Tag: Space

SpaceX reveals first moon passenger: Yusaku Maezawa, Japanese fashion billionaire

Elon Musk’s SpaceX revealed the name of the person who is set to become the first private space tourist to travel to the moon: Yusaku Maezawa. The Japanese businessman is the billionaire founder and CEO of online fashion retailer Zozo. From the company: SpaceX has signed the world’s first private passenger to fly around the […]

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Hurricane Florence looks absolutely wild from the International Space Station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have a gorgeous view of Earth whenever they want it. Since the space station completes a full orbit of the planet every hour and a half or so, the crew doesn’t have to wait long to see whatever areas of Earth they want. That also means that colossal weather […]

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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had to plug this hole with their thumb

Yesterday, Russian space organization Roscosmos and the European Space Agency broke the news that the International Space Station had sprung a leak. That’s a pretty big deal for the astronauts who are riding what amounts to a floating science laboratory, so when the spacecraft’s alarms began to ring they rushed to find the source of […]

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft just spotted its next target, more than 100 million miles away

NASA’s New Horizons mission is a pretty interesting one. Rather than heading to one specific location, as many other spacecraft do, the New Horizons craft has multiple points of interest it’s planning on checking out. Way back in 2015, the plucky probe got up-close-and-personal with Pluto before falling asleep again for the long flight towards […]

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