NASA’s X-57 ‘Maxwell,’ Its First Electric Airplane, Will Start Test Flights Next Month
Meanwhile, the agency’s supersonic X-59 QueSST has completed wind-tunnel and stress tests.
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SpaceX’s Latest Mission to the ISS Is Carrying One of the Most Diverse Crews in History
The Crew-4 astronauts will arrive at the International Space Station on Wednesday night.
Neil Armstrong Collected Samples of the Moon on the 1969 Apollo 11 Mission. Now They’re Heading to Auction.
The first-ever lunar samples collected by astronaut Neil Armstrong are hitting the auction block at Bonhams New York on April 13.
NASA’s ‘Son of Concorde’ Supersonic Jet Is Now Undergoing Testing
The “low-boom” X-59 underwent wind-tunnel testing at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works. It’s expected to make its first flight later this year.
This Luxury Space Balloon Lets You Glide 100,000 Feet Above the Earth With a Cocktail in Hand
As Spaceship Neptune ascends upwards at 12 mph, you’ll relax in a swanky, pressurized lounge with cocktails, Wi-Fi and incredible views.
NASA Is Making $1 Billion Space Suits, and They Could Delay the Next Mission to the Moon
The current approach to spacesuit development will preclude a 2024 lunar landing, according to a new report.
America’s Only Second-Generation Astronaut Was Told He’d Never Go to Space. He Made It Anyway.
Richard Garriott has ventured to both poles, the ocean’s deepest point and even to space. Now he’s aiming for a science-based age of discovery.
NASA’s First All-Electric Airplane Is (Almost) Ready for Liftoff
The space agency has taken one giant leap forward with the zero-emissions X-57 Maxwell.
Meet the Mini Space Helicopter That Will Send Back Images From Mars This Spring
Act one was Perseverance landing on Jezero Crater. Act two will be its mini-eVTOL, Ingenuity, flying over the Red Planet’s wild surface.