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Friday, January 24, 2020
Model Variation of the SpaceX Starship with a Stainless-steel Skin is Under Building

Model Variation of the SpaceX Starship with a Stainless-steel Skin is...

Elon Musk has been a busy man in recent years. In September of 2016, he unveiled his company’s plan for a super-heavy launch vehicle – the Interplanetary Transport System (ITS). The following year, Musk presented the world with an updated design of the vehicle, which had been renamed the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) and the…
SpaceX is going to construct a mini-BFR to introduce on a Falcon 9

SpaceX is going to construct a mini-BFR to introduce on a...

In September of 2016, Elon Musk unveiled his vision for a super-heavy launch vehicle, which would be SpaceX’s most ambitious project to date. Known as the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), this massive launch vehicle is central to Musk’s plan of conducting space tourism with flights into orbit and to the Moon. It is also intrinsic…
Elon Musk’s New Strategy is to Get to the Moon as Quick as Possible

Elon Musk’s New Strategy is to Get to the Moon as...

For Elon Musk and SpaceX, the company he founded to reignite space exploration, a great deal hinges on the creation of the Starship. This super-heavy launch vehicle, which was has evolved considerably in the past few years, will eventually replace the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy as the mainstay of the SpaceX fleet. Once operational,…
SpaceX to Release 64 Satellites, Consisting Of Orbital Reflector

SpaceX to Release 64 Satellites, Consisting Of Orbital Reflector

An artist’s impression of Orbital Reflector unfurled in space. Credit: Orbital Reflector/Nevada Museum of ArtA unique smallsat mission promises to be the latest satellite “brighter than a Full Moon!” in the night sky… or not. The Mission: We’re talking about Orbital Reflector, conceived by Trevor Paglen and fielded by the Nevada Museum of Arts. Dubbed…
Starlink’s Satellites Will be Orbiting at a Much Lower Elevation, Minimizing the Dangers of Area Scrap

Starlink’s Satellites Will be Orbiting at a Much Lower Elevation, Minimizing...

Among Elon Musk’s many plans for the future, one of the more ambitious has been the creation of a constellation of satellites that will offer broadband internet access to the entire world. Known as “Starlink”, the company’s long-term plan is to deploy over 12,000 internet satellites to Low Earth Orbit (LEO) by the mid-2020s. Despite…
SpaceX simply released 60 satellites for its Starlink Constellation. Web service companies need to be really anxious.

SpaceX simply released 60 satellites for its Starlink Constellation. Web service...

On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019, SpaceX launched the first batch of their Starlink satellites to orbit. The launch took place at 10:30 pm EDT (07:30 pm PDT) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral on the Florida coast. With this delivery, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is making good on his promise to begin…
Entrance Structure Displays Their Prepare For a Huge Rotating Spaceport Station

Entrance Structure Displays Their Prepare For a Huge Rotating Spaceport Station

Since the end of the Apollo-era, one of the main goals of NASA, Roscosmos and other space agencies has been the development of technologies that will enable a long-term human presence in space. These technologies will also help when it comes time to mount renewed missions to the Moon, to Mars, and other locations in…
Call Modification Alert! SpaceX’s BFR is Now Simply Called “Starship”

Call Modification Alert! SpaceX’s BFR is Now Simply Called “Starship”

In September of 2016, Musk treated the world to an early sneak-peak at his proposed super-heavy launch vehicle. Previously known as the Mars Colonial Transporter, the renamed Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) was the centerpiece to Musk’s long-term vision of conducting commercial trips to orbit, to the Moon, and even to Mars. Since that time, the…
Blue Origin will be Landing its Firecrackers on an Utilized Freight Ship. It’ll Get Converted in Time for First Flights in 2021

Blue Origin will be Landing its Firecrackers on an Utilized Freight...

One of the defining characteristics of the modern space age is the way private aerospace companies (aka. NewSpace) is playing a role like never before. With every passing year, more and more small launch providers are being founded. And between the largest companies – SpaceX and Blue Origin – competition is heating up to see…
Astronomers Prepare Yourself, Another Artificial Star to Destroy Your Information is Coming. Artist is Preparation to Release a Giant, Unfolding Structure That’ll be Brilliant in the Sky For a Couple Of Months

Astronomers Prepare Yourself, Another Artificial Star to Destroy Your Information is...

One of the most cited reasons and benefits of space exploration is the way it brings people together. Think of iconic moments, like the Moon Landing or the launch of Yuri Gagarin (the first man to go into space), and the impact they had on their respective generations. Looking to the future, there are many…

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