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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

25 May 2023

Blue Origin wins NASA contract to land humans on the moon

NASA has selected Blue Origin to develop a human landing system for the agency’s Artemis V mission to the Moon. Through Artemis, NASA will explore more […]
16 May 2023

Vast Space partners with SpaceX to launch first private space station in 2025

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 will launch both the Haven-1 (space station) and Vast-1 (human spaceflight) missions. 1. Private space station California-based startup Vast Space joined forces with […]
16 May 2023

Virgin Galactic’s first private space tourism flight to take off in June

After several setbacks that delayed the launch of its first commercial passenger flight, Richard Bransons’ Virgin Galactic announced it is targeting late May for the fifth-ever […]
16 May 2023

Michelin-star meals will soon be possible “on the edge of space”

The French company Zephalto has announced that it will offer a Michelin-like dinner experience “on the edge of space” for the first time in late 2024, […]
9 May 2023

Axiom Space’s second commercial space trip postponed to May 21st

On Friday May 5th, NASA announced that the launch of the second-ever private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) would take place on May […]
4 May 2023

China to land astronauts on the moon by 2030

China’s space program has been making significant progress in recent years, including successful missions to the moon with robotic spacecraft. 1. Taikonauts on the moon China […]
4 May 2023

Would you attend a zero-gravity concert?

Florida based Zero Gravity Corporation (Zero-G) has recently announced a series of zero gravity concerts. The new initiative allows musicians to perform their top songs with […]
1 May 2023

NASA to build several bases around the moon for Artemis missions

On Monday April 17th, NASA announced that the agency would likely build several bases around the moon instead of a single Artemis Base Camp at the […]
20 April 2023

Paladin Space invests in new tech to clear dangerous space junk

Space companies are racing to find ways to drag more than 2800 defunct satellites out of danger. But there are likely more than one million smaller […]
17 April 2023

SpaceX releases simulation video of trip to Mars

SpaceX has released a simulation video of Mission to Mars, showcasing Elon Musk’s vision of what the future of space travel could look like, including a […]
11 April 2023

Axiom Space’s second commercial space trip to launch on May 8

Axiom Space’s second commercial space trip unfolds and it is expected to last for about ten days. 1. Second private astronaut mission Axiom Space announced on […]
5 April 2023

NASA announces astronaut crew for first lunar mission in more than 50 years

On Monday April 3rd, NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced the four astronauts who will venture around the Moon on Artemis II, the first […]
4 April 2023

NASA and Boeing foresee launch of Starliner space capsule in July

On Wednesday March 29th, NASA and Boeing announced that the date for the agency’s Boeing Crew Flight Test (CFT) to the International Space Station (ISS) would […]
27 March 2023

New ‘Cosmic Concrete’ could be used to build homes on Mars

Scientists from the University of Manchester have created a new material, dubbed ‘StarCrete’ which is made from extra-terrestrial dust, potato starch, and a pinch of salt. […]
21 March 2023

NASA and Axiom Space to launch 3rd private mission to space station in 2023

On Tuesday March 14th, NASA announced that it had signed a mission order with Axiom Space for the third private astronaut mission to the International Space […]
16 March 2023

Japan joins space tourism race with a balloon capsule to launch in October

Based in Sapporo in northern Japan, the startup Iwaya Giken has  recently revealed its balloon capsule aimed at launching tourists to space in October.  1. Balloon […]
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