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Watch astronauts install commercial spacecraft adapter on the ISS

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA NASA astronauts Nick Hague and Andrew Morgan are floating around in low Earth orbit today, installing the second of two docking adapters on the International Space Station. The international docking adapters — or IDAs — will allow Boeing and SpaceX commercial spacecraft to connect to the ISS and deliver […]

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Recommended Reading: The race back to the Moon

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA/Bill Ingalls Dueling superpowers, rival billionaires. Inside the new race to the Moon Jeffrey Kluger, Time SpaceX, Blue Origin and others are in a heated battle to help NASA return the US to the Moon. Time takes an in-depth look at the new space race and the key players fighting […]

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SpaceX sues over ‘wrongly awarded’ Air Force rocket contracts

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SpaceX, Flickr To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force’s rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force “wrongly awarded” contracts to Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and United Launch Alliance. The military […]

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Jeff Bezos unveils new ‘Blue Moon’ lunar lander

Mashable Mashable Video 6 minutes ago In a press event in Washington, D.C. on May 9, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos laid out the future plans of his space company, Blue Origins. He detailed his long-term vision of having communities on the moon, in order to support the expansion and preservation of human life. Go to […]

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Jeff Bezos unveils ‘Blue Moon’ lunar lander, plans to go to the moon by 2024

Mashable If everything goes to plan, Blue Moon will take humans to the moon by 2024. Image: Blue Origin By Stan Schroeder2019-05-10 07:24:41 UTC Jeff Bezos is set to take humans to the moon.  At an event in Washington on Thursday, Bezos’ spaceflight company Blue Origin unveiled Blue Moon, a lunar lander that can deliver […]

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Jeff Bezos reveals his ‘Blue Moon’ lunar lander

Engadget RSS Feed Blue Origin is building a lunar lander aptly called the Blue Moon. Jeff Bezos has announced his space company’s shared goal with NASA to go back to our planet’s fateful companion in the next few years at an event for media and space industry executives. There, the tech exec has also revealed […]

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Amazon plans to launch thousands of internet satellites

Engadget RSS Feed brainmaster via Getty Images Amazon wants to launch thousands of low Earth orbit satellites to offer internet connection across the planet. With Project Kuiper, it aims to deploy 3,236 satellites to cover areas where about 95 percent of the global population live. Details otherwise are scant so far, including the estimated timeline […]

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