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  • The First Movie to be Filmed Aboard ISS by a Russian Film Crew

    Vyzow Russian Movie in Space

    The International Space Station or ISS has been a focus point for many different science fiction movies. Especially the movie “Gravity” and the movie “Life” are very good examples of this. However, these were all created in studios in lifelike replicas of ISS. Now there will be an actual filming aboard the ISS where the … Continue reading

  • Congratulations for the 64th Anniversary of the Space Age with the Launch of Sputnik

    World Space Week

    Aerospacelectures.com would like to congratulate the 64th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik on October 4, 1957, which started the space age for mankind. We believe that since the inception of the first known settlement in Gobeklitepe circa 9000 BC, humans have always looked upon the stars with the Dream of Stars. Congratulations to everyone … Continue reading

  • 2021 An Exciting Year for Aerospace Developments Across the World

    Regardless of the pandemic, 2021 has so far been the most exciting year for Aerospace in the 21st century. With the lunar sampling mission by China, the 3 Mars missions by NASA, UAE and China, upcoming missions to Venus and the Sun, and the space tourism missions by SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin. It … Continue reading

  • SpaceX Launches Inspiration4 Mission as the First All Civilian Private Space Flight

    Inspiration4 SpaceX Civilian Mission

    SpaceX successfully launched a Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying four nonprofessional astronauts on its first private crewed mission named Inspiration4 on Sept. 15, a long-awaited milestone in the commercialization of spaceflight. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 8:02 p.m. Eastern from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. There were no issues reported during the … Continue reading

  • Firefly Rocket Misses Initial Orbital Attempt

    Firefly Launch Failure

    Firefly Aerospace launched its first Firefly rocket last Thursday. After two minutes and thirty seconds of flight, the launch was terminated due to an engine issue. Why it’s important: Though Firefly did not reach orbit, this was a significant step forward for the company. Firefly was the first new space startup to livestream their first launch. … Continue reading

  • Change-5 Moon Probe Spacecraft maybe Returning to the Moon

    Change5-Lunar_Mission Return

    China’s moon-sampling mission spacecraft is continuing its extended mission with its destination currently unknown. The Chang’e-5 orbiter module which facilitated China’s complex lunar sample return last year is on its way to the moon following deep-space tests. The orbiter, one of four distinct Chang’e-5 mission spacecraft, delivered a return module containing 1.731 kilograms of lunar … Continue reading

  • Elon Musk claims SpaceX could launch a Starship to the moon ‘probably sooner’ than 2024

    SpaceX Starship to the Moon

    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he may be able to launch the company’s massive new Starship to the moon for NASA “probably sooner” than the space agency’s 2024 target even in the face of contract and other delays. Starship was selected as NASA’s lander of choice for the Artemis human landing system (HLS) in April, … Continue reading

  • Can Asteroids be Mined for Space Mining?

    Asteroid Mining for Resources

    As the resources on Earth dwindle, the need for natural resources grows exponentially. Naturally, people look out toward space to fill these needs. Many scientists agree that asteroids contain all sorts of valuable minerals and natural resources including gold, iron, nickel, aluminium as well as some trace elements used in microelectronics. It would be prudent … Continue reading

  • Japan aims to beat US and China Space Agencies to bring Martian soil to Earth

    Japanese Mars Mission

    Sending missions to Mars have been one of the forefronts of many space agencies across the world. Naturally, especially NASA has been busy sending various Mars missions including the latest Perseverence mars mission that has the world’s first Martian helicopter exploring the terrain. In addition, Russians during the soviet era have sent various Mars missions … Continue reading

  • BepiColombo records solar winds at Venus Atmosphere

    Venus Flyby with BepiColombo

    Venus has been an important planet that has been the focus of scientists and science fiction writers alike. Understanding the hellish atmosphere of Venus including the hot temperatures and the incessant, powerful lightning in the Venusian atmosphere would go a long way into understanding our solar system and its creation. There may also be signs … Continue reading

  • Indian Rocket Suffers Launch Failure for the First Time Since 2017

    Indian Rocket Exploded on Launch

    India’s first launch of 2021 has ended in failure. An Indian rocket carrying a new Earth-observation satellite for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) suffered a catastrophic failure shortly after launching early Thursday (Aug. 12) from the country’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre on Sriharikota Island in eastern India. The liftoff occurred at 5:43 a.m. local … Continue reading

  • NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity had its 10th flight reaching higher then before

    Inegunity Martian Helicopter Flight

    NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter on Mars, a tissue-box-sized rotorcraft that landed with the Perseverance rover in February, completed its 10th flight over the red planet on Saturday. Each Ingenuity flight has been more daring than the last. So Saturday’s flight was likely the helicopter’s riskiest yet: If everything went according to plan, Ingenuity climbed 40 feet … Continue reading

  • Boeing will launch its 2nd Starliner test flight for NASA on July 30

    Boeing Starliner Flight to space

    Boeing is set to launch its Starliner spacecraft on a crucial uncrewed flight to the International Space Station next week. The liftoff atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is scheduled for 2:53 p.m. EDT (1853 GMT) next Friday (July 30) from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. You’ll be able to watch … Continue reading

  • Jeff Bezos to Launch into a historic flight to space with the oldest and the youngest astronaut in history

    Blue Origin Flight

    Jeff Bezos will make history today with the Blue Origin’s commercial spaceflight that will take the oldest astronaut (82 years old) as well as the youngest astronaut (18 years old) into space past the Karman line. After the Virgin Galactic flight, this flight will solidify commercial spaceflight and space tourism for decades to come. You … Continue reading

  • China’s Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft has docked with the Tianhe space station module


    China’s Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft docked with the Tianhe space station module in low Earth orbit Saturday, eight hours after launch from Wenchang spaceport. The uncrewed Tianzhou-2 spacecraft completed automated rendezvous and docking maneuvers with Tianhe at 5:01 p.m. Eastern May 29. Tianzhou-2 is tasked with delivering propellant and supplies ahead of a first crewed mission … Continue reading

  • Europa may Contain Deep Sea Volcanoes

    Jupiters Moon Europa may Host Life

    Jupiter’s moon Europa has been the focus of space scientists for decades. Europa has been of interest to science fiction writers with its potential to host alien life. Sci-fi book such as 2001 and 2010 have focused on Europa. Europa is also the second body in the solar system known to have oceans and many … Continue reading

  • Falcon 9 launches 60 more Starlink internet satellites

    Starlink Satellites Orbiting Earth

    The launch carried 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit and set a new record for payload fairing reuse, with one half of the nose cone making its fifth flight. The 229-foot-tall (70-meter) Falcon 9 launcher lifted off at 2:59 p.m. EDT (1859 GMT) Wednesday from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, setting a … Continue reading

  • Orbital Assembly Opens New Production Facility to Accelerate the First Space Hotel Development

    Space Hotel by Orbital Assembly

    Orbital Assembly Corporation, the first large scale space construction company, today announced the opening of its new production facility in Fontana, California that develops the technologies and structures to build the world’s first space hotel with lunar levels of gravity between the Earth and the moon. In addition to serving as new corporate offices, the … Continue reading

  • SpaceX Crew Dragon makes First nighttime landing with US astronauts since Apollo era

    SpaceX Astronauts Night Splashdown

    A SpaceX Dragon capsule carrying four astronauts returned to Earth early Sunday (May 2) with an ocean splashdown off the Florida coast, successfully completing the company’s first full-fledged crewed mission to the International Space Station. The astronauts of SpaceX’s Crew-1 mission for NASA splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico near Panama City at … Continue reading

  • Mars helicopter Ingenuity goes faster and farther than ever on 4th flight

    Inegunity Martian Helicopter Flight

    NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity keeps pushing the aerial exploration envelope. The 4-lb. (1.8 kilograms) chopper lifted off from the floor of Mars’ Jezero Crater today at 10:49 a.m. EDT (1449 GMT), kicking off its fourth flight on the Red Planet. Ingenuity achieved all of its main technology-demonstrating goals on flights one through three — which … Continue reading