Voyager Station Space Hotel Could Open in 2025 - The Flighter
We have seen the future of tourism, and it includes a space station hotel by the Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC). Called Voyager Station...
Astronomers Discover a Cloudless 'Hot Jupiter' Exoplanet with a 4.5-Day Year
Astronomers have discovered WASP-62b, a 'hot Jupiter' located 575 light years away and about half the mass of the planet found in our solar system. Unlike our Jupiter, which takes around 12 years to orbit the sun, WASP-62b completes a full rotation around its star in just 4.5-days and its proximity
First Look at Nüwa, a Sustainable Off-World City on Mars - The Flighter
Architecture firm Abiboo reveals Nüwa, a sustainable city on Mars, which is a design concept that ranked as a finalist among 175 projects...
High School Students Discover Four Exoplanet Star System, Including a Rocky Earth-Like Planet
High school students - 16-year-old Kartik Pinglé and 18-year-old Jasmine Wright - have discovered four new exoplanets about 200-light-years away from Earth. This multi-planetary system includes a rocky ‘super-earth’ and three ‘sub-Neptunes’ orbiting around a bright sun-like star. This rocky planet
What the Interior of the SpaceX Starship Could Look Like - The Flighter
You've probably seen the SpaceX Starship in some form or another and wondered what the interior looked like? Well, since it's intended to...
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Debris Lights Up Night Sky in the Pacific Northwest - The Flighter
Wonder if the streaks of light you saw in the Pacific Northwest were UFOs? Unfortunately, it was just debris from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket...
LEGO Partners with NASA for 2,354-Piece Space Shuttle Discovery Set
The LEGO NASA Space Shuttle Discovery, which was developed in collaboration with the agency, consists of 2,354 pieces, complete with a landing gear-equipped Discovery orbiter, payload bay doors, elevons / rudder, and the iconic Hubble Space Telescope, which can either be folded and contained within
Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne Rocket Successfully Reaches Space After Being Released from Custom 747-400
Virgin Orbit, a California-based satellite launch company, announced that its LauncherOne rocket has successfully reached space during its second launch demonstration today. This also confirms that it has successfully deployed 10 payloads for NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP). Unlike other launch
Artificial Intelligence Enhances and Upscales NASA's Apollo 11 Launch to the Moon
Apollo 11 was the historic spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon, commandeered by Neil Armstrong who was teamed up with lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin. There was estimated to be around one million spectators watching the launch of Apollo 11 from the highways and beaches in the vicinit
United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy Rocket Launches US Spy Satellite, Watch the Livestream Here
The United Launch Alliance (ULA)'s Delta IV Heavy successfully launched a US spy satellite into space from Space Launch Complex 6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It's transporting the classified NROL-82 satellite into orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). For those unfamili
NASA Selects SpaceX for Lunar Lander That Will be Used During Artemis Missions
NASA is preparing to send human astronauts back to the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander. When completed, it will be able to safely transport the next two American astronauts to the lunar surface. The
NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Flight Path Revealed, Could Fly on April 8
NASA announced today that it is targeting no earlier than April 8 for the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter launch. This will be the first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Currently, Ingenuity is attached to the belly of NASA’s Perseverance rover, with its graphite com
NASA Space Launch System Hot Fire Test a Success, Mega Moon Rocket Will be Used for Artemis Missions
NASA successfully completed an eight-minute test of the Space Launch System engines on a Boeing-built rocket for Artemis missions that aim to return U.S. astronauts to the moon by 2024 at its Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The four RS-25 engines came to life for the full duration of the test a
Watch the SpaceX Starship SN10 Perform a High Altitude Flight Test Live
SpaceX planned to launch its third full-scale Starship, called Serial Number 10 (SN10), earlier today, but an out-of-bounds reading caused them to abort it. The good news is that a launch is still set for today, with final preparations being made now. The objective of this launch is to successfully
Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Begins dearMoon Project to Recruit People for First Lunar Mission Aboard SpaceX Starship
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has started the dearMoon Project, opening the application process for eight civilians to join a week-long expedition to fly by the Moon on SpaceX's Starship in 2023. This trip for the lucky few that are chosen will be funded entirely by Maezawa, who leads this mis
Rocket Lab Unveils Neutron, a Reusable 8-Ton Class Rocket Designed for Human Spaceflight
Rocket Lab has just unveiled plans for its Neutron rocket, an advanced 8-ton payload class launch vehicle designed for mega-constellation deployment, interplanetary missions and human spaceflight. It will build upon the success of its reliable workhorse Electron launch vehicle, which is being used t