts to fly…
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NASA, SpaceX are Go for another Try if Weather Permitting

NASA and SpaceX have cleared the Demo-2 mission for Saturday’s launch attempt, scheduled for 3:22 p.m. EDT. Mission managers now have to take weather into account; the forecast shows a strong possibility weather conditions won’t allow a launch. Bad weather scrubbed Wednesday’s attempt to launch the mission, the first launch of astronauts on an American rocket from…
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The new Space Race is on to Create the Next Lunar Lander

Musk’s SpaceX, Bezos‘ Blue Origin and Dynetics will be competing to design and build the next lunar landing vehicle for the Artemis mission in 2024. NASA has named three privately owned companies to develop lunar landers that will carry astronauts to the moon’s surface in 2024—and beyond. The three teams, which include Blue Origin, Space…
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NASA, SpaceX to Launch First Astronauts to Space Station from U.S. Since 2011

A new era of human spaceflight is set to begin as American astronauts once again launch on an American rocket from American soil to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will fly on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, lifting off on a Falcon 9…
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Want to be an astronaut? NASA is hiring!

They said to shoot for the moon, and the time to apply has come. On March 2, 2020, NASA began accepting applications for its next class of astronauts for trips to the moon and the International Space Station. U.S. citizens can apply here until the deadline on March 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. The…
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NASA Opens Call for Artemis Lunar Landers and the new Spacesuit

NASA is seeking proposals for human lunar landing systems designed and developed by American companies for the Artemis program, which includes sending the first woman and next man to the surface of the Moon by 2024. The final call to industry comes after NASA issued two drafts on July 19 and Aug. 30, encouraging companies…
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NASA Events Celebrating Apollo’s 50th Anniversary

On July 19, 1 p.m. NASA will broadcast live from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the historic, newly-restored Apollo mission control room at Johnson Space Center in Houston and the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. They will also be at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, with a special…
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Jeff Bezos präsentiert Blue Moon

Jeff Bezos hat Blue Moon, ein Modell seiner Mondlandefähre präsentiert. „Das ist ein unglaubliches Fahrzeug, und es wird zum Mond fliegen“, sagte der 55-Jährige am Donnerstag bei der Enthüllung. Blue Origin arbeitet seit drei Jahren am Design. Es solle bis zu vier Mondautos sowie Geräte für wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen und eventuell sogar Menschen an Bord nehmen…
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Team SpaceIL to Receive Inaugural $1 Million Moonshot Award

Today, all eyes were on Team SpaceIL as they attempted to soft-land on the surface of the Moon.  Their robotic lander, Beresheet, Hebrew for “Genesis,” came very close to touching down, but ultimately failed to soft-land during its final descent. As it prepared for landing, Beresheet experienced a main engine failure and lost communication with…
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XPRIZE Foundation Announces $1 Million Moonshot Award

The first privately-funded spacecraft from former XPRIZE team, SpaceIL to reach the Moon is in lunar orbit right now and is projected to land this Thursday, April 11, marking the beginning of a new era in space exploration. In 2011, SpaceIL began to build its Beresheet spacecraft as its entry into the Google Lunar XPRIZE…
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