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December 16, 2019

How Astronauts Repair Broken Systems in Space

Fixing a broken system in space is different than doing so while on Earth. There are lots of different things that need to be taken into […]
December 15, 2019

NASA approves Dec. 20 Starliner test flight

WASHINGTON — NASA gave its approval Dec. 12 to proceed with the launch later this month of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner commercial crew spacecraft on an uncrewed […]
December 14, 2019

Thousands of Government UFO Reports Now Available at Canadian University

A private UFO enthusiast has donated his collection of 30,000 documents to the University of Manitoba in Canada. The truth is in there. The skies of […]
December 13, 2019

NASA selects OSIRIS-REx asteroid sampling site

WASHINGTON — NASA announced Dec. 12 that it has selected the site on a near Earth asteroid where a spacecraft will touch down and collect samples, […]
December 12, 2019

New Shepard sets reusability mark on latest suborbital spaceflight

WASHINGTON — Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital vehicle made its first flight in more than seven months Dec. 11 as the company inches closer to flying […]
December 11, 2019

How NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Hunt for Alien Life

The strategy involves matching geochemistry with structure. SAN FRANCISCO — Spotting signs of long-dead life is a tall order for a lonely robot on a faraway […]
December 9, 2019

Falcon 9 cargo mission for NASA demonstrated long-duration coast required by U.S. Air Force

The Falcon 9 upper stage engine performed a 20.1 second burn after the six-hour coast LOS ANGELES — The upper stage of the SpaceX Falcon 9 mission […]
December 8, 2019

New dates set for commercial crew test flights

WASHINGTON — SpaceX will conduct an in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft in early January as the launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner on an […]
December 7, 2019

Electron launches smallsats in test of rocket reusability

WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab successfully launched several smallsats Dec. 6 on an Electron mission also designed to test technologies to make the rocket’s first stage reusable. […]