Slashdot Items Tagged "spaceflight"

Date / Time Story
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:11PM Elon Musk Shows Off the Tesla Roadster That SpaceX Will Send Beyond Mars
Monday November 13, 2017 @07:07PM Study Finds SpaceX Investment Saved NASA Hundreds of Millions
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:20PM Today Marks 50th Anniversary of Fatal Apollo 1 Disaster
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:18PM NASA Signals Interest In Extending Commercial Spaceflight To the Moon
Sunday March 27, 2016 @09:31PM Japan's Space Agency Loses Contact With New X-Ray Telescope Satellite "Hitomi"
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @10:19PM SpaceX Sets April 8 For Next Dragon Launch
Sunday March 20, 2016 @05:56PM How Many Digits of Pi Does NASA Use?
Friday March 18, 2016 @08:58AM NASA's Journey To Mars May Use Nuclear Rockets
Monday March 14, 2016 @07:35AM ESA's ExoMars Successfuly Lifts Off From Baikonur
Sunday March 13, 2016 @04:52PM NASA Begins Planning the First Human Mission To Cislunar Space
Thursday March 10, 2016 @12:31AM Laser System Set To Revolutionize Future Aircraft, Satellite Data Links
Saturday March 05, 2016 @10:01AM SpaceX's Latest Launch Successful, But Ends With a "Hard Landing"
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:35AM Former NASA Chief On US Space Policy: "No Vision, No Plan, No Budget"
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:43AM NASA's New Horizons Returns Images of the Canyons of Pluto's North Pole
Thursday February 25, 2016 @08:55PM SpaceX Rocket Launch Postponed Again
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @12:12AM Sorry, But Lasers Aren't Taking You To Mars Anytime Soon
Monday February 22, 2016 @12:47PM Russia's Moon And Mars Exploration Ambitions Hobbled By A Lack Of Money
Friday February 19, 2016 @08:50PM NASA's Search For Astronauts Yields a Deluge of Applicants
Monday February 15, 2016 @03:09PM NASA Is Already Studying What Sort of Person Is Best Suited For Mars
Friday February 05, 2016 @07:16PM Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Man On the Moon, Dies At 85
Thursday February 04, 2016 @09:29AM Congressional Testimony Says NASA Has No Plan For the Journey To Mars
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @08:22AM China's Chang'e 3 Lander and Yutu Rover Camera Data Released
Saturday January 30, 2016 @03:36PM Elon Musk To Unveil Mars Spacecraft Later This Year, For 2025 Flight
Sunday January 24, 2016 @11:40AM NASA's Deep Space Habitat Could Support the Journey To Mars and a Lunar Return
Saturday January 23, 2016 @02:37PM Blue Origin Launches and Lands the Same New Shepard That Few In November
Thursday January 21, 2016 @11:06AM Russia Forming Space Alliance With Iran, May Fly Iranian Astronaut
Friday January 15, 2016 @06:50PM NASA Awards Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser an ISS Commercial Resupply Contract
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:28AM NASA Safety Panel Finds Concerns With the Journey To Mars
Thursday January 07, 2016 @01:17PM How Russia May Send Cosmonauts To the Moon After All
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:03AM SpaceX To Test Recovered First Stage, Then Put It On Display
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:35AM Russia Cancels All Moon Missions Till 2025
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:37AM NASA Uncertain How To Proceed In Developing Deep Space Module
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @12:47PM NASA Has Suspended Its Next Mission To Mars
Thursday December 17, 2015 @09:09AM Mars Colonies and Class Warfare
Wednesday December 16, 2015 @03:12PM The FAA To Facilitate American Commercial Participation In the ESA Moon Village
Sunday December 13, 2015 @11:28AM Looking Back At Apollo 17, and Why We Stopped Going To the Moon
Thursday December 10, 2015 @08:40AM Musk Announces Return-to-Flight Date For Falcon 9 Rocket
Monday December 07, 2015 @05:28PM Japanese Space Probe Akatsuki Enters Orbit Around Venus Five Years Late
Monday December 07, 2015 @01:04PM NASA 'Moving On' From Low-Earth Orbit
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:48AM Russian Moon Landing May Take As Many As Six Launches
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:44AM Parts of Falcon 9 Launcher Wash Ashore In England
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @12:40PM Blue Origin "New Shepherd" Makes It To Space... and Back Again
Thursday November 19, 2015 @08:21AM MIT Helping NASA Build Valkyrie Robots For Space Missions
Sunday November 15, 2015 @10:47PM Louis Friedman Says Humans Will Never Venture Beyond Mars
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:35AM British Spaceplane Skylon Could Revolutionize Space Travel
Thursday November 05, 2015 @08:09AM NASA Eagleworks Has Tested an Upgraded EM Drive
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:35PM Solar Energy in Space is not Necessarily Easy to Harvest (Video)
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @09:40AM Two Radically Different Approaches to Private Access to Space
Thursday October 22, 2015 @11:29AM Looking At the Hardware and Software of JAXA's Hayabusa-2
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:25PM "Father of the Space Shuttle" George Mueller Dies At 97
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:13PM Space-Time: Scott Kelly Breaks Time-Aloft Record For US Astronauts
Saturday October 17, 2015 @03:18PM NASA Returns Images of Frozen Worlds Enceladus and Pluto
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:42AM China Looks To Deep Space Missions, Including More Lunar Landings and Robot Ants
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:55AM Looking At the Hardware and Software of NASA's New Horizons
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:15AM How To Make Messages Easy For an Alien Race To Understand
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:10AM What Happened To the Martian Ocean and Magnetic Field?
