Mars One has delayed its launch plans by two years — again. In a video released by the Dutch nonprofit March 19, CEO Bas Lansdorp said that delays in raising funding forced them to push back robotic missions scheduled for 2018 until 2020, with later missions, including one-way human expeditions there, also postponed.
A short video from TechCrunch Makers introducing the O3b-delivered satellite broadband for Quantum of the Seas, a new cruise ship from Royal Caribbean, whose CTO describes the length and breadth of the coverage, and its cost per passenger.
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently released this 2.5-minute animation to showing how it plans to launch microsatellites quickly and economically with the Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) program.
Arianespace will launch the SES-12 telecommunications satellite for SES of Luxembourg aboard an Ariane 5 rocket in the fourth quarter of 2017 under a contract announced by the satellite operator Jan. 22.
The RS-25 engine was tested at the Stennis Space Center.