NASA considering Boeing Russian Soyuz Seats to Send Crew to ISS - Pc-Tablet Media

NASA, facing a severe which is going to turn worse with the Trump administration taking office is considering acquiring two seats aboard the Russian Soyuz spacecraft to transport crews for its missions in 2017 and 2018 to the ISS. With the drawing of ...

NASA to rely on Soyuz for ISS missions until 2019 - Space Daily

If NASA intends to continue sending astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) or the moon, the space agency has little choice but to rely on Roscosmos' Soyuz spacecraft, at least until 2019.On Tuesday, NASA filed a "presolicitation ...

NASA Looks to Reserve More Seats on Russian Spacecraft for US Astronauts - Wall Street Journal

NASA has formally acknowledged what many aerospace industry officials have speculated for years: U.S.-built spacecraft won't be ready to routinely transport American astronauts into orbit by 2018 as promised. In a contracting document released Tuesday, ...

Boeing Might Scalp a Few Tickets to the ISS to NASA - Inverse

Since 2011, NASA and European Space Agency astronauts have been hitching a ride to the International Space Station on the Roscosmos Soyuz spacecraft. NASA only pays for a certain amount of tickets aboard the Russians' multi-million taxi into space, but ...

Watch NASA's Prototype Mars Rover Cruise Along in 360-Degree Video - Inverse

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory shared an immersive 360-degree video taken from the perspective of one of its prototype rovers as it navigates simulated Martian terrain. It's thrilling stuff — even though the rover itself is agonizingly slow. However ...

Boeing Wants to Sell Russian Spaceship Rides to NASA - Seeker

The unusual agreement could act as insurance for NASA's access to the International Space Station should commercial launches be delayed. By Irene Klotz. January 18, 2017. 6:33 PM EST. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article · Email. NASA could boost ...

NASA is in a strange and expensive pickle with the Russians - Business Insider

NASA, in dealing with Russia's monopoly on human spaceflight, is hoping Boeing can help — that is, by buying tickets the company owns for rides aboard Russian rockets. When NASA retired its last space shuttle in July 2011, it expected commercial ...

Here's a Picture of a French Astronaut Holding on for Dear Life - Inverse

Imagine all that separates you from life and certain death is a rope tied to your ankle. That's literally the situation at hand when an astronaut goes on a spacewalk. In this image, you see European Space Agency's (ESA) Thomas Pesquet on his first ...

NASA may rely on Russian shuttles for ISS missions until 2019 - Engadget

NASA is considering buying seats aboard the Soyuz spacecraft for 2019, according to a solicitation it filed recently. The agency originally wanted to end its dependence on Russia's Soyuz spacecraft this year, but SpaceX and Boeing aren't quite ready to ...

UFO Sighting: NASA Astronaut's Hand 'Hid' Mysterious Flashing Light [VIDEO] - Enstarz

A video that captured a flashing light in the sky seemed to be suddenly camouflaged by an astronaut's hand. By R. Siva Kumar, EnStars on Jan 18, 2017 06:48 AM EST. facebook · tweet this pin it reddit plus. Sign Up for Newsletter. WATCH RELATED VIDEO.

NASA Could Use Russian Rockets in 2019 If Domestic Spacecraft Delayed - Sputnik International

NASA is considering using Russian carrier rockets in 2019 in case domestic private spacecraft are delayed, Russia's RSC Energia said Wednesday. Artist's concept of the Psyche spacecraft, which will conduct a direct exploration of an asteroid. © Photo: ...

NASA Eyes Russian Soyuz Trips to Send Crew to ISS - NDTV

NASA is considering to acquire two seats on the Russian Soyuz spacecrafts to transport crews for missions in 2017 and 2018 to the International Space Station (ISS), media reported. NASA is considering to buy Soyuz seats, through an arrangement with ...

GoPro Camera Captures Mysterious Lights Near ISS - Publicist Report - Market Research News by Market.Biz (press release)

GoPro Camera Captures Mysterious Lights Near ISS UFO hunters are saying that aliens are monitoring humans on the International Space Station (ISS). They have come to this conclusion after the mysterious lights that were spotted via an astronaut's live ...

NASA looks into buying more Russian Soyuz trips to orbit … through Boeing - GeekWire

Image: Soyuz craft A Russian Soyuz craft approaches the International Space Station. (Credit: NASA). NASA is considering a convoluted arrangement to reserve five more seats on Russian Soyuz capsules heading to and from the International Space Station, ...

NASA considering Boeing offer for additional Soyuz seats - SpaceNews

The Soyuz MS-02 spacecraft being prepared for launch in September. A problem with A Soyuz spacecraft being prepared for launch last fall. NASA is considering a Boeing proposal to purchase additional seats on Soyuz missions, including options for seats ...

Launch failure probe prompts engine swap on Soyuz crew's rocket - Spaceflight Now

Russian engineers will replace rocket engines on two Soyuz rockets assigned to send a batch of supplies and the next crew to the International Space Station after an investigation revealed foreign objects or a manufacturing defect led to the crash of a ...

NASA's smartphone game allows users to grow virtual plants aboard the ISS - BGR India

The game is named 'Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth' and it takes the player on the ISS, meet the crew, gather items afloat and grow plants. By IANS | Published: January 18, 2017 12:00 AM IST. 0 Shares. Facebook share · Twitter share · Share ...

NASA Is Making New Robots That Can Control Themselves - Motherboard

NASA wants humans and robots to work together as teams. To ensure that, the space agency's autonomous robotics group is currently developing new technology to improve how humans explore the solar system, and how robots can help. "We want to ...

As leadership departs, NASA quietly moves to buy more Soyuz seats - Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome with NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy of Roscosmos, and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet on board in November. NASA/Bill Ingalls.

Billions of NASA contract dollars going to Russian government - Bloomberg Government (blog)

Welcome to Bloomberg Government's Analyst Picks, our daily briefing of top stories affecting the federal market. Bloomberg Government clients have access to Washington's best government contracting data and analysis. Get introduced to one of our ...