Monday October 05, 2015 @04:55AM An Ice House Design Concept For Mars Bets Long On Liquid Water
Sunday October 04, 2015 @09:47AM Vostochny Launch Building Built To the Wrong Size
Saturday October 03, 2015 @06:52PM Apollo-Era Photos Now Up at NASA's Flickr Account, In High-Res
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:30PM Inside the Spaceflight of 'The Martian'
Thursday September 24, 2015 @11:13AM ESA-JAXA Team Wins 'America's Cup of Rocket Science'
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:33AM Former NASA Mission Controller James Oberg Lauds 'The Martian'
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:18PM NASA Delays Orion's First Manned Flight Until 2023
Thursday September 17, 2015 @08:13AM India Mulls Using Nuclear Power For Its Chandrayaan-2 Mission To the Moon
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:38AM Blue Origin To Launch Big Rockets From Canaveral's Rechristened Complex 36
Friday September 11, 2015 @09:34AM Elon Musk's Latest Idea: Let's Nuke Mars
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:21AM China Preparing To Send Crewed Shenzhou 11 To Tiangong 2 Space Station In 2016
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:53AM Soyuz Heads To Space Station With New Crew
Saturday August 29, 2015 @07:02PM New Horizons' New Target: Kuiper Belt Ice Chunk 2014 MU69
Saturday August 29, 2015 @08:13AM In Hawaii, a 6-Person Crew Begins a Year-Long Mars Isolation Experiment
Saturday August 22, 2015 @11:25AM John S. Lewis On the Space Commodities Market
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:26AM HTV-5 On Its Way To the ISS
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:24AM Mars One CEO Insists, Our Mars Colonization Plan Is Feasible
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @07:48AM Smithsonian Increases Goal For Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort
Thursday July 16, 2015 @05:41AM New Horizons Phones Home After Pluto Flyby -- Craft Healthy, Data Recorded
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:59AM NASA Names Its Astronauts For the First Dragon and CST-100 Flights
Sunday July 12, 2015 @01:36PM ISRO Launches Record 5 UK Satellites, Part of a Long String of Successes
Saturday July 11, 2015 @09:02PM New Horizons Gets Closer to Pluto, But Mystery Spots Now Out of Sight
Monday June 29, 2015 @06:51AM Weather Promising for Sunday Morning SpaceX Launch
Sunday June 28, 2015 @02:15PM A Failure For SpaceX: Falcon 9 Explodes During Ascension
Saturday June 27, 2015 @03:02PM Why Didn't Voyager Visit Pluto?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:03AM Plasma Resonance Could Overcome Radio Silence For Returning Spacecraft
Sunday June 14, 2015 @08:39AM Online At Last: Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up
Saturday June 13, 2015 @02:47PM 75% of Russia's Satellite Electronics Come From US
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @07:59AM NASA To Test Inflatable Donut For Landing On Mars
Saturday June 06, 2015 @12:11AM Airbus Unveils Its First Stage Reuseability Concept
Thursday April 02, 2015 @08:19AM NASA-ESA Project Will Shoot an Asteroid To See What Happens
Friday March 06, 2015 @09:20PM New Images From Mangalyaan
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:20AM ISS Crew Install Cables For 2017 Arrival of Commercial Capsules
Sunday February 22, 2015 @03:50PM Mars One Does Not Renew Contracts For Robotic Missions
Thursday February 12, 2015 @08:41AM ESA Complete Spaceplane Test Flight; IXV Safely Returns To Earth
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @08:31AM ESA's Experimental Wingless Space Plane IXV Ready For a Test Flight
Monday February 02, 2015 @01:48PM State Television Says Iran Launches New Satellite Into Space
Thursday January 29, 2015 @05:42PM Spire Plans To Use Tiny Satellites For More Accurate Weather Forecasts
Friday January 16, 2015 @07:20PM Lost Beagle2 Probe Found 'Intact' On Mars
Friday January 16, 2015 @06:57PM SpaceX Landing Attempt Video Released
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:22AM Life In Space, In More Than 12,000 Photos
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:46PM India Successfully Test Fires Its Heaviest Rocket
Friday December 05, 2014 @10:31PM Orion Capsule Safely Recovered, Complete With 12-Year-Old Computer Guts
