NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft launched from the asteroid Bennu and is headed back to Earth on Monday after retrieving a sample from the space rock. The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource … [Read more...] about NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft heading back to Earth after retrieving asteroid sample
NASA rebuked China for failing to meet responsible spacefaring standards after remnants of the nation's rogue Long March 5B rocket landed in the Indian Ocean near the Maldives early Sunday.Sightings … [Read more...] about NASA slams China after rocket debris lands near Maldives for ‘failing to meet responsible standards’
The core of China's Long March 5B rocket is predicted to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere in a matter of hours, but scientists and government agencies still cannot pinpoint the point of impact. Core, … [Read more...] about China rocket debris falling toward Earth this weekend; point of impact still unknown
NASA's Mars Ingenuity helicopter took off on its fifth test flight Friday, but it won't be returning to the Perseverance rover this time. The helicopter took flight around 3:30 p.m. ET from Wright … [Read more...] about NASA releases video and audio of Ingenuity flying on Mars as the helicopter sets off on its own Friday
Weather permitting, residents of the Eastern U.S. and Bermuda may be able to see a NASA suborbital sounding rocket launch from Virginia's Wallops Flight Facility on Saturday.The mission to explore … [Read more...] about NASA Wallops rocket launch: These states could catch a glimpse
Billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' spaceflight company Blue Origin announced Tuesday that it would auction off one of the seats on its first-ever crewed mission scheduled to blast off this … [Read more...] about Bezos’ Blue Origin flight: How you can bid for a seat
The Eta Aquarid meteor shower will peak Wednesday evening into early Thursday morning, giving curious viewers the opportunity to see debris from the famous Halley's Comet.The second spring meteor … [Read more...] about Eta Aquarid 2021 meteor shower: How to watch
China's Long March 5B rocket's core stage is set to make an uncontrolled reentry into Earth's atmosphere in the next few days. The 100-foot-long object is orbiting the blue marble every 90 minutes, … [Read more...] about What happens when space debris crashes on Earth?
The almost 100-foot core of China's Long March 5B rocket is likely to make an uncontrolled reentry at an unknown point in the coming days.The spacecraft launched Thursday into low Earth orbit from … [Read more...] about What happened the last time Chinese rocket debris made an uncontrolled reentry?
The almost 100-foot core of China's Long March 5B rocket is likely to make an uncontrolled reentry at an unknown point in the coming days.The spacecraft launched Thursday into low Earth orbit from … [Read more...] about Chinese rocket debris to make an uncontrolled reentry: What happened the last time