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Boeing Starliner launches first crewed mission for NASA

After years of delays and multiple recent setbacks, Boeing’s Starliner launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on June 5 aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket at 10:52AM. The spacecraft is now en route…


Wild NASA proposal envisions magnetic hover trains on the moon

A NASA mechanical engineer wants to build a levitating magnetic robot train on the moon—and his employer is interested in hearing more. Earlier this month, the agency’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program supplied six “visionary”…


Rare quadruple solar flare event captured by NASA

Earlier this week, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) recorded a rarely seen event—four nearly-simultaneous flare eruptions involving three separate sunspots, as well as the magnetic filament between them. But as impressive as it is, the…



Greetings, Earth! NASA can understand Voyager 1 again

For the first time since November 2023, NASA is receiving meaningful communication from its Voyager 1 probe. The agency has spent months troubleshooting a glitch in why the famed probe was sending home messages that…