Space exploration today is astronomical research mostly using unmanned space probes and human spaceflight. Space exploration is undertaken both by government and the private sector, by companies like Space-X, NASA, Roscosmos, etc.
NASA’s attempt to find a replacement for its iconic Astrovan to drive astronauts to a new moon rocket has opened Pandora’s box, as people began suggesting the most bizarre vehicles, and added Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to the mix.
The general director of Russian space agency Roscosmos has accused Elon Musk’s SpaceX of attempting to squeeze it out of the market by operating at a significant loss, calling cooperation between the two “hardly possible.”
A Russian film crew that will fly on the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft to the International Space Station next month has begun training in the country’s Far East. A director and actor plan to shoot the first feature film made in space.
In the wake of the Inspiration4 private orbital mission’s success, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk offered a snarky reply when asked why President Joe Biden was ignoring the feat, when even his competitors had celebrated the achievement.