Posts Tagged ‘exploration’

A 3D-printed rocket engine just launched a new era of space exploration

By Candice Majewski, University of Sheffield The rocket that blasted into space from New Zealand on May 25 was special. Not only was it the first to launch from a private site, it was also the first to be powered by an engine made almost entirely usin…

NASA to spend less on climate change, more on space exploration?

From Nick Allen at Telegraph: US President-elect Donald Trump is set to slash Nasa’s budget for monitoring climate change and instead set a goal of sending humans to the edge of the solar system by the end of the century, and possibly back to the moon. … According to Bob Walker, who has advised Mr […]

What does NASA look like under Trump?

As a life-long Democrat, recently flipped to Republican who often held multiple positions on issue after issue, Donald Trump has been notoriously hard to pin down when it comes to policy plans. However, we should be able to glean some details about the president-elect’s space policy from a recent op-ed in Space News by Robert […]

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Multinational astronaut crew returns safely from the ISS

Late Saturday night, three astronauts landed safely in the Kazakhstan countryside after a 115-day mission aboard the International Space Station. One of the safely returned astronauts was American Kate Rubins, the first person to sequence DNA in space. Rubins, Russia’s Anatoly Ivanishin and Takuya Onishi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency landed southeast of Zhezkazgan […]

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New Horizons finally finished transmitting its Pluto data

This week marked the end of an era for NASA researchers, as the space agency’s New Horizons mission transmitted the last data collected during its history-making July 2015 flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto via downlink to the Deep Space Network  facility in Canberra, Australia. “The Pluto system data that New Horizons collected has amazed […]

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