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February 7, 2020

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, built to carry astronauts, faces new safety concerns

New York (CNN Business)Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which is designed to carry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, encountered a second, previously undisclosed, software issue during a botched test […]
February 6, 2020

Astronaut Christina Koch lands back on Earth after a record-breaking 328 days in space. Here’s what she did

NASA astronaut Christina Koch made the most of her first trip to the International Space Station by breaking the record for the longest single spaceflight by […]
February 5, 2020

British ‘X-Files’ of UFO sightings is going public

The U.K.’s Ministry of Defense will publish secret UFO reports for the first time. From the early 1950s until 2009, a department in the United Kingdom’s […]
February 3, 2020

Decades in the making, Solar Orbiter finally meets launcher at Cape Canaveral

The European-built Solar Orbiter spacecraft was installed on top of its United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 launcher Friday at Cape Canaveral, ready for final charging and […]
February 2, 2020

Voyager 2 Went Into Fault Protection Mode, But Engineers Brought it Back Online

NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft went into fault protection mode on Tuesday January 28th. The fault protection routines automatically protect the spacecraft in harmful conditions. Both Voyagers […]
February 1, 2020

Ancient life might have escaped Earth and journeyed to alien stars

A pair of researchers presented a wild new theory in a new paper. A pair of Harvard astrophysicists have proposed a wild theory of how life […]
January 31, 2020

NASA to allow researchers to fly on commercial suborbital vehicles

WASHINGTON — NASA plans for the first time to allow researchers to fly with their payloads on commercial suborbital vehicles, ending years of debate and deliberation. […]
January 30, 2020

NASA TV to Air Landing of Record-Setting Astronaut Christina Koch, Crewmates

NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who has spent more time in space on a single mission than any other woman, is scheduled to return to Earth on Thursday, […]
January 28, 2020

NASA selects Axiom Space to build commercial space station module

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected a startup led by a former International Space Station program manager to develop a commercial module for the station. NASA announced […]