Outer Space

2010 JO179 – a potential dwarf planet My Article Asgardia – Website My Article 1st Update Satellite Launch Breakthrough Initiatives – a series of programs attempting to find or contact alien species Website My Article Blue Origin – Website My Article Chandrayaan-1 – a failed Indian probe which was rediscovered by NASA My Article Chandrayaan…

Farout, New Caledonia, Amborella, Rocket Lab – 12/19/2018

Space A new dwarf planet, 2018 VG18 Farout, has been discovered at 120 AU (astronomical unit) from the Sun, 120 times farther than our Earth and 3.5 times farther than Pluto. It’s waaaaay out there, like really….farout. You can probably guess where the name came from. The dwarf planet, announced by the International Astronomical Union’s…

Space Findings: Rocket Success (and Failure) & Voyager 1

Orbital ATK Credit: NASA Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket successfully launched from the Wallops Flight Facility and will deliver the Cygnus spacecraft to the ISS in order to resupply them. As another company successfully performing operations in outer space they will become instrumental in the future of spaceflight, aiding in the delivery of important https://scitechdaily.com/orbital-atk-antares-rocket-successfully-launches-from-wallops-flight-facility/ Asgardia’s…

Alternative Afterlives #1: Elysium

Credit: elysiumspace Elysium Space is a new company with an expertise in a discipline similar to another featured company that I’ve already covered. If you guys remember the Celestis company, they were launching the ashes of the deceased into space so that you could have a space burial. Elysium Space holds the exact same goal,…

Blue Origin: Successful Test!

                         Blue Origin is a company seeking to allow humans to travel to space at a more affordable cost than the current price while also providing space tourism services. However they are certainly not alone and have a list of competitors sure to, skyrocket,…