Categoría: Agencias Espaciales Privadas

Victor Glover, One of the Crew of SpaceX’s First Flight to Station

When SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft lifts off on its first operational mission to the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Victor Glover will be aboard. Source: Image of the Day by NASA

Gran futuro en el lanzamiento de cohetes de carácter militar

La startup Relativity Space será uno de los pocos empresas americanas en un segmento del mercado dominado por empresas extranjeras. Esto podría colocar a la compañía en una posición ventajosa para competir por contratos militares. Fuente:

Wall Street Journal Editorial Shoots Down Space Force

A new military service requires congressional authorization but the WSJ board does not see that as a major impediment. «Members of both parties seem willing, albeit after a fight over whose district will host the space cadets.» Source:

Epic Crash with 'Sausage' Galaxy Shaped Milky Way's Bulge

A sausage-shaped galaxy smashed into our own Milky Way billions of years ago, changing our galaxy’s shape forever. Source:

Traces of 'Sonic Boom' Meteorites Found on Ocean Floor

The first mission designed to hunt a meteorite that crashed into the ocean has now discovered what may be tiny fragments of the meteorite’s crust, researchers say. Source:

Fourth of July Stargazing: Planets and Constellations Complement Fireworks in the Night Sky

While you’re waiting to watch fireworks this Fourth of July, take a look up at the sky to spot Venus and other bright visible planets. Source:

Opportunity Mars Rover Still Silent Beneath Raging Dust Storm

NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover remains silent as a giant dust storm continues to swirl on the Red Planet. Source:

Why a Fighter Jet Is Testing 'Quiet' Supersonic Booms Over Texas for NASA

This November, onlookers will get to hear a so-called «quiet» sonic boom as a supersonic military jet zips through the skies of Galveston, Texas, according to NASA. Source:

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Dragon to the International Space Station

At 5:42 a.m. EDT Friday, June 29, 2018, SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft lifts off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Dragon is carrying more than 5,900 pounds of research,…

Virgin Orbit Gears Up for Captive Carry Test Flight

Virgin Orbit is planning a key test of its LauncherOne system as soon as next week, a final step before the vehicles first launch later this summer. Source:

SpaceX Launches Used Dragon Cargo Ship to Space Station, Flexing Reusability Muscles

SpaceX sent a cargo spacecraft skyward early this morning (June 29) during a dazzling predawn liftoff that showcased the company’s considerable reusability chops. Source:

Dragon Resupply Mission (CRS-15)

On Friday June 29, Falcon 9 successfully lifted for launch of its fifteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-15) at 5:42:42 a.m. EDT, or 9:42:42 UTC, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Dragon separated…


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