We seem to be getting closer to deep space missions: NASA approves Space Launch System, the most powerful rocket ever, for deep-space travel. NASA gave the go-ahead to start full production on the most powerful rocket ever. The rocket, known as Space Launch System, is set to blast beyond low-Earth orbit this decade to explore the … Continue reading NASA approves Space Launch System. This is good, despite the problems.
There is a lot of news about the assessment of experts on the feasibility of a manned mission to Mars. Sending humans to Mars by the 2030s is affordable, a group of experts finds, but some key changes are needed if it is going to happen. I remember as a boy in the 1970s reading that we'd … Continue reading Mars exploration is always 20 years in the future
Not sure how I missed these videos before, but if you haven't seen them yet, and you're interested in how Soyuz launch and reentry works, they are awesome! Until NASA either get the Space Launch System deployed or private ventures succeed at developing something, the Russian Soyuz, which has been in use by Russia for … Continue reading Soyuz Videos