Here’s what happened during Boeing’s nail-biting ‘spacecraft docking

Here’s what happened during Boeing’s nail-biting ‘spacecraft docking

The mission kicked off Thursday night with a Florida launch, and the Starliner – which is designed to carry astronauts but is flying without people for this test – docked with the ISS Friday night at 8:28 pm ET. The docking occurred about an hour later than expected as ground crews worked through a few … Read more

Hubble Space Telescope spots streams of star formation flowing between galaxies

Stars from colliding galaxies flow together in a newly upgraded image from NASA’s venerable space telescope. The Hubble Space Telescope has been hard at work for more than three decades, and scientists never lose their fascination with the observatory’s vast archives. Take, for example, this “river of star formation,” as NASA officials termed it in … Read more

Boeing Starliner joins SpaceX’s Crew Dragon at the International Space Station

Boeing’s Starliner crew capsule has successfully rendezvoused, approached, and docked with the International Space Station for the first time, marking major several major milestones for NASA and its second Commercial Crew partner. Starliner’s second orbital flight test (OFT-2) began as expected with a near-flawless May 19th launch on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V … Read more

Could sea corals be used to treat CANCER? Scientists discover ‘holy grail’ chemical in soft corals

Could sea corals be used to treat CANCER? Scientists discover a ‘holy grail’ anti-cancer chemical in common soft corals off the Florida coast The chemical, called eleutherobin, has been shown to have cytotoxic properties It was first found in a rare coral off the coast of Australia in the 1990s Since then scientists have not … Read more

NASA Shares Beautiful Image Of Whirlpool Galaxy, Internet Says “Can’t Divert Eyes”

The spiral galaxy was captured with Hubbles Advanced Camera for Surveys. In its 30 years of service, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has snapped millions of photographs of intriguing events. It has captured some of the most amazing views of the universe, giving space enthusiasts’ eyes a treat. Now, one such image that appears like a … Read more

Huge asteroid TWICE the size of the Burj Khalifa will pass Earth on Friday

Huge asteroid TWICE the size of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, will pass Earth on Friday – and is the biggest space rock to come our way in 2022 The asteroid, named 7335 (1989 JA) measures 1.1 miles in diameter The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, is just over 0.5 miles tall … Read more

The Most Mind-Blowing Images Ever Taken of Earth from Space

Image: NASA / JPL-Caltech Curiosity one-upped the Spirit rover by capturing a view of both Earth and the Moon, which it did on January 31, 2014. The image, captured by the NASA rover’s Mastcam, was taken around 80 minutes after sunset, at which point Earth was the brightest object in the sky. The Red Planet … Read more

A Spacecraft Just Recorded The Lunar Eclipse Like You’ve Never Witnessed It Before

A total lunar eclipse is an incredible sight. As Earth passes between the Moon and the Sun, its shadow slips across the face of our satellite so only long, red wavelengths – sunlight refracted by Earth’s atmosphere – can slip through, tinting the usually pale Moon blood-red. That’s when we see it from here, on … Read more