NASA Adds Shannon Walker to First Operational Crewed SpaceX Mission

Shannon Walker looking out of the international space station's cupola at the Caribbean view beneath on November 25, 2010.Credits: NASA NASA has assigned astronaut Shannon Walker to the first operational crewed flight of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station. Walker will join NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins and Victor Glover Jr., as well as Soichi... Continue Reading →

OneWeb, a satellite internet startup, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Satellite internet startup OneWeb has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a move that comes less than a week after the companylaunched nearly three dozen satellites into orbit.  By Tariq Malik via Space.com The London-based OneWeb announced the bankruptcy filing late Friday (March 27) after Softbank, its largest investor, nixed a request for additional funding, according to media reports. The company... Continue Reading →

Photos: ULA launches Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral

 Buy Photo Email Twitter Facebook ShareUnited Launch Alliance launched its Atlas V rocket with the Air Force's sixth and final Advanced Extremely High Frequency, or AEHF-6, satellite March 26, 2020, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 41. The satellite aims to provide highly-secure, jam-proof communications, which includes real-time video between U.S. national leadership and deployed military forces.... Continue Reading →

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