Monday December 01, 2014 @09:51AM Test Flight For NASA's Orion Capsule Slated for December 4
Thursday November 20, 2014 @08:06AM Lunar Mission One Proposes To Take Core Sample, Plant Time Capsule On the Moon
Friday November 14, 2014 @10:30PM Philae's Batteries Have Drained; Comet Lander Sleeps
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:54PM Space Tourism Isn't Worth Dying For
Saturday November 01, 2014 @03:35PM SpaceShipTwo Pilot Named; Branson Vows To 'Move Forward Together'
Saturday November 01, 2014 @09:54AM A Mysterious Piece of Russian Space Junk Does Maneuvers
Friday October 31, 2014 @09:38PM China Completes Its First Lunar Return Mission
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:01PM NASA's HI-SEAS Project Results Suggests a Women-Only Mars Crew
Sunday October 19, 2014 @11:36PM The Woman Who Should Have Been the First Female Astronaut
Thursday October 09, 2014 @04:31PM Proposed Hab Module For Asteroid Redirect Mission Could Support a Lunar Return
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:23AM After Weeks of Delay, SpaceX Falcon Launches Communications Satellite Payload
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @07:03AM NASA's Competition For Dollars
Friday February 21, 2014 @09:36PM UAE Clerics' Fatwa Forbids Muslims From Traveling To Mars
Saturday November 30, 2013 @10:14AM China's First Lunar Lander To Launch Today; Manned Mission Planned By 2030
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @09:50AM World Space Walk Simultaneously Puts Three Mars-Capable Spacesuits To the Test
Thursday September 19, 2013 @11:06AM Without Plutonium, Deep-Space Probe Missions May Sputter Out
Thursday September 12, 2013 @01:22PM It's Official: Voyager 1 Is an Interstellar Probe
Saturday September 07, 2013 @12:47AM Unmanned NASA Rocket Lifts Off From Wallops Island, On Way To Moon
Friday August 30, 2013 @05:33PM Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Private Business Will Not Open the Space Frontier
Sunday August 25, 2013 @11:37PM Using Pulsars As GPS For Starships
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @07:58AM Russian Rocket Proton-M Crashes At Launch
Sunday June 30, 2013 @08:18AM Voyager 1 Finds Unexpected Wrinkles At the Edge Of the Solar System
Sunday June 30, 2013 @12:52AM With Catastrophes In Mind, Supercomputing Project Simulates Space Junk Collision
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @10:33AM NASA Selects 8 New Astronaut Trainees, Including 4 Women
Thursday May 30, 2013 @02:25PM Mars Explorers Face Huge Radiation Problem
Friday April 19, 2013 @11:51PM Pavel Vinogradov, At 59, Sets New Record As Oldest Spacewalker
Friday February 01, 2013 @07:43PM Architecture Firm and ESA To 3D Print Building On the Moon
Friday January 11, 2013 @07:50PM The Science Behind Building a Space Gun
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @09:04AM Astronauts Could Get Lazier As Mars Mission Progresses
Friday January 04, 2013 @05:59PM Legislators: 'Spaceport America Could Become a Ghost Town'
Thursday January 03, 2013 @10:14AM Russian Space Industry To Receive $69 Billion Through 2020
Tuesday December 18, 2012 @12:21PM Twin Probes Crash Into the Moon
Monday December 17, 2012 @01:34AM Chinese Moon Probe Flies By Asteroid Toutatis
Monday November 19, 2012 @07:52AM Ariane 5 Has No Chance, Says Elon Musk
Sunday October 28, 2012 @04:02PM Dragon Capsule Heads Home From ISS
Sunday October 07, 2012 @08:32AM NASA Prepares For Space Surgery and Zero Gravity Blood
Saturday October 06, 2012 @08:40PM Space Junk May Require ISS Maneuver In Advance of SpaceX's Dragon
Saturday October 06, 2012 @12:28PM Virgin Galactic's Quiet News: Virgin Now Owns The SpaceShip Company
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @12:42PM NASA Mulling Earth-Moon L2 Point for Mars Staging Station
Friday September 21, 2012 @06:16PM Copenhagen Suborbitals Seeking $10k In Crowdfunding For New Space Capsule
Thursday September 20, 2012 @03:03PM SpaceShip Two, XCOR Lynx Prepare For Powered Flights
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @10:55PM Richard Branson 'Determined To Start a Population On Mars'
Sunday September 09, 2012 @02:47PM A Few Photos From Secretive Blue Origin: Is That a Crew Capsule?
