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Lockheed Martin working to lower Orion costs - SpaceNews.com
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As Lockheed Martin finishes the Orion spacecraft flying on the first SLS mission, it’s making progress in lowering the costs of the future spacecraft. spacenews.com/lockheed-mart...
Europe's Mars rover takes shape
Engineers produce a test copy of the robot that will be sent to the Red Planet in 2020. www.bbc.com/news/science-en...
NASA, SpaceX to launch TESS spacecraft to find another Earth
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will scan the sky for nearby exoplanets that could host life. www.cnet.com/news/nasa-tess...
SwRI’s Martian moons model indicates formation following large impact
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New models predict that Phobos, Deimos compositions will be similar to Mars but dry www.swri.org/press-release/...
NASA’s Orion spacecraft contains more than 100 3D-printed parts
It probably goes without saying that 3D printing is going to be a mainstay for the next generation of spacecrafts. The technology has already made its way onto extraterrestrial objects, and this mo… techcrunch.com/2018/04/17/n...
Diamonds in Sudan meteorite 'are remnants of lost planet'
Scientists say rock fragments that hit the Earth in 2008 contain evidence of a lost planet that was part of the early solar system www.theguardian.com/science...
Swarm tracks elusive ocean magnetism
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The magnetic field is arguably one of the most mysterious features of our planet. ESA’s Swarm mission is continually yielding more insight into how our protective shield is generated, how it behaves and how it is changing. Adding yet another string to its bow, Swarm is now tracking chang… www.esa.int/Our_Activities/...
OmegA by Orbital ATK - Simulated In Kerbal Space Program
Yesterday at the Space Symposium Orbital ATK anounced their new rocket - the OmegA - with the first few stages build out of solid rocket motors and a hydrolo...
Going inside NASA's Clean Room for a rare look at a SpaceX payload
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NASA invited media to a very special opportunity to go inside their Clean Room at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is where satellites are meticulously prepared in the weeks leading up to their scheduled launch date. Of course, I was there, I wouldn’t miss this for the world! The Press Accreditation Office is … www.teslarati.com/spacex-pa...
This U-2 Spy Plane Pilot is Also a Photographer, and His Photos are Mesmerizing
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Image Credit: Ross Franquemont
Lt. Col. Ross Franquemont is a U-2 spy plane pilot in the United... www.photographopedia.com/th...