International Space Station A team of engineers prepared a Russian Soyuz spacecraft for liftoff on Friday, with the mission of transporting a seasoned cosmonaut commander, a first-time co-pilot, and a NASA astronaut to the International Space Station.International Space Station. NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara, who is embarking on her debut space mission, will be joined byRead More
Frank Rubio, an astronaut on the NASA space station, breaks the record for longest single-flight duration.
438 days in space Frank Rubio, an astronaut, broke the U.S. record for longest single-flight endurance on Monday when he spent over 438 days in space due to issues with his return trip on a Russian spacecraft. He was forced to stay aboard the International Space Station for an additional six months.Mark Vande Hei’s 355Read More
The NRO and Space Force have launched surveillance satellites to keep an eye on potential enemies in outer space.
On Sunday, a rocket from United Launch Alliance, the Atlas 5, was launched to send several National Reconnaissance Office satellites into space. These satellites are meant to monitor the actions of possible hostile spacecraft in the same orbit used by spy satellites, communication stations, and other important American assets. The “Silent Barker” payload, consisting ofRead More
On Friday, Virgin Galactic successfully completed their fourth suborbital space flight in four consecutive months. The mission included two company pilots, an astronaut trainer, and three space tourists who were able to experience the edge of space before returning. The VSS Unity spaceplane was lifted into the air by Virgin’s twin-fuselage carrier jet and thenRead More
This week, 5 asteroids, 2 of which are the size of an airplane, will be passing by Earth at close proximity.
NASA’s Asteroid Watch dashboard has reported that between Sept. 6 and Sept. 12, five asteroids will pass by Earth. These asteroids vary in size, with one being as big as a house and two being the size of airplanes. The asteroid named JA5, which is about the size of a house, will be the initialRead More