Blue Origin: This is how you can now follow Captain Kirk’s flight into space live

After a postponement due to the weather, William Shatner is to undertake a ten-minute trip into space as the oldest man to date. The real-life mission of the Star Trek actor known as Captain James T. Kirk can be followed live from 2:30 p.m. Update: After some delays, the launch should actually start soon. Amazon … Read more

Israel, American NASA Set To Collaborate On Space Exploration; Special Focus On Moon And Mars

The Israeli government and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are preparing to sign the “Artemis Accords” on the joint study of space, in particular the Moon and Mars, as well as asteroids and comets. This was announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Jewish state, Yair Lapid. Today, I brought … Read more

Space SPAC brings in $287.5M with former Blue Origin exec as CEO

Space industry executive Rob Meyerson speaks at the 2016 International Symposium on Personal and Commercial Spaceflight in New Mexico. (ISPCS via YouTube) A blank-check company that has former Blue Origin President Rob Meyerson as its CEO has completed a $287.5 million initial public offering, furthering its plans to link up with ventures focusing on space, … Read more

Watch live: SpaceX launches 105 satellites from Florida

1/5 A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is prepared for launch on Thursday at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Photo courtesy of SpaceX ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 13 (UPI) – SpaceX plans to launch 105 satellites from Florida on Thursday morning as part of its rideshare program, which it uses to release satellites for dozens … Read more

Astronomers work to divvy up time on James Webb, future space telescopes fairly : NPR

A crowd gathers as Nobel laureate John Mather and Northrop Grumman engineer Scott Willoughby speak in front of a model of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope at South by Southwest on March 9, 2013. Alex Evers hide caption toggle caption Alex Evers A crowd gathers as Nobel laureate John Mather and Northrop Grumman engineer Scott … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch CPUT’s 3rd satellite mission into space on Thursday

Bruce Whitfield chats to Nyameko Royi of the French South African Institute of Technology, Cape Peninsula University of Technology Pic: SpaceX-Imagery on Pixabay SA-born Elon Musk’s SpaceX is set to launch the Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s (CPUT) 3rd satellite mission into space on Thursday (13 January). The launch happens at Cape Canaveral in the … Read more

“In space, the Russians are now able to act on the entire spectrum of conflict”

General Stéphane Mille, in Paris, in November 2021. AIR AND SPACE FORCE General Stéphane Mille took over as head of the Air and Space Force (AAE) in September 2021. This former fighter pilot previously participated in the piloting of Operation “Barkhane” in the Sahel in 2016 , and commanded the very strategic center for planning … Read more

It will be a bumper year for big space launches to the Moon, Mars, and asteroids

It will be a bumper year for big space launches to the Moon, Mars, and asteroids, including many staffed flights, but the real shocker is the number of satellites and spaceships being launched by private companies. Never mind Elon Musk’s twelve-thousand-small-satellite Starlink program, which is already becoming a traffic hazard after only 1,892 satellites have … Read more