#Orion spacecraft

Beyond Apollo: The Next Era of Moon Exploration with a New Generation of Astronauts

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If all goes to plan, sometime in November 2024, NASA’s newly announced Artemis II crew – Christina Koch, Victor Glover, Reid Wiseman and Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen – will cram themselves into their Orion space capsule and begin their final checks for launch. As they sit perched atop...

Solid Rocket Moon Booster fired up for critical test

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Today NASA, alongside engineering giant Northrop Grumman, celebrated after they successfully ignited a massive solid rocket booster in Utah. The two-minute test put the Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) hardware through its paces. Each SRB will be responsible for providing 3.6 million pounds of thrust when the American space...

Will Russia partner with NASA’s to construct humanities first Lunar Space Station?

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Russia is expected to announce this Saturday that it will be partnering with NASA to construct the 'Deep Space Gateway' - a key component of the space agencies long-term plan to send humans to Mars. The gateway was initially imagined as part of a five-stage plan to send...