Spaceship toilet broken – small problems with big business

Anyone who lives in space for three days definitely needs the toilet in between. And that of all people caused problems. Shortly after the successful return of the Inspiration 4 mission to Earth, those responsible for SpaceX and the crew members of the first purely touristic space mission are full of praise. The entire mission … 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

The FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spaceship after flight deviation

Enlarge / VSS Unity burns its rocket motor on July 11, 2021. The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday said it has grounded Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo vehicle until the agency completes an investigation into the vehicle’s flight outside its designated air space. “Virgin Galactic may not return the SpaceShipTwo vehicle to flight until the FAA approves … Read more

China Wants to Build a Spaceship That’s Kilometers Long

It’s no secret that China has become a major contender when it comes to spaceflight. In the past twenty years, the China National Space Agency (CNSA) has accomplished some historic firsts. This includes sending astronauts to space, deploying three space stations (as part of the Tiangong program), developing heavy launch vehicles (like the Long March … Read more

Boeing’s Spaceship Problems Show Just How Amazing Musk’s SpaceX Is

A United Launch Alliance with a Starliner spacecraft on board. Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images Text size Boeing continues to work on valve problems that delayed the launch of its Starliner space capsule. No new date for the launch, originally scheduled for July 30, has been set, and The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday evening … Read more

Virgin Galactic’s ‘Imagine’ Spaceship Brings Us Closer to Space Travel – Robb Report

Virgin Galactic’s shiny new spaceship, VSS Imagine, is the third generation of the aerospace company’s aircraft that will soon be ferrying citizen astronauts from earth to space. Imagine’s exterior is finished in a mirror-like material that will reflect the surrounding environment—from the browns and muted colors of the mountains around Virgin’s spaceport in New Mexico, … Read more

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip III Is the Stunning Future of Space Travel

Right about now, pretty much everyone with a passport is longing for the return of unrestricted international travel. Virgin Galactic, the brand hoping to bring commercial space travel to the masses (or at least the ultra-wealthy), is thinking much bigger. This week, the company unveiled the VSS Imagine, the first member of Virgin Galactic’s new … Read more

SpaceX: First Spaceship orbital flight to take place very soon

The Starship from SpaceX, which is supposed to fly to the moon and later to Mars, has now completed several successful flights and landings. One cannot speak of routine yet, but the space company wants to start an orbital flight as early as July. SpaceX has carried out several launches in the past few months … Read more