Discovery

February 7, 2018

This may be the moment SpaceX opened the cosmos to the masses

“It gives me confidence that BFR is really quite workable.” Elon Musk reveled in the moment on Tuesday night after his Falcon Heavy rocket flew into […]
February 6, 2018

Here are four things we learned from Elon Musk before the first Falcon Heavy launch

he SpaceX CEO clears up a few things and theorizes a ‘Falcon Super Heavy’ Less than a day before the first scheduled launch of the SpaceX Falcon […]
February 5, 2018

Looks like this SpaceX dummy will ride Musk’s Tesla Roadster into space tomorrow

It’s wearing the SpaceX suit Musk teased in photos last year Tomorrow is a big day for Elon Musk: his company SpaceX will be launching the new […]
February 4, 2018

SpaceX receives launch license for first Falcon Heavy launch

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a launch license for the inaugural launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, scheduled for Feb. 6. The license by the […]
February 3, 2018

Cosmonauts Break Russian Spacewalk Record During Space Station Antenna Repair

Two cosmonauts took a spacewalk outside the International Space Stationtoday (Feb. 2) to tackle a long-awaited upgrade to the communications system on the Russian side of the […]
February 2, 2018

Russian Cosmonauts Are Taking a Spacewalk Today: Watch It Live

Russian cosmonauts are taking a spacewalk at the International Space Station (ISS) today (Feb. 2), and you can watch the entire 6.5-hour excursion live online. Expedition […]
February 1, 2018

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket somehow survived a landing in the Atlantic Ocean

Yesterday, SpaceX launched its second Falcon 9 rocket of the year from Florida, but the company chose not to land the booster after takeoff and instead dispensed […]
January 31, 2018

The James Webb Space Telescope finally takes shape

Last January, at the 229th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in suburban Dallas, astronomers were growing increasingly excited about the progress the James Webb […]
January 29, 2018

NASA Postpones Spacewalk at Space Station to Mid-February

NASA officials on Saturday (Jan. 27) postponed a planned spacewalk at the International Space Station this week after developing a software patch for a glitch that two astronauts […]