Science

NASA probe nears distant space rock for landmark flyby

NASA probe nears distant space rock for landmark flyby

Published 31/12/2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A NASA explorer is on track to reach the solar system’s outermost region by early Tuesday morning, when scientists expect it [more…]

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon: Xinhua

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon: Xinhua

Published 30/12/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese space probe is moving into position to land on the dark side of the moon for the first time, the [more…]

SpaceX launches first U.S. national security space mission

SpaceX launches first U.S. national security space mission

Published 23/12/2018

(Reuters) - A SpaceX rocket carrying a U.S. military navigation satellite blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Sunday, marking the space transportation company’s first [more…]

Spacex halts launch of U.S. military satellite due to winds

Spacex halts launch of U.S. military satellite due to winds

Published 22/12/2018

(Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX scrapped Saturday’s launch of a long-delayed navigation satellite for the U.S. military due to strong upper level winds. The next [more…]

Storms halt SpaceX’s first U.S. national security space mission

Storms halt SpaceX’s first U.S. national security space mission

Published 20/12/2018

(Reuters) - Thunderstorms forced Elon Musk’s SpaceX to postpone Thursday’s launch of a navigation satellite for the U.S. military, which was poised to be the [more…]

Astronauts return safely to Earth from Space Station

Astronauts return safely to Earth from Space Station

Published 20/12/2018

(Reuters) - Three members of the International Space Station’s crew returned safely to Earth on Thursday, landing in Kazakhstan on a Russian Soyuz craft, NASA [more…]

SpaceX says weather forces cancellation of launch of U.S. satellite

SpaceX says weather forces cancellation of launch of U.S. satellite

Published 20/12/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Spacex said on Thursday that poor weather conditions forced the cancellation of a scheduled morning launch of its Falcon 9 rocket [more…]

SpaceX cancels first U.S. national security mission

SpaceX cancels first U.S. national security mission

Published 19/12/2018

(Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX halted on Wednesday the long-delayed launch of a navigation satellite for the U.S. military, failing to complete its first designated [more…]

Big dinosaur predator from Italy was given a burial at sea

Big dinosaur predator from Italy was given a burial at sea

Published 19/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have unearthed fossils of a large meat-eating dinosaur that stalked northern Italy 198 million years ago that was remarkable both in [more…]

SpaceX halts U.S. satellite launch for national security mission

SpaceX halts U.S. satellite launch for national security mission

Published 18/12/2018

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX halted Tuesday’s launch of a long-delayed navigation satellite for the U.S. military, postponing for at least a day [more…]