Nyx, the European space capsule that wants to compete with SpaceX

Providing Europe with a sovereign and reusable space capsule, available from 2026. This is the bet of former Airbus Hélène Huby and its start-up The Exploration Company. Almost eighteen months after its creation, the young Franco-German offspring strikes a blow by announcing, this Wednesday, February 1st, a fundraising of 40.5 million euros, the largest series … Read more

Nyx, the European space capsule that wants to compete with SpaceX

Providing Europe with a sovereign and reusable space capsule, available from 2026. This is the bet of former Airbus Hélène Huby and its start-up The Exploration Company. Almost eighteen months after its creation, the young Franco-German offspring strikes a blow by announcing, this Wednesday, February 1st, a fundraising of 40.5 million euros, the largest series … Read more

SpaceX is ready to start Starship’s 33 engines!

Just a few days after successfully replaying the launch timeline with padding (wet dress rehearsalin the jargon of NASANASA), is a big Starship development test that is organized. In fact, the gigantic 120-meter launcher preparing for a test flight is now much smaller on its launch pad. A few hours ago, the two parts of … Read more

SpaceX’s Starship Hits Major Milestone, Approaching First Flight

Preparation for the test flight of SpaceX’s giant launcher, the Starship, continues. After fully assembling it on its Starbase launch pad, SpaceX performed a complete fueling test of the launcher. Next step, a static ignition of all 33 engines on the main stage. Preparations for Starship’s first test flight continue at a pace that suggests … Read more

Starship, Ariane 6, Vulcan: In 2023, The Great Launcher Battle

In the space business, now there’s SpaceX and the others. The Californian group ended 2022 with 61 launches on the clock, historic performance, double the 2021 record (31 launches). The competition? She looks more than ever dropped. Arianespace has performed just 5 launches, including three Ariane 5s and two Vega-Cs (the latter ended in failure … Read more

Starship, Ariane 6, Vulcan: In 2023, The Great Launcher Battle

In the space business, now there’s SpaceX and the others. The Californian group ended 2022 with 61 launches on the clock, historic performance, double the 2021 record (31 launches). The competition? She looks more than ever dropped. Arianespace has performed just 5 launches, including three Ariane 5s and two Vega-Cs (the latter ended in failure … Read more

The main space exploration events in 2023

From Starship to Ariane 6 and from Juice to Psyche, not forgetting Euclid and the first commercial missions to the Moon, the year 2023 promises to be exciting and exciting. This year, the ESA, the European Space Agency, will also decide to establish its own manned flight program. Here are the main astronaut events not … Read more

Despite His Records, Why Tesla Is Under Attack From All Sides

2022 was, in a way, the year of Elon Musk. But If he made headlines for his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter at the end of October, the success of SpaceX’s astronautical launchers and Tesla’s sales boom, the brilliant and temperamental boss has suffered many disappointments. Tesla thus lost two-thirds of its stock market value … Read more

NASA refuses to abandon Hubble and calls for extending its mission

A pop culture icon, the Hubble Space Telescope may continue to operate much longer than its successor, the James Webb Telescope. In fact, NASA doesn’t seem to want to decide to abandon it. A few days before Christmas, it launched a call for ideas from companies in the space industry to extend Hubble’s lifespan! Launched … Read more

NASA refuses to abandon Hubble and calls for an extension

A pop culture icon, the Hubble Space Telescope may continue to operate much longer than its successor, the James Webb Telescope. In fact, NASA doesn’t seem to want to decide to abandon it. A few days before Christmas, it launched a call for ideas from companies in the space industry to extend Hubble’s lifespan! Launched … Read more