Tag Archives: Space Station

NASA and Europe Officially Sign Deal to Build Orbital Moon Base

Astronauts take shelter as space station dodges orbital junk

On Tuesday, NASA announced that it’s formally partnered with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop the Gateway, the space station it plans to launch into orbit around the Moon.

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Policy Recommendations to Accelerate the Establishment of Communities in Space

Beyond Earth Institute (Beyond Earth) is dedicated to building a policy framework that will accelerate the establishment of permanent human communities in space. To that end, Beyond Earth asked seven subject matter experts how U.S. and international policy should change to promote the commercial development of space and the eventual construction of communities in space.

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Virgin Galactic Signs NASA Deal to Train Private Astronauts for Space

Virgin Galactic signs Nasa deal to train private astronauts for space

See the original article here: Virgin Galactic signs Nasa deal to train private astronauts for space Virgin Galactic has signed a deal with Nasa for a programme to train private astronauts for flights to the International Space Station. The commercial spaceflight company, founded by Sir Richard Branson in 2004, will identify candidates interested in becoming private astronauts and manage their

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