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Axios Space – June 11, 2019 – Axios

This site uses cookies to enhance your reading experience. By using this site, you consent to our use of cookies.OkayGreetings, and thanks for reading Axios Space, our weekly look at the science and business of space exploration. At 1,637 words, this week’s newsletter will take you about 6 minutes to read. Please send your scoops,…


WTF India!? Space Force Missile Test Peppers Space Station Orbit With Debris

WTF India!? Space Force Missile Test Peppers Space Station Orbit With Debris

WTF India!? Space Force Missile Test Peppers Space Station Orbit With DebrisIndia’s ‘space missile’ is polluting space with debris of the satellite it destroyed. | Source: ShutterstockIndia’s ballistic space missile test last week put the International Space Station in peril of a deadly collision with space debris, NASA said in a rebuke to the world’s…


SpaceX just docked the first commercial spaceship built for astronauts to the International Space Station — what NASA calls a ‘historic achievement’

SpaceX just docked the first commercial spaceship built for astronauts to the International Space Station — what NASA calls a ‘historic achievement’

SpaceX has become the first company to design, build, launch, and now dock a commercial spaceship made for flying people to the International Space Station. Elon Musk’s rocket company launched the seven-seat vehicle, called Crew Dragon, on Saturday at 2:49 a.m. ET. By early morning on Sunday, the 14,000-lb space capsule had caught up to…


Jeff Bezos just gave a private talk in New York. From utopian space colonies to dissing Elon Musk’s Martian dream, here are the most notable things he said.

Jeff Bezos just gave a private talk in New York. From utopian space colonies to dissing Elon Musk’s Martian dream, here are the most notable things he said.

Axel Springer/Blue Origin/ Business Insider Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, gave a talk to a members-only event at the Yale Club in New York on Tuesday. During the 30-minute lecture, Bezos said his private aerospace company, Blue Origin, would launch its first people into space aboard a New Shepard rocket in 2019. Bezos also…