SPACE

SpaceX: The Privately Funded Aerospace Company Founded By Elon Musk

Potential List of Candidates That May Fly With SpaceX to Tour the Moon

SpaceX’s CEO and founder, Elon Musk, on February 27 announced that two private citizens contracted to fly on its Dragon 2 spacecraft in a circumnavigation mission around the moon in 2018. Musk added that NASA could provide astronauts to make this trip as a matter of priority, but then two private individuals had deposited significant amounts to embark on the moon mission. This announcement has set off a wild speculation as to who the two rich and bold explorers could be.

by Charles Omedo

Jeff Bezos, Founder Of Blue Origin Aerospace, Speaks At News Conference On Space Exploration With United Launch Alliance CEO

Amazon’s Founder, Jeff Bezos, Looks Forward to Delivering Products to Dwellers on the Moon

Jeffery P. Bezos, the founder of space company Blue Origin is not competing with SpaceX’s founder Elon Musk to take people and cargo to Mars at the moment. He is only trying to deliver cargo to the moon in the next couple of years and perhaps also deliver humans to the lunar surface to occupy the moon as a dwelling place. Bezos is also the founder of Amazon.com and the owner of The Washington Post.

by Charles Omedo

Chaotic Solar System Finds New Evidence

Chaotic Solar System Finds New Evidence

The early solar system was chaotic compared to what it is now today. A chaotic solar system finds new evidence.

by Rodney Rafols

Hubble Telescope Offers Best-Ever View Of Mars

Mars Evidence Shows It Is More Like Earth

Astronomers are studying Mars as more space programs plan on sending people to it. Mars evidence shows it is more like Earth geologically.

by Rodney Rafols

SpaceX Perfects Plans to Fly You and Others to Navigate the Moon in Late 2018

SpaceX Perfects Plans to Fly You and Others to Navigate the Moon in 2018

Well, maybe it is not your time yet to be on the next scheduled flight around the moon, but two unnamed persons have signified their interests to be taken round the moon late next year by SpaceX. According to SpaceX’s CEO and founder, Elon Musk, the two private individuals have paid significant deposits for the trip and are currently undergoing health tests to ensure their fitness for the lunar mission. These two persons will however lose their seats for the flight to the moon where NASA decides to send its own astronauts, Musk said.

by Charles Omedo

Trappist-1 Likely Could Hold Life

Trappist-1 Exoplanets Could Hold Life

Astronomers continue to look for life in space. A new discovery might hold much promise, as Trappist-1 likely could hold life.

by Rodney Rafols

NASA 7 Planets: Core Emerging Facts NASA Wants You to Know

NASA 7 Planets: Core Emerging Facts NASA Wants You to Know

NASA 7 planets and Trappist-1 are terms trending now online following NASA’s press conference to announce the latest discovery of a dwarf star with seven planets orbiting it. NASA has found over 2,000 exoplanets since its establishment several decades ago, but it continues to investigate if any of these is habitable to life in any forms. The latest discovery of dwarf star Trappist-1 and its seven orbiting worlds pose an interesting knowledge to space teachers and students alike.

by Charles Omedo

Comet Chury Has Dunes On It

Comet Chury Has Dunes On It

Comets are said to be composed mainly of ice. A new discovery finds that comet Chury has dunes on it.

by Rodney Rafols

 NASA Press Conference 22/02/2017

NASA Press Conference: What They Said, What We Should Know

NASA press conference that held a few hours back has yielded a lot of good tidings to space enthusiasts from across the world. The organizers of the news conference revealed that NASA has discovered seven planets the size of our Earth nearly 40 light-years away from us. The seven planets are orbiting a dwarf star identified as Trappist-1, and three of these planets are capable of supporting life in various forms.

by Charles Omedo

SpaceX CRS-10 Falcon 9 Rocket Launch

US Space Shuttle Program: SpaceX Aborted ISS Rendezvous After Russian Soyuz-U Liftoff

US space shuttle program was onto another historic encounter with the International Space Station (ISS) before an aborted flight on Wednesday. SpaceX’s Dragon was less than a mile away from the ISS before aborting the flight due to a sudden flight with its GPS system. Meanwhile, the Russians had successfully launched its Soyuz-U mission flight before the unexpected technical issue with SpaceX’s mission.

by Charles Omedo

International Space Station UFO: Watch Video of Six UFOs Flying Past

International Space Station UFO: Watch Video of Six UFOs Flying Past

International space station UFO is fast becoming a most-searched-for phrase on the internet’s search engines, and this is because of news of six UFO objects flying past the ISS a few days back. NASA has not released any information about this phenomenon, but it seems nobody is ready to believe anything the US space agency says at this time. The agency is always accused of cutting a live video feed when an unidentified space object flies into public view.

by Charles Omedo

Expedition 50 Crew Press Conference

NASA’s Press Conference to Address New Space Discoveries

NASA’s press conference is scheduled on hold at 1 pm EST or 6 pm GMT on Wednesday, February 22 according to a NASA press release. The announcement of this press conference is already creating a furore as to the exact purpose of the news meeting, and a lot of speculations are already flying around. In fact, informed members of the public insist NASA scheduled the conference to inform everyone of the discovery of new exoplanets capable of supporting life in outer space.

by Charles Omedo

SpaceX Launches Giant Falcon 9 Test Rocket

SpaceX Rocket Launches From Historic NASA Pad

SpaceX has made its third rocket launch so far this year. SpaceX rocket launches from a historic NASA pad.

by Rodney Rafols

Deadly Drug-Resistant Staph Infections On The Rise In U.S

Reasons Why NASA Is Sending Pathogens into Space This Saturday

In their bid to understand how antibiotic-resistant bacteria or superbugs mutate to become resistant to powerful drugs, NASA are sending samples of MRSA superbugs to space for further study. The deadly pathogens will leave Earth on a trip to the ISS on Saturday, February 18, via a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that will launch from the Cape Canaveral pad. The study is led by a medical doctor and physicist, Dr. Anita Goel of biomedicine company Nanobiosym.

by Charles Omedo

Hubble Space Telescope Images Released

Jupiter: Scientists Were Able To Photograph Its South Pole

Juno's mission to orbit Jupiter since July 4, 2016 made it possible for scientists to photograph its south pole. Juno will be observing Jupiter for a couple of more extended days than previously planed. This is to preserve Juno's good shape and prevent more damage to its engine.

by Irene Guerrero

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