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Commercial Space Travel Set Back But Not Discouraged

3 years agoLifestyle / Travel : Gadling

Commercial space travel, well on its way to replacing traditional space exploration, took a step back Saturday, aborting a mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Just a little step back though - the launch is set to try again early Tuesday after swapping out a faulty part. SpaceX scrubbed Saturday's mission less than a second before liftoff after high temperatures were detected in one of the rocket's engines.
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Made In Space Transports and Replicates First 3D Printed Object on Space Station

Hobbies / Robotics : Singularity Hub (8 hours ago)

In September, Made In Space and NASA partnered to deliver the first 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS). And now this week, another first. The ISS astronauts fired... read more Read Post

SpaceX Counts Down to Maiden ISS Mission

Technology : Technology from Newser (3 years ago)

Commercial space firm SpaceX may be just days away from going where no private company has gone before: the International Space Station. The company is preparing to send its unmanned Dragon capsule on a mission to supply the ISS wit... Read Post

Thanksgiving Dinner On The International Space Station

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (8 hours ago)

NASA has put out details of what the crew of the ISS will be eating this Thanksgiving: it’s a traditional meal but with some very unconventional preparation methods: Their menu will include traditional holiday fare with a space-food... Read Post

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