Category: Space

Virgin Galactic Inaugurated Its ‘Gateway to Space’ by Flying ‘Eve’ Over Spaceport America

SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. — Virgin Galactic’s newly refurbished home base now has a flight under its belt. The spaceflight company, which aims to start launching paying customers to suborbital space in the near future, declared its “Gateway to Space” building here operational yesterday (Aug. 15).  During a media event, Virgin Galactic showed off the completed […]

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Spaceport America: Space Tourism Launch Site

Spaceport America is a launching facility for numerous private space companies. The facility is widely considered the first spaceport dedicated to commercial spaceflight. The spaceport broke ground in 2006 in New Mexico and was substantially complete around 2012. On Aug. 15, 2019, private space tourism company Virgin Galactic revealed their completed “Gateway to Space” building at […]

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‘Star Trek: Picard’ Everything We Know So Far

The latest “Star Trek” spinoff series, “Star Trek: Picard,” has fans eager to see the legendary Capt. Jean-Luc Picard of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (TNG) in action once again.  A number of announcements regarding the upcoming series came out during the “Enter the Star Trek Universe” Hall H panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego […]

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Fresh Interstellar Dust Discovered in the Snows of Antarctica

By examining Antarctic snow, researchers have discovered, for the first time, interstellar dust that recently fell to Earth, a new study finds. These findings may shed light on the mysterious interstellar clouds the solar system flies through regularly, scientists said. Tons of extraterrestrial dust — created by passing comets, asteroid collisions and exploding stars — […]

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