SpaceX: Vacuum engine was ignited for the first time on a Starship

Elon Musk may be the boss of Tesla and SpaceX, but his heart beats for the space company above all. The Starship project is being promoted accordingly and has now passed another milestone: the ignition of a vacuum engine. SpaceX boss Elon Musk has been dreaming of flights to the moon and later to Mars … Read more

Inside the Experiment to Create Mars on Earth | Science

Photographs by Cassandra Klos Text by Jennie Rothenberg Gritz When Cassandra Klos was growing up in rural New Hampshire, it was easy to see the stars. She traced the constellations with her finger and imagined how it would feel to travel among them. As a college art student, she launched a photo project about Betty and … Read more

SpaceX: Four tourists fly into space – without professional astronauts

business “Many will follow” SpaceX flies four tourists into space for three days – without professional escort Published on 09/16/2021 | Reading time: 3 minutes For the first time, four tourists launched fully automatically into space The US space company SpaceX of Tesla founder Elon Musk has sent its first space tourists into space. With … Read more

Five Things to Know About NASA’s Lunar Rover ‘VIPER’ | Science

Wrynzel spider Daily Correspondent The Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover dubbed VIPER is headed to the moon’s south pole in late 2023 to search for resources that could sustain future human settlements in space. The NASA rover will travel to areas of the lunar surface that have never seen sunlight to map and analyze concentrations … Read more

SpaceX: Historic mission with a happy ending | Currently America | DW

After two months in space, the two US astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley have returned to Earth from the International Space Station. The capsule of the “Crew Dragon” spacecraft from the private space company SpaceX plunged into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of the US state of Florida on Sunday. This is … Read more

120 meters high: SpaceX is assembling the largest rocket in history

SpaceX has successfully assembled its Starship spacecraft and the Super Heavy rocket stage on the launch pad. For the first time, the location in Texas shows what an impressive figure the largest and most powerful rocket in the world really makes. Step by step towards Mars: Starship and Super Heavy united Elon Musk wants to … Read more

Five Things to Know About NASA’s Lunar Rover ‘VIPER’ | Science

Wrynzel spider Daily Correspondent The Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover dubbed VIPER is headed to the moon’s south pole in late 2023 to search for resources that could sustain future human settlements in space. The NASA rover will travel to areas of the lunar surface that have never seen sunlight to map and analyze concentrations … Read more

A Monumental Portrait of NASA Astronaut Stephanie Wilson Crops Up in Atlanta | Travel

Jennifer Nalewicki Travel Correspondent While most artists measure their artworks in inches, Stan Herd measures his in acres. For the past 40 years, the Kansas-based artist has been using farmland, pastures, grassy fields and any other large swaths of open land as his canvas, creating massive earthworks that are best seen from the sky, including … Read more

Starship SN8: SpaceX prototype is the new highlight from Elon Musk

VA good 50 years ago, space pioneer Wernher von Braun stood in front of America’s giant rocket Saturn V and was celebrated as the pioneer of the moon landing. Now it is again about a new era in space travel. This time, however, no German engineer is in the spotlight. Only a large crawler crane … Read more

‘For All Mankind’ Believes Travel To The Moon Will Solve Racism. It’s Not That Simple

ONE DOES NOT need to look hard to find a new myth forming about the great beyond. The narrative is that space travel will solve our woes—specifically the woes of racial capitalism. And this myth is appearing everywhere, in reality and fiction. Take, for example, billionaire Richard Branson’s comments before Virgin Galactic’s suborbital mission in early … Read more