Engineering Space

Private US Spacecraft Odysseus Achieves Historic Moon Landing

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The US has landed its' first Moon since 1972, with the successful touchdown of the privately-built spacecraft Odysseus on the lunar surface. The historic mission underscores advancements in spacecraft design while serving as a proof point for NASA's commercial partnership model as the space industry looks to ramp...

UK Invests in Sustainable Satellite Systems to Combat Space Debris

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The UK Space Agency has announced £3.5 million in funding for projects aiming to prolong satellite lifespan and ensure the sustainability of space operations long-term. The funding package includes a £2 million upgrade to the Satellite Applications Catapult's In-Orbit Servicing and Manufacturing (IOSM) facility at the Westcott Space...

German Rocket Startup to Launch Monthly from UK’s Northernmost Spaceport

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A German rocket startup is gearing up for the summer when it will attempt the first-ever satellite launch into orbit from the UK. Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA) is one of several firms with eyes on the night sky that plan to use the recently opened SaxaVord spaceport on...