3 New Crewmembers Reach Space Station After 2-Day Journey. At 12:06 a.m. EDT (0406 GMT) this morning, NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Takuya Onishi arrived at the space station, docking smoothly at the station's Rassvet module.
University of California Sand Diego students successfully launched a rocket with a completely 3D-printed engine. Although it was not intended to (and didn't) reach space, it is still a big first in making 3D printed engines feasible for aerospace.
Japan's Small Experimental Rocket Fails to Launch Tiny Satellite Space.com 1/15/17 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's experimental SS-520-4 rocket is prepared to launch the TRICOM-1 microsatellite into orbit. The rocket failed to reach orbit after its launch on Jan. 15, 2017 from Japan's Uchinoura Space Center: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Bigelow Aerospace is in discussions with NASA about extended use of an experimental module added to the International Space Station last year, but both the company and the space agency say no agreement has been reached yet.
Space tourism firm Space Adventures says two customers have paid deposits for a flight around the moon on a Soyuz spacecraft, but the trip requires major changes to the Russian crew capsule, a vehicle that has seen only incremental upgrades recently.
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