SpaceX Mounts Starship Booster on Texas Launch Tower

SpaceX’s massive Super Heavy booster stage is now standing (very) tall on the company’s launch pad in south Texas, as it awaits a series of tests and final checks. The company is eager to launch the fully stacked Starship rocket for a flight test as early as July, but a number of regulatory hurdles still … Read more

‘Deepest image of our universe’ ever taken by Webb Telescope will be revealed in July

The James Webb Space Telescope will release its first high-resolution color images on July 12. One of those images “is the deepest image of our universe that has ever been taken,” said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson during a news conference on Wednesday. “If you think about that, this is farther than humanity has ever moved … Read more

Sea Corals Found To Be a Source of an Elusive “Anti-Cancer” Compound

Researchers proved that sea corals are a source of eleutherobin, a chemical with anti-cancer properties. Researchers find that sea corals are a source of a sought-after “anti-cancer” compound The ocean floor is riddled with mysteries, but scientists have just discovered one of its best-kept secrets. For the last 25 years, researchers have been looking for … Read more

OK, whose rocket just hit the moon?

You know you’re living in the space age when a rocket hits the moon, and the industry as a whole points to the sky and, like an angry teacher holding up a paper airplane, asks “Who launched this?!” Truly, that is what occurred this week as an unidentified rocket stage (!) impacted the lunar surface, … Read more

NASA CAPSTONE Launches Successfully – Will Test New Lunar Orbit for Artemis Moon Missions

CAPSTONE in orbit near the Moon: Once released from Rocket Lab’s Photon satellite bus, CAPSTONE will use its propulsion system to travel for approximately three months before entering into orbit around the Moon. Credit: Illustration by NASA/Daniel Rutter Today (June 28, 2022) Rocket Lab launched a CubeSat on a historic pathfinding mission to the moon … Read more