Russian Space Program
Mission leads are trying to reestablish contact with the Spektr-R satellite, which carries a 10-meter wide radio dish.
One posted a decrepit playground spaceship under the caption, “your rocket.” And contrasted that with the Falcon Heavy as, “your mom’s friend’s son’s rocket.”
What, you think there’s enough room on Earth for everyone who has ever lived? No way, we need a spaceship stat.
China has launched Tiangong 1, a prototype for its proposed orbital space laboratory. While a successful mission will be a significant step forward for China, it’s unclear what (if anything) it will mean for NASA and the United States’ long-standing...