Mars Planet Technology
SpaceX’s 2nd Starship launch test looks amazing in these stunning photos and videos
SpaceX launched its Starship megarocket, the most powerful rocket on Earth, on its second test flight this weekend, and while the vehicle may have met an explosive end, its flight absolutely amazing to behold.  Stunning photos and video by SpaceX,, news wires and the public show the sheer spectacle... Read more
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy delays Crew-7 astronaut launch for NASA to Aug. 23
SpaceX wants even more time to set up the launch pad for Crew-7 after its Falcon Heavy launch. SpaceX’s next astronau8t mission for NASA will delay even later in August. Read more
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NASA analog astronauts begin mock Red Planet mission today
The next time that Kelly Haston, Ross Brockwell, Nathan Jones and Anca Selariu will see blue sky, a year will have gone by on Earth. Not that the four “analog astronauts” are leaving the planet, but for the next 12 months they will live inside a mock Mars base located at... Read more
Virgin Galacti will launch its 1st commercial spaceflight on June 27
Virgin Galactic’s first-ever commercial spaceflight will launch this month, if all goes according to plan. The company, part of billionaire Richard Branson‘s Virgin Group, announced Thursday (June 15) that it has set a launch window of June 27 to June 30 for its debut operational flight, which it calls Galactic... Read more
video shows ISS crossing the sun’s face during a spacewalk
The station passes over a sunspot big enough to swallow Earth. Capturing footage of the International Space Station (ISS) hurtling through space at approximately 17,500 mph (28,000 km/h) is no mean feat, yet French astrophotographer Thierry Legault has pulled it off yet again.   Read more
Watch live views of Mars from a European probe at the Red Planet in a 1st-of-its-kind livestream today
‘This will be the closest you can get to a live view from the Red Planet.’ It begins at 12 pm ET (1600 GMT). The European Space Agency (ESA) will livestream imagery from its Mars Express orbiter in near-real time today (June 2), and you can watch it live.... Read more
Watch Live! SpaceX launches Axiom Space Ax-2 crew to space station
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the four private astronauts of the Ax-2 mission toward the International Space Station today (May 21) at 5:37 p.m. EDT (2137 GMT).  Read more
Blue Origin will build NASA’s new moon lander for Artemis astronauts
It’s the second Artemis crew lander after SpaceX’s Starship, which was selected in 2021. A moon lander built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin will be the second system that takes NASA astronauts to the lunar surface, agency officials announced today (May 19). A consortium led by Blue Origin won the second... Read more
SpaceX Ax-2 private astronaut mission is ‘go’ for May 21 launch
Ax-2 will send four people to the International Space Station for an eight-day stay. The second-ever private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) remains on track to lift off this weekend. NASA, SpaceX and Houston company Axiom Space held a flight readiness review (FRR) today (May 15) for the Ax-2... Read more