Tag: Space Exploration

Plans for the Boeing Starliner Launch

Boeing Co. said a second attempt to launch its Starliner space taxi has been canceled, with launch officials on Tuesday citing inclement weather. The testing...

Oliver Daemen, 18, is ‘super excited’ to join Bezos flight and become the youngest person in space

“ “Hi, I’m Oliver Daemen, and I will be joining Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos and Wally Funk on the first flight of New Shepard. I...

Why over 80,000 people want Jeff Bezos to stay in space

Get out and stay out! That’s the message from a couple of irreverent Change.org petitions calling for Jeff Bezos to stay in space when he...

Chinese Astronauts Lift Off in Mission to Staff Space Station

HONG KONG—Thirteen years after former fighter pilot Liu Boming participated in China’s first spacewalk, the 54-year-old astronaut was sent into space again Thursday morning to...

Tennessee Scientist Is First to Go on Trial on Charges He Hid Work in China

Until last year at the University of Tennessee, Anming Hu studied, among other things, how to join certain metals together using materials that are more...

NASA is ending its 30-year Venus drought with two new missions

It’s honestly a bit hard to understand why NASA has not been more bullish about going to back to Venus in such a long time....

UFO reports should be taken seriously, Rubio says

Sen. Marco Rubio said the US should take the “threat” of UFOs “seriously” in an interview aired Sunday. The Florida Republican’s comments on CBS’ “60...

Why we should explore Venus before Mars

There are some encouraging signs. Russia is working on its first Venus probe since 1983, the long-delayed and (to English ears) unfortunately-named Venera-D. Its goal...

China set to complete Beidou network rivalling GPS in global navigation

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese Beidou navigation network will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into orbit, giving China greater independence from...

Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump’s reaction ‘hysteria’

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump’s “hysteria” about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years,...

SpaceX Crew Dragon delivers two NASA astronauts to International Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to...

NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans toward orbit from Florida on Saturday in...

Gold price boosts Barrick profit as miner eyes copper deals

(Reuters) – Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO) (GOLD.N) reported a nearly 55% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday as gold prices surged, bolstering its ability to...

Musk’s SpaceX, Bezos’ Blue Origin land contracts to build NASA’s astronaut moon lander

(Reuters) – NASA on Thursday selected space firms SpaceX, Blue Origin and Dynetics to build lunar landing systems that can carry astronauts to the moon...