Here's why a commercial space group endorsed NASA's SLS rocket - Ars Technica

This week, the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, which counts rocket builders SpaceX and Blue Origin among its executive members, made news by declaring its support for NASA's Space Launch System rocket. The organization's new chairman, Alan ...

The big changes that may (not) be coming to NASA - SpaceNews

Orion vs Dragon An email suggested an internal NASA competition between "Old Space" vehicles like Orion (left) and "New Space" alternatives like Dragon (right), but others involved in the transition say no such competition is under consideration ...

These Boots Keep Astronauts From Tripping Over Their Own Feet - WIRED

Moon mission astronauts spent a lot of time on their butts. Those moon walks may have looked bouncy and peaceful, but cumbersome space suits had Apollo astronauts tripping and falling all over the place. And while it might seem silly—especially the ...

SpaceX and “new space” up against traditionalists for future of NASA - Teslarati

Speculation about the direction of NASA under the Trump Administration has been circling for weeks, and although there are still no definite answers, there's finally some news about the process being executed. According to internal White House advisory ...

Trump's Vision of Space Exploration - The New American

The Trump administration is seriously considering a major new initiative to privatize much of the space sector, promote a return to the moon by 2020, and aim for Mars and other Solar System targets soon thereafter. This, according to Politico.com's ...

Potty Matters: Here Are Valid Concerns When Astronauts Poop In Space - Tech Times

The burning question is: how do astronauts deal with the call of nature out in space? For NASA, it has not been an easy journey given a number of space waste-related glitches and challenges. ( NASA ). NASA has recently revealed that a new space poop ...

NASA, ESA Join Forces For Space Explorations Around Moon - Tech Times

The ESA has shared that it has reached an agreement with NASA to develop a second module for a manned mission slated for 2021. The two agencies are joining forces for a space exploration that is around the moon. ( Michael Seeley | Flickr ).

Insider Exclusive: JSC's Astronaut Office innovating a path forward - SpaceFlight Insider

Orion spacecraft at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian / SpaceFlight Insider. HOUSTON, Texas — A model of NASA's Orion spacecraft is prominently placed within the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at NASA's ...

Donald Trump wants to put astronauts 'back on the moon by 2020 and claim it for America' - The Sun

DONALD Trump wants to put astronauts back on the moon by 2020 and claim it for America, according to a leaked report. The new President's administration also plans to privatise space travel as it believes it is a 'trillion-dollar a year' business ...

NASA teams up with ESA to send humans to Moon by 2021 - Zee News

The European Space Agency (ESA) and aerospace company Airbus have agreed with NASA to build a module for a second, manned mission that will fly around the moon as early as 2021, which will be launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

NASA's Space Launch System counts down to liftoff - RT

The race to the Red Planet is on, as NASA's Space Launch System reached two milestones in recent days: Crews finished installing work platforms outside the potentially Mars-bound launch vehicle while a group of private space companies endorsed the ...

NASA Partners With European Space Agency For 2021 Manned Orion Mission To Moon - The Marshalltown

Humans are visiting space since 1972, and now European space agency will help NASA in its future mission. The agency will take humans to space after few years.After 1972, the astronauts could not go beyond earth's low orbit when NASA's Apollo program ...

Trump Admin Wants Astronauts On The Moon By 2020 - Opposing Views

President Donald Trump's administration wants to send Americans back to the moon as soon as possible. To do that, Trump is looking to privatize NASA, so that it can focus on "the large-scale economic development of space." Trump is looking to put ...

Under Trump, NASA May Focus on Jump-Starting Space Economy: Report - Space.com

The first stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket touches down on the drone ship "Just Read the Instructions" on Jan. 14, 2017, shortly after helping to loft 10 satellites for the communications company Iridium. Credit: SpaceX Twitter. The Trump ...

'Dominated By America': How Trump Wants To Send NASA Back To The Moon And Mars - Daily Caller

President Donald Trump is planning to return U.S. astronauts to the moon by 2020 and go onto Mars soon after, according to leaked internal documents. The documents say Trump wants NASA to launch a “rapid and affordable” lunar mission to the moon by ...

Is NASA heading back to the moon under Trump? - AL.com

This is a NASA illustration of the big new deep-space rocket called the Space Launch System whose development is being managed in Alabama. The first of these rockets will be completed and launched in the White House tenure of Donald Trump, and he ...

Trump's plan to privatize space - Axios

The Trump White House is considering a bold new push for privatization to revitalize the space industry, according to internal documents obtained by Politico. The plan: Pit "Old Space" (NASA, Boeing, Lockheed) versus "New Space" (SpaceX, Blue Origin).

Trump's Advisers Want to Return Humans to the Moon in Three Years - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. The Obama administration wanted to send humans to Mars. But the Trump administration wants to put them back on the moon first, and quickly. That ambition is ...

NASA Space Launch System Opens Pathway To Mars -- And Thousands Of Jobs On Earth - Forbes

There's a conference next week near Capitol Hill to discuss a project that may lead to the greatest technological achievement in history -- and yet chances are, you haven't heard about it. The project is NASA's effort to develop a huge rocket and ...

NASA Gets Help From European Space Agency For 2021 Manned Orion Mission - University Herald

The European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed that it will be helping NASA for the manned Orion mission planned for 2021. The space agency has already sent other supplies for the unmanned flight of NASA's Orion spacecraft. NDTV reported that the ...