The following is a summary of current science news. Exclusive-SpaceX Stops Production of Flagship Crew Capsule – SpaceX Stops Production of New Crew Dragon Astronaut Capsule, company director told Reuters as Elon Musk’s space transportation company plans to launch its next-generation spacecraft. The vehicle piles up resources for the program. Limiting the fleet to four Crew Dragons will add urgency to the development of a possible successor to the astronaut capsule, Starship, SpaceX’s Moon and Mars rockets.
SpaceX has stopped production of the new Crew Dragon astronaut capsule, the company’s director told Reuters after Elon Musk’s space transportation company was hoarding resources for its next-generation spacecraft program. Limiting the fleet to four Crew Dragons adds to the urgency of development of the astronaut capsule, the Starship, a potential successor to the SpaceX Moon and Mars rocket. Starship’s launch has been delayed for months due to engine development and regulations constraints.
Israeli startup to test brain-activity gear on space mission to ISS
The brain of Israel. Space, a four-year-old startup that is researching data on brain activity, plans to put its equipment to test astronauts in space on next week’s SpaceX shuttle flight to the International Space Station (ISS). The three astronauts who will be on duty at the planned private space airline Axiom Space for the ISS will wear a special electroencephalogram (EEG) helmet manufactured by Brain. space, the company said Monday.