We’ll soon get our first look at the cabin of Virgin Galactic’s suborbital spaceliner. The company will reveal the interior of its six-passenger SpaceShipTwo space plane on July 28 during a live YouTube event that includes a “virtual walkthrough,” Virgin Galactic representatives announced today (July 2). “One of the defining hallmarks ofRead More →

Three space agencies have pulled together data monitoring the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic into one joint information source in hopes of assisting understanding of the public health crisis. NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) unveiled their joint coronavirus dashboard during a news conference on ThursdayRead More →

If all goes according to plan, NASA and SpaceX will launch astronauts in a U.S.-built spacecraft from American soil for the first time in 9 years. Astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will pilot SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Capsule and Falcon 9 rocket—a first for the company, which has only sent cargo to theRead More →

NASA and SpaceX have set a tentative date, May 27 at 4:32 p.m., for the launch of the Demo-2, the first crewed mission for SpaceX. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will lift off for the International Space Station aboard the company’s Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket. Since the launch ofRead More →