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Astronauts may soon have no way to reach NASA's $100 billion space station

Congress held a hearing on Wednesday to address NASA's program to build new spaceships to reach the International Space Station. Boeing and SpaceX, the two contractors in the program, are experiencing delays due to NASA's stringent safety...Show More Summary

As SpaceX and Boeing prepare to fly their new capsules, Congress emphasizes crew safety

If all goes according to plan, this year could mark the first time since 2011 that U.S. astronauts will blast off to the International Space Station in an American-made spacecraft. It’s been a long process to get to this point. Schedule delays have pushed back the first crewed tests of the new...

Elon Musk Now Plans to Send People to Mars in Seven Years

Elon Musk is once again predicting that the launch of his Mars rocket is just around the corner—and so is a rocket to replace the LAX–JFK red eye. Speaking at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia, early Friday, the SpaceX (and Tesla) CEO shared the latest on the ambitious plans of his space-travel startup. Show More Summary

American R&D Policy and the Push for Small Planetary Missions at NASA

Planetary Society Policy Adviser Jason Callahan summarizes his paper he presented at the 2017 International Astronautical Congress in Australia, where he examined NASA's low-cost Discovery program and how federal policies directed at higher education initially bolstered planetary science into a viable field.

Rocket Travel

Elon Musk is an interesting guy. Also, because of the success of SpaceX, when he makes promises about future technology, it is at least worth a listen. At a recent meeting of the International Astronautical Congress Musk stated that he plans on developing SpaceX’s rocket technology for commercial transportation between cities on Earth. He also made […]

If Some Space Trash Is Treasure, How Will We Save It?

Even while we fight space debris, we need to think carefully about the heritage that’s floating miles above, says archeologist Alice Gorman. This article is based on a paper presented at the 68th International Astronautical Congress this week in Adelaide, South Australia, and originally appeared at The Conversation. Read Full Story

Elon Musk Proposes Using His Big F-ing Rocket for International Passenger Travel In Less Than an Hour

5 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

While speaking at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia, wunderkind Elon Musk founder of SpaceX presented a number of updates and ideas, including using the Big F-ing Rocket (BFR) for international travel, which would take passengers to cities across the world in less than an hour. If you if you build a ship...

Elon Musk wants to rocket humans from city to city in 30 minutes

Part of SpaceX’s updated plan for its Interplanetary Transport System Elon Musk is forging ahead with his Martian plan. Earlier today, at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia, Musk announced updates on hisShow More Summary

Elon Musk’s Proposed Rocket Could Take You From London to New York in 29 Minutes

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

Elon Musk got on stage today to talk about upcoming plans for his rocket company, SpaceX, and as always, it was an adventure. Speaking at the International Astronautical Congress in Australia, Musk detailed plans for possibly the most...Show More Summary

Watch Elon Musk reveal SpaceX's most detailed plans yet to start colonizing Mars in just 7 years

Elon Musk wants to build a metropolis on Mars starting in 2024. At this year's International Astronautical Congress, Musk revealed some of the most detailed plans we've seen yet to achieve this goal. It starts with building up a revenue...Show More Summary

SpaceX Vision: Fly Anywhere in the World in Minutes

In a not-too-distant future, rocket ships will fly people around the world in a matter of minutes, according to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. At the International Astronautical Congress in Australia on Friday, Musk opened up about SpaceX's progress on its BFR (Big Fing Rocket) that he hopes will carry humans...

Here are some cool images of Elon Musk’s BFR rocket concept

As you probably heard, Elon Musk is working on a giant rocket and he can’t wait to use it. The tech billionaire unveiled SpaceX’s new Interplanetary Transport System at the International Astronautical Congress earlier today, and it’s a monster that will undoubtedly give all of NASA’s rockets inferiority complexes. Show More Summary

Elon Musk unveils plans to use SpaceXs mega-rocket to travel anywhere on Earth in under an hour

SpaceX's founder, Elon Musk, presented his vision for getting people to Mars within five years at the International Astronautical Congress in the South Australia city of Adelaide on Friday. The spaceship, dubbed the BFR, would carryShow More Summary

Elon Musk will colonize Mars by 2022

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Elon Musk has outlined a plan to begin colonizing Mars by 2022, and it involves space stations, a moonbase, and what he calls a “Big Fucking Rocket.” Speaking in Australia for the International Astronautical Congress, Musk said, “I can’t think of anything more exciting than being out there among...

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk updates Mars colonization plans

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk presented an updated version of his Mars colonization plans today, during a widely anticipated talk at the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia.

Experts React To SpaceX's Mission To Mars

[image url="http.//" caption="SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks at the International Astronautical Congress on September 29, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. Musk detailed the long-term...Show More Summary

6 things to know as Musk boldly reveals deep-space strategy with largest rockets ever built

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. CEO Elon Musk presents his latest plan for how the company will create a path for colonization of Mars and the Moon at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia.

Elon Musk's SpaceX rockets could blast us off to... Earth? - CNET

6 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

If we're building rockets to send us to Mars, why not use 'em on Earth? Musk asks the question at the International Astronautical Congress in Australia.

Elon Musk presents updated plan for Mars colonization

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Today, at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk updated his 2016 plan to colonize Mars. The plan not only sees the establishment of a Moon base and a city on Mars within...Show More Summary

Russia signs on to NASA deep space gateway goal

6 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

It looks as if outer space cooperation between East and West will continue after the United States and Russia agreed to work together in the next step of deep space exploration. At the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide,...Show More Summary

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