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June 12, 2020

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy?
 The Way Our Galaxy Formed?

The wonderful thing about astronomy is that there’s always something new to learn. I spotted an article in Science Magazine recently that touched on a recent […]
June 10, 2020

Crew Dragon likely to support extended space station stay

WASHINGTON — SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft is performing well enough on orbit to give NASA confidence that the mission can last until August, an agency official […]
June 9, 2020

Astronaut Kathy Sullivan is first woman to dive to Challenger Deep

— A former NASA astronaut who was the first American woman to walk in space has become the world’s first woman to reach the deepest point […]
June 4, 2020

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites and lands rocket in dazzling nighttime liftoff

The company isn’t resting on its Demo-2 laurels. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit late Wednesday (June 3) and […]
June 3, 2020

SpaceX’s 1st astronaut launch was NASA’s most-watched online event ever

But the Apollo 11 moon landing still holds the overall viewership record. NASA’s “Launch America” drew much of the nation in. On Saturday (May 30), SpaceX launched […]
June 1, 2020

SpaceX’s Starship underwent a Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly—we do mean rapid

The accident came after what appeared to be a successful static fire test. On Friday, SpaceX prepared its latest iteration of the Starship prototype vehicle, known […]
May 31, 2020

SpaceX Nasa Mission: Astronaut capsule set to dock with space station

US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will dock to the International Space Station (ISS) later. The men are making their way up to the orbiting […]
May 30, 2020

SpaceX’s Starship underwent a Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly—we do mean rapid

The accident came after what appeared to be a successful static fire test. On Friday, SpaceX prepared its latest iteration of the Starship prototype vehicle, known […]
May 29, 2020

‘Vigorous’ magnetic field oddity spotted over South Atlantic

A long-standing weak spot in Earth’s magnetic field is getting weirder, and it may be splitting into two distinct zones of weakness. The South Atlantic Anomaly […]