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December 2013

Astronaut Mark Kelly joins World View’s near-space balloon team

December 10th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who commanded the second-last space shuttle mission — and spent months at the side of his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, while the congresswoman recovered from a near-fatal shooting in 2011 — has joined a venture to send tourists 100,000 feet up to get their own space-style view [...]

The New Space Race: Moon Express Unveils Design for MX-1 Commercial Lunar Lander

December 9th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , |

Moon Express recently unveiled the MX-1 spacecraft design at the Autodesk University in Las Vegas. The Mountain View, California-based company is in the commercial space race, competing for the $40-million-Google Lunar X prize. The coffee-table sized spacecraft will be powered by solar panels and hydrogen peroxide and can [...]