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NASA due to resume human spaceflight from U.S. soil with SpaceX Florida launch
Posted on May 27, 2020 at 3:27 pm

SpaceX, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket company, was scheduled to launch two Americans into orbit on Wednesday from Florida on a mission that would mark the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years. […]

Collision of galaxies may have spurred our solar system's formation
Posted on May 26, 2020 at 9:26 pm

A violent event on a colossal scale - the crash of two galaxies - may have paved the way for our solar system's birth. […]

Musk's SpaceX set for debut astronaut mission, renewing NASA's crewed launch program
Posted on May 26, 2020 at 9:12 pm

Entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX is set to launch two American astronauts to the International Space Station on Wednesday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, ending the U.S. space agency's nine-year hiatus in human spaceflight. […]

Elon Musk's SpaceX raises $346 million ahead of debut astronaut mission
Posted on May 26, 2020 at 4:58 pm

Elon Musk's SpaceX said on Tuesday that it raised $346.2 million in a new round of funding, a day before it launches two American astronauts to the International Space Station. […]

Virgin Orbit fails first rocket launch attempt from modified plane
Posted on May 26, 2020 at 12:44 am

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit company aborted its first attempt to launch a rocket into space from the belly of a 747 airplane on Monday, the company said. […]

SpaceX to bring astronauts to short-handed Space Station for longer stay
Posted on May 24, 2020 at 10:46 pm

Two NASA astronauts gearing up to ride SpaceX's new space taxi will now be on a mission planned to last more than a month, instead of a week, to help the short-handed crew aboard the International Space Station, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. […]

Coronavirus vaccine safe in early trial, hydroxychloroquine may increase death risk
Posted on May 23, 2020 at 12:03 am

The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. […]

NASCAR back on track as F1 and IndyCar stuck in virtual world
Posted on May 22, 2020 at 6:02 pm

NASCAR will have a clear run this Sunday on what would normally be motor racing's most glamorous and busiest day, with Formula One and IndyCar remain stuck in the virtual world. […]

Children with COVID-19 may have lower infectivity than adults, UK scientists say
Posted on May 22, 2020 at 1:44 pm

Children have milder COVID-19 symptoms than adults and the balance of evidence suggests they may also have lower susceptibility and infectivity than adults, scientists advising the British government have said. […]

For first time, scientists spot an alien planet as it is being formed
Posted on May 20, 2020 at 7:55 pm

Astronomers have gazed into what appears to be a planetary maternity ward, observing for the first time within a huge disk of dense gas and dust surrounding a newly formed star a planet in the process of being born. […]

Monkey studies encouraging for coronavirus vaccine; virus travels further on breezy days
Posted on May 20, 2020 at 5:40 pm

The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. […]

NASA human spaceflight chief resigns ahead of launch
Posted on May 20, 2020 at 2:21 am

NASA's human spaceflight chief Doug Loverro has resigned, according to an internal memo seen by agency employees on Tuesday, just a week before the agency is scheduled to launch two astronauts into space from U.S. soil for the first time since 2011.&nbs […]

Fossil of one of the last megaraptors on the planet found in Argentina
Posted on May 19, 2020 at 8:01 am

Paleontologists from the Argentine Museum of Natural Sciences said on Monday they found the 70-million-year-old remains of a megaraptor, making it one of the last carnivorous dinosaurs to inhabit the earth. […]

'Star Trek, not Star Wars:' NASA releases basic principles for moon exploration pact
Posted on May 15, 2020 at 7:26 pm

NASA on Friday set the stage for a global debate over the basic principles governing how humans will live and work on the moon, as it released the main tenets of an international pact for moon exploration called the Artemis Accords. […]

Statins may help older coronavirus patients avoid symptoms; COVID-19 more than respiratory illness
Posted on May 15, 2020 at 6:22 pm

The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. […]