#Falcon 9

Intuitive Machines’ Nova-C Moon Lander Launch Delayed to January 2024

Long Read

Houston-based company Intuitive Machines is set to pioneer the landscape of private lunar exploration. The firm recently announced that the inaugural launch of its Nova-C lunar lander has been pushed back two months, with liftoff now targeted for January 12-23, 2024. The lander will ride into space atop...

Rocket Moon Collision – here’s what we should worry about

Deep Dive

crashing rocket will create new crater – here’s what we should worry about It’s not often that the sudden appearance of a new impact crater on the Moon can be predicted, but it’s going to happen on March 4, when a derelict SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will crash into...

Have you got what it takes to become an astronaut in the new era of human spaceflight?

Deep Dive

Millions of people watched breathlessly as astronauts for the first time successfully travelled to the International Space Station (ISS) in a privately funded spacecraft, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule, on May 30. The historic launch, which marks a new chapter in human spaceflight, is likely...