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Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a reporter for Travel Tomorrow, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

18 September 2023

Virgin Galactic’s 4th commercial space trip launches on October 5

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic is preparing for its fourth commercial spaceflight, set to launch on October 5, from Spaceport America, New Mexico. 1. Fourth commercial […]
15 September 2023

Sex in space – and conception – could happen within “next ten years”

Space babies. Whether we like it or not, the reality of babies conceived “off-Earth” is probably coming, perhaps faster than we think. But with earthlings sometimes […]
14 September 2023

NASA’s huge moon rocket is “unaffordable”, official audit reveals

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) moon rocket is deemed “unaffordable” for sustained exploration of the Moon, according to a new audit conducted by the US Government […]
13 September 2023

NASA confirms universe expansion rate, deepening a decades-old cosmic mystery

We have known for a good while that the universe is expanding. Since its creation at the Big Bang, it has constantly moved away from its […]
12 September 2023

NASA awards startup TransAstra $850,000 to clean up space debris

NASA has awarded space logistics startup TransAstra a contract to came up with an inflatable capture bag fit for transporting orbital debris and asteroids.  1. Inflatable […]
12 September 2023

Sedna’s long orbit may hint to Earh-like planet in our solar system, astronomers say

Sedna, a celestial object located in the outer reach of our solar system, has remained a fascinating and mysterious object in the distant reaches of our […]
8 September 2023

4.6 billion years old meteorite sheds light on cosmos origins

A meteorite found in Algeria’s Erg Chech region of the Sahara Desert, in May 2020, is shedding light on the origins of the universe. Scientifically named […]
5 September 2023

French company unveils interior of luxury space capsule

Zephalto recently unveiled its new landmark space travel offering — Céleste — a ‘Luxury Space Capsule’ that is aimed at sending small groups of guests 25km […]
1 September 2023

Virgin Galactic’s third space tourism mission to launch on September 8

Virgin Galactic has officially announced the date for its upcoming space tourism mission, Galactic 03, scheduled for September 8. This venture marks the third commercial spaceflight […]
30 August 2023

Astronauts’ health can be restored with bone marrow fat, new study says

Space travel has been found to deplete astronauts’ red blood cells but a new study of 14 astronauts suggests that their bodies can eventually replenish them […]
24 August 2023

India becomes first country to successfully land on lunar South Pole

On 23 August, India’s Chandrayaan-3 unmanned mission landed on the Moon’s South Pole, becoming the first country to successfully touch down in that region of Earth’s […]
21 August 2023

Russia’s Luna 25 crashes into moon and ‘ceases to exist’

On Friday 18 August, I was scheduled to write a piece about Russia’s first space mission to the moon for nearly 50 years, for publication on […]
14 August 2023

Virgin Galactic’s first space tourism mission successfully flies three tourists to space

Virgin Galactic’s first commercial space flight has been completed, with three passengers. 1. Who? Two of the three passengers were related to each other: mother and […]
7 August 2023

NASA partners with Axiom Space again for fourth private mission to International Space Station

NASA is partnering with Axiom Space again for the fourth private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS), after previously launching three other private missions. […]
2 August 2023

1000 people could live on Venus colony by 2050, says Oceangate co-founder

In the wake of the Titan tragedy, the co-founder of Oceangate – the now infamous company behind the uncertified submersible that imploded in June 2023 on […]
1 August 2023

China accelerates plans for crewed landing on the Moon by 2030

China is charging ahead with its plans to consolidate its position as one of the major global players in space. The Asian giant plans to land […]