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Space Lobster News Brief: May 19, 2024

By |2024-05-21T21:00:12-04:00May 19th, 2024|Categories: Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This episode, we cover Blue Origin’s New Shepard crewed flight, Boeing’s Starliner delay, and SpaceX’s reusability milestone. Get the latest on Blue Origin’s return to crewed missions, Boeing’s technical challenges, and SpaceX’s record-breaking Falcon 9 launches. Stay updated with the latest space news and subscribe for more!

Boeing Starliner: Is the Hate Justified?

By |2024-05-18T12:14:32-04:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Discover the intriguing story behind Boeing's Starliner spacecraft in our latest podcast episode. We delve into the history, challenges, and criticisms surrounding the Starliner program, and compare it with SpaceX's achievements. Tune in to hear our insights and decide if the hate towards Starliner is truly justified.

Boeing CST-100 Starliner OFT-2 Launch to the ISS 🔴 Live

By |2022-05-19T20:05:58-04:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Following a partially-successful mission in late 2019, ULA will launch a second uncrewed orbital test flight of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft. The mission will lift off from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on an Atlas V N22 rocket with no payload fairing, two Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A solid rocket boosters, and a Centaur upper stage [...]

SpaceX Starship wins NASA lunar lander contract for crewed missions

By |2020-05-01T08:00:20-04:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As part of NASA's big Moon 2024 push, NASA has awarded 3 private contractors with development funds to begin development of their respective lunar landers. These lunar landers are intended to launch separately from the Orion crew capsule. Crew will meet up with the lunar landers in lunar orbit and then bring astronauts from lunar [...]

Boeing CST-100 Starliner Pad Abort Test Results

By |2020-03-21T15:34:30-04:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At first glance the test seemed pretty successful but it didn't quite go exactly to plan. The camerawork here was enough to make you want to bang your head against the wall but aside from that you may have noticed that I said three main parachutes and clearly the Starliner Descended under only two main parachutes. This was in fact an anomaly and was not supposed to happen.

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