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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

SCIENCE

SCIENCE
Virgin Atlantic CEO Richard Branson has launched Virgin Galactic, a public space company. Virgin Orbit.

Virgin Galactic’s sister company Virgin Orbit has conducted a drop test of its air-launched satellite booster over California in a key step towards space...
NASA, International Space Station, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Mark Kirasich, Orion

Nasa has conducted a full-stress launch abort test for the Orion capsules designed to carry astronauts to the moon. The capsule was empty for the...

Nasa will send a spacecraft to explore the surface of Saturn’s largest moon Titan and search for “the building blocks of life”, the space...
Mars Rovers

Levels of methane on Mars have dropped following a spike detected by Nasa’s Curiosity Rover last week which fuelled discussions about the possibility of...
NASA captures image of asteroid Bennu

US space agency Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach...

American space agency Nasa has announced it is opening the International Space Station up to new commercial opportunities such as space tourism from 2020. Up...
Elon Musk, Tesla, Internet Satellites,SpaceX, Technology

SpaceX satellites designed to beam internet coverage from space to under-served areas of the world have been revealed by Elon Musk ahead of their...

A bizarre Frankenstein-style experiment has breathed life into  the brains of pigs four hours after death. Scientists in the US restored circulation and cellular activity...

A scientific mission to document changes taking place beneath the Indian Ocean has broadcast its first live, television-quality video transmission from a two-person submersible. Monsoon...

SpaceX is set to carry out the first test of its Crew Dragon spacecraft with Nasa on Saturday morning, as the US looks to...