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04 October 2021
World Space Week: What Is It?

Every year in early October, the world celebrates Space Week. During its existence, the holiday has become a global event dedicated to the study of outer space. The theme of World Space Week 2021 is “Women in Space”.

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28 September 2021
Space mining: the future of mankind or an impossible dream?

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?

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24 September 2021
The history of the Hubble telescope

The Hubble orbital telescope, over the course of its operation, has helped reveal some of the biggest scientific discoveries in the field of astronomy, uncover the age of the Universe, and conduct over a million different scientific researches.

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20 September 2021
Dragonfly Aerospace’s journey from camera specialist to microsatellite builder

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.

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14 September 2021
The History of the ISS: From a project to scientific revelation

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.

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10 September 2021
Firefly Aerospace Conducts First Test Launch of Alpha Launch Vehicle

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.

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08 September 2021
Firefly Aerospace’s successful first flight and root cause of the anomaly

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.

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01 September 2021
Deep Space: Exploration Opportunities and Prospects

Many generations of scientists and science fiction writers have taken for granted that one day humanity will be engaged in the conquest of deep space. But is that technologically feasible? And, if so, is there any practical point for humanity to leave their home and venture into the depths of space?

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27 August 2021
Colonization of space: Living Outside of Earth

Science fiction has often tackled the topic of space colonization – living on settlements outside our own planet, on asteroids, floating space colonies, or other, more esoteric places. But is that realistic and will people be able to colonize space in the near future?

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