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May 10 2019

Billionaire Bezos Discloses Plans for Moon Presence, Unveils Lander Mockup

Last year, Blue Origin received $13 million from NASA to work on technologies needed for a moon lander. In the short term, that includes a lunar lander, Blue Moon ...

May 07 2019

NASA scientists release 'history book' Hubble Telescope galaxy images

The montage called the Hubble Legacy Field integrates inspection from 16 years' worth of Hubble Space Telescope profound field valuations involving the Extreme Deep ...

May 05 2019

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground test

The company got $2.6 billion from NASA to build its Crew Dragon . "Just prior, before we wanted to fire the SuperDraco, there was an anomaly and the vehicle was dest...

Apr 24 2019

America's plans go up in smoke as Dragon capsule explodes

SpaceX's stand on the matter was backed online by NASA's Administrator Jim Bridenstine, who said pretty much the same thing on Twitter. The company confirmed that af...

Apr 15 2019

Strong storms in US South kill at least 8 and injure dozens

Precipitation chances will continue to rise later this evening and into the overnight hours. A tornado was reported in the area at the time. Trees were pulled up by t...

Apr 12 2019

Falcon Heavy: SpaceX Faced Key Test In Launch Of Its Biggest Rocket

Eight minutes after takeoff, the spaceflight company landed the Falcon Heavy's side boosters at the company's two landing zones at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Flo...

Apr 12 2019

Israel's Beresheet Spacecraft Fails In Moon Landing Attempt

Get our weekly newsletter directly in your inbox! The landing is set to begin on Thursday, with touchdown expected around 3:25 p.m. ET, the Israeli space team said . "...

Apr 11 2019

Historic First Images of a Black Hole Show Einstein Was Right (Again)

Eight radio telescopes around the world have been pointed at two of the cosmic behemoths, one at the heart of our galaxy, the Milky Way, and another almost 54 million lig...

Mar 30 2019

Space agencies paying volunteers $19,000 to lay in bed for 60 days

These conditions will push the blood back to their extremities, much like artificial gravity would for astronauts. " NASA teamed up with the European Space Agency fo...

Mar 28 2019

An ill-fitting spacesuit cancels NASA's first all-female spacewalk

McClain had been assigned to venture outside the ISS on March 29 for U.S. EVA-53 with Christina Koch while Hague was planned to exit the outpost with Canadian Space Agen...

Mar 18 2019

Andrews Strike for Climate Action

A 16-year-old climate activist in Sweden, who went on strike in August last year and every Friday thereafter, has inspired a global movement. Students in Europe, Australi...

Mar 08 2019

SpaceX rocket with unmanned US capsule blasts off for space station

The Crew Dragon is created to stay docked to station for up to 210 days, although the spacecraft used for this flight test will remain docked to the space station onl...

Mar 06 2019

New Delhi is world's most polluted capital, Beijing eighth

According to data released by the non-profit organization, IQAir AirVisual and Greenpeace , 15 out of the 20 most polluted cities in the world belong to India . "Th...

Mar 04 2019

SpaceX Launches Crew Dragon

The three-person crew on the International Space Station gave a warm welcome to SpaceX's first Crew Dragon spacecraft (and its mock astronaut " Ripley ") today to m...

Feb 24 2019

Cyclone Oma keeps tracking our way

BoM forecaster Sam Campbell told the ABC that there is a possibility it will cross over the coast " over the weekend ", in an area anywhere from Central Queensland ...

Feb 22 2019

World's largest bee, lost since 1981, rediscovered in the wild

There was little information about the bee's natural history, so finding suitable habitats in which to search was hard. You'd think that the world's biggest bee would b...

Feb 20 2019

Super snow moon 2019

Venus will be seen in the southeastern sky 12 degrees above the horizon. This supermoon occurs during a full moon as it is expected to be the closest in its orbit to ...

Feb 20 2019

February's Supermoon could be year's biggest and brightest

If that isn't enough, the subsequent full moon in March will also be a " supermoon ", rounding off 2019 with a total of three "supermoons". The supermoon , also called...

Feb 15 2019

NASA to make final attempt to contact Mars Opportunity Rover

Opportunity was last heard from on June 10, 2018, after a planet-wide dust storm engulfed Mars. The storm was so intense that it darkened the sky for months, preventin...