13 Jul, 2024
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CubeSats are the next big thing in the space industry

NASA has made some greater achievements and discoveries over the years, however, with the end of its Space Shuttle program back in 2011, there is no way NASA could put an astronaut in space or to the ISS without the help of Russia’s Roscosmos. Although NASA maintains a number of launches that take place every […]

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Microsoft’s co-founder aims to launch a reusable space shuttle from the world’s biggest airplane

Stratolaunch, the world’s biggest airplane is nearing towards its maiden flight which is scheduled to take place in 2019. The monstrous 500,000-pound double-bodied Stratolaunch airplane is built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp and its founder is Paul Allen, who is also the co-founder of Microsoft. The massive Stratolaunch has a wingspan of 385 feet (117 meters), […]

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NASA honors Late Kalpana Chawla and 6 other Astronauts killed on Columbia Space Shuttle 15 Years Ago

NASA on its Annual Remembrance Day day honored all the astronauts who lost their lives in the line of duty. The Kennedy Space Center was filled with the emotional faces of the families, friends, and colleagues of the astronauts who died whilst on their mission. The honored included seven astronauts who were killed in the shuttle — Columbia 15 […]