China’s Largest Rocket Has Plunged Back Through The Atmosphere


CHINA (May 9, 2021)---Remnants of China’s largest rocket, launched last week, are expected to plunge back through the atmosphere in the coming hours, landing somewhere around the Mediterranean Sea, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said on Sunday. https://twitter.com/MohamedSherif_H/status/1391218869260464129?s=20 The 18-tonne remnants of China’s Long March 5B rocket re-entered the…

Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission


PANAMA CITY, FL (May 2, 2021)---Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the longest-duration mission of…

Crew-1 Undocks From Station and Heads for Splashdown


FLORIDA (May 1, 2021)---The SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience spacecraft with astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker of NASA, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) inside undocked from the space-facing port of the International Space Station’s Harmony module at 8:35 p.m. EDT to complete a six-month science mission. https://youtu.be/21X5lGlDOfg Two very small engine burns separated Crew Dragon from the station, and the…

Former US Senator Confirmed By The US Senate To Lead NASA


LAKE MARY, Fla. - Former Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has been confirmed by the United States Senate to lead NASA, becoming the 14th administrator for the space agency. He succeeds Jim Bridenstine, a Republican from Oklahoma. NASA spokesperson Jackie McGuinness confirmed the unanimous vote on Thursday. Nelson, 78, represented Florida’s Space Coast during his nearly…

Tracking: Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Mission With Astronauts To The International Space Station April 23


FLORIDA (April 23, 2021)---Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station is on track for Friday, April 23, at 5:49 a.m. EDT. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with Crew Dragon spacecraft will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.…

World News Universe: “‘Exciting’ breakthrough at Large Hadron Collider may be key to unlocking mysteries of universe”


CANADA (April 9, 2021)---The key to understanding how the universe works may have been discovered by scientists working at the Large Hadron Collider in a breakthrough hailed as the most exciting in 20 years. Physicists have seen signs that a mystery force is interacting with other particles in a manner…

“Russian National Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Introduce Malware into a U.S. Company’s Computer Network”


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 19, 2021)---a Russian national pleaded guilty in federal court today for conspiring to travel to the United States to recruit an employee of a Nevada company into a scheme to introduce malicious software into the company’s computer network. According to court documents and admissions made…

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Successfully Landed On Mars


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 19, 2021)---Less than a day after NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover successfully landed on the surface of Mars, engineers and scientists at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California were hard at work, awaiting the next transmissions from Perseverance. As data gradually came in, relayed by…