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What to Know About the Film Crew Shooting the First Movie in Space This Week

Actress Yulia Peresild preparing for the mission at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center.Image: Channel One RussiaA Roscosmos Soyuz rocket is scheduled...

Joint Europe-Japan Space Mission Captures First Photos of Mercury

A space mission jointly launched by the European and Japanese space agencies has captured its first, up-close look at the planet Mercury.A pair...

Blue Origin Employees Claim Jeff Bezos’s Rocket Company Is Sexist, Toxic, and Lax About Flight Safety

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos. Image: Patrick Semansky (AP)A scathing essay written by nearly two dozen current and former Blue Origin employees paints...

Malfunctioning Toilet Triggered an Alarm During SpaceX’s Inspiration4 Mission

The Inspiration4 crew in space. Image: Inspiration4The first all-private mission to space was interrupted by an alarm linked to the Crew Dragon’s waste...

Peter Beck says Rocket Lab actively prepared for interplanetary missions ‘from day one’ – TechCrunch

Rocket Lab long ago graduated from underdog launch provider to industry heavyweight (with funding to match). Now the company is planning to go...

Video Shows Inspiration4 Crew’s First View Through SpaceX Glass Dome

Inspiration4 crew member Hayley Arceneaux gazing through the cupola for the first time. Image: Inspiration4/SpaceXA newly released video from the recently concluded Inspiration4...

NASA Chose a Really Sweet Spot to Land Its Upcoming Lunar Rover

Animation showing where VIPER will land on the Moon. Gif: NASA/GizmodoAfter much deliberation, NASA has selected an intriguing spot for its upcoming Artemis...

Elon Musk Miffed That Joe Biden Hasn’t Personally Praised SpaceX’s Inspiration4 Mission

Elon Musk on the red carpet at the Axel Springer Award 2020 in Berlin in December 2020.Photo: Hannibal Hanschke / Pool (Getty Images)SpaceX...

SpaceX’s Surprisingly Secretive Inspiration4 Mission Is a Major Letdown

The Inspiration4 crew inside the Crew Dragon. Image: Inspiration4The all-civilian Inspiration4 crew has been in orbit for nearly two days, yet we’ve heard...

SpaceX’s All-Civilian Inspiration4 Mission Is Now in Orbit: Here’s What Happens Next

Launch of the Inspiration4 mission on Wednesday September 15, 2021. Image: Inspiration4The first fully commercial spaceflight is underway, as an amateur crew of...

Why We Need Astronauts With Disabilities

Illustration: Vicky LetaThis week, Baton Rouge native Hayley Arceneaux, 29, is poised to become the youngest American ever to go to space. Also...

How to Watch SpaceX’s Inspiration4 Launch—the First All-Civilian Mission to Earth Orbit

The Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft at the launchpad on September 12, 2021.Image: Inspiration4/SpaceXHistory could be made on Wednesday, September 15,...

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