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Natalie Portman longs for the stars in dreamlike ‘Lucy In The Sky’ trailer

03.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Few humans have ever faced the vastness of outer space and then had to literally come back down to Earth after. In Lucy In The Sky, Natalie Portman plays an astronaut who struggles immensely upon returning to her home planet after glimpsing the "... ...

SpaceX tests starship’s heat shield tiles

03.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Elon Musk is determined to get to Mars and return home, but in order for a spacecraft to re-enter Earth's atmosphere, it needs to be able to withstand the heat. Yesterday, SpaceX tested the heat shield tiles that allow the company's Starship interpla... ...

Successful launch propels OneWeb to $1.25B in new funding

Following the successful launch and deployment of the first six satellites in a planned constellation of hundreds, OneWeb has raised $1.25 billion in funding to kickstart mass production. It’s a powerful endorsement of and ambitious plan to create an entirely new layer of global connectivity. To blanket the world in internet, OneWeb means to send ...

Rocket launch seen from the International Space Station

It took place a few weeks ago, but it's a good day for it all the same.

Credit: NASA, ISS, Riccardo Rossi (ISAA) Music: Inspiring Adventure Cinematic Background by Maryna Details: https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap181126.html Comments: http://asterisk.apod.com/discuss_apod... Attribution: NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

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Opportunity’s last Mars panorama is a showstopper

The Opportunity Mars Rover may be officially offline for good, but its legacy of science and imagery is ongoing — and NASA just shared the last (nearly) complete panorama the robot sent back before it was blanketed in dust. ...

Astronaut’s magnificent photo of SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaching the International Space Station

NASA astronaut Anne McClain captured this astonishing image of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaching her temporary residence, the International Space Station. "The dawn of a new era in human spaceflight," McClain tweeted with the photo.

The SpaceX Crew Dragon, containing supplies rather than humans for this test, docked at the ISS yesterday morning and ...