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 […]
May 28, 2020

Historic launch of SpaceX rocket delayed over bad weather

Next launch opportunity is Saturday at 3:22 p.m. ET SpaceX, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s private rocket company, was forced by foul weather to scrub a planned […]
May 27, 2020

Everything you need to know about SpaceX’s historic astronaut launch

Cape Canaveral, Florida (CNN Business)The stakes have never been higher for Elon Musk’s SpaceX. On Wednesday, the company will attempt to launch two NASA astronauts to […]
May 24, 2020

On the Moon, Astronaut Pee Will Be a Hot Commodity

Urine can be used for landing pads, gardens, and drinking water. But will there be enough to go around? EVER SINCE PRESIDENT Donald Trump directed NASA to get […]
May 23, 2020

It’s official: SpaceX is ‘go’ to launch NASA astronauts on Crew Dragon spaceship

A key readiness review found no showstoppers for the Demo-2 mission. SpaceX is ready to make space history with its first astronaut launch for NASA next week. […]
May 22, 2020

NASA review of Space’s 1st launch to carry astronauts goes into overtime

We’ll have to wait one more day to find out if NASA and SpaceX are ready to launch Americans into orbit from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly […]
May 21, 2020

SpaceX just one week away from launching 1st astronauts on Crew Dragon for NASA

The next seven days will be action-packed. SpaceX’s first crewed flight is just a week away. Elon Musk’s company is scheduled to launch Demo-2 next Wednesday […]
May 20, 2020

NASA’s human spaceflight chief just resigned, and the timing couldn’t be worse

Effective immediately, Ken Bowersox will serve as acting associate administrator. On Tuesday, NASA announced that its chief of human spaceflight had resigned from the space agency. […]
May 18, 2020

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe starts sun observation marathon

NASA’s sun-grazing spacecraft is gathering the most data ever on its upcoming skim past our star, with instruments turned on for nearly two months. Parker Solar […]