FAQs: How Do I Become an Astronaut?

FAQs: How Do I Become an Astronaut?

Growing up did you dream of gazing down at Earth from outer space, floating in zero-gravity or even space walking? Being an astronaut is one of the most thrilling careers you can have, but – it’s definitely not an easy one. Even more challenging, however, is actually...
October: This Month in Space

October: This Month in Space

October was an action-packed month for the space industry. From breathtaking launches to groundbreaking new discoveries, a lot has happened in 31 days. So, now that it’s November, let’s take a look back on some of the news that made space headlines this month: SpaceX,...
FAQs: NASA’s Commercial Crew Program

FAQs: NASA’s Commercial Crew Program

What is the Commercial Crew Program? NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, or the CCP, is a partnership that aims to help the United States’ aerospace industry develop safe, reliable and cost-effective space transportation systems that can launch astronauts to the...
A Look at NASA’s Trip to the Sun

A Look at NASA’s Trip to the Sun

Things are heating up out at NASA as they continue preparing for a mission like no other – their mission to “touch the sun.” Scheduled to launch in Summer of 2018, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe mission will revolutionize our understanding of the sun. This Solar Probe will...
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Details

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Details

Since its founding in 2002, SpaceX has worked tirelessly towards its goals of revolutionizing space technology and landing humans on Mars. And now, with more than 20 ISS resupply missions under their belt, SpaceX is looking towards the future, planning and preparing...
Falcon Heavy vs. Saturn V

Falcon Heavy vs. Saturn V

It’s a rocket showdown! Facing off, we have two of the heaviest and most powerful rockets the world has ever seen. On one side is the rocket that delivered the Apollo astronauts to the Moon: the Saturn V. And on the other, the next generation of launch vehicle which...