CBS is rerunning its Apollo 11 launch broadcast, giving viewers the chance to see Apollo 11’s takeoff, start to finish, ahead of the actual moon landing anniversary later this week.
This galaxy might bend the rules a bit, but it offers an opportunity to study how the theory of relativity applies in the real world.
The spacecraft gathered samples from the surface of the asteroid Ryugu earlier this year, and it bombed the asteroid a few months later. Now, the probe has taken another trip to the surface to scoop up pristine material that used to be buried below the surface.
SpaceX’s next-generation Starship rocket is one step closer to launch today following a successful engine test. According to CEO Elon Musk, the engine performed as expected during a 51-second test burn.
This vital piece of equipment will allow Mars 2020 to analyze samples from a distance as it searches for signs of life.
The agency confirms that all systems performed perfectly during the second ascent abort test, proving that astronauts aboard Orion could be safely wrenched free of a rocket in the event of an emergency.
A comprehensive analysis from scientists at the University of Maryland and other institutions has ruined our fun once and for all. ‘Oumuamua isn’t an alien spaceship.
NASA has given the green light to the Dragonfly mission, a project to send a multi-rotor flying vehicle to the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan in search of alien life. This mission is on track to make history in more ways than one.
Spacecraft rely on extremely accurate measurements of time to coordinate maneuvers, and these systems will become even more important as we aim for distant destinations. That’s why NASA is testing a new type of mercury-ion atomic clock which is smaller and more versatile.
SpaceX is looking at a delay after the loss of a Dragon 2 capsule during engine tests. Meanwhile, Boeing is back on track after completing its final and most challenging parachute test.