space exploration Articles

New heights reached in Virgin Galactic spaceflight

New heights reached in Virgin Galactic spaceflight

‘Spaceplanes’ are notoriously difficult to take off and re-enter the atmosphere — so how did Virgin do it?
Japan touches down on a new frontier

Japan touches down on a new frontier

The space agency of Japan, JAXA has landed their Hayabusa-2 probe onto the surface of an asteroid, opening up possibilities for space exploration, astronomy, and space mining.
Elon Musk’s launch was a good thing, here is why

Elon Musk’s launch was a good thing, here is why

Elon Musk’s launch of a sports car into outer space has faced some flack, but the criticisms might not necessarily be justified

Students to go to Mars to read books and leave behind “legacies”

Three British students are in the running to become the first people to set foot on the Red Planet with Mars One, with 100 potential candidates left out of initially 200000 applicants

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