23 Dec 2022

NASA and Russia weigh options for astronaut return after spacecraft leak

Officials at Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, and officials at NASA are determining how ot bring home several people at the International Space Station after a Russian Soyuz spacecraft developed a leak last week. None of the seven people on board the ISS were in any danger as a result of

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16 Nov 2021

Russian anti-satellite missile test draws condemnation

The US has condemned Russia for conducting what it believes to be a dangerous and irresponsible missile test, alleging that the test endangered crew members aboard the International Space Station (ISS), which currently hosts four Americans, a German, and two Russians. The test blew up one of Russia’s own satellites,

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26 Oct 2021

Blue Origin: Jeff Bezos unveils plans for ‘space business park’

Jeff Bezos has announced plans to launch a commercial space station through space tourism company, Blue Origin. Named “Orbital Reef,” the station is hoped to be operational by the end of the decade. The company claims the station will host up to 10 people and will function as a business

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05 Oct 2021

Russian film team boldly shoot towards space station

On Tuesday, Russia launched a film crew into space to shoot a feature film. This marks a step for Russian space forces, as civilian actors and a film director are set to land at the International Space Station to shoot the movie. Actor Tom Cruise, alongside NASA, has been planning

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22 Apr 2021

Russia plans to launch its own space station after quitting ISS

After quitting the International Space Station (ISS), Russia is allegedly gearing up to build its own space station, according to the Roscosmos space agency. The agency released a statement on Wednesday asserting that, if President Vladimir Putin approves the project, the space station could be launched into orbit as soon

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11 Feb 2021

A Cloud-Connected, AI-Enabling Commercial Computer is Heading to the International Space Station

An artificial intelligence enabling computer will be launched into orbit on February 20, eventually reaching the International Space Station via Northrop Grumman’s resupply mission. The computer has been named the Spaceborne Computer-2 and is designed to enable in-space commercial artificial intelligence and real-time data processing capabilities. The device was constructed

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17 Nov 2020

SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with space station

On Monday, SpaceX launched an innovative mission to send its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. As of last night, the capsule successfully performed a series of intricate maneuvers to attach to the ISS. Four astronauts, Mike Hopkins, Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, and Soichi Noguchi will spend the next

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02 Apr 2019

Nasa: India’s satellite destruction could endanger ISS

India’s recent downing of one of its own satellites as part of a test of its anti-satellite weapons systems has been labeled a “terrible thing” by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). According to the US space agency’s administrator Jim Bridenstine, the test has made it 44% more likely

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