The astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson commented that ‘dinosaurs are extinct today because they lacked the opposable thumbs and brainpower to build a space programme’
Last month, Nasa had asked Boeing and SpaceX to suspend work in response to a protest filed with the US Government Accountability Office.
An inflatable crew module is set to arrive at the International Space Station next year.
A 3D printer has passed its final set of NASA checks, clearing the way for the device to launch toward the International Space Station in August. A series of trials at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama has verified that the 3D printer – developed by California-based startup Made