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October 16, 2019

5 Amazing Benefits of the Invention of the Telescope

How did the telescope benefit society? Check out how this revolutionary invention helped us observe light, gravity, and other physical laws. Why not catch up on […]
October 15, 2019

Veteran astronauts endorse NASA’s program for a return to the Moon

“The International Space Station offers a good blueprint for this project.” On Monday during a conference held in Houston, several veteran astronauts endorsed NASA’s plan to […]
October 14, 2019

Boeing Aims to Launch Unpiloted Starliner Test Flight to Space Station in December

Liftoff is targeted for Dec. 17. LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Boeing has set a new launch date for the first orbital flight of its new commercial […]
October 13, 2019

Stratolaunch gets mystery new owner

HOUSTON — Stratolaunch, the venture founded by the late Paul Allen to develop an air-launch system, has “transitioned” ownership, but the company is not disclosing who […]
October 12, 2019

A Second Interstellar Visitor Has Arrived in Our Solar System. This Time, Astronomers Think They Know Where It Came From

A Second Interstellar Visitor Has Arrived in Our Solar System. This Time, Astronomers Think They Know Where It Came From For the second time ever, astronomers […]
October 11, 2019

Elon Musk and NASA chief get on same page, vow to complete Crew Dragon

A flight during the first quarter of 2020 is the best-case scenario. Back in 2016, during the heat of the presidential election, I had lunch in […]
October 10, 2019

How many astronauts have died in space?

There’s no doubt space is an extremely dangerous place, but only a handful of space travelers have actually died there. For many wannabe astronauts, the idea […]
October 9, 2019

It looks like SpaceX is now prioritizing Crew Dragon—which is great for NASA

All of the crew mission hardware may reach Florida in December. On Tuesday, SpaceX founder Elon Musk offered updates on progress with the Crew Dragon spacecraft […]
October 8, 2019

NASA Administrator to Visit SpaceX Headquarters

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will tour SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, on Thursday, Oct. 10, to see the progress the company is making to fly astronauts […]