Eclipses, new spacecraft and moon visits: What’s ahead in space in 2019 | CBC News

When it comes to space, 2018 was a pretty exciting year: SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launched successfully, InSight landed on Mars and Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques arrived on the International Space Station. The year ahead looks to be no less exciting.

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Are we really headed to the moon? – Technology & Science – CBC News

NASA has plans to use the Orion spacecraft, seen here in an artist’s concept, to reach the moon by the 2020s.

Although the plan hatched by NASA and its Russian counterpart to build a space station near the moon seems like a solid launching pad for further human space exploration, it’s a message that’s been heard before.On Wednesday, the U.S. agency and Roscosmos announced they are working on a partnership to build the station, called the Deep Space Gateway.

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