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SpaceX's spaceship, Meant for Mars, prepares for a first jump

Last Sunday, when much of the country plunged into the Super Bowl, SpaceX boss Elon Musk and a crew of engineers gathered in McGregor, Texas, the small town where the company runs a missile test site. In the early evening, a new engine sounded in the plains for a few seconds . "First launch of a Starship Raptor aircraft engine!" …

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Beyond Mars, the mini MarCO spaceship dies down

MarCO-B, one of the experimental Mars Cube One (MarCO) CubeSats, captured these images as it approached Mars. Picture credits: NASA / JPL-Caltech Before MarCO's collective launch as MarCO last year, collectively launched spacecraft on a large scale, their success was measured by survival: if they could operate in space at all, they would push the boundaries of experimental technologies. Well, …

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Boeing CST-100 Starliner: Next-Generation Spaceship

Boeing's CST-100 Starliner heading for a rendezvous with the International Space Station. Boeing's CST-100 Starliner is a spacecraft under development for NASA's Commercial Crew Program. The Space Agency plans to use Starliner, as well as SpaceX's Dragon, to take astronauts to the International Space Station by 2019 or 2020. Uncrewed test flights are tentatively scheduled for March 2019. The Starliner …

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Rocket Report: A big step back for Stratolaunch, a stunning spaceship

Enlarge / The rocket report is published weekly. Welcome to issue 1.34 of the Rocket Report! It's a sad week for new space, because just three months after the death of Paul Allen, who shared the vision of cost-effective access to space, Stratolaunch abandoned its plans to build a missile line for its large aircraft. In somewhat happier news, Virgin …

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Elon Musk explains why the spaceship will be stainless steel

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. SpaceX is working on the first prototype of the Starship rocket (formerly BFR), which could eventually transport people to the Moon and Mars. CEO Elon Musk, however, recently announced a significant design revision that initially seems uninteresting. Instead of aluminum and carbon fiber, the company …

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China has just landed a spaceship on the other side of the moon. Here's what Chang & # 4 will teach us.

Receive the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 3, 2019 / 11:02 PM GMT By Denise Chow and David Freeman China's historic landing of a spaceship on the other side of the moon shows the nation's growing capabilities as a space dream, setting the stage for new discoveries about this never visited region of the lunar surface. "This is a great achievement," …

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Bennu is now the smallest object ever brought into orbit by a spaceship

Bennu's Artistic Concept of OSIRIS-REx Illustration: Heather Roper / University of Arizona The New Year has set important milestones for two space missions – but only one of them makes the world survive from human species , OSIRIS-REx, NASA's asteroid-seeking spacecraft, completed its eight-second thrust drive and put the plane into orbit around the asteroid Bennu. Bennu is now the …

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