Money for newspace

Money for newspace

Funding for newspace companies continued to flow this month, boosting the prospects for three budding space ventures. Axelspace On 13 May, Japanese imaging firm Axelspace announced a US$23.8m investment from a group of venture capital companies and investment funds,...
China lands rover on Mars

China lands rover on Mars

Mars is now the red planet in more than one way: on 14 May, China successfully landed its Zhurong rover in a dune field in Utopia Planitia. This is significant because it marks China as the third nation to land a spacecraft on Mars, and only the second to make a...