Friday September 07, 2012 @04:16PM NASA's Giant Crawler-Transporter Is Getting an Upgrade
Thursday September 06, 2012 @07:19AM NASA Working on Mars Menu
Monday September 03, 2012 @12:53PM Space Station Spacewalkers Stymied By Stubborn Bolt
Saturday August 25, 2012 @02:22PM Astronaut Neil Armstrong Has Died
Thursday August 23, 2012 @03:25PM XCOR Aerospace Plans a Florida Base For Lynx Suborbital Spacecraft
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @10:50AM Launch Escape System To Be Tested For Apollo-Like Capsule In the Baltic Sea
Monday July 23, 2012 @01:25AM Just $10M Keeping "Red Neck Rocket Scientist" From Reaching Space
Monday July 16, 2012 @12:40PM What Is an Astronaut's Life Worth?
Sunday July 08, 2012 @04:00PM Private Space Firm XCOR May Establish HQ In Midland, Texas
Tuesday June 26, 2012 @09:00AM Ask Bas Lansdorp About Going to Mars, One Way
Sunday June 24, 2012 @01:07AM Chinese Crew Completes Manual Docking With Orbiting Module
Monday June 18, 2012 @04:01AM China Completes Its First Manned Space Docking
Saturday June 16, 2012 @09:53PM Liu Yang Becomes China's First Female Astronaut
Thursday June 14, 2012 @03:40PM Elon Musk Shows off the Dragon Capsule, Back From Space (Video)
Thursday June 14, 2012 @03:33PM Elon Musk Shows off the SpaceX Dragon Space Capsule (Video)
Thursday April 19, 2012 @02:33PM In Google's Moon Race, Teams Face a Reckoning
Friday April 13, 2012 @08:02PM Voyager and the Coming Great Hiatus In Deep Space
Sunday February 12, 2012 @10:31PM NASA Considers Privatizing GALEX Astrophysics Satellite
Friday February 10, 2012 @01:25PM NASA Wants Green Rocket Fuel
Thursday February 09, 2012 @02:25PM Virtual Reality Helmet Designed For Deep Space Surgery
Friday February 03, 2012 @08:09AM Next-Gen Spacesuits
Thursday February 02, 2012 @12:50PM SpaceX Tries Out Its New SuperDraco Rocket Engine
Friday January 27, 2012 @07:04PM Russian Rocket Fleet Grounded Again
Friday January 27, 2012 @06:29PM Mars-Bound Probe Serves As Radiation Guinea Pig
Saturday December 31, 2011 @08:23PM GRAIL-A Enters Lunar Orbit
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @09:01AM Osteoporosis Drug Makes Lengthy Space Trips More Tolerable
Saturday August 20, 2011 @06:34AM New Mexico Spaceport Nearly Ready For Business
Monday July 25, 2011 @08:25PM Dragon Capsule Could Be 1st Private Craft To Dock With ISS
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:33AM NASA Wants Revolutionary Radiation Shielding Tech
Friday January 14, 2011 @07:26AM Scientist Says NASA Must Study Space Sex
Saturday January 01, 2011 @09:18PM 'Colonizing the Red Planet,' a How-To Guide
Sunday October 10, 2010 @03:14PM SpaceShipTwo Flies Free For the First Time
Sunday January 31, 2010 @07:10AM Give Space a Chance, Says Phil Plait
Friday January 29, 2010 @02:34PM Reported Obama Plan Would Privatize Manned Launches
Friday February 17, 2006 @02:09PM NASA To Push Human Spaceflight