SpaceX announced yesterday that it will launch a new human spaceflight program, the Polaris Program. The project’s first mission will …
SpaceX’s first manned mission will come between April and June after a successful escape system test
SpaceX successfully tested Crew Dragon’s first in-flight launch escape system on January 19 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The test is to see if the system can keep the crew alive during a failed launch. This marks a big step forward for a crewed launch later this year.
Elon Musk reveals SpaceX Starship ahead of press event
Elon Musk tweeted out a photo of SpaceX’s Starship in Texas. This is the first time the public gets a complete view of the Mk1 Starship.
Europe Space Agency vows to clean up the most dangerous junk yard
If satellites are not disposed of properly, the parts could become high-speed bullets leading to a chain reaction destroying everything on its way, or the Kessler Syndrome.
The looming warfare of the final frontier
This project demonstrates how fast we are closing down the distance between us and the outer space. We also see how commercial crew or space tourism could bring funding to more space programs.