Elizabeth Howell
Elizabeth Howell
CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
RECENT ARTICLES
No Rating
NASA delays 2nd test fire of SLS megarocket booster due to valve issue

NASA delays 2nd test fire of SLS megarocket booster due to valve issue

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.NASA's moon megarocket is facing yet another testing delay ahead of the vehicle's expected first flight for the .For months, NASA personnel have been conducting a series of tests called a "green run" on the first core stage of the agency's massive new rocket, the (SLS). The tests are occurring at the in Mississippi ahead of being shipped to Florida for the uncrewed Artemis 1 launch from the NASA Kennedy Space Center, near Orlando.In a (Feb. 22), NASA said it is...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
3d ago
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Time is running out to enter the Inspiration4 contests for a SpaceX rocket trip

Time is running out to enter the Inspiration4 contests for a SpaceX rocket trip

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.You only have a few days left to try and win a chance to go to space on the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission, which is scheduled to launch to Earth orbit in late 2021.Until the end of this week, go to the to win one of its two final seats, along with billionaire and commander and Hayley Arceneaux, a physician assistant at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee who survived bone cancer and as the crew's chief medical officer. Isaacman donated two more...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
4d ago
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
NASA will unveil dramatic video of the Perseverance rover landing on Mars today. Here's how to watch live.

NASA will unveil dramatic video of the Perseverance rover landing on Mars today. Here's how to watch live.

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Update for 6 pm ET: NASA has unveiled the first-ever video of a landing on Mars as seen by the Perseverance rover. You can see the video above and .The first-ever rover landing video from Mars is about to come to Earth, and you can watch its release live today, courtesy of NASA. At 2 p.m. EST (1900 GMT), NASA will unveil video of the as it landed on Mars as seen from the rover itself. and on Space.com's homepage courtesy of NASA TV. on Thursday (Feb. 18) to begin its...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
5d ago
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Childhood bone cancer survivor joins private Inspiration4 spaceflight on SpaceX rocket

Childhood bone cancer survivor joins private Inspiration4 spaceflight on SpaceX rocket

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.A 29-year-old survivor of childhood bone cancer may become one of the youngest people to fly in space when she launches on a private trip aboard a SpaceX rocket.Hayley Arceneaux, a physician assistant at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, will join led by billionaire Jared Isaacman, which will launch on a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule later this year. Arceneaux's selection as the "Hope" member of the crew was .  The invitation to join Isaacman's...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
5d ago
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Widespread Texas power outages delay Boeing's second Starliner spacecraft test flight to April

Widespread Texas power outages delay Boeing's second Starliner spacecraft test flight to April

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.NASA's hit another delay in getting a second spacecraft ready to ferry astronauts to space.The second uncrewed test of has been delayed from no earlier than March 25 to no earlier than April 2 "to allow more time for spacecraft and hardware processing," according to a (Feb. 17). Teams in Houston are also dealing with widespread power outages due to severe winter storms in the past week affecting the Texas electricity grid, .Related:History of NASA:Discover the story...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Feb 19
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
It's landing day on Mars! NASA's Perseverance rover will touch down on the Red Planet today

It's landing day on Mars! NASA's Perseverance rover will touch down on the Red Planet today

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.It's landing day for Perseverance and all eyes are on the Red Planet.The rover spent the last seven months flying the roughly 125-million-mile (202 million kilometers) distance to Mars on a quest to find signs of ancient life. Later today (Feb. 18), the mission will begin a daring ""-type descent, and if all goes well, its wheel touchdown will signal the beginning of the most powerful rover yet to roam the Martian surface. Perseverance will broadcast information back...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Feb 18
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Watch NASA light a fire on a spaceship on purpose. You know, for science.

Watch NASA light a fire on a spaceship on purpose. You know, for science.

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.A fiery experiment deliberately lit in a cargo spacecraft last month monitored than most previous efforts to learn how fire works in space have.The Spacecraft Fire Safety Experiment-V (Saffire-V), which occurred after a Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft departed the on Jan. 6, is the latest in a series of fire studies to protect astronauts on long-term missions.Saffire-V lasted 26 hours, then the Cygnus spacecraft, which was filled with trash, burned up safely in...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Feb 11
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
NASA's Perseverance rover is one week away from a daring landing on Mars. Watch how it works.

NASA's Perseverance rover is one week away from a daring landing on Mars. Watch how it works.

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.NASA's next flagship rover is one week away from landing  on the Red Planet.On Feb. 18, the will attempt a daring skycrane landing similar to one aced by its predecessor Curiosity August 2012, and an epic .NASA dubbed the rover's landing a harrowing "" as it had never been done before. The rover had to nail its entire landing sequence on its own, from atmospheric entry and parachute release to an unprecedented rocket-powered hover maneuver as Curiosity was lowered to...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Feb 11
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
China's iSpace fails to reach orbit in 2nd launch attempt

China's iSpace fails to reach orbit in 2nd launch attempt

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The Chinese startup iSpace launched its Hyperbola-1 rocket for the first time in 2019. The second launch attempt on Feb.1, 2021 failed to reach orbit.(Image: © iSpace)The first private Chinese company to reach orbit met with failure Monday (Feb. 1) during its second attempt to go to space.iSpace's four-stage failed after liftoff while attempting to carry the cubesat-sized Fangzhou-2 (Ark-2) satellite into space, which also never made it. Media reports indicate the...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Feb 4
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Largest sea on Saturn's mysterious moon Titan could be more than 1,000 feet deep

Largest sea on Saturn's mysterious moon Titan could be more than 1,000 feet deep

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.An artist's depiction of a sea on Saturn's moon Titan.(Image: © NASA/John Glenn Research Center)NASA's epic at Saturn is still generating valuable scientific data more than three years after its demise.Data from one of the spacecraft's last flybys of , a large moon with the precursors of life's chemistry, reveals that a huge lake on the surface called Kraken Mare is more than 1,000 feet ( 300 meters) deep — that's roughly the equivalent of the height of New York...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Jan 23
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
From interstellar space, twin Voyager probes spot 'electron burst'

From interstellar space, twin Voyager probes spot 'electron burst'

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft are still making discoveries more than 40 years after launching.(Image: © NASA/JPL)NASA's twin Voyager probes keep making discoveries in interstellar space.The Voyager mission has detected a new type of "electron burst," which will provide insights into the mechanisms of flaring stars, a new study reports. The bursts occur when cosmic ray electrons — fast-moving particles from far beyond the solar system — are pushed by shock waves...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Dec 6
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Boeing's Starliner spacecraft software passes qualification review for next NASA test flight

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft software passes qualification review for next NASA test flight

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The fully assembled Starliner spacecraft being prepared to fly Boeing’s Orbital Flight Test-2 is lifted inside the Starliner production factory at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on Jan. 13, 2021.(Image: © John Grant/Boeing)Boeing passed a big spacecraft software test for its commercial crew spacecraft as it continues the long road to fixing the problems that bugged out a 2019 test flight to the International Space Station.The company's first attempt to send an...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Jan 21
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Baby Yoda lands in Minecraft Star Wars DLC

Baby Yoda lands in Minecraft Star Wars DLC

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.A range of "" stories from a galaxy far, far away landed recently in the epic building game, Minecraft— including some with Baby Yoda.A new downloadable content (DLC) package called "" landed in the Minecraft Marketplace a short while ago, according to Minecraft.net. A shows several worlds of fun awaiting long time "Star Wars" fans. A Baby Yoda makes a cameo appearance, in a nod to the ongoing Season 2 of "The Mandalorian" on Disney Plus. The Millennium Falcon has a...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Jan 9
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
To all the rockets we lost in 2020 and what we learned from them

To all the rockets we lost in 2020 and what we learned from them

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.SpaceX's Starship SN8 prototype launched on its first high-altitude test flight from Boca Chica, Texas on Dec. 9, 2020. The prototype exploded upon landing.(Image: © SpaceX)Launching rockets is hard. Most of the time we get it right, but sometimes unexpected things happen. Perhaps it's because of a stage failure or perhaps it's because of using a daring prototype, like SpaceX's Starship. But, as devastating as a failure can feel, it can help the teams behind these...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Dec 29
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
India to launch Shukrayaan Venus mission in 2024 after pandemic delays: reports

India to launch Shukrayaan Venus mission in 2024 after pandemic delays: reports

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.A view of Venus from NASA's Mariner 10 spacecraft based on data captured in 1974.India is now planning to launch its own Venus orbiter in 2024.(Image: © NASA/JPL-Caltech)India plans to launch a new orbiter to Venus in 2024, a year later than planned, according to media reports.The Shukrayaan orbiter will be the first mission to Venus by the (ISRO) and will study the planet for four years, , which cited a presentation by an ISRO research scientist at a NASA-chartered...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Dec 1
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Japan launches advanced relay satellite with laser communications tech into orbit

Japan launches advanced relay satellite with laser communications tech into orbit

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Artist's concept of the JAXA Laser Utilizing Communication System (LUCAS) payload relaying information to other satellites using laser technology.(Image: © JAXA)A Japanese satellite carrying laser relay technology launched into space Sunday (Nov. 29) on a mission to transfer data at high speeds from military and civilian Earth observation spacecraft.The communications satellite carrying the laser payload soared to orbit at at 2:25 a.m. EST (0725 GMT or 4:25 p.m. local...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Nov 29
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
New Supersonic Travel Options Emerge On Earth And Mars

New Supersonic Travel Options Emerge On Earth And Mars

BETAThis is a BETA experience. You may opt-out by Nov 23, 2020,Supersonic flight is suddenly a hot topic again, with Aerion Supersonic and Spire Global jointly announcing new technology to reduce high-altitude contrails on a new supersonic commercial aircraft.Plane contrails are a known contributor to global warming and Spire plans to use its network of satellites to make the best predictions of flight paths to reduce contrail formation. The partnership will “increase fuel conservation, improve operational efficiencies, and reduce the environmental footprint” of supersonic technology...

forbes.com
Elizabeth Howell
Nov 23
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Asteroid Apophis is speeding up from sunlight as scientists recalculate odds of 2068 impact

Asteroid Apophis is speeding up from sunlight as scientists recalculate odds of 2068 impact

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory captured asteroid Apophis in its field of view during the approach to Earth on January, 5-6, 2013. This image shows the asteroid in Herschel’s three PACS wavelengths: 70, 100 and 160 microns.(Image: © ESA/Herschel/PACS/MACH-11/MPE/B.Altieri (ESAC) and C. Kiss (Konkoly Observatory))Astronomers say they'll have to keep an eye on the to see how much of a danger the space rock poses to our planet during a close pass in 2068. But don't...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Nov 6
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
NASA's OSIRIS-REx will play 'tag' with asteroid Bennu to collect samples today. But will it succeed?

NASA's OSIRIS-REx will play 'tag' with asteroid Bennu to collect samples today. But will it succeed?

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Update for 6:58 pm ET: NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has successfully performed its asteroid Bennu sample-collection attempt, though it will take up to 10 days to determine if samples were actually captured. .Original story:After more than a year of carefully mapping asteroid Bennu, a NASA spacecraft will attempt an historic to nab a precious sample of dirt to return to Earth. But we won't know if it fully succeeded for another 10 days, NASA officials said in a news...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Oct 20
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
How commercializing the International Space Station can help astronauts get to the moon and Mars

How commercializing the International Space Station can help astronauts get to the moon and Mars

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Commercializing the (ISS) could allow for testing components for future moon and Mars missions, and the orbiting platform could also be a pit stop on the way to the moon, according to a panel at the virtual International Astronautical Congress.The IAC usually runs in-person at a different city every year, but its 2020 conference in Dubai was delayed by a year in favor of virtual sessions — a necessary change due to the novel . Participants in the ISS commercialization...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Oct 14
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
US faces tight timeline for 2024 moon landing, NASA chief tells Senate

US faces tight timeline for 2024 moon landing, NASA chief tells Senate

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.An artist's illustration of an Artemis landing craft at the lunar south pole.(Image: © NASA)needs to have a new  lunar lander and giant rocket ready by next year in order to return astronauts to the moon by 2024, the space agency's chief Jim Bridenstine told Congress Wednesday (Sept. 23). In a Senate appropriations committee hearing, Bridenstine said NASA aims to send an uncrewed mission, called Artemis 1, around the moon in November 2021 to prepare for the first...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Sep 28
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Saturn's ocean moon Enceladus has fresh ice in unexpected place

Saturn's ocean moon Enceladus has fresh ice in unexpected place

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.Saturn's geyser-spewing moon may be even more active than scientists had thought.Fresh images created using data from NASA's dead Cassini spacecraft show that Enceladus' northern hemisphere was resurfaced with ice relatively recently. This new information adds to the known activity in the southern hemisphere, where Cassini spotted more than 100 .Researchers spotted the northern changes after looking at the heat signature of Enceladus, using reflected sunlight parsed...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Sep 21
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
'It sounds like an animal': NASA astronauts describe the Crew Dragon re-entry experience

'It sounds like an animal': NASA astronauts describe the Crew Dragon re-entry experience

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.The SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft is seen as it lands with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020.(Image: © NASA/Bill Ingalls)SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft practically came alive during its dramatic (Aug. 2), its NASA crew reported.NASA astronauts and said they felt shimmies, tremors and rolls as the capsule, named Endeavour, returned to Earth Sunday to wrap...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Aug 4
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
How NASA's Demo-2 astronauts will make a historic splashdown on Earth

How NASA's Demo-2 astronauts will make a historic splashdown on Earth

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.This upcoming Sunday (Aug. 2, 2020) NASA will attempt its first ocean splashdown in nearly 45 years with SpaceX's Demo-2 mission. This still from a NASA video shows an Orion spacecraft about splashing down after visiting an asteroid parked in orbit around the moon during the Asteroid Retrieval and Utilization mission.(Image: © NASA)Just over 45 years since the last American astronaut splashed down in the ocean, NASA and its partner are set to land astronauts in the...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Jul 29
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
No Rating
Most of the Milky Way's life-hosting planets may have formed early on

Most of the Milky Way's life-hosting planets may have formed early on

TrendingSpace is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.An artist's illustration of the potentially habitable exoplanet Kepler-