(Reuters) – A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a historic NASA launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, then succeeded in landing itself back on the ground nine minutes later. The rocket, which launched at 9:39 a.m. EST, carried a cargo ship with about 5,500 pounds (2,500 kg) of supplies […]
Researchers say they have been able to find microbes that have been suspended in underground cave crystals in Naica, Mexico, for up to 50,000 years, notes the BBC. The work was led by the director of NASA's Astrobiology Institute, Penelope...Show More Summary
(Mayo Clinic) Today, the latest rocket launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, included a payload of several samples of donated adult stem cells from a research laboratory at Mayo Clinic's Florida campus.
Rocket blasts off from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A – where astronauts flew to the moon nearly a half-century ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Consider it one physician’s giant leap for mankind. Today, the latest rocket launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, included a payload of several samples of donated adult stem cells from a research laboratory at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. The launch by SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer and space […]
Update 2/19/17: Saturday’s mission was scrubbed according to Elon Musk because SpaceX wanted to be extra cautious about an anomaly that was noticed. It was rescheduled for today, Sunday at 9:38 a.m. EST. According to NASA’s website everything is go for launch. Watch along with us! Read more...
SpaceX will attempt for a second time to launch its Falcon 9 from a NASA launchpad that was once used by Apollo astronauts. The launch is scheduled for Sunday, February 9 at 9:39 a.m. EST (2:39 p.m. GMT). You can follow live updatesShow More Summary
SpaceX scrubbed an attempt Saturday to launch a rocket from NASA's Launch Complex 39A, site of the shuttle program and the mission that first sent humans to the moon. Watch as they try again Sunday.
NASA shifts plan for Jupiter probe The team behind NASA’s Juno spacecraft has made a key change to its operating plan. For the rest of its primary planned mission, the satellite will continue to circle Jupiter in its long 53-day orbits instead of transitioning to shorter 14-day cycles. The...
They’re archiving data and keeping track of what’s being removed.
NASA continues to steadfastly tweet urgent climate change information despite a critical president and GOP efforts to force the agency to stick to space and forget the Earth. The Trump administration aims to largely restrict NASA toShow More Summary
Photo. Getty Today, SpaceX was to launch its Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Launch Complex 39A for the first time. The mission was originally scheduled to happen last year from a different NASA platform but was rescheduled after a Falcon 9 exploded on the launch pad. Unfortunately, SpaceX was forced to push the launch to tomorrow. More »
I read recently that some nutty paranoid climate scientists spent the early days of January frantically downloading satellite data and other climate records from the web sites of NASA, NOAA, and so on. They thought Trump would erase all the data. Show More Summary
Six UFOs that went sailing by the International Space Station on Friday were caught on NASA’s live feed, that is until it mysteriously cut out. The live feed showing the UFOs was made into a video that was posted online and it was also shown during a Fox and Friends Weekend segment on Saturday morning. Show More Summary
NASA is studying the possibility of adding a crew to an unmanned mission and moving up a scheduled moon landing.
The space agency dropped its plan to fire the spacecraft’s main engine, a risky maneuver that would have reduced the orbital period to 14 days for its fifth flyby of Jupiter.
NASA is inviting the public to help search for possible undiscovered worlds in the outer reaches of our solar system and in neighboring interstellar space. A new website, called Backyard Worlds: Planet 9, lets everyone participate in the search by...
NASA's chief historian explains the real events that inspired the inspirational Oscar-nominated film.
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