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Stem Cell Lab Planned for Commercial Space Station

Orbital Reef

A collaboration between university researchers and a space science company is designing a stem cell research lab on a proposed commercial space station. . . . → Read More: Stem Cell Lab Planned for Commercial Space Station

Infographic – Earth Orbits Getting More Crowded

Chart: Increasing space junk

The rate of new earth-orbit launches is accelerating, with OECD expecting tens of thousands of new satellites launched in the next five years. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Earth Orbits Getting More Crowded

Infographic – Moon Missions Planned in Decade

Chart: Moon missions to 2030

The U.S. program is just one of a number of planned missions to the moon, both government- and industry-sponsored, from several countries. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Moon Missions Planned in Decade

NASA Supporting Electric Alternative to Rocket Launch

SpinLaunch accelerator

A company creating an electric-powered launch technology says NASA agreed to a test later this year of a space satellite launched in low earth orbit. . . . → Read More: NASA Supporting Electric Alternative to Rocket Launch

New Industry, Academic Studies Arrive at Space Station

International Space Station

Several experiments from companies and academic labs arrived today at the International Space Station to test effects of microgravity and other conditions. . . . → Read More: New Industry, Academic Studies Arrive at Space Station

Consortium to Build Commercial Space Station

Orbital Reef

A group of aerospace companies and university researchers revealed plans to build and deploy a commercial space station in low-earth orbit. . . . → Read More: Consortium to Build Commercial Space Station

Small Biz Award Funds Space Travel Refrigerator

Microgravity testing

An industry-university team is testing a compact refrigerator that works in weightless conditions and keeps food cold during long space missions. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Award Funds Space Travel Refrigerator

Space Mission Testing Sail to Return Launch Vehicles

Drag sail time lapse

A space mission in November will test a device that works like a sail to bring back launch vehicles faster, designed by university aerospace lab and start-up company. . . . → Read More: Space Mission Testing Sail to Return Launch Vehicles

Retina Implant, Stem Cell Studies Set for Space Station

International Space Station

A company providing laboratory modules for biomedical research on the International Space Station received funding from NASA for three new projects. . . . → Read More: Retina Implant, Stem Cell Studies Set for Space Station

Coffee, Hemp Cells Set for Space Station Study

Coffee beans

A company is sending cell cultures from hemp and coffee plants to the International Space Station to test effects of weightlessness on the plants’ gene expression. . . . → Read More: Coffee, Hemp Cells Set for Space Station Study