First all-civilian space crew on Inspiration4 shares stunning images of Earth taken from space

Jeff Bezos in front of Blue Origin’s space capsule Dubbed the ‘NewSpace’ set, Jeff Bezos, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk all say they were inspired by the first moon landing in 1969, when the US beat the Soviet Union in the space race, and there is no doubt how much it would mean to … Read more

The future of satellite launches? Startup CATAPULTS a prototype vehicle into space

It may seem like something from a far-fetched sci-fi movie, but an alternative rocket launch system that catapults spacecraft into orbit could one day become a reality. SpinLaunch, the California-based start-up behind the idea, successfully completed a test flight of its prototype suborbital accelerator last month after loading a projectile into it and blasting it to … Read more

Blast! Space travel leaves you taller… but at risk of suffering chronic back pain, study shows

Blast! Space travel leaves you taller… but at risk of suffering chronic back pain, study shows New research has shown that astronauts can grow up to three inches in space The weightlessness in space causes growth by straightening the spine Study also suggested that 52 per cent of those who go to space have back … Read more

Elon Musk’s net worth hits $230 billion putting him above Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person

Elon Musk’s net worth has surpassed $230 billion making him the richest man on the planet after shares at Space X soar by 33 percent and sell for more than $100 billion, after only joining the Forbes top ten billionaire list in the middle of last year. The Tesla CEO has now outstripped former richest … Read more

Cop-turned-NASA-exec found guilty of murdering his National Guardsman neighbor after years long feud

A former cop turned NASA executive has been found guilty of murder after killing his next door neighbor after years of fighting over loud music, garbage, and dog poop. Michael Hetle, 54, shot Maryland National Guardsman Javon Prather, 24, in Springfield, Virginia – a suburb of Washington DC, in March 2020. He then pointed the … Read more

Space tourism firm will offer balloon flights to the stratosphere by 2024

A space tourism firm says it will be able to send you to the stratosphere in a balloon by 2024, but a single seat on the commercial flight will set you back £36,700 ($50,000). World View Enterprises is working on the balloon-based system in Tucson, Arizona, where it says it will take people up to … Read more

Chinese space tourism firm’s rocket appears to be inspired by SpaceX and Blue Origin’s spacecraft

Jeff Bezos in front of Blue Origin’s space capsule Dubbed the ‘NewSpace’ set, Jeff Bezos, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk all say they were inspired by the first moon landing in 1969, when the US beat the Soviet Union in the space race, and there is no doubt how much it would mean to … Read more

Jeff Bezos has space race against Richard Branson and Elon Musk in SNL premiere skit

SNL guest host Owen Wilson played Jeff Bezos in a spoof Star Trek episode that saw the Amazon founder race in space against Elon Musk and Richard Branson. The commercial-like skit for the spoof, named Star Trek: Ego Quest, begins with a voiceover saying: ‘For decades, the Star Trek franchise has brought you unforgettable voyages … Read more

NASA aborts flight of Ingenuity helicopter on Mars after ‘anomaly’ detected

NASA said its Ingenuity helicopter flying around on Mars suffered an ‘anomaly’ prior to its 14th flight on the Red Planet, prompting the flight to be delayed. The 14th flight was supposed to happen on September 18, but the ‘anomaly’ occurred when two of Ingenuity’s flight-control servo motors oscillated during the pre-flight checkout, known as … Read more