WASHINGTON A new probe built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on a blazing hot journey to the sun on Sunday to take the first close-up look at the star's polar regions, a mission expected to yield insight into how solar radiant energy affects Earth. | Video
WASHINGTON, Feb 9 NASA and the European Space
Agency are gearing up to send a new probe toward the sun to take
a unique look at its blazing poles, an unprecedented view
expected to help researchers grasp how the star's vast bubble of
energy affects Earth and humans in space.
WASHINGTON A new spacecraft built jointly by U.S. and European space agencies is ready for a blazing journey to the sun to capture an unprecedented view of its two poles, an angle that could help researchers understand how the star’s vast bubble of magnetic energy affects Earth.
WASHINGTON American astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday after a record stay on the International Space Station, ending a 328-day mission expected to yield new insights into deep-space travel. | Video
Boeing narrowly missed a "catastrophic failure" during its December flight test of an unmanned space taxi that was cut short by an unrelated problem, a NASA safety review panel said Thursday, recommending that the agency examine Boeing's software verification process before letting it fly humans to space.
WASHINGTON U.S. astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, was due to return to Earth on Thursday after a record stay aboard the International Space Station, capping a busy mission that could yield key insights into deep-space travel.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, a big step in its mission to fly NASA astronauts for the first time as soon as this spring. | Video
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Jan 19 Elon Musk's SpaceX
simulated a dramatic emergency landing on Sunday to test a key
abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, the company's
final milestone test before flying NASA astronauts from U.S.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Jan 19 Elon Musk's SpaceX will
try again on Sunday to destroy one of its own rockets in a test
of a crucial emergency abort system, a day after bad weather
forced the company to delay its final milestone test before
flying NASA astronauts from U.S. soil.