• NASA seeking proposals for two new private astronaut missions to ISS

    1 day ago - By TechCrunch

    NASA said Friday it was seeking proposals from commercial companies for two new private crewed missions to the International Space Station. The first mission would likely take place between fall of 2022 and mid-2023. The second one would follow sometime between mid-2023 and the end of 2023.
    Private astronaut missions are a relatively recent initiative from NASA, part of its Commercial low-Earth Orbit Development program. For most of humanity's history in space, trips to the ISS were reserved for astronauts from countries' respective space agencies.
    Houston-based startup Axiom Space was...
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  • NASA reveals its first two payload missions to the Moon's far side

    NASA reveals its first two payload missions to the Moon's far side

    1 day ago - By SlashGear

    The Moon has two ‘sides,' one that perpetually faces the Earth and another that perpetually faces away from our planet. Many refer to this as the Moon's far side, one that hasn't gotten as much attention from scientists as the part we can directly observe. That has slowly changed, however, and now NASA plans to join the work. NASA has...
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