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Will Elon Musk’s BFR give Qantas its non-stop flights Sydney-London?

Will Elon Musk’s BFR give Qantas its non-stop flights Sydney-London?

Ben Sandilands September 29, 2017 27 Comments

Mars by spaceliner by 2022, Sydney or Melbourne non-stop to London in less than an hour. SpaceX reveals its new aspirations

How Boeing will grow the new Australian space age

How Boeing will grow the new Australian space age

Ben Sandilands September 26, 2017 2 Comments

A reminder from Boeing Australia that it is the best connected and most powerful entity the Australian Space Agency will work with

Australia re-enters space, this time without burning up

Australia re-enters space, this time without burning up

Ben Sandilands September 25, 2017 4 Comments

After a long forgotten launch half a century ago this Australian space age looks like becoming a durable feast

What it would be like riding Cassini as its drops into Saturn tonight

What it would be like riding Cassini as its drops into Saturn tonight

Ben Sandilands September 15, 2017 3 Comments

Massive, languid and seemingly unperturbed, Saturn is about to get a rocket from Earth

Incoming micro-asteroid will help NASA refine planetary defense projects

Incoming micro-asteroid will help NASA refine planetary defense projects

Ben Sandilands July 30, 2017 3 Comments

A small but potentially lethal micro-asteroid this way comes, and its harmless encounter with Earth may yield vital lessons to avoid a future catastrophic collision

On Moon Day 48 SpaceX says its first space passengers must ‘be brave’

On Moon Day 48 SpaceX says its first space passengers must ‘be brave’

Ben Sandilands July 21, 2017 3 Comments

To those readers who saw Apollo 11 fly to the moon and back, happy Moon Day 48

Cassini space probe puts Earth in perspective from between Saturn’s rings

Cassini space probe puts Earth in perspective from between Saturn’s rings

Ben Sandilands April 23, 2017 14 Comments

One last glimpse, between Saturn's rings, of home planet Earth for the epic Cassini space mission

Boeing has Gateways to Deep Space in its visions of future Space Industries

Boeing has Gateways to Deep Space in its visions of future Space Industries

Ben Sandilands April 4, 2017 2 Comments

Many worlds, but one Gateway to bind them all, coming to Our Space, from Boeing

Show the family future Space flight in Canberra exhibition

Show the family future Space flight in Canberra exhibition

Ben Sandilands March 29, 2017 2 Comments

May you build a ladder to the stars, and stand on every rung...May you be forever young, Bob Dylan

Almost forgotten a very different Jupiter shows its spots

Almost forgotten a very different Jupiter shows its spots

Ben Sandilands February 14, 2017 4 Comments

Every day NASA shows the curious views of the solar system's planets and moons no human has ever seen before

The last of the first moonwalkers, Gene Cernan, has died

The last of the first moonwalkers, Gene Cernan, has died

Ben Sandilands January 17, 2017 3 Comments

The band of lunar heroes is thinned by the death of another moonwalker Eugene Cernan

Virgin Galactic’s new spaceship VSS Unity goes for a glide

Virgin Galactic’s new spaceship VSS Unity goes for a glide

Ben Sandilands December 6, 2016 1 Comment

Nice shots but what about the rocket rides?

Like a feather Rosetta gently dropped onto Comet 67P

Like a feather Rosetta gently dropped onto Comet 67P

Ben Sandilands September 30, 2016 7 Comments

Like the Rosetta stone after which the space mission was named, the mother ship and its once lost child have helped decipher the natural history of the solar system

Comet lander Philae found, if only MH370 was as easy!

Comet lander Philae found, if only MH370 was as easy!

Ben Sandilands September 6, 2016 2 Comments

Philae's hiding place has been exposed on a comet that proved almost everything science believed about such objects was wrong

Jupiter as it has never been seen before

Jupiter as it has never been seen before

Ben Sandilands September 3, 2016 1 Comment

Juno's first very close images of Jupiter drew a blank but it has just totally changed science's view of its polar regions

NASA lies about Jupiter probe, media swallows it

NASA lies about Jupiter probe, media swallows it

Ben Sandilands July 5, 2016 13 Comments

Why has NASA lied about its latest Jupiter probe Juno? Has PR become more important than science truth?

Airbus begins its longest space journey yet with Orion service module

Airbus begins its longest space journey yet with Orion service module

Ben Sandilands May 29, 2016

The long wait for the next great manned space adventures beyond Earth orbits and Moon landings is drawing to an end as the Orion missions begin to take substance

A new micro moon is found in the Outer Darkness beyond Pluto

A new micro moon is found in the Outer Darkness beyond Pluto

Ben Sandilands May 1, 2016

In the dark recesses of the outer Solar System, an almost invisible micro-moon has been found orbiting a bright-ish dwarf planet