SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands Starship Prototype Rocket in Short Flight Test

SpaceX's next-generation Starship rocket's fifth prototype passed yesterday its most important test yet, launching and then landing in a short flight on Tuesday at the company's facility in Texas. Starship prototype Serial Number 5 (SN5), of about 100 feet tall,...

NASA Astronauts Behnken and Hurley Returned Safely in the Crew Dragon Capsule

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley flew to the International Space Station (ISS) this May, and the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, together with the two astronauts, has finally returned to Earth.  SpaceX made history back in May with the...

NASA Announces Astronauts for SpaceX’s Crew-2 Dragon Launch in 2021

NASA revealed on Tuesday the name of the astronauts who will travel to the International Space Station (ISS) onboard the SpaceX Crew-2 mission, set to take place next spring.​ The space agency and its international collaborators have officially selected the...

Space Tourists Will Have the Possibility to Travel to Stratosphere via a Stylish Balloon

Space enthusiasts will have the possibility to travel to space via one more option if everything goes according to plan. A new company named Space Perspective intends to send paying customers and scientific cargos to the stratosphere onboard of Neptune,...

Astronomers Detected Extremely Intense Radio Bursts From Magnetar

In recent weeks, astronomers have spotted a bright, millisecond-duration radio burst emitted by a galactic magnetar called ​SGR 1935+2154​. The object is a soft gamma repeater (SGR) that is an old stellar remnant.​ The finding, which was registered by the...

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is Now Observing the Sun at Close Proximity

NASA's Parker Solar Probe is collecting the most information ever on its forthcoming fly by the Sun, with all its instruments active for almost two months. The probe was launched in August 2018 for a seven-year mission analyzing the Sun...

Amazon and SpaceX Increase the Risk of Dangerous Events From Space Junk

Space could end up being a very crowded place as companies like Amazon and SpaceX increase their reach into low-Earth orbit with numerous satellites. This, in turn, raises progressive concerns regarding space junk as a threat to astronomers and satellite...

US Army Force Launched Drone X-37B​ to Earth Orbit to Carry Out Secretive Missions

The U.S. Air Force has successfully ​launched its high-technology drone X-37B​ on Sunday, May 17th, sending the reusable probe into orbit for its sixth secretive project in space. The drone, which looks a lot like a smaller variant of the...

James Webb Space Telescope Completely Folded And Almost Ready for Launch

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been successfully assembled into ​the complete arrangement is designed to take off on the day of launch. The $10 billion telescope is the biggest and the most advanced scientific instrument ever developed. With...

Space Travel Affects The Brain

A study is trying to determine how the human brain is affected by space travel. It is commonly believed that spending time in the outer space has severe implications for the social psychology, as well as on the health. This...