Following a partially-successful mission in late 2019, ULA will launch a second uncrewed orbital test flight of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft. The mission will lift off from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on an Atlas V N22 rocket with no payload fairing, two Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A solid rocket boosters, and a Centaur upper stage [...]
As part of NASA's big Moon 2024 push, NASA has awarded 3 private contractors with development funds to begin development of their respective lunar landers. These lunar landers are intended to launch separately from the Orion crew capsule. Crew will meet up with the lunar landers in lunar orbit and then bring astronauts from lunar [...]
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.