Tag: SpaceX

  • Air hostesses union president slams Musk over sexual misconduct allegations

    On Friday, Association of Flight Attendants Union President Sara Nelson slammed Elon Musk over allegations that he sexually proposed to a SpaceX flight attendant. According to a report by Insider on Thursday, Musk was accused of exposing himself to one of his SpaceX employees and asking him for sex. Later Thursday, the Tesla CEO denied […]

  • Watch live as Boeing’s Starliner capsule attempts first ISS docking

    Concept view of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner.Picture: Boeing It was a picture perfect launch of a ULA rocket on Thursday night from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The payload, a Boeing Starliner spacecraft, is now en route to the International Space Station, despite a bumpy orbital insertion burn. The capsule will attempt to dock with the orbital […]

  • Watch live as Boeing’s Starliner capsule attempts first ISS docking

    Concept view of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner.Picture: Boeing It was a picture perfect launch of a ULA rocket on Thursday night from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The payload, a Boeing Starliner spacecraft, is now en route to the International Space Station, despite a bumpy orbital insertion burn. The capsule will attempt to dock with the orbital […]

  • Elon Musk allegedly exposed erect penis to SpaceX employee: report

    Elon Musk attends the 2022 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City.Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic (Getty Images) Elon Musk exposed his erect penis to a SpaceX-employed flight attendant in 2016 and offered to buy her a horse in exchange for sex, a new report alleges. Initiated. The […]

  • Boeing crew capsule launch to space station in redone test

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing’s crew capsule ascended into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years of being grounded by faults which could have doomed the spacecraft. Only a test dummy was on board. If the capsule reaches the International Space Station on Friday and all goes well, two or […]

  • NASA suspends ISS spacewalks because its spacesuits are leaking water

    There have been more than 200 spacewalks outside the ISS since its launch in 1998.Picture: Nasa It may be time for NASA to ditch its aging spacesuits from the ISS. The space agency has announced a pause on all spacewalks until it gets a better handle on a persistent and frightening problem that is causing […]

  • NASA suspends ISS spacewalks because its spacesuits are leaking water

    There have been more than 200 spacewalks outside the ISS since its launch in 1998.Picture: Nasa It may be time for NASA to ditch its aging spacesuits from the ISS. The space agency has announced a pause on all spacewalks until it gets a better handle on a persistent and frightening issue that is causing […]

  • Rocket launches could pollute our atmosphere in new and unexpected ways

    SpaceX, Blue Origin and a host of other private companies helped make 2021 the year with the most space launches in history, but scientists say this mad dash to space could cause further damage to our atmosphere. The number of launch attempts has double in the last decade. And after counting all the launches scheduled […]

  • Physicists have figured out how launching a Falcon 9 changes the atmosphere

    With the falling cost of launching a rocket into space, the number of rocket launches is taking off. Last year, governments and corporations around the world successfully launched 133 rockets into orbit, breaking a record that stood for 45 years. But there is a catch. To free itself from Earth’s gravity, a rocket must release […]

  • The billionaires on the ISS didn’t expect to work so hard

    Axis-1 commander Michael López-Alegría had to go online for a few hours during his stay on the ISS.Photo: Eytan Stibbe/Espace Axiom If you are one of the few lucky enough to be able to to permit a $55 million ticket to space, chances are you are not used to hard labor. Members of fully private […]