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SpaceX Starship wins NASA lunar lander contract for crewed missions

By |2020-05-01T17:10:14-04:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NASA is still on a big Moon 2024 push and they want to get astronauts on the surface of the Moon. On April 30, 2020 they announced three big lunar lander contracts for their upcoming Moon 2024 crewed missions. See details about the contracts here!

Boeing CST-100 Starliner Pad Abort Test Results

By |2020-03-21T15:34:30-04:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At first glance the test seemed pretty successful but it didn't quite go exactly to plan. The camerawork here was enough to make you want to bang your head against the wall but aside from that you may have noticed that I said three main parachutes and clearly the Starliner Descended under only two main parachutes. This was in fact an anomaly and was not supposed to happen.