“Space Foundation with the support of Noosphere Venture Partners announced the opening of the 12th Annual International Student Art Contest. 2022 contest theme is “Living, Working and Playing on the Moon”. Contest encourages student Artists worldwide to ‘Shoot for the Moon’.
A number of countries and private companies are already making plans and seriously discussing the prospects for mining in space. But how realistic are these plans? What valuable resources can we find in space, and can the mining of minerals on other celestial bodies really be commercially viable?
More known for the high-resolution cameras it builds, Dragonfly Aerospace plan to move into microsatellite manufacturing got a major boost when it was sold to serial entrepreneur Max Polyakov. SpaceNews caught up with Eugene Yakovlev, Dragonfly Aerospace’s CEO to learn more about its road map.
ISS has allowed astronauts to live in space for months, providing a strong push for the development of new sciences and technologies capable of solving humankind’s problems on Earth, and will be able to assist in colonizing space in the future. This article delves into the history of the ISS.
During 2,5 minutes of flight Firefly obtained a substantial amount of flight data that will be utilized to improve the design of future Alpha launch vehicles, including the second flight vehicle, which is currently being integrated for flight at their Briggs, Texas manufacturing and test facility.
Firefly Aerospace conducted the first flight test of our Alpha vehicle on Sept 2, 2021. Although the vehicle didn’t make orbit, the day marked a major advancement for the team. Firefly demonstrated that they “arrived” as a company capable of building and launching rockets.