SpaceX is replacing two engines on the Falcon 9 rocket that will launch its next NASA astronaut mission after spotting a problem on an earlier launch.
Examining coastal sea rise, tracking underwater ocean waves and adding to long-term data about climate change will be the main scientific return of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite mission.
The satellites lifted off today (Oct. 28) atop a Rocket Lab Electron booster, which launched from the company’s New Zealand pad at 5:14 p.m. EDT (2114 GMT; 10:14 a.m. on Oct. 29 local New Zealand time).
Rocket Lab will make its second attempt to launch 10 new Earth-observation satellites today (Oct. 28) and you can watch it live here.
As Hurricane Zeta churned toward the northern Gulf Coast today (Oct. 28), the International Space Station captured some incredible views of the massive storm from orbit.
If NASA’s long-silent Opportunity Mars rover could phone home one last time to sing a sweet, sentimental song to its Earthly overlords from its dusty grave, it might go a little something like this.
Our sun’s death is a long way off — about 4.5 billion years, give or take — but someday it’s going to happen, and what then for our solar system?
Scientists have found the second place where a bouncing European lander touched down on Comet 67P six years ago, and the discovery is shedding light on the icy wanderer’s composition.
Rocket Lab will loft 10 new Earth-imaging satellites into orbit today (Oct. 28) and you can watch it live.
NASA and SpaceX will hold a press conference today (Oct. 28) to discuss the upcoming Crew-1 astronaut launch and you can follow it live here at 4 p.m. EDT. Listen live.