NASA’s All-Electric X-57 Maxwell Jet Will Make Its First Flight Next Year

NASA is nearing the first test flight of its battery-powered aircraft, the X-57 Maxwell, a report from The Verge explains. NASA’s series of X planes are designed to push the limits of aircraft technology, whether it’s supersonic flight, green airliners, or all-electric aircraft. The X-57 Maxwell was specifically designed to help NASA develop certifications standards … Read more

Elon Musk Tells On Twitter That SN20 Orbital Flight Could Happen In November 2021

SpaceX’s latest prototype starship may take off for orbital flight sooner than expected. Yesterday (October 21st), SpaceX completed a static test with its prototype Starship SN20. This was a major hurdle for the spacecraft before its first orbital flight test, which SpaceX had stated would likely take place within a few months. But now, SpaceX … Read more

With the end of the conjunction of Mars and the Sun, it’s time for Ingenuity to return to flight

NASA’s Mars helicopter is ready to make its first flight attempt after a two-week communication blackout caused by the sun being directly between Earth and the Red Planet. The Ingenuity helicopter, a tech demo drone that was supposed to fly a maximum of five times in a month, has completed 13 successful missions so far, … Read more

SpaceX and Nasa: Astronaut Matthias Maurer’s flight is postponed

fromTanja Banner conclude The German astronaut Matthias Maurer has to wait a little longer for his first space flight: his start date for the ISS has been postponed again. Kennedy Space Center – Anyone who flies to the International Space Station ISS has a very strict schedule: the rocket launch must be precise to the … Read more

Boeing Starliner Test Flight Is Delayed Again. Why Investors Should Care.

Text size IA United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeings CST-100 Starliner spacecraft aboard. Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images A test flight of Boeing’s new Starliner—a space capsule designed to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station—is delayed again. It’s another setback for the company, although shares aren’t reacting much to the reports. Still, … Read more

Focus on End User, Flight Vehicle Type, and Country

Global $396 Million Sub-Orbital Space Tourism Markets to 2031: Focus on End User, Flight Vehicle Type, and Country Press Release From: Research and Markets Posted: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 The “Sub-Orbital Space Tourism Market: Focus on End User, Flight Vehicle Type, and Country – Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2031” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. … Read more

New $43.2M contract between B.L. Harbert and NASA takes flight

Read Time 1 Minutes B.L. Harbert secured a million dollar contract with NASA. Photo via B.L. Harbert International’s Facebook Birmingham-based construction firm, B.L. Harbert International, secured a multimillion-dollar contract for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). We’ve got the details on this astronomical contract. Check it out. Don’t know about B.L. Harbert? B.L. builds safe … Read more

Space flight takes turn toward accessibility at Long Beach zero gravity flight – Press Telegram

Twelve disabled scientists, military veterans, students, athletes and artists took part in a zero-gravity flight to encourage accessibility in the aerospace industry. (Photo courtesy Mission: AstroAccess) Twelve disabled scientists, military veterans, students, athletes and artists took part in a zero-gravity flight to encourage accessibility in the aerospace industry. (Photo courtesy Mission: AstroAccess) Twelve disabled scientists, … Read more

SpaceX ignites Starship booster: first manned flight planned for July

Elon Musk ignites the turbo in July: The miracle rocket Starship is to be launched into orbit. The SpaceX founder is fine-tuning the dawn of commercial space travel. Starship during a successful test flight. Photo: SpaceX/flickr.com The first flight of the giant rocket Starship is imminent. After landing attempts of various Starship prototypes, which were … Read more