SpaceX Launch for Human Flight Test

A look into the SpaceX launch of the Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station #NASA #SpaceX #CrewDragon #39A

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Space Force: A New Branch of the U.S. Military

On February 19th, President Trump signed Space Policy Directive 4, (SPD-4), which directed the Department of Defense to create a sixth branch of the military under the Air Force. The purpose of this force would be to "...the United States Space Force would be authorized to organize, train, and equip military space forces of the …

Mars Exploration: A Future Home for Humans?

Since mankind began exploring space, one the main thoughts that stem from space exploration is our ability to colonize other worlds. To expand mankind's reach to planets, not of our own, with the hopes of calling space our home. One planet that shows tremendous promise is the planet Mars. Comparatively, Mars is 15% smaller than …

This Week in Science Policy: April 4.1 Edition

European Space Agency: Antarctica Loses Grip According to the European Space Agency (ESA), Antarctica's underwater land mass has decreased by 1,463 km, roughly the size of Greater London. The ice mass loss has been measured by the ESA's CubeSAT, an orbital satellite that measures that ice sheet elevation. What's disconcerting about this ice loss is that …

A Moon Colony: The Space Journey Continues

Since the days of the Apollo Mission, mankind has rarely traveled beyond low Earth orbit. This stagnation has led to lost opportunities to explore our Moon, and more importantly, a gateway to other worlds within the Solar System. However, that may change in the coming years with the NASA mission to build a Deep Space …