NASA Just Announced They Can’t Afford to Get Humans to Mars

BUDGET BUMMER NASA has been talking about getting humans to Mars for years, and continues to provide updated plans for getting there. Unfortunately, though, NASA’s chief of human spaceflight, William H. Gerstenmaier, just announced that the agency can’t achieve the Mars goal on its current budget. “I can’t put a date on humans on Mars,…

SpaceX Wants To Launch Its First Super Internet Satellites In 2019

SpaceX has its sights set on Mars, but that doesn’t mean it has forgotten about Earth. Elon Musk’s company yesterday outlined its plan to put a network of internet-providing satellites around our planet, stating in a Senate hearing on broadband infrastructure that it wanted to start sending the craft into space in 2019, before the…

SpaceX successfully lands its third Falcon 9 rocket on solid ground

SpaceX pulled off another successful rocket landing this morning — and this time during the day on the coast of Florida. A Falcon 9 rocket successfully touched down at SpaceX’s ground-based landing zone at Cape Canaveral after launching to space. It’s the third time that SpaceX has landed its rocket on solid ground post-launch, but…

SpaceX To Relaunch On January, No More Explosions?

It was definitely a downtime for SpaceX owner Elon Musk and the whole of his company when the Falcon 9 rocket exploded on September 1st in Cape Canaveral. But Musk is firm in taking things where he left them off and continue. SpaceX will be back on its track on January. How sure will they…

Build Your Own Rocket Launch Tool To Beat SpaceX

The Atlas rocket is a favorite of the US military, but its manufacturer, United Launch Alliance (ULA), needs to drum up commercial business for it. How else but with a snazzy website? On ULA’s RocketBuilder.com, prospective customers can spec out the cost of their space transit needs, based on their choice of launch window, rocket…

NASA Calls SpaceX To Survey The World’s Oceans

SpaceX has won another mission — this time, to survey the world’s oceans. NASA announced last week that it had tapped SpaceX to launch a satellite that would “make the first-ever global survey of Earth’s surface water.” It is by no means the first time Elon Musk’s ambitious company has partnered with the space agency…

Now We Can Go To Mars in Just 3 Days

Have you ever wanted to go to Mars but just couldn’t find the time? Well, you might be in luck! The 3 Days Journey To Mars. People continue to be fascinated with Mars, with numerous planned missions from the US, Russia and China as well as private companies preparing to colonize the Red Planet. But,…

Airplanes Maker Boeing says it will Go to Mars before SpaceX

Boeing says it will Go to Mars before SpaceX. Less than a week after SpaceX founder Elon Musk detailed his vision to get people to Mars, a rival aerospace company has intimated that it plans to beat Musk (and everyone else) to the punch. However, Musk is probably okay with that. Dennis Muilenburg, the CEO of…

Obama Wants to Colonize Mars before 2030

Officially: President Barack Obama Wants to Colonize Mars before 2030. “We have set a clear goal vital to the next chapter of America’s story in space,” Obama wrote in a piece for CNN. This might be one the president’s last major initiatives launched while in office. Obama wants astronauts to safely return to Earth after visiting…