Space

SpaceX is outfitting its Dragon spacecraft with an observation dome for space tourists | TechCrunch

SpaceX is set to make a change to its Crew Dragon spacecraft for its forthcoming history-making all-civilian launch, currently set for September 15. That Dragon will replace its International Space Station docking mechanism with a transparent dome, through which passengers will be able to take in an awe-inspiring panorama of space and the Earth from […]

Source: SpaceX is outfitting its Dragon spacecraft with an observation dome for space tourists | TechCrunch

Asteroid Apophis won’t impact Earth for at least a century, NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies finds – 6abc Philadelphia

An asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos and darkness won’t be wreaking any havoc on Earth — at least not this century.

Source: Asteroid Apophis won’t impact Earth for at least a century, NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies finds – 6abc Philadelphia

The Milky Way May Be Swarming With Planets That Have Continents and Oceans Like Earth

According to a new study from the University of Copenhagen, Earth, Venus, and Mars were created from small dust particles containing ice and carbon. The discovery opens up the possibility that the Milky Way may be filled with aquatic planets. Astronomers have long been looking into the vast unive

Source: The Milky Way May Be Swarming With Planets That Have Continents and Oceans Like Earth

Axiom reveals private crew paying $55 million each for a trip to the space station

An American entrepreneur and Canadian and Israeli investors will make up the first entirely private mission to the International Space Station.

Source: Axiom reveals private crew paying $55 million each for a trip to the space station