SpaceX sends supplies to the space station in the 54th launch this year

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon space station supply ship blasts off from the Kennedy Space Center Saturday, kicking off a 17-hour rendezvous. If all goes well, the Dragon, loaded with 7,700-pounds of supplies and equipment, will dock at the lab complex at 7:30 am EST Sunday. NASA TV SpaceX launched its 26th … Read more

SpaceX to launch tomato seeds, other supplies to the space station

CNN — SpaceX will once again try to get a fresh haul of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to wave off its first attempt. The mission is set to take off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 pm ET … Read more

James Webb telescope: New data on WASP-39b is a ‘game changer,’ scientists say

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of a faraway planet’s skies, scoring another first for the exoplanet science community. WASP-39b, otherwise known as Bocaprins, can be … Read more

NASA Will Let You Send Messages to an iPad On Board Orion

The current view inside Orion, featuring the Callisto tech demo. Also, check out the Snoopy plush doll, which is floating just to the bottom-right of the center. Photo: NASA NASA’s Artemis 1 mission features a host of demonstration technologies, including Callisto—a collaboration between Lockheed Martin, Amazon, and Cisco. The Callisto team is making it possible … Read more

Webb telescope makes another discovery on faraway exoplanet

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of a faraway planet’s skies, scoring another first for the exoplanet science community. WASP-39b, otherwise known as Bocaprins, can be … Read more

Dwarf tomato seeds to launch to space station aboard SpaceX resupply flight

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — SpaceX’s 26th commercial resupply is set to launch this weekend, and it’ll carry a bounty of supplies, a pair of new solar arrays, dwarf tomato seeds and a range of scientific experiments to … Read more

NASA’s inflatable heat shield could land humans on Mars

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When a large experimental heat shield inflated in space and faced the brutal reentry of Earth’s atmosphere last week, the aeroshell survived — and NASA officials have deemed it a “huge success.” The … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope spots what may be the most distant galaxy yet found

The James Webb Space Telescope has spotted a remote, reddish galaxy shining just 350 million years after the birth of the cosmos 13.8 billion years ago, surprising astronomers who are struggling to figure out how stars and galaxies could have formed so rapidly in the wake of the Big Bang, researchers said Thursday. “These observations … Read more