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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 […]
September 20, 2017

Debunking Planet Nibiru: Another Doomsday is Coming!

Debunking Planet Nibiru: Another Doomsday is Coming! There’s a new Doomsday Conspiracy date looming ahead, and it bases itself on the mystical Planet Nibiru. Don’t worry, […]
September 19, 2017

Cassini is gone. What comes next?

Europa, the outer solar system, and a lot of questions. It sent back data until the last possible moment, struggling against the atmospheric forces that would […]