For the second time this week, NASA scrubbed the launch of its huge rocket, Artemis 1, for its test mission to the moon. Skyler Henry reports for CBS2.
Astronomers investigate a far-distant galaxy that may be surrounded by some of the very first stars.
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NASA and SpaceX to investigate whether Crew Dragon spaceship could drag Hubble Space Telescope further from Earth
NASA and SpaceX plan to spend six months investigating whether the effort would work. It involves a billionaire that SpaceX is flying to orbit.
SpaceX and NASA will study whether a privately funded mission could boost NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to a higher orbit, allowing the flagship science mission to continue another decade beyond its expected retirement.
Findings from a new study could have implications for extraterrestrial life
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Hurricane Ian's impacts appear to have been minimal across the Space Coast's military bases and spaceport, though recovery teams are still checking.
Chinese archaeologists announced that they have discovered an almost complete human skull around 1 million years old from a dig site in China’s Hubei province. The skull, excavated by a team of archaeologists from the Hubei Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, is the most complete human skull that has been unearthed from that period in mainland Eurasia, according to South China Morning Post, citing a Wednesday report from Hubei Daily.
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The adorable pup plays with its surrogate mom — a beagle, video shows.
Launch company Rocket Lab by next year plans to conduct initial hot-fire tests of a new, more powerful engine that will power its next-generation Neutron rocket, the company's chief executive told Reuters. In December, it unveiled a bigger, reusable Neutron rocket, upping its competitive footing with larger vehicles from Elon Musk's SpaceX and United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp. "We'll start to see tanks roll out of the factory by the end of this year," Rocket Lab USA Inc Chief Executive Peter Beck said in an interview on Wednesday, referring to the first carbon composite molds of Neutron's booster stages.
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The return of the Soyuz crew sets the stage for a SpaceX Crew Dragon launch next week.
The world now has stunning new photos of this week’s asteroid strike, the first planetary defense test of its kind.
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Scientists have found a vast “graveyard” of dead stars that stretches three times the height of the Milky Way. The collection of former suns was discovered in the first map of the “galactic underworld”, which charts the various remnants of stars that have since become black holes and neutron stars. It shows that many of the objects that were once inside our own galaxy have been thrown out of it.
Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to fund a study with NASA to examine ways to use the space company's Dragon capsule to raise the Hubble Space Telescope's orbital altitude, which would extend its useful life, agency officials announced on Thursday. SpaceX, whose Crew Dragon capsule ferries astronauts and cargo to and from the International Space Station for NASA, will fully fund the six-month study, NASA's science chief Thomas Zurbuchen told reporters during a short-notice press conference.
Firefly Aerospace rocket launch scrubbed again right before take-off
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Observatories, science centers, astronomy clubs and enthusiasts around the world will set up their telescopes and share close-up views of the moon.
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Households have felt the weight of inflation this year, but farmers have it worse than most. The stakes are higher than ever with costs soaring.
Welp. This is my final article for SYFY Wire. My first article was published on February 1, 2017. I had been writing at Slate, and after that ended in late 2016 I was fishing around for someplace new to write. My friend Katherine Nelson came to my rescue. I met her when I was asked to moderate a MythBusters panel at San Diego Comic-Con; she was a VP at Discovery Networks at the time. We became friends pretty much from the start; from there she went on to be a VP at SpaceX and then NBC, which own
It revealed a lump on the newborn's leg was a rare and benign mass called a myofibroma.
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and top legislative leaders announced Thursday that they will fast-track more money to hire 25 additional forensic lab positions as the state’s turnaround times for sexual assault kits face scrutiny after a high-profile killing. The news comes just weeks after authorities confirmed that the man charged with abducting and killing a Tennessee teacher had not been charged in the 2021 case of the rape of a woman due to the delay in processing the sexual assault kit. Cleotha Henderson was eventually indicted in the case just days after he was arrested in the death of Eliza Fletcher, a mother of two and a kindergarten teacher.
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Kathleen Gallagher: Wisconsin and other Midwest states must urgently join the digital transformation of agriculture
Great Lakes states need to move faster or risk falling behind in an industry that is vital to the economy of the region.
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As climate change progresses, reports show it makes hurricanes more destructive and intense. Gabriel Vecchi, a geoscience professor, director of The High Meadows Environmental Institute and deputy director of the Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System at Princeton University, joins "CBS News Mornings" to detail how climate change is impacting hurricanes and what can be done in response to the more severe natural disasters.