WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - SpaceX has successfully launched a rocket with 64 satellites into space, the company said in a press release.
On Monday, the US space agency’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at a nearby asteroid that’s of great importance to scientists: it might have answers about what early Earth was like, but there’s a decent chance it might hit us, too. The spacecraft will grab a sample and study the rock before coming home.
A Saudi Arabian dissident living in Canada is suing an Israeli spyware firm on the grounds that it hacked into his phone and monitored his communications with now-slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi on behalf of Riyadh.
Earlier in the day, the first manned mission after the October accident blasted off from the Baikonur space center to the International Space Station (ISS).
Experts from the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, the University of Oulu, Finland, and the St. Petersburg-based Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences have compared the effect of cosmic ray solar modulation, as recorded by neutron monitors and the PAMELA satellite experiment.
According to the scientists, black holes do not actually resemble donuts, as it was previously believed, but rather look like gigantic 3D fountains spewing out the gas that surrounds them.
During the last launch on October 11, a rocket carrying Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin and NASA astronaut Nick Hague malfunctioned about two minutes after the liftoff, sending their escape capsule into a steep fall back to Earth.
A man driving Tesla was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in California, US. California Highway Patrol also suggests that he was using Tesla's special "driver assist" feature during his drunken drive.
The seismic signal which initially puzzled scientists was apparently a product of undersea volcanic activity, such as the inflation or deflation of calderas or simply the movement of magma below the sea floor.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The launch of Falcon 9 rocket in California, which is supposed to deliver cargo for the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission to low near-Earth orbit, was postponed from Sunday to Monday due to additional checks of the vehicle's second stage, the launch vehicle's developer SpaceX reported on Sunday.
The International Space Station is subject to the endless bombardment of tiny particles travelling at supersonic speeds. A team of MIT researchers has found that the micro-particles could be dangerous to the orbiting outpost - in some cases even being able to melt holes in its shielding material.
The owner of the most-subscribed YouTube channel, Felix ‘PewDiePie’ Kjellberg, while fighting with an Indian T-series channel to keep his top place, received unexpected support as printers around the world began autonomously pumping out leaflets calling for people to subscribe.
A presumptive meteorite, which was officially named "Little Colonsay" was investigated by the space agency's Curiosity rover.
Three small pebble-like pieces of our moon brought back to Earth by a USSR space mission sold at a New York City auction on Thursday for $850,000.
A wide-ranging data breach - one of the largest in history - has exposed the personal financial information of an estimated 500 million people, as hotel giant Marriott International confirmed that passport and credit card numbers were stolen over a period of at least four years.
The internet giant and its subsidiaries have been repeatedly accused of arbitrarily modifying their algorithms or otherwise censoring media to derank undesirable content, including Russian, Syrian and Iranian outlets.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced that Britain would explore the possibility of building its own satellite navigation system instead of relying on the EU’s Galileo, compelling another minister in her Cabinet to resign.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is planning to deploy and to start operating a full-scale base on the surface of the Moon between 2036 and 2040, according to a draft decision on lunar exploration program.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The Harris Corporation has been awarded a contract worth nearly $200 million to build and service the optical assembly on the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), the proposed successor to the Hubble, NASA announced in a press release.
The academic called out other researchers and commentators for their small-mindedness.