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NASA and SpaceX targeting mid-to-late May for first astronaut launch, despite coronavirus pandemic

NASA and SpaceX issued a media accreditation invitation on Wednesday for their Demonstration Mission 2 (aka Demo-2) commercial crew launch – the first in the commercial crew program that will carry actual astronauts to space. The invite includes...

NASA’s Orion spacecraft completes testing ahead of Artemis 1 Moon mission

NASA has completed the testing process meant to simulate performance in in-space conditions for its Orion crew spacecraft, developed by Lockheed Martin and designed to carry crew on the agency’s Artemis missions. The missions aim to return...

NASA’s SLS Moon rocket is 2 years behind and billions over budget, internal report finds

NASA’s ambitious plan to put boots on the Moon in 2024 is looking increasingly costly — and increasingly unlikely — if the current cost overruns and delays are any indication, according to a report by the agency’s Office...

Axiom Space pitches its first 10-day, all-inclusive trip to the ISS for just $55 million

Axiom Space is looking to make history by sending three passengers on a round-trip journey to the International Space Station for the low, low price of $55 million. The Houston -based, venture-backed company has signed a contract with SpaceX ...

NASA moves forward with 17 companies as part of bid to transform urban aerial transportation

NASA and a clutch of startup and established companies are moving forward with plans to transform mobility in urban environments through the Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge. If it’s fully implemented, the new Urban Air Mobility system could enable...

SpaceX wins the $117 million launch contract to explore Psyche’s heavy metal asteroid

SpaceX has won the launch contract for NASA’s 2022 mission to explore the mineral-rich asteroid known as Psyche, the space agency announced today, including launch services and other mission-related costs valued at $117 million — remarkably low for...

Katherine Johnson, legendary NASA mathematician and ‘hidden figure,’ dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who defied prejudice in the ’50s and ’60s to help NASA send the first men to the moon, has died at the age of 101. Only recently famous after the film “Hidden Figures” was...

Spacewalking astronauts fix leak in cosmic ray detector

Spacewalking astronauts have plugged a leak in a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station, bringing it another step closer to new life. It was the fourth spacewalk since November for Nasa’s Andrew Morgan and Italy’s Luca Parmitano to...

Lego made an International Space Station kit, including Space Shuttle and robotic arm

Lego is releasing an official International Space Station kit, which includes a scale model of the orbital platform, along with a miniature dockable Space Shuttle, a deployable satellite and two astronaut minifigurines. The kit is made up of...

First crewed SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launch could happen in Q2 this year

SpaceX and NASA hosted a press conference following their successful test of the Crew Dragon’s in-flight abort system on Sunday to discuss the mission and next steps. The first question asked by media in attendance was about what...
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The Senegalese player reiterated that soccer is now in the background and health is what matters and that the COVID-19 pandemic will soon end. Sadio...

They create a toilet that recognizes the user; seeks to detect diseases

The smart toilet can analyze urinary and intestinal tract diseases; the data is completely private The University of Stanford he has createsdo a toilet with...

Animals take over the streets of India in quarantine for the coronavirus

In the capital New Delhi, groups of monkeys have taken advantage of the absence of humans and roam the streets of the city, especially...

In England they are upset with Dávinson Sánchez for not respecting the quarantine

The Tottenham defender was seen jogging in a London park. The club already caught his attention, as did coach Jose Mourinho, who apparently was...