SpaceX Sends First Tourists to ISS

Fourth EstateThe crew of Axiom Space's Ax-1 mission (from left) Mark Pathy; Larry Connor; Michael López-Alegría; and Eytan Stibbe, pose for a photo inside a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft while training. - SpaceX/Axiom Space

A SpaceX rocket carrying three paying customers and a veteran NASA astronaut has taken off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday morning and now is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS).  According to SpaceX, the …

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South Korea Tests Solid-Fuel Space Rocket

Fourth EstateSouth Korea Solid-Fuel Rocket - Korea Aerospace Research Institute

South Korean officials said they have successfully test-fired a solid-fuel space rocket for the first time, a major step towards acquiring space surveillance capability, amid speculation that North Korea could soon conduct a nuclear test after launching a long-range missile. …

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North Korea Confirms Test of Hwasong-12 Missile

North Korea confirmed it fired a Hwasong-12 “mid-range ballistic missile” on Sunday, the first time it tested a weapon of that size since 2017 when it threatened to target the U.S. territory of Guam. “The inspection firing test was conducted …

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FAA Grounds Virgin Galactic Amid Investigation of July Flight

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday has grounded Virgin Galactic amid an investigation of the company’s July spaceflight which went off trajectory during its descent. “Virgin Galactic may not return the SpaceShipTwo vehicle to flight until the FAA approves …

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Sues U.S. Government Over SpaceX Lunar Lander Contract

Blue Origin has filed a lawsuit against the federal government in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Monday over NASA’s decision to award SpaceX the lunar lander contract. A Blue Origin spokesperson told FOX Business that the lawsuit, which …

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