Back when we were first reaching out to the stars, there were only 2 really big players in the space industry: USA and Russia/ the Soviet Union. Of course there were private contractors hired (mostly by NASA) to build components, but most of these were primarily defence or aviation companies whose technology or expertise could… Continue reading The New Superpowers of Space
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Spectacular Scientists: Lauren Killam
Welcome back to another instalment of Spectacular Scientists... but this time although she has a STEM background, she isn't a typical scientist- Lauren is studying to be a space lawyer! Just goes to show you don't have to be an engineer to work in the space industry! The pandemic may have postponed her studies, but… Continue reading Spectacular Scientists: Lauren Killam
What is Inspiration 4?
Although it was announced at the beginning of February, the mission shot to public attention after an out of this world commercial at the superbowl. So, what is it? Inspiration 4 will be the first fully commercial, all civilian, orbital crewed space mission! Let’s break down what this actually means: Fully Commercial: means that unlike… Continue reading What is Inspiration 4?