Liftoff! SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink satellites into orbit aboard a recycled Falcon 9 rocket

Liftoff! SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink satellites into orbit aboard a recycled Falcon 9 rocket named after the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars SpaceX launched 60 new Starlink satellites into orbit Tuesday at 3:01pm ET The Falcon 9 rocket took off from Kennedy Space Station in Florida This is the third trip the rocket has … Read more

SpaceX’s Starlink and OneWeb satellite come within 109 feet of crashing into each other in orbit

OneWeb and SpaceX, the powerhouses in the internet satellite industry, had dangerously close encounter last weekend that was out of this world. Two satellites from each firm came within 190 feet of each other in orbit April 4, which sparked several ‘red alerts’ from the US Space Force’s 18th Space Control Squadron, The Verge reports. … Read more

SpaceX launches TENTH batch of new Starlink satellites into orbit for 2021

SpaceX launched its 10th batch of Starlink satellites for the year Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total to 1,443 in orbit. The Falcon 9 rocket took off at 12:34pm ET from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida where ‘weather was looking beautiful with clear skies,’ a SpaceX officials said during the live stream. Along with … Read more

Barbie produce doll inspired by sole Russian woman scheduled to travel into orbit

Russian astronaut unveils a new version of the iconic Barbie doll made in her likeness to encourage girls to become ‘strong and feminine’ cosmonauts Anna Kikina, 36, is currently sole Russian woman scheduled to travel into orbit  Barbie have produced a doll in the likeness of the real 36-year-old cosmonaut Part of campaign in Russia … Read more

World’s first space HOTEL to begin construction in low Earth orbit in 2025

Work is due to start on the world’s first ‘space hotel’ in low Earth orbit in 2025 – and it will come equipped with restaurants, a cinema, spa and rooms for 400 people. Developed by the Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC), the Voyager Station could be operational as early as 2027, with the infrastructure built in … Read more

China releases first video of Mars captured by Tianwen-1 in orbit

China today has shared the first video of Mars recorded by Tianwen-1 after the probe entered orbit, the latest step in Beijing’s ambitious space programme. Incredible footage captures the Martian landscape and atmosphere out of a pitch black sky as the Chinese spacecraft flew past the Red Planet. Launched last July around the same time … Read more

Stunning video captures SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket soaring past the moon as it heads into orbit

Over the moon! Stunning video captures SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket soaring past the lunar orb as it heads into orbit to delivery 60 more Starlink satellites Photographer Trevor Mahlmann cpatured foorage of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 as it soared into orbit However, he was able to capture a rare moment when the rocket flew past the … Read more

Astronomers discover six planets locked in an rhythmic motion as they orbit their central star 

A puzzling line up of six-exoplanets moving in a rhythmic dance as they orbit their star have been discovered in a system 200 light years from Earth. Researchers used the European Space Agency CHEOPS space telescope to detect the unusual explanatory formation – and it could shed light on how systems form.   University of St … Read more

Virgin Orbit to attempt to send LauncherOne into orbit on Sunday

Virgin Orbit has targeted its third attempt at space flight for Sunday.  The launch window from California’s Mojave Air and Space Port is set for January 17 between 10am and 2pm local time, according to a tweet from Virgin One, with backup slots on January 24 and 31. This will be Virgin Orbit’s third trip … Read more

Virgin Orbit will attempt to send its LauncherOne into orbit on Sunday

Virgin Orbit has targeted its third attempt at space flight for Sunday.  The launch window from California’s Mojave Air and Space Port is set for January 17 between 10am and 2pm local time, according to a tweet from Virgin One, with backup slots on January 24 and 31. This will be Virgin Orbit’s third trip … Read more