ULA ships Vulcan upper stage to factory for more Ars Technica work

The Centaur V upper stage for the first Vulcan test flight was originally lifted atop its booster at Cape Canaveral in February.

Zoom in / The Centaur V upper stage for the first Vulcan test flight was originally lifted atop its booster at Cape Canaveral in February. United Launch Alliance technicians in Cape Canaveral, Fla., partially disassembled the first Vulcan rocket to send upper-stage launch vehicles back to its factory for reinforcements to its wafer-thin steel fuel … Read more

first space factory now in orbit to create pharmaceuticals and send them back to earth

varda first space factory

Varda Space Industries launches the first space factory The first space a factory has been launched that aims to manufacture pharmaceuticals in microgravity conditions with a capsule return aircraft that will bring the generated goods back to Earth. Startup Varda Space Industries, founded by ex SpaceX engineer and Will Bruey and former Founders Fund principal … Read more