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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21 Oct 2021

South Korea Launches First Homegrown Rocket and Satellite Into Space

Today, South Korea launched its first homegrown rocket into space, representing a huge step for the country in space technology. Very few countries have been able to do the same, including the US, China, and Russia. The development will likely be instrumental in expanding Seoul’s military satellite surveillance of North

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19 Oct 2021

China denies testing nuclear-capable hypersonic missile

On Monday, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian reported that a routine test of missiles had been carried out in July to verify different types of reusable spacecraft technology. China has since denied reports that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile earlier this year, stating that it was instead a

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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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30 Jul 2021

The Porsche dynasty is taking on Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in space

Porsche SE is the next big investor to look to space for its role in developing future technology. Porsche revealed an investment into German Isar Aerospace on Wednesday. The German space startup is attempting to rival Jeff Bezo’s Blue Origin and Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The startup offers rocket production and

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26 Jul 2021

NASA Turns to Edge Computing to Protect ISS Astronauts from Contamination

NASA is looking to leverage edge computing to eliminate the need to transport massive amounts of information from space and slash the time it takes to process information from weeks to hours. NASA aims to accomplish this through using a containerized, analytic code where data for a complex DNA sequencing

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08 Jul 2021

Massive X-class solar flare erupted from sun

The first large flare of the current solar cycle erupted at 10:29a.m. on July 3 according to the US Space Weather Prediction Center. The researchers at the center measure intensities of solar flares on a scale of A-class to X-class, with X-class being the largest. The flare on July 3

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07 Jul 2021

Astronomers Use Artificial Intelligence to Reveal the Actual Shape of the Universe

Japanese astronomers have developed a new artificial intelligence tool that removes noise in astronomical data, revealing the actual shape of the universe. The noise is a result of random variations in galaxy shapes, according to the astronomers. The tool underwent extensive training and testing on mock data created by supercomputer

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24 Jun 2021

Microsoft Joins Space-Focused Threat Intelligence Sharing Community

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it joined the Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) as a founding member. In the announcement, the organization expressed its aim to help safeguard America’s digital assets in space. Space cybersecurity is a relatively new sector, making it highly important to deepen the knowledge

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