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SpaceX all-civilian orbital crew completes historic mission

Four space tourists safely ended their trailblazing trip to orbit on Sept. 18 with a splashdown in the Atlantic off the Florida coast.

Their SpaceX capsule parachuted into the ocean just before sunset, not far from where their chartered flight began three days earlier.

The all-amateur crew was the first to circle the world without a professional astronaut.

Turkish companies featured in world's biggest satellite conference

Major Turkish companies showcased their products on Sept. 8 at the world's biggest satellite conference.


Turkey's communications satellite operator TURKSAT, Turkish Aerospace Industries TUSAŞ, and PROFEN, which provides products and services communications and defense Technologies, attended the SATELLITE 2021 conference in the U.S. state of Maryland.

NASA confirms Perseverance Mars rover got its first piece of rock

NASA confirmed on Sept. 6 that its Perseverance Mars rover succeeded in collecting its first rock sample for scientists to pore over when a future mission eventually brings it back to Earth.


"I've got it!" the space agency tweeted, alongside a photograph of a rock core slightly thicker than a pencil inside a sample tube.

University of Nova Gorica part of ESA measurement campaign

Nova Gorica – Researchers from the University of Nova Gorica, from Haze Instruments, and extreme pilot Matevž Lenarčič, will take part in a European Space Agency (ESA) project in Cape Verde later this month. The project aims to study the accuracy of satellite measurements and the use of these measurements in models of the Earth’s atmosphere.

Bezos sues NASA over its deal with SpaceX

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin sued the U.S government over NASA's decision to award a $2.9 billion lunar lander contract to Elon Musk's SpaceX.


Blue Origin said its lawsuit filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Friday is "an attempt to remedy the flaws in the acquisition process found in NASA's Human Landing System."

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US Denied Bezos' Protests against Elon Musk Moon Deal with NASA for SpaceX

The US Government denied a protest by Jeff Bezos' private space company, Blue Origin against NASA's decision to award Elon Musk's SpaceX a 2.9-billion-dollar contract to take the next two US astronauts to the moon.

In April, NASA awarded the contract, part of a programme aiming to return astronauts to the moon by 2024, to SpaceX over Blue Origin and Dynetics.