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PT Scientists go with Spaceflight for moonshot

A German team that’s going after the Google Lunar XPRIZE has secured a contract with Seattle-based Spaceflight to get its rover-carrying lander to the moon. PTScientists, based in Berlin, announced the deal today, and Spaceflight confirmed the partnership. If the contract is verified by … Continue reading

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An out-of-this-world deal for Cyber Monday

Here’s a Cyber Monday deal from Seattle-based Spaceflight for the space geek on your list: Purchase a satellite launch for one-third off, at the low, low price of $200,000. The only catch is that you’ll have to wait until 2018 for … Continue reading

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Orion capsule is now officially a shiny object

NASA has released new artwork that reflects the latest look for its Orion deep-space crew vehicle – and it’s highly reflective. Orion’s shiny back shell isn’t just for show: In Thursday’s update, NASA explains that the silvery, metallic-based thermal control coating … Continue reading

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Want to be an astronaut? Here’s your chance

NASA is opening its doors to recruit a fresh batch of astronauts – and by the time the candidates finish training, they just might be able to ride shiny new space taxis into orbit. The space agency says it will start taking … Continue reading

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After 15 years, it’s time to remodel space station

Today marks the 15th anniversary of that first moving-in day for spacefliers living on the International Space Station – and like many places that have been lived in for 15 years, the ISS is in the midst of renovations. This isn’t your typical … Continue reading

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6 small steps toward cooler spaceships

SPOKANE, Wash. — Is there a better way to power a spaceship? The basic tools of the rocket trade have been refined over the course of nearly nine decades, but there’s only so far the physics will take us. If we ever … Continue reading

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