26.6 C
New York

Tag: inside

Psyche asteroid explorer arrives at Kennedy Space Center for launch preps

A U.S. military cargo plane delivered NASA’s Psyche spacecraft from California to the Kennedy Space Center last week, starting a three-month campaign to ready the asteroid explorer for liftoff on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket in August.

Top News

Watch live: Russian cosmonauts begin 250th space station spacewalk

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Denis Matveev ventured outside the International Space Station on Thursday for a planned six-and-a-half hour spacewalk to begin unlimbering the European Robotic Arm.

SpaceX shooting for rocket turnaround record with next Starlink launch

With a mission Friday to deploy more Starlink internet satellites, SpaceX will try to shave nearly a week off the company's previous record for the shortest time between two launches of the same Falcon 9 booster. The first stage on Friday's mission is scheduled to fly just 21 days after its previous launch and landing.

Ingenuity helicopter flies over leftover wreckage from Mars landing last year

NASA's flying drone on Mars has recorded aerial views of debris left behind from the landing of the Perseverance rover last year, showing remarkable details of the craft's supersonic parachute and part of its aeroshell.

First crew of private astronauts welcomed aboard International Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft docked at the International Space Station on Saturday with four private astronauts, beginning a planned stay of at least eight days -- and maybe longer -- while becoming the first mission with an all-commercial crew to visit the orbiting research complex.

Citing valve problem, NASA will load only the SLS core stage in next countdown test

A problem with a helium valve on the Space Launch System moon rocket's upper stage will require ground teams to only partially load the giant launcher with cryogenic propellants during an upcoming countdown dress rehearsal, NASA officials said Saturday. NASA also confirmed teams now targeting Thursday for the next try to complete the test.

First-of-its-kind commercial astronaut mission heads for space station

Strapped in the seats of a SpaceX crew capsule, a retired NASA astronaut and three wealthy paying passengers rocketed into orbit Friday from the Kennedy Space Center on the first fully commercial mission to the International Space Station.
Tag Template - News Hub PRO

A more sustainable Catalyst

Demonstration tests underway in Prague using sustainable fuels have provided initial insights to the joint teams of CVUT, GE and Avio Aero, who are now aiming to run with 100% SAF.     A little over two months passed since last November, when GE Aviation Turboprop and the Czech Technical University in Prague CVUT started […]

The post A more sustainable Catalyst appeared first on Aerospace.

Ground system problem halts Artemis 1 countdown dress rehearsal

NASA launch controllers called off plans to load super-cold liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen into the first fully-assembled Space Launch System moon rocket Sunday for a countdown dress rehearsal, giving time for ground teams to troubleshoot problems with fans used to ventilate the giant rocket's mobile launch structure at the Kennedy Space Center.

NASA astronaut back on Earth after record-setting flight

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei joined two Russian cosmonauts aboard a Soyuz spacecraft, undocked from the International Space Station and plunged back to Earth Wednesday, landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan to close out a U.S.-record 355-day stay in space.

Catalyst = 20% lower consumption & 10% higher power for Eurodrone

Catalyst – 100% European development without any US licenses. Ecologically more effective thanks to 20% lower consumption and 10% higher power. This means three more hours of time in the air,  which can be decisive in various defense actions and even save lives.     Within a few weeks, Airbus Defense and Space will have […]

The post Catalyst = 20% lower consumption & 10% higher power for Eurodrone appeared first on Aerospace.

NASA astronaut, two cosmonauts set for Wednesday return to Earth

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, launched by Russia to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft last April, returns this week to a world torn by war in Ukraine and escalating superpower tension as he closes out a 355-day stay in orbit, the longest single flight by a U.S. astronaut.

NASA gives priority to Artemis ground test over commercial astronaut launch

NASA officials gave the green light Friday for the first all-commercial astronaut launch to the International Space Station on a SpaceX rocket as soon as April 3. But the astronaut launch could be delayed a day, or longer, to give priority to a countdown test for NASA's Space Launch System moon rocket on a neighboring launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center.
Tag Template - News Hub PRO

Recent articles

spot_img