NASA’s first moon landing since 1972 is DELAYED until 2025 due to costs and Blue Origin litigation

NASA’s first moon landing since 1972 is DELAYED until 2025: Costs and the Blue Origin litigation pushes back Artemis mission that will send the first woman and first person of color to the moon NASA announced changes in the schedule for its Artemis mission  The crewed test flight of Origin and SLS on Artemis II … Read more

Morgan Stanley predicts Elon Musk will become a trillionaire with exponential growth of SpaceX

Elon Musk, who recently supplanted his galactic rival Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest man, will add another bragging right over the Amazon founder as financial experts predict the Tesla boss will become the first trillionaire due to the exponential growth of SpaceX.  In a note titled ‘SpaceX Escape Velocity … Who Can Catch Them?’ … Read more

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule looks like a shooting star as it causes sonic boom as it returned to Earth

A bright light streaked across the night sky over parts of Georgia and Florida last night, which was followed by a sonic boom that rattled homes in the area. Many residents thought it was a shooting star or meteor falling to Earth, but the glowing object was SpaceX‘s Dragon capsule on its return mission following … Read more

Elon Musk says SpaceX’s Starlink is on track to have more than 500,000 users within 12 months

Elon Musk says SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet service is on track to have more than 500,000 users within 12 months – and the company could invest up to $30 BILLION into the project Elon Musk spoke via Zoom during Mobile World Congress 2021 in Barcelona Musk announced Starlink is likely to hit 500,000 users within … Read more

SpaceX satellite plans ‘unsustainable’ warns competitor Arianespace

SpaceX is close to a ‘de-facto monopolisation’ of space due to its thousands of satellites, claims the head of European space launch firm Arianespace. The Elon Musk-owned firm has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to launch up to 42,000 satellites into space. They are building the ‘Starlink’ constellation that will deliver ‘reliable … Read more

Retired astronaut Peggy Whitson, 61, will return space on a SpaceX private flight

Retired NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, 61, is dusting off her space suit for another trip to the final frontier, making her the oldest woman to make the trip. Whitson, however, will be accompanied by racecar driver John Shoffner, 65, who will pilot the craft using his experience from flying planes in air shows. The pair purchased … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX reveals ambitious plans for Starship’s first orbital flight

Elon Musk’s SpaceX reveals ambitious plans for Starship’s first orbital flight that will see the 160ft-tall rocket launch from Texas before landing 90 minutes later off the coast of Hawaii An FCC filing has revealed that SpaceX is planning its first orbit launch Starship 15 will launch from Texas before making a ‘soft landing’ off … Read more

Elon Musk says SpaceX could re-fly Starship SN15 ‘soon’ following the rocket’s historic landing

Elon Musk says SpaceX could re-fly Starship SN15 ‘soon’ following the rocket’s historic landing last week that brought firm closer to goal of creating reusable ships that could take humans to Mars Elon Musk shared on Twitter that SpaceX could re-fly Starship SN15 soon This would make it the first reused prototype, which is part … Read more

SpaceX launches and LANDS its Starship SN15

Nailed it! SpaceX launches and LANDS its Starship SN15 that is the first rocket to survive the its high altitude test SpaceX launched its Starship Serial Number 15 Wednesday  The massive rocket took off from SpaceX’s testing facility in Boca Chica, Texas  This is the fifth prototype to launch, but none have survived the landing  … Read more