SpaceX sends up Space Coast’s 66th launch of the year

SpaceX chalked up another Starlink mission from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to mark the Space Coast’s 66th launch of the year.

Extraterrestrial Life: Alien Haze Reveals Secrets of Distant Watery Exoplanets

Scientists have made a significant breakthrough in simulating hazy conditions on water-rich exoplanets, offering new insights into the challenges of observing these distant worlds in the search for extraterrestrial life. Researchers have successfully simulated conditions that allow hazy skies to

New RL10 engine to be introduced on Vulcan in 2025

A new version of a 60-year-old rocket engine, with performance and cost improvements, is expected to make its debut in 2025 on the Vulcan Centaur rocket.

Scientists at London Museum to study dust from Bennu asteroid and unveil secrets

Researchers in the United Kingdom are preparing to unveil the secrets of a sample of rock retrieved from the asteroid Bennu after its dust arrived at the Natural History Museum in London. Notably, the asteroid has a 1-in-1,750 chance of colliding with Earth in the next 300 years.  A capsule returned in late September after with material collected by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from the near-Earth asteroid, whose 100mg sample is given to the researchers at the museum. The sample will be subjected to several tests at the museum and the Open, Manchester and Oxford universities.

NASA sends teaspoon full of 4.6 billion-year-old asteroid Bennu to UK

NASA has provided asteroid Bennu samples to researchers at the Natural History Museum in London, for an in-depth analysis aimed at uncovering new findings

Stock market bulls make case for new highs in 2024

Many market bulls don't believe a recession in 2024 would derail the year for stocks.

Starlink Group 6-30 | Falcon 9 Block 5

SpaceX is set to launch 23 Starlink v2 Mini Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit on its Starlink Group 6-30 mission, from SLC-40.

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Deutsche Bank makes the highest S&P 500 forecast on Wall Street — and says that may be too conservative

Deutsche Bank's forecast for the S&P 500 to reach 5,100 in 2024 is among the highest on Wall Street so far this year.

RBC Sees S&P 500 Reaching 5,000 in 2024; Here Are 2 Stocks to Play the Bounce -

With a new year right around the corner, just over a month away, analysts and investors alike are pulling out the crystal balls and tarot cards, reading the tea lea...

Cassini Top 10 Images of 2011 - NASA Science

Where were you during the storm? In 2011, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft circled Saturn for a front-row view of the huge storm there. One of those looks made the mission scientists’ list of Top 10 images of 2011. What else made the list? Check it out. Groovy Enceladus Churning Psychedelia Hiding Little Brother Quintet of Moons […]

Cassini Top 10 Images of 2012 - NASA Science

As the Cassini spacecraft roams the Saturnian system, each year it opens new windows on an amazing corner of our solar system. Images of mighty Saturn, its majestic rings, and the dynamic moons continue to stun us, offering ever-changing vistas that are truly inspiring. This collection of 10 best images was selected by the scientists […]

Cassini Top 10 Images of 2013 - NASA Science

We’ve shared 150 press images through 40 news releases and special features during 2013. As the Cassini science team members look forward to a great 2014 and beyond, here’s a look back at their top ten 10 images of the year. ‘Tis the Season Fire and Ice Titan’s North — Unannotated The Day the Earth […]

NASA shows Mars helicopter blades reaching blazing speed

Faster blades for extraterrestrial travel.

Future Mars helicopters of NASA are being tested on two different planets for the first time ever

NASA conducts tests for its next-generation Mars helicopters by creating a Mars-like atmosphere on Earth as well as through experimental flights on the red planet. Know all about it.

Spacelab to Gateway: 40 years of modules for people in space

ESA’s first human spaceflight mission lifted off 40 years ago today. Accompanied by the first ESA astronaut, Ulf Merbold, the Spacelab module took flight inside the Space Shuttle’s cargo bay, turning NASA’s ‘space truck’ into a mini-space station for scientific research. Europe continues to be highly active in the crewed module business to this day.

Space telescopes with deformable mirrors may directly image exoplanets

Deformable mirrors have been envisioned as a key component in imaging Earth-like worlds with future space telescopes.

Next Generation Space Telescopes Could Use Deformable Mirrors to Image Earth-Sized Worlds

NASA and its commercial partners are working on deformable mirrors (DM) that will allow next-generation telescopes to directly observe exoplanets.

Scientists baffled after extremely high-energy particle detected falling to Earth

Experts have been left wondering how the event could have happened, as the particle appeared to emerge from the Local Void, an empty area of space bordering the Milky Way galaxy.

NASA Uses Two Worlds to Test Future Mars Helicopter Designs - NASA

Engineers will go beyond the ends of the Earth to find more performance for future Mars helicopters.

The simplest explanation for ultra-high-energy cosmic rays

The highest-energy particles could be a sign of new, unexpected physics. But the simplest, most mundane explanation is particularly iron-ic.

Check out these amazing photos of tonight's full moon!

RAPID CITY, S.D. - Brant Beckman put out the call on Facebook for any pictures of tonight's moon. The community did not disappoint!

The Mars helicopter Ingenuity is an amazing success. NASA's already testing tech for the next generation (video)

While NASA tested new Mars helicopter technology on Earth, Ingenuity was breaking records flying across the Martian surface.

Space Mysteries: NASA's OSIRIS-REx Reveals Some of Planet Earth's Ancient Origins

NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission has made a historic discovery, unearthing evidence of the fundamental components of life on Earth within samples collected from asteroid Bennu.

High-energy particle detected falling to Earth

A rare and extremely high-energy particle has been detected falling to Earth by astronomers.

Aerojet Rocketdyne, ULA mark 60th anniversary of RL10 rocket engine

A rocket engine with a long pedigree marked a big milestone on Monday. It's 60 years since the hydrogen-fueled RL10 engine debuted onboard a Centaur upper stage launched from Cape Canaveral on Nov. 27

SpaceX prepares for Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral

The rocket will be carrying 23 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit.

Your horoscope for the week ahead: A full moon in lively Gemini will kick things off with a bang | CBC Life

Then, a happy Mercury-Saturn sextile will help you imagine new futures for yourself.

Israeli official says the country has reached a 'significant agreement' with Elon Musk to allow Starlink in Gaza, but only if approved by Israel

An Israeli official on Monday said Elon Musk had agreed to stipulations that Starlink satellites can operate in Gaza only with Israel's approval.

Psyche beam hits Earth from 16 million km away

NASA’s Psyche spaceship has fired a laser beam at Earth from 16 million kilometres away.

Earth gets laser-beamed message from 16 million kilometers away

The transmission was received by the Hale Telescope located at Caltech's Palomar Observatory in San Diego, marking the farthest-ever demonstration of optical communications to date.

Next-generation space telescopes could use deformable mirrors to image Earth-sized worlds

Observing distant objects is no easy task, thanks to our planet's thick and fluffy atmosphere. As light passes through the upper reaches of our atmosphere, it is refracted and distorted, making it much ...

Pagan Community Notes: Week of November 27, 2023

In this weeks Pagan Community Notes, The Beaver Moon, The Troth is organizing an International Pagan Day of Prayer and Action for Peace, announcements, holiday events, announcements, and elephant babies.

SpaceX May Be Giving Up on Offering Starlink to Aid Groups in Gaza Strip

SpaceX has agreed to get the approval of Israel's Ministry of Communications before deploying Starlink units in Israel or the Gaza Strip, Minister Shlomo Karhi tweets.

Here's when the Geminid meteor shower, one of the year's best, will peak

The nights are getting longer and colder, but one of the year’s best meteor showers is set to hit its peak in coming weeks, and this year’s show may be one of the best in years.

Photo | Beaver Moon rises over Santa Cruz

The November full moon is called the Beaver Moon.

Israel will have to control Starlink if it’s over Gaza, officials tell Elon Musk

Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service will only be able to operate in the Gaza Strip with the approval of Israel, according to Israeli officials. Shlomo Karhi, the Israeli minister of com…

Launch Roundup: SpaceX on pace to hit 100 launches in 2023, Soyuz to launch Bars-M -

Following a busy week for SpaceX with the launch of two Starlink missions and the…

Cosmic radiation during spaceflight could increase risk of erectile dysfunction in astronauts

"With manned missions to outer space planned for the coming years, this work indicates that sexual health should be closely monitored in astronauts upon their return to Earth."

Nasa delivers 'teaspoonful of asteroid' Bennu to UK

Tiny pieces of rock and dust from the object known as Bennu come to British labs for study.

Alfie Museum Celebrates OSIRIS-REx

The Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum is celebrating the OSIRIS-REx asteroid return mission.

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Can a Private Space Mission Pierce Venus’s Clouds?

With the search for extraterrestrial life set to define much of 21st-century space science, one burning question researchers face in their planning is this: How far away is the nearest Earth-like planet?

Data science helps cross-check space discoveries 'across time and telescopes'

It’s not always easy to match objects from various telescopic surveys. A new method can change this, allowing objects to be matched in up to 100 different surveys.

'Missing' blob of water predicted to be in the Atlantic finally found

The newly discovered water mass, called the Atlantic Equatorial Water, stretches from Brazil to West Africa.

Canada soars into space with new moon and ISS astronaut missions

Canada sent its first astronaut to space in 1984. Nearly 40 years later, the Canadian Space Agency is riding a surge of funding, propelling astronauts to the moon and the ISS alongside major space projects.

SpaceX launches another batch of Starlink satellites from Florida (video)

SpaceX launched yet another batch of its Starlink internet satellites from Florida on Monday night (Nov. 27).

Water leaking into Earth's core may have birthed a mysterious layer that churns out crystals

A new series of experiments has shown that the mysterious "E-prime layer," which surrounds Earth's outer core, is created by water that leaks deep into our planet's interior.

The Mars helicopter Ingenuity is an amazing success. NASA's already testing tech for the next generation (video)

While NASA tested new Mars helicopter technology on Earth, Ingenuity was breaking records flying across the Martian surface.

Mysterious blasts of radiation might stem from our universe's most extreme stars

New research strengthens the connection between neutron stars with powerful magnetic fields called magnetars, and mysterious blasts of radiation called fast radio bursts.

Scientists suspect there’s ice hiding on the Moon, and a host of missions from the US and beyond are searching for it

Building a space station on the Moon might seem like something out of a science fiction movie, but each new lunar mission is bringing that idea closer to reality.

Hurry to save a whopping 50% on this Lego Marvel Iron Man Armory for Cyber Monday

Why have one Iron Man when you can have multiple? Save $45 on this excellent Lego Cyber Monday deal.