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Space Tech Journal
Oct 14, 2021
Blue Origin Completes Second Human Flight to Space and Back

Blue Origin Completes Second Human Flight to Space and Back

Blue Origin successfully completed its second human spaceflight on board New Shepard. The flight included four astronauts, Dr. Chris Boshuizen, Glen de Vries, Audrey Powers, and William Shatner, as well as thousands of postcards from Blue Origin's foundation, Club for the Future.
Space Tech Journal
Oct 11, 2021
Rocks on Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Sustained Interaction with Water

Rocks on Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Sustained Interaction with Water

Since the Perseverance rover landed in Jezero crater on Mars in February, the rover and its team of scientists back on Earth have been hard at work exploring the floor of the crater that once held an ancient lake. Perseverance and the Mars 2020 mission are looking for signs of ancient life on Mars and preparing a returnable cache of samples for later analyses on Earth.
Space Tech Journal
Oct 7, 2021
BepiColombo's First Views of Mercury

BepiColombo's First Views of Mercury

The ESA/JAXA BepiColombo mission has captured its first views of its destination planet Mercury as it swooped past in a close gravity assist flyby.
Space Tech Journal
Oct 5, 2021
Astronomers May have Discovered First Planet to Orbit Three Stars

Astronomers May have Discovered First Planet to Orbit Three Stars

In a distant star system — a mere 1,300 light years away from Earth — researchers may have identified the first known planet to orbit three stars. Unlike our solar system, which consists of a solitary star, it is believed that half of all star systems, like GW Ori where astronomers observed the novel phenomenon, consist of two or more stars that are gravitationally bound to each other.
Space Tech Journal
Oct 1, 2021
Honda Takes on Rockets, Robots and eVTOL

Honda Takes on Rockets, Robots and eVTOL

Honda Motor Co Ltd has introduced the technology development direction the company is currently pursuing for the challenges Honda is taking on in new areas while leveraging its core technologies.
Space Tech Journal
Sep 30, 2021
Space Technology Rocketing Upwards

Space Technology Rocketing Upwards

Space. The final frontier, the first step in a journey just beginning, or a horrifying void matched only by your deep fear of the ocean? Whatever your feelings on space, technology has been steadily pushing forwards to take exploration further, faster, and foodier than ever before.
Space Tech Journal
Sep 27, 2021
Life Support Cooked up From Lunar Rocks

Life Support Cooked up From Lunar Rocks

Engineers have successfully shown how water and oxygen can be extracted by cooking up lunar soil, in order to support future Moon bases.
Space Tech Journal
Sep 22, 2021
IDTechEx TVNASA's Artemis Rover to Land Near Nobile Region of Moon's South Pole

NASA's Artemis Rover to Land Near Nobile Region of Moon's South Pole

In 2023, NASA's Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land near the western edge of the Nobile Crater at the Moon's South Pole to map and explore the region's surface and subsurface for water and other resources. Part of Artemis, VIPER will launch on a SpaceX Falcon-Heavy rocket for delivery to the Moon by Astrobotic's Griffin lander under NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative.
Press Release
Lockheed Martin Taps MakerBot 3D Printers for Its Next Space Project

Lockheed Martin Taps MakerBot 3D Printers for Its Next Space Project

MakerBot, a Stratasys company, announced that Lockheed Martin has extended its use of MakerBot 3D printers to produce parts and designs for its upcoming space projects. MakerBot 3D printers have been in use for about five years and have provided easily accessible 3D printing for a host of projects for Lockheed Martin's team of engineers.
Space Tech Journal
Sep 16, 2021
SpaceX Launches First Tourist Flight From Earth

SpaceX Launches First Tourist Flight From Earth

On Wednesday, September 15 at 8:02 p.m. EDT, 00:02 UTC on September 16, SpaceX's Falcon 9 successfully launched the Inspiration4 mission - the world's first all-civilian human spaceflight to orbit - from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Space Tech Journal
Oct 11, 2021
Rocks on Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Sustained Interaction with Water

Rocks on Jezero Crater, Mars, Show Sustained Interaction with Water

Since the Perseverance rover landed in Jezero crater on Mars in February, the rover and its team of scientists back on Earth have been hard at work exploring the floor of the crater that once held an ancient lake. Perseverance and the Mars 2020 mission are looking for signs of ancient life on Mars and preparing a returnable cache of samples for later analyses on Earth.
Space Tech Journal
Oct 5, 2021
Astronomers May have Discovered First Planet to Orbit Three Stars

Astronomers May have Discovered First Planet to Orbit Three Stars

In a distant star system — a mere 1,300 light years away from Earth — researchers may have identified the first known planet to orbit three stars. Unlike our solar system, which consists of a solitary star, it is believed that half of all star systems, like GW Ori where astronomers observed the novel phenomenon, consist of two or more stars that are gravitationally bound to each other.
Space Tech Journal
Sep 30, 2021
Space Technology Rocketing Upwards

Space Technology Rocketing Upwards

Space. The final frontier, the first step in a journey just beginning, or a horrifying void matched only by your deep fear of the ocean? Whatever your feelings on space, technology has been steadily pushing forwards to take exploration further, faster, and foodier than ever before.
Space Tech Journal
Sep 22, 2021
IDTechEx TVNASA's Artemis Rover to Land Near Nobile Region of Moon's South Pole

NASA's Artemis Rover to Land Near Nobile Region of Moon's South Pole

In 2023, NASA's Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land near the western edge of the Nobile Crater at the Moon's South Pole to map and explore the region's surface and subsurface for water and other resources. Part of Artemis, VIPER will launch on a SpaceX Falcon-Heavy rocket for delivery to the Moon by Astrobotic's Griffin lander under NASA's Commercial Lunar Payload Services initiative.
Space Tech Journal
Sep 16, 2021
SpaceX Launches First Tourist Flight From Earth

SpaceX Launches First Tourist Flight From Earth

On Wednesday, September 15 at 8:02 p.m. EDT, 00:02 UTC on September 16, SpaceX's Falcon 9 successfully launched the Inspiration4 mission - the world's first all-civilian human spaceflight to orbit - from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.