Friday, April 10, 2020

Blue Origin’s new rocket engine production facility opens on Monday – TechCrunch

Blue Origin is opening its new rocket engine production center in Huntsville, Ala. on Monday, the company said today on Twitter. The new Huntsville facility will be able to...

NASA confirms two Boeing Starliner issues would’ve led to spacecraft loss without intervention –...

NASA and Boeing are sharing more details about the issues that were encountered during the Boeing CST-100 Starliner crew spacecraft uncrewed demo mission in December, and their progress on investigating...

Watch OneWeb launch 34 satellites for its broadband constellation live – TechCrunch

One of the various companies looking to deploy a globe-spanning broadband internet satellite constellation is adding 34 satellites to its existing operations in space. OneWeb will launch that many...

Maxar and NASA will demonstrate orbital spacecraft assembly with a new robotic arm –...

NASA has awarded Maxar an estimated $142 million contract to demonstrate in-orbit spacecraft refueling and assembly of new components using a custom robotic platform in space. The space infrastructure dexterous...

Elon Musk just dropped an EDM track on SoundCloud – TechCrunch

Friday typically brings a bunch of new music releases, but this Friday’s new drops includes a new track from an unlikely source — Elon Musk . The SpaceX and...

Pyka and its autonomous, electric crop-spraying drone land $11M seed round – TechCrunch

Modern agriculture involves fields of mind-boggling size, and spraying them efficiently is a serious operational challenge. Pyka is taking on the largely human-powered spray business with an autonomous winged craft...

Boeing successfully launches Starliner crew spacecraft on its way to first docking at the...

Update (8:34 AM EST): Boeing provided an updated current state of affairs, and we’ll be watching the NASA press conference at 9 AM EST to hopefully find out more. We’ll...

Europe’s space agency just launched a satellite to study planets outside our solar system...

The European Space Agency (ESA) launched a satellite early this morning, aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket that took off from the Guiana Space Center in French Guyana. Atop the Soyuz...

Porsche and Lucasfilm co-designed a new starfighter for the Star Wars universe – TechCrunch

Porsche typically concerns itself with terrestrial vehicle designs, but for a new project it worked with Lucasfilm designers in collaboration on a new starfighter for the Star Wars universe. The starfigher,...

Virgin Galactic begins ‘Astronaut Readiness Program’ for first paying customers – TechCrunch

Virgin Galactic has begun its “Astronaut Readiness Program” this week, which is being run out of Under Armour Global HQ to start. Under Armour is Virgin Galactic’s partner on its...

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