Future Space News of 2020
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Future Space News of 2020

[♪ INTRO] It takes a lot of planning to get to space, and millions or billions of dollars invested over years, if not decades. So when the big day finally comes to launch a new mission, it’s some pretty important news. Here are three missions to look forward to this year, if everything goes according […]

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On board Virgin Orbit’s flying launchpad
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On board Virgin Orbit’s flying launchpad

(electronic percussion music) This is the Mojave Air and Space Port, a scrap of desert outside Los Angeles. It’s where Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has set up shop to test its tourist spaceplanes. But today, we’re going to get a tour of another vehicle. It’s a Boeing 747 that’s been turned into a mobile launchpad […]

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Is the Boeing 737 MAX Safe to fly?
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Is the Boeing 737 MAX Safe to fly?

– Yesterday, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crashed just six minutes after takeoff with no survivors. All 149 passengers and eight crew members perished. The aeroplane was just four months old. This is not the first crash involving the Boeing 737 MAX 8. Just four months ago, Indonesian Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX […]

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