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    Yesterday, 10:50 PM
    Curiosity, interest in space since Sputnik. I share my history with a lot of people. Intense interest up until the Apollo moon flights. Then intense...
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    Yesterday, 07:49 PM
    Pictures of the Crew Dragon launch this morning. I think they qualify as amazing. On the shoulders who came before Launches just before...
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    Yesterday, 05:02 PM
    Falcon 9 launched with 4 astronauts. Dragon flies free in nominal orbit. The booster has landed on a drone ship, can fly again. About 1 day until...
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    Yesterday, 02:05 PM
    Veteran Japanese astronaut to become SpaceX’s first international passenger – Spaceflight Now Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi has flown first...
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    Yesterday, 01:50 PM
    Sigh. Those social media public outreach inserts are probably unavoidable with NASA coverage.
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    Yesterday, 01:26 PM
    A photo of the astronauts with the preparation team, shortly before they drive to the launch pad. They just said they presently plan to reuse the...
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    Yesterday, 01:14 PM
    After SpaceX received a $3 billion contract for building the NASA moonlander, using a variant of Starship, they are proceeding with tests and...
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    Yesterday, 01:00 PM
    Next Astronaut launch to the ISS by NASA, SpaceX today. In just less than 4 hours from now. Life coverage is already on, showing preparations. ...
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    20-04-2021, 11:18 AM
    A proud moment for NASA. I got to admit my thoughts were otherwise occupied though I did see the life coverage.
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    20-04-2021, 11:16 AM
    Shocking how clumsy and inefficient this is and looks. BO need to up their game. They just received another well deserved sound beating by SpaceX for...
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    19-04-2021, 06:55 PM
    TASS says however that a technical inspection is under way and the decision will depend on a result. Russia to decide on pullout from ISS since...
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    19-04-2021, 06:43 PM
    Interesting. They had planned to launch the new NAUKA lab module to the ISS some time this year. Let's see how that happens. I believe in a new...
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    19-04-2021, 01:10 PM
    A nice video about the NASA selection process for the lunar landing system. NASA has declared the SpaceX Starship as a feasible design and...
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    17-04-2021, 06:42 PM
    A link to a high resolution version of the new render. Good view on the size of the astronauts and the moon rover. I wonder if they really use a...
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    17-04-2021, 06:26 PM
    Indeed, they keep the fiction of 2024 landing alive for the moment. It will probably take a little longer. But the selection of SpaceX is based on...
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    17-04-2021, 06:21 PM
    Yes, it is even in the name. Artemis is the sister of Apollo.
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    17-04-2021, 01:24 PM
    This is the first regular interplanetary ship. All in one, propulsion section, tanks, passenger section. People have said, this is a rocket like God...
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    17-04-2021, 01:22 PM
    Last night I used an old picture, an early design. Yesterday they released a new render, with better legs. They also can do precision landings. NASA...
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    17-04-2021, 11:28 AM
    Yes, it is. It is a revolution in size and capacity and is supposed to be as revolutionary in cost. Now I have slept over it and had the chance to...
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    17-04-2021, 04:00 AM
    The 3 proposals separately. The 3 scaled to size. The Blue Origin/Natonal Team proposal cut their price in half to stay in the race but...
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    17-04-2021, 03:13 AM
    An earthquake with Tsunami in the space industry. NASA has officially selected SpaceX Starship as the Artemis Moon lander. NASA had wanted two...
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    12-04-2021, 07:41 PM
    They have all arrived in Mars orbit. No failures so far. The Chinese lander is expected to land in May. Unlike the NASA lander it entered orbit. They...
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    12-04-2021, 03:34 PM
    BionTech the company that developed the BionTech/Pfizer vaccine actually was working on cancer treatment with this method, before they switched to...
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    12-04-2021, 02:12 PM
    Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi demonstrates the SpaceX board suit that can protect astronauts in case of pressure failure of the Dragon capsule. 3...
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    12-04-2021, 01:18 PM
    SN15 and up will have a new design for the Raptor engine. Here a comparison between the designs. This change is a small part of the reason for the...
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    12-04-2021, 12:48 PM
    An update. SN11 exploded, similar to the previous flights. No pictures because it was extremely foggy. Seems they knew the chances were low. Many...
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    10-04-2021, 07:37 PM
    Before the Dragon capsule NASA was never able to keep the ISS permanently manned on its own, even with the Shuttle around. They could bring crew...
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    10-04-2021, 12:30 AM
    I don't know much about Soyuz. They use the same propellant as SpaceX Falcon 9, a cleaner version of Kerosene, in the US called RP-1 and LOX, liquid...
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    08-04-2021, 01:47 PM
    Numbers for Germany, 30 cases, 10 dead with over 2 million people vaccinated. AstraZeneca was initially given to young people only, so the numbers...
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