Spaceflight Now SpaceX’s first Falcon 9 Block 5 test-fired at pad 39ASpaceflight NowEDITOR’S NOTE: Updated at 10:30 p.m. EDT (0230 GMT) with details. . . SpaceX’s launch team loaded liquid propellants into the company’s first upgraded Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket Friday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida,... Read more
Ars Technica SpaceX and Boeing spacecraft may not become operational until 2020Ars TechnicaA new report provides some insight into the challenges that SpaceX and Boeing are facing when it comes to flying commercial crew missions, and it also suggests both companies may be nearly two years away from reaching... Read more
The TeCake Uranus clouds smell like rotten egg? Research creates mysteryThe TeCakeIrwin said that exposure and suffocation in the negative 200 degrees Celsius (minus 328 degrees Fahrenheit) atmosphere, made of mostly hydrogen, helium, and methane, would take its toll long before the smell. The TeCake Staff thetecake. 3 Min... Read more
ABC Online Children have muscles that perform like those of endurance athletes, study findsABC OnlineEver wondered why kids can run around all day and never seem to get tired? A new study suggests it’s because their muscles resist fatigue in a similar way to those of elite endurance athletes.... Read more
I4U News 27 Million Year Old Baleen Whale Is Among Oldest Of Its KindI4U NewsThe new genus and species of extinct baleen whale is based on a skull and associated bones unearthed from New Zealand’s Hakataramea Valley. Paleontologists have discovered fossilized remains of a new baleen whale species in... Read more
TIME The Lyrid Meteor Shower Is Coming This Weekend. Here’s How to See One of The Best Meteor Showers of the YearTIMEThe annual Lyrid meteor shower will dazzle the skies this weekend, hitting its peak on Saturday around dawn. Here’s what you need to know about the can’t miss... Read more
Science Examiner New detailed Jupiter images sent by JunoScience ExaminerNASA’s Juno has kept documenting the things that it comes across in the outer space and has sent back the images to the space agency. We have already heard and seen with Juno, the auroras on the Jupiter and the... Read more
Gizmodo Instead of Nuking an Asteroid Headed Toward Earth, We Could Just Splash It With PaintGizmodoRecent headlines have contained lots of asteroid-nuking talk. There’s a team of Russian scientists zapping mini asteroids in their lab, and supposedly NASA is thinking about a plan that would hypothetically involve nuking Bennu... Read more
PerfScience NASA’s Hammer Spacecraft aiming to divert asteroid from hitting our planetPerfScienceNASA scientists are working on a plan to divert or blow up an asteroid in case it was on course to collide with our planet. There is very low chance of any major asteroid hitting our planet in... Read more NASA Tells Kelly Twins They Are As Identical As AlwaysPatch.comAfter a report that Scott Kelly’s DNA had changed in space, meaning that he and his brother, Mark, are no longer identical, NASA clarifies. By Colin Miner, Patch Staff | Mar 17, 2018 12:07 am ET | Updated Mar... Read more