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Hawking, Zuckerberg unveil $10B plan to reach Alpha Centauri in 20 years

Posted on 03/17 02:36 in Shows | 0

Back on Earth, we’d then aim a yet-to-exist super-laser at these sails and blast them out in the direction of Alpha Centauri, our closest stellar neighbor.2c the team estimate their sail probes could reach Alpha Centauri in just over 20 years.

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NASA has found the lost STEREO-B spacecraft after two years

Posted on 08/24 14:12 in Shows | 0

Over the weekend, the NASA team was able to make contact with the lost spacecraft, leading to hope that the mission could be back at full power in the not-too-distant future.The STEREO satellites are more properly known as Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatories.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 explodes on launch pad destroying Facebook communication satellite

Posted on 09/01 20:58 in Shows | 0

The spacecraft exploded while still on the launchpad in preparation for a launch this weekend at Cape Canaveral, Florida.According to SpaceX, the explosion took place during a fueling operation for pre-launch testing.

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NASA and NOAA launch most advanced weather satellite ever

Posted on 11/21 21:23 in Shows | 0

A new weather satellite is on its way into space, but it’s unlike any of the weather satellites we have right now.Launched over the weekend by NASA and NOAA, the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) is the first of a new fleet of weather-tracking satellites that could help scientists predict weather patterns further in advance and save lives.

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ESA satellite watches San Francisco's Millennium Tower sinking from space

Posted on 11/30 18:19 in Shows | 0

If anything, Millennium Tower appears to be sinking even faster.Some in San Francisco say you can see the minor tilt from a sufficient distance away, but that might be confirmation bias.

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