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Roadwork begins at Spaceport Nova Scotia

MLSI begins initial roadwork to gather soil and rock data for their design team

Maritime Launch Services Inc. (MLSI) recently provided an update to stakeholders that included news about initial roadwork to allow the Spaceport Nova Scotia design team with soil and rock data. The roadwork is one of several new developments the company announced. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE …

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Nanoracks performs novel space-based metal cutting experiment

The Nanoracks Outpost Mars Demo-1 (OMD-1) payload mounted on the SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-5 vehicle

Space-station builder Voyager Space and their subsidiary Nanoracks announced that they worked with Maxar to perform a cutting-edge experiment that was recently launched on SpaceX's Transporter-5 rideshare mission. The experiment? Cutting metal without edges and the first results are in. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Gemini Powers Up

Astronaut Ed White floats in the microgravity of space outside the Gemini IV spacecraft. Behind him is the brilliant blue Earth and its white cloud cover. White is wearing a specially-designed space suit. The visor of the helmet is gold plated to protect him against the unfiltered rays of the sun. In his left hand is a Hand-Held Self-Maneuvering Unit with which he controls his movements in space.

In this episode of the Terranauts podcast we continue the story of the Gemini program, and finally, NASA is ready to move forward with the programs mission.

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