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Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California.

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  • NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it
    NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars. More
  • Russia charging NASA $70 million per rocket seat
    NASA is blaming Congress for the need to pay $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space. More
  • U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list
    The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
  • Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint
    California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
  • Prospect of life on Venus propels interest in robotic missions
    The next obvious step is sending a robotic probe to take a closer look, something NASA and its Russian counterpart seem interested in doing. The U.S. space agency was already considering going forward ...
    09/19/2020 - 3:03 pm | View Link
  • What we learned from Auburn’s final week of fall camp
    Auburn wraps up the final week of preseason practices Saturday, with game week just around the corner. Here's what we learned this week.
    09/19/2020 - 7:39 am | View Link
  • After a tantalizing discovery at Venus, what could an astrobiology mission look like?
    Suddenly, a mission to investigate whether Venus might be hospitable to life after all doesn't seem quite so outlandish. Astronomers announced Monday (Sept. 14) that they have identified phosphine, a ...
    09/19/2020 - 12:32 am | View Link
  • ISS cosmonaut delivers space photography lesson for flat-Earthers
    Ivan Vagner of Roscosmos has been orbiting Earth on the International Space Station for months now. He's shared tons of photos of Earth landmarks through social media, and it seems he would like ...
    09/17/2020 - 7:28 am | View Link
    The four-part docuseries examines the lives of the seven crew members that perished, including teacher Christa McAuliffe, and the safety issues NASA knew about before the flight.
    09/16/2020 - 9:30 am | View Link
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