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UCF awarded NASA grant for space mission power systems

The University of Central Florida was one of 14 universities awarded grants under NASA's Space Technology Research Grants' Early-Stage Innovations program. The funding competition aims to accelerate the development of groundbreaking, high-risk/high-payof.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2019

Nalu Scientific receives NASA grant for innovative tech

Honolulu-based tech company Nalu Scientific was awarded a national grant by NASA this week to apply its innovative technology to reduce the cost, size, and power requirements of future orbital and planetary missions. Nalu Scientific received the $120.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2019

NASA Awards SpaceX A Contract To Launch Black Hole Spacecraft

NASA has selected the company that will assist in launching what the space agency refers to as a “groundbreaking astrophysics mission.” NASA awarded a contract to launch a bl.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 10th, 2019

Russia"s top space official tried to claim that the planet Venus belongs to the Kremlin

The head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, also said the country plans to send its own mission to Venus. An image of Venus and its thick clouds taken by NASA's Mariner 10 mission during a planetary.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2020

NASA Is Bankrolling a Blockchain for Quadcopter Communications

The space agency has awarded $124,800 in funding to Orbit Logic and Fraunhofer Labs' blockchain system proposal, called SCRAMBL......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 26th, 2020

NASA Is Bankrolling a Blockchain for Quadcopter Communications in Space

The space agency has awarded $124,800 in funding to Orbit Logic and Fraunhofer Labs' blockchain system proposal, called SCRAMBL......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskAug 26th, 2020

NASA just selected astronaut Jeanette Epps for a historic space mission by Boeing — 2 years after the agency abruptly bumped her from a first flight

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Category: dealsSource: nytAug 25th, 2020

SpaceX"s next astronaut mission for NASA has been pushed back, with a launch no earlier than late October

SpaceX via NASA NASA announced on Friday that its next mission with SpaceX won't launch until late October at the earliest. The mission, called Crew-1, will ferry four astronauts to the space station and back: Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, M.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2020

SpaceX"s next astronaut mission for NASA has been pushed back, with a launch "no earlier" than late October

SpaceX via NASA NASA announced on Friday that its next mission with SpaceX won't launch until late October at the earliest. The mission, called Crew-1, will ferry four astronauts to the space station and back: Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, Mike.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2020

SpaceX has proven it can fly astronauts. Here"s how Elon Musk"s company became the first to help NASA resurrect US spaceflight.

John Raoux/AP Photo SpaceX returned two NASA astronauts to Earth on Sunday after flying them to the International Space Station. The mission, called Demo-2, flew the first crewed US spacecraft since the end of NASA's space .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2020

SpaceX showed it can safely ferry astronauts to and from space. In September, it"ll launch 4 more — here"s who"s next.

Jim Bridenstine/NASA The success of SpaceX's Demo-2 mission tees the company and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2020

27 epic images show how SpaceX made history by flying NASA astronauts to and from the space station

SpaceX; Business Insider SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship splashed into the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, returning NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley from a high-stakes mission to the space station. The demonstration mission resurrected US human .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2020

A cosmonaut on the space station photographed SpaceX"s Crew Dragon landing site — and a "beeline" of boats speeding toward it

Bill Ingalls/NASA Photos from the International Space Station captured the historic landing of SpaceX's first crewed mission from 250 miles above Earth. The photos from space show the boats that swarmed th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 2nd, 2020

SpaceX is landing 2 NASA astronauts off the Florida coast even though Hurricane Isaias threatened several Florida splashdown locations

SpaceX; NASA; Business Insider SpaceX is about to return its first crewed space mission, called Demo-2, and land it on Sunday afternoon. Hurricane Isaias com.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 2nd, 2020

Watch live: 2 NASA astronauts are flying SpaceX"s new Crew Dragon back to Earth on an historic commercial space mission

SpaceX; NASA; Business Insider In May, Sp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

SpaceX plans to return 2 NASA astronauts to Earth on Sunday as Hurricane Isaias threatens their ocean-splashdown locations near Florida

SpaceX; NASA; Business Insider NASA has given SpaceX a "go" to land the company's first crewed space mission, called Demo-2. But Hurricane Isaias is complicating plans to return two astronauts aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship to Earth. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

Astronauts to return to Earth on historic SpaceX mission

SpaceX’s historic space mission is set to come to a close Sunday.  NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley will land in the ocean off the coast of Florida after blasting off in a SpaceX rocket from Cape Canaveral on May 31, headed for the In.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

A 19-year-old aspiring astronaut is the only person who"s attended every NASA space camp. She"s already positioning herself for a mission to Mars.

Alyssa Carson is part of a group of young people working to position themselves to be the first astronauts to go to Mars. Carson, who is now 19, has attended every NASA space camp and was the youngest person to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 12th, 2020

17 incredible photos from SpaceX"s historic mission to send NASA astronauts to the space station

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2020

NASA astronauts complete first mission milestone

Some 22 hours after liftoff, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley boarded the space station......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 31st, 2020

SpaceX and NASA docking live updates: ‘We have docking’: Dragon docks with space station, another mission milestone

After a success historic launch from Kennedy Space Center, astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Benhken made significant progress overnight towards the International Space Station......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 31st, 2020