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September 29, 2017

Elon Musk: Rockets will fly people from city to city in minutes

People will soon be able to fly from city to city within minutes, rocket and car entrepreneur Elon Musk says. Mr Musk made the promise at […]
September 28, 2017

Deep Space Gateway to Open Opportunities for Distant Destinations

NASA is leading the next steps into deep space near the moon, where astronauts will build and begin testing the systems needed for challenging missions to […]
September 27, 2017

Crewed Starliner test flight could slip to 2019

ADELAIDE, Australia — Boeing says it is making good progress on the development of its CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle, but acknowledged the first crewed test […]
September 26, 2017

Blue Origin signs up third customer for New Glenn

ADELAIDE, Australia — Blue Origin announced Sept. 26 that it has signed a deal with a startup satellite operator based in Thailand to launch its first […]
September 25, 2017

Astronomers discover an asteroid is actually two — and that it’s also a comet

Finding makes it a first for a binary asteroid to be also classified as a comet When is an asteroid not just an asteroid? When it’s […]
September 24, 2017

NASA honors ‘Hidden Figures’ inspiration with a new research facility

More than 50 years after Katherine Johnson first helped send astronauts into space, the once “hidden figure” is hidden no more at NASA. The federal agency […]
September 23, 2017

Regulus and it’s Rare Lunar Occultation

When the moon blocks three planets in a rare event. The rare event of “Lunar Occultation” happens once every twenty eight years and consists of a […]
September 22, 2017

Students at National Air and Space Museum to Speak with Space Station Astronaut

Students at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at […]
September 21, 2017

Science-in-progress: Did the Bullet Cluster withstand scrutiny?

The bullet cluster made dark matter apparent: Has it stood the test of time? Dark matter was first proposed to explain the speed at which stars orbit […]