Boeing Spacecraft Should Be Grounded Over ‘Risk Of A Disaster,’ Warns NASA Contractor

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) After a last minute delay of the debut mission of the Boeing Starliner earlier this week, a NASA contractor is warning the space agency that potentially disastrous problems may still lurk in the Atlas V rocket. 2025 Subaru Forester Keeps Subie’s Legendary Off-Road Capability NASA delayed the crewed debut mission … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner Is Finally Ready to Launch a NASA Crew Into Space

“It fits in with the general narrative of Boeing having lost its way,” says McDowell. Starliner, like Crew Dragon, is a capsule-shaped spacecraft like the Apollo missions of old. Capable of carrying up to seven astronauts, the craft is largely autonomous, requiring major input only in the event of an emergency. During the test mission … Read more

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft to launch first crewed mission

Boeing’s first crewed mission of its Starliner spacecraft is set to launch Monday night, a milestone for the aerospace manufacturer. The Starliner is scheduled to lift off at about 10:30 p.m. Monday, weather permitting, carrying two NASA astronauts. The Crew Flight Test will be the first time Boeing’s aerospace efforts carry people into space after … Read more

NASA Confirms Where the Space Junk That Hit a Florida House Came From

NASA has confirmed that the object that fell into a Florida home last month was part of a battery pack released from the International Space Station. This extraordinary incident opens a new frontier in space law. NASA, the homeowner, and attorneys are navigating little-used legal codes and intergovernmental agreements to determine who should pay for … Read more

NASA Space Junk Tears Through Florida Home

Have you ever been sitting in your home, minding your own business when suddenly a two-pound hunk of junk from the heavens smashed through the ceiling? No? Me neither. But that’s exactly what happened to Florida native Alejandro Otero last month. 2025 Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Ride Along The Naples, Florida, resident had their peace … Read more

Edmonton doctor working with NASA to study cancer samples in space

An Edmonton-born oncologist is using a new frontier to research ways to fight cancer. Dr. Matthew Strickland’s samples have been sent by NASA to the International Space Station. Strickland and his team will study the effects of microgravity on cancer by studying how cancer samples — human tumour cells grown into a 3D model of … Read more

Russian Soyuz MS-25 Spacecraft Launch To ISS Cancelled At Last Minute

The spacecraft was meant to carry Russian and Belarusian cosmonauts and an American astronaut to ISS Moscow: The launch of a Russian Soyuz spacecraft, which was meant to carry Russian and Belarusian cosmonauts and an American astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS), was cancelled at the last minute on Thursday. “Launch!” mission control said … Read more

Why there is a new global race to the moon

Japan recently became the fifth nation to successfully complete a soft landing on the moon’s surface, joining a select few countries — the U.S., Russia, China and India — in accomplishing this feat. But moon landings are likely to become more common over the next few years. Globally, more than 100 lunar missions, both by … Read more

The Skyhook Could Slingshot Mankind Across The Solar System

The International Space Station is due for decommission in the 2030s. NASA is currently evaluating how to go about retiring the station: options include letting it burn up in the atmosphere or pushing it into a graveyard orbit. There’s another option that doesn’t involve disposing of the ISS at all, which would extend the life … Read more