Newsletter

This tag contains all "weekly" and "monthly" posts we do. If you don't have time to always stay up to date, don't worry! Here you can find quick summaries of major events that are happening in the world of spaceflight and astronomy!

Weekly Dose of Space (7/7-13/7) Weekly Dose of Space (7/7-13/7)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw four orbital launch attempts occur, with only one completely succeeding. This week also had a test aircraft gain clearance to go supersonic and one of NASA's planetary exploration missions encounter a potential hardware problem. As always, we'

Jul 14, 2024 6 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (1/7-6/7) Weekly Dose of Space (1/7-6/7)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw four orbital launches occur, with a fifty-fifty split between Asia and North America. This week also saw another country join the International Lunar Research Station and SpaceX win yet another launch contract. As always, we'll also look ahead

Jul 7, 2024 5 mins

Monthly Dose of Space - June 2024 Monthly Dose of Space - June 2024

Welcome to our ninth Monthly Dose of Space! In this monthly newsletter, we bring you major news from the past month we haven't covered in our weekly newsletters. June has been an incredible month for spaceflight and ends the first half of 2024, so let's jump

Jul 1, 2024 14 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (23/6-30/6) Weekly Dose of Space (23/6-30/6)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw six orbital launches worldwide, with half being for SpaceX's Starlink constellation. This week also saw NASA select the U.S. International Space Station deorbit vehicle, and the China National Space Administration revealed how much Moon rock Chang'

Jun 30, 2024 6 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (16/6-22/6) Weekly Dose of Space (16/6-22/6)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw four orbital launch attempts worldwide, with all successfully delivering their payloads. This week also saw Ariane 6 move closer to launch, Starliner extending its stay at the International Space Station, and Rocket Lab receiving its largest launch contract. As always,

Jun 23, 2024 7 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (9/6-15/6) Weekly Dose of Space (9/6-15/6)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw zero orbital launch attempts worldwide. Despite the lack of launches, this week saw a new country sign onto the Artemis Accords, a Moon rocket begin a new testing phase, and the passing of two space legends. SpaceX This week at

Jun 16, 2024 6 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (2/6-8/6) Weekly Dose of Space (2/6-8/6)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw eight orbital launch attempts worldwide, with one being the flight of the world's largest rocket. This week also saw a major funding round for a new reusable rocket and new Moon rocks being prepared for return. As always,

Jun 9, 2024 6 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (26/5-1/6) Weekly Dose of Space (26/5-1/6)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw eight orbital launch attempts worldwide, with all but one succeeding. This week also saw the European Space Agency kick off a new agreement and a long-awaited lunar mission be canceled. As always, we'll also look ahead to the

Jun 2, 2024 7 mins

Monthly Dose of Space - May 2024 Monthly Dose of Space - May 2024

Welcome to our eighth Monthly Dose of Space! In this monthly newsletter, we bring you major news from the past month we haven't covered in our weekly newsletters. May has once again been an incredibly busy month for 2024, so let's jump into it! SpaceX Work

Jun 1, 2024 15 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (19/5-25/5) Weekly Dose of Space (19/5-25/5)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw six launches worldwide, with half of them being Falcon 9's. This week also saw Boeing's Starliner being delayed, again, and news of the first potential astronaut from Hong Kong. As always, we'll also look

May 26, 2024 7 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (12/5-18/5) Weekly Dose of Space (12/5-18/5)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw five launches worldwide, four orbital and one sub-orbital. This week also saw more countries joining agreements for deep space exploration. As always, we'll also look ahead to the launch schedule worldwide for next week. SpaceX Late last week

May 19, 2024 6 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (5/5-11/5) Weekly Dose of Space (5/5-11/5)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw six launches worldwide, with a fifty-fifty split between the U.S. and China. This week also saw the latest lunar exploration mission enter lunar orbit along with auroras heading south due to a rare phenomenon. As always, we'll

May 12, 2024 7 mins

Weekly Dose of Space (28/4-4/5) Weekly Dose of Space (28/4-4/5)

Welcome back to Weekly Dose of Space! Last week saw four launches worldwide, with one headed out into deep space. This week also saw news of space science and new commercial space capabilities. As always, we'll also look ahead to the launch schedule worldwide for next week. SpaceX

May 5, 2024 6 mins