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Aug 27, 2022

TIMELAPSE OF FUTURE SPACECRAFT: 2025 — 3000+

Posted by in categories: cosmology, education, robotics/AI, space travel

A sci fi documentary looking at a timelapse of future spacecraft. From the future of AI spaceships, Starship orbital refuelling, and space station worlds, to Mars colonization and in-space manufacturing.

Other topics include: SpaceX and the launch of their fleet of Starships — waiting in parking orbit around Earth, ready for the launch window to open to Mars. NASA and the mission of landing on the Martian Moon Phobos. Advances in spacecraft technology for protecting humans during multi-year interstellar journeys.

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Aug 26, 2022

Harvesting gas from Uranus might power interstellar flight

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The Daedalus Project

Project Icarus is an extremely fascinating initiative which aims to bring humanity closer to the stars. The latest theory proposed by scientists there is related to the development of system which could allow the harvesting of helium-3 gas from Uranus to fuel a possible interstellar mission. Uranus, then, seems to be a very resourceful planet, considering scientists believe it’s covered in oceans of diamonds.

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Aug 26, 2022

Water World Found? Just 100 Light Years Away! Prospects for Life Profound

Posted by in categories: cosmology, space travel

Have we found a water planet with deep oceans nearby (in astronomical terms)? Could water worlds be plentiful near red dwarf stars? Would life have a better chance on such worlds? Listen to see what we know so far about this and planet TOI-1452 b.

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Aug 26, 2022

SLS Artemis I Rocket Overview

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A tour of the Space Launch System (SLS) Artemis-I Rocket.
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Aug 26, 2022

Finally! NASA’s Space Launch System is at the rocket pad, ready for launch

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The launch of Artemis I will be a symphony of high-powered machinery.

The countdown is well underway to launch NASA’s moon-bound Artemis I mission. NASA is preparing to launch SLS to orbit as soon as Monday, August 29. Once there, the Orion spacecraft hitching a ride atop SLS will detach to make its way towards the moon.

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Aug 26, 2022

Artemis I Launch to the Moon (Official NASA Broadcast)

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Watch live as our mega Moon rocket launches an uncrewed Orion spacecraft on a six-week mission around the Moon and back to Earth. During #Artemis I, Orion will lift off aboard the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, and travel 280,000 miles (450,000 km) from Earth and 40,000 miles (64,000 km) beyond the far side of the Moon, carrying science and technology payloads to expand our understanding of lunar science, technology developments, and deep space radiation.

Liftoff from Launch Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida is currently targeted for 8:33 a.m. EDT (12:33 UTC) Monday, Aug. 29, at the start of a two-hour launch window.

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Aug 26, 2022

NASA is going back to Venus after more than 30 years!

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Aug 26, 2022

SpaceX Chopsticks Lift Booster 7 with 33 Raptor Engines

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SpaceX is lifting Booster 7 onto the orbital launch mount via the Chopsticks. All 33 Raptor engines are installed on the Super Heavy prototype. Booster 7 will be conducting static fire tests at the orbital launch pad in Starbase, Texas.

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Aug 25, 2022

SpaceX, Soyuz Crew Swaps Ramping Up as Life Science Continues

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NASA and SpaceX have announced the date for the upcoming Crew-5 launch to the International Space Station. The space station is also orbiting higher today to prepare for next month’s Soyuz crew vehicle swap.

The fifth crewed operational mission aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has been given a launch date of Oct. 3 from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. The four SpaceX Crew-5 crewmates, Commander Nicole Mann, Pilot Josh Cassada, and Mission Specialists Koichi Wakata and Anna Kikina will dock Dragon Endurance to the forward port on the station’s Harmony module about 24 hours later.

Several days after that, the four SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts will enter the Dragon Freedom crew ship and undock from Harmony’s space-facing port for a parachute-assisted splashdown off the coast of Florida. Freedom Commander Kjell Lindgren, Pilot Bob Hines, with Mission Specialists Jessica Watkins and Samantha Cristoforetti, have been living and working on the orbital lab as Expedition 67 Flight Engineers since April 27.

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Aug 25, 2022

NS-23 to Fly 36 Payloads and Tens of Thousands of Club for the Future Postcards to Space

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Blue Origin’s announcement of next weeks’ New Sheppard 23 sub-orbital flight, which will feature a NASA-funded Tipping Point hydrogen fuel cell experiment designed and manufactured by Infinity Fuel Cell and Hydrogen, Inc. It will be the first fuel cell to fly into space since the space shuttle was retired ten years ago this summer, and the first ever to fly into space on a commercial flight.


On August 31, New Shepard’s 23rd mission, a dedicated payloads flight, will fly 36 payloads from academia, research institutions, and students across the globe. The launch window opens at 8:30 AM CDT / 13:30 UTC from Launch Site One in West Texas.

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