Starliner ISS Stay Prolonged to Finish Testing Helium Leaks and Thrusters

As engineers complete their examination of thruster issues and helium leaks on the crewed spacecraft, NASA and Boeing have once more extended the CST-100 Starliner’s stay at the International Space Station. NASA said during a briefing on June 18 that the Crew Flight Test (CFT) Continue Reading

An Ancient Star Is Visible Zooming 600 km/s Through Space

While this is true for the majority of Milky Way stars, not all of them follow a calm and systematic orbit around the galactic center. Occasionally, a maverick is observed surpassing other players by traveling at a speed that will ultimately cause it to be Continue Reading

NASA Decides to Continue Testing Starliner Aboard the International Space Station

Before the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft returns to Earth, NASA and Boeing plan to keep it aboard the International Space Station for a minimum of four more days to conduct additional testing of the commercial crew vehicle. NASA reported on June 14 that Starliner, carrying NASA Continue Reading

‘Spacesuit discomfort’ prompts NASA to cancel the spacewalk at the ISS

The two NASA astronauts’ planned spacewalk for today, June 13, has been rescheduled. Tracy Dyson and Matt Dominick, members of the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 71 crew, will not be participating in an extravehicular activity (EVA) that was supposed to start this Thursday, June Continue Reading

NASA Assesses Boeing’s Starliner Astronaut Test Flight’s Probable Effects on Helium Leaks and Other Factors

A detailed inspection of Boeing’s Starliner capsule is ongoing during its inaugural astronaut trip. On June 5, Starliner lifted off, sending NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Suni Williams on a Crew Flight Test (CFT) shakeout voyage to the International Space Station (ISS). Originally scheduled to Continue Reading

Carbon Is Remarkably Rich in an Early Galaxy

Once again, data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) suggests that the early cosmos was significantly more complicated than previously believed. This time, it has identified the telltale trace of carbon atoms in one of the oldest known galaxies, which formed only 350 million Continue Reading

23 Starlink Satellites Will be Launched by SpaceX from Florida

This evening, May 31, SpaceX is scheduled to launch a new batch of its Starlink satellites into space. It is planned that a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 23 of the broadband craft would launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station today. The launch window will Continue Reading

Starliner Capsule From Boeing has Returned to the Launch Pad

In preparation for their scheduled liftoff on Saturday, June 1, Starliner and its rocket vehicle, an Atlas V from United Launch Alliance (ULA), rolled out to the pad at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station today, May 30. At 12:25 p.m. EDT (16:25 GMT), that Continue Reading