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Boeing set to retry test flight in bid to take on SpaceX

Boeing is slated to launch its long-anticipated Starliner spacecraft — which is built to carry NASA astronauts — on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station, a follow-up to the company's botched first attempt 18 months ago, tomorrow. It will be a decisive moment for Boeing and NASA, as the traditional aerospace giant seeks to join SpaceX in ferrying people to the station.
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ISS astronaut describes his first 100 days in space

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet has lifted the lid on life on the International Space Station, describing it as magical but also routine.
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While the wealthy are spending millions to be weightless in space, one aviation firm is selling the experience on Earth for a fraction of the cost

The Zero G Boeing 727 aircraft. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Zero Gravity Corporation offers flights onboard a plane that's sole mission is to achieve zero gravity. Flights start at $7,500 and flyers experience weightlessness 15 different times. The aircraft is going on tour around the US through December. See more stories on Insider's business page. Humans don't need to go to space to experience zero gravity. Richard Branson floats in zero gravity in Virgin Galactic's spac...
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Business leaders have immense power over space travel but there's a risk they won't make ethical decisions for the rest of us, say experts

A view from the International Space Station. @Space_Station/Intl. Space Station/Handout via REUTERS Many business leaders are showing a keen interest in space travel. Experts have questioned how leaders' decisions about the future of space will affect ordinary people. One said it's unclear whether leaders will make humane social and political orders beyond Earth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos recently jetted to the edge of space and bac...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Harvard University, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Michael Brown, Richard Branson, Mars, Jeff Bezos, Branson, Bezos, Tom Wolfe


How the space station is helping U.S. fire crews battle wildfires

A piece of technology aboard the International Space Station is helping firefighters tackle some of the biggest wildfires burning across the western U.S.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Wildfires, International Space Station, Satellites


Russian module suddenly fires thrusters after docking with space station (ars technica)

Enlarge / Russian "Nauka" module approaches the International Space Station. (credit: Roscosmos) Flight controllers at NASA and Roscosmos averted a disaster on Thursday after a large Russian module docked with the International Space Station and began to "inadvertently" fire its thrusters. The Russian "Nauka" module linked to the space station at 8:30 am CT (13:30 UTC), local time in Houston, where NASA's Mission Control is based. After that, Russian cosmonauts aboard the station began prepari...
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Russia says software malfunction caused Nauka module to unexpectedly fire thrusters, tilt space station

You call this a glitch? Russia said a "software failure" caused its Nauka module to suddenly and unexpectedly fire its thrusters after docking with the International Space Station this week.…
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Boeing is ready to try flying its spaceship to the space station for NASA once again, after failing its first attempt

A computer rendering of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spaceship orbiting Earth. Boeing Boeing is launching its Starliner spaceship to the International Space Station for NASA next week. Starliner is designed to fly astronauts, but first it needs to complete an uncrewed test flight successfully. Boeing tried this flight in 2019, but a software issue prevented Starliner from reaching the ISS. See more stories on Insider's business page. Next week, Boeing's Starliner spaceship will a...
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Boeing is ready try flying its spaceship to the space station for NASA once again, after failing its first attempt

A computer rendering of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spaceship orbiting Earth. Boeing Boeing is launching its Starliner spaceship to the International Space Station for NASA next week. Starliner is designed to fly astronauts, but first it needs to complete an uncrewed test flight successfully. Boeing tried this flight in 2019, but a software issue prevented Starliner from reaching the ISS. See more stories on Insider's business page. Next week, Boeing's Starliner spaceship will a...
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Russia Says Software Glitch Caused New ISS Module to Accidentally Fire Thrusters After Docking

Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station are continuing to sort through an issue that caused the newly arrived Nauka module to inadvertently fire its thrusters after docking to the orbital outpost.Read more...
Tags: Science, Russia, International Space Station, Spaceflight, Boeing, Roscosmos, Spacecraft, Mir, Outer Space, Jonathan McDowell, Zvezda, Vladimir Solovyov, Joel Montalbano, in Russia, Nauka, In Spaceflight


Russian space module mishap pushes ISS out of position – video

Russia’s troubled Nauka laboratory module caused a fright when its rockets accidentally fired after docking the with the International Space Station, briefly throwing the station out of position.A few hours after docking, Nauka’s propulsive devices came on unexpectedly, forcing personnel onboard the ISS to launch thrusters on the Russian segment of the station to counter the effectRussia rocket mishap briefly nudges International Space Station out of position Continue reading...
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International Space Station control thrown by Russian module misfire

Flight teams managed to restore the station's orientation by activating thrusters on another module.
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Russian module mishap destabilises International Space Station

The ISS was pushed out of position after engines on a new Russian module unexpectedly fired up.
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International Space Station reports scare after engine trouble with new Russian module

Russia’s Nauka space module caused a scare on the International Space Station Thursday after its engines inexplicably lit up the hours...
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International Space Station stabilizes after just-docked Russian module suddenly fires thrusters

Crew not in danger, NASA insists The International Space Station tilted 45 degrees today after Nauka, a just-docked Russian module, suddenly and unexpectedly fired its thrusters.…
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ISS scare as new module’s thrusters suddenly fire up

When Russia's new Nauka module docked with the ISS on Thursday, everything seemed fine. But three hours later, its thrusters suddenly fired up.
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Russia's new space-station module fired its engines in error, pushing the entire station into an hour-long spin

A screenshot from NASA's livestream shows the Nauka module approaching its port on the International Space Station, July 29, 2021. NASA via Youtube Russia just sent a new module, called Nauka, to the International Space Station. After Nauka docked, it began mistakenly firing its thrusters - which moved the entire space station. The ISS rotated 45 degrees before NASA was able to get it back to its original position. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new Russian space-st...
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Russia rocket mishap briefly nudges International Space Station out of position

After several ‘hiccups’ on the journey to the ISS, the Nauka lab module accidentally fired its rockets after dockingRussia’s troubled Nauka laboratory module has caused a fright when its rockets accidentally fired after docking the with the International Space Station, briefly throwing the station out of position.A few hours after docking, Nauka’s propulsive devices unexpectedly fired, forcing personnel aboard the ISS to fire thrusters on the Russian segment of the station to counter the effect....
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International Space Station briefly loses control

By Kristin Fisher | CNN An unusual and potentially dangerous situation unfolded Thursday at the International Space Station, as the newly-docked Russian Nauka module inadvertently fired its thrusters causing a “tug of war” with the space station and briefly pushing it out of position, according to NASA flight controllers. Nauka — a long-delayed laboratory module that Russian space agency Roscosmos’ launched to the International Space Station last week — inadvertently fired its thrusters after do...
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International Space Station briefly loses control after new Russian module misfires

An unusual and potentially dangerous situation unfolded Thursday at the International Space Station, as the newly-docked Russian Nauka module inadvertently fired its thrusters causing a "tug of war" with the space station and briefly pushing it out of position, according to NASA flight controllers.
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ISS Briefly Loses Control After New Russian Module Misfires

destinyland shares a report from CNN: An unusual and potentially dangerous situation unfolded Thursday at the International Space Station, as the newly-docked Russian Nauka module inadvertently fired its thrusters causing a "tug of war" with the space station and briefly pushing it out of position, according to NASA flight controllers. Nauka -- a long-delayed laboratory module that Russian space agency Roscosmos' launched to the International Space Station last week -- inadvertently fired its th...
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NASA has delayed Boeing's spaceship flight after a Russian module pushed the space station out of position

An illustration of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spaceship orbiting Earth. Boeing NASA is delaying a test flight of Boeing's Starliner spaceship after a major space-station mishap. A new Russian module, Nauka, fired its engines unexpectedly and rotated the space station on Thursday. Boeing has to fly Starliner to the station and back before it can launch astronauts for NASA. See more stories on Insider's business page. A major mishap on the International Space Station has forced N...
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Varda Space Industries closes $42M Series A for off-planet manufacturing

Varda Space Industries has raised a $42 million Series A to bring to manufacturing a key capability that can only be found off-world: microgravity. The eight-month-old startup is looking to establish its first manufacturing facility in space as early as 2023, and by doing so, bring back to Earth advanced products that can only be made under sustained periods of zero gravity. The round was led by Khosla Ventures and Caffeinated Capital, with participation from existing investors Lux Capital, Gene...
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Russia's new space-station module has glitched, firing its thrusters and pushing the entire station out of position

A screenshot from NASA's livestream shows the Nauka module approaching its port on the International Space Station, July 29, 2021. NASA via Youtube Russia just sent a new module, called Nauka, to the International Space Station. After Nauka docked, it began mistakenly firing its thrusters - which moved the entire space station. The ISS rotated 45 degrees before NASA was able to get it back to its original position. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new Russian space-st...
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Russian Module Unexpectedly Fires Thrusters After Docking to ISS

Serious drama unfolded in low Earth orbit today when the newly arrived Nauka module, for reasons unknown, began to fire its thrusters after docking to the ISS. Mission controllers are now working to control what appears to be an ongoing situation.Read more...
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Russia has docked its new science module to the International Space Station, after 14 years of delays

A screenshot from NASA's livestream shows the Nauka module approaching its port on the International Space Station, July 29, 2021. NASA via Youtube Russia just flew a new science module, called Nauka, to the International Space Station. Nauka is 14 years late, but it brings new science facilities and extra space for Russia's cosmonauts. After a week orbiting Earth, Nauka docked to the ISS on Thursday morning. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russia has finally deli...
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Russia has finally docked its new science module to the International Space Station, after 14 years of delays

A screenshot from NASA's livestream shows the Nauka module approaching its port on the International Space Station, July 29, 2021. NASA via Youtube Russia just flew a new science module, called Nauka, to the International Space Station. Nauka is 14 years late, but it brings new science facilities and extra space for Russia's cosmonauts. After a week orbiting Earth, Nauka docked to the ISS on Thursday morning. Watch the maneuver below. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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Russian Lab Module Docks With Space Station After 8-Day Trip

Russia’s long-delayed lab module has successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
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Watch Live: Russia's Nauka Module Docks at the International Space Station

It was a bumpy journey, but Russia’s Nauka module is finally arriving at the International Space Station. You can catch the action live right here.Read more...
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Astronaut Watches Russian Space Station Module Fall From Space In Fiery Demise (slashdot)

On Monday, astronauts said goodbye to a cornerstone of the International Space Station and captured stunning images of the compartment burning up in Earth's atmosphere. Space.com reports: A Russian Progress cargo vehicle towed the module, called Pirs, away from the space station and down through Earth's atmosphere to ensure the module burned up completely and reduce the odds of any large chunks making it to Earth's surface. Russia had launched its Pirs module in 2001; since then, the module, whi...
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