Daily Archives: November 5, 2019

SpaceX and Boeing Still Need a Parachute That Always Works

https://www.wired.com/story/spacex-and-boeing-still-need-a-parachute-that-always-works On Monday, a small capsule launched off its test stand at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, reaching speeds of more than 600 miles per hour in just seconds. The spacecraft was Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule, which … Continue reading

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NASA rejects Blue Origin’s offer of a cheaper upper stage for the SLS rocket

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1595221 Enlarge / A video still showing an Exploration Upper Stage in flight. NASA 113 with 66 posters participating, including story author On Halloween, NASA posted a document that provides some perspective on the agency’s long-term plans for the Space … Continue reading

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