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Arecibo’s Damage is so Serious and Dangerous, They’re Just Going to Scrap the Observatory Entirely

In the wake of a second structural failure, the NSF has announced that the iconic Arecibo Observatory will be decommissioned…

1 week ago

SpaceX Starship Passes Static Fire Test With Three Raptor Engines, Finally Gets Nose Cone!

The Starship is coming together, literally and figuratively! With its three Raptor engines test fired, and nosecones and fins attached,…

1 month ago

Elon Musk Shares a View of Starship With Three Raptor Engines Installed

The SN8 Starship prototype just got its three Raptor engines, and is now preparing to test fire them. After that,…

2 months ago

Starman Just Made his Closest Approach to Mars

In a interesting bit of SpaceX news, Starman and his cherry Tesla Roadster made their first flyby of Mars, and…

2 months ago

NASA’s New Budget for Artemis? $28 Billion

Just in time for the upcoming elections, NASA has presented Congress with the projected budget for sending astronauts back to…

2 months ago

It Looks Like Firefighters Saved Mt. Wilson Observatory

Thanks to the heroic efforts of firefighters, the Mt. Wilson Observatory is now safe from the California wildfires raging through…

2 months ago

The SpaceX Starship Could be Making its Biggest Hop Yet (and a Belly-Flop) Next Month!

Elon Musk and SpaceX appear to be gearing up for a high-altitude hop test with the SN8 before the end…

3 months ago

An Update on the Damage to the Arecibo Observatory

The Arecibo Observatory suffered some serious damage last month, but an assessment and investigation is underway and repairs will follow!

3 months ago

SpaceX’s Starship Prototype Nails Another Hop Test! Bring on Orbital Flights!

SpaceX has nailed the hop test once again and the Starship is on its way toward making high-altitude flights and…

3 months ago

SpaceX is Going to Hop Starship Again This Weekend

SpaceX has a busy weekend ahead with three missions scheduled for Sunday, including a 150 m hop test with the…

3 months ago