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...
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...
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
China Successfully Lands Zhurong Rover on Mars, Launched from Tianwen-1 Spacecraft
China's six-wheeled rover, the Zhurong, has successfully landed on Mars. It will now explore Utopia Planitia, a vast terrain in the planet's northern hemisphere, after touching down using a protective capsule, parachute and a rocket platform. The vehicle is about the size of NASA's Opportunity rover
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
What the Interior of the SpaceX Starship Could Look Like
Sure, the SpaceX Starship system may not have the ability to transport astronauts right now, but when all testing is complete, the interior may surprise you. This fully reusable, two‑stage‑to‑orbit super heavy‑lift launch vehicle consists of a booster stage named Super Heavy and a second stage, also
SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Newest Starship SN15 Prototype Rocket
The SpaceX Starship SN15 prototype rocket lifted off at 6:24 PM EDT and performed a belly-flop before managing a soft landing, with just a fire at the bottom of the spacecraft caused by the methane fuel it uses. This marks the first successful landing after four previous prototypes ending in explosi
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