Israel could send the first privately-funded mission to the Moon on a Falcon 9 rocket

Publicités Israel nonprofit competing in the Google Lunar X Prize competition — will use SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket to launch its lunar lander into space, the group announced today in Jerusalem. The rocket will launch the team’s vehicle into lower…

‘Amateur astronauts’ will send a person into space in 2017

Copenhagen Suborbitals currently consists of 50 people — engineers, mathematicians and a kindergarten teacher — who are trying to send a person to space using only off-the-shelf components — the kind you would find in your local hardware store. “All…

Seen From Space: Hurricane Joaquin Churns Towards Bahamas

Hurricane Joaquin battered the Bahamas early Friday and from his perch on the International Space Station astronaut Scott Kelly was witness to the magnitude of the huge storm. Kelly captured this early morning image before the storm hit the Atlantic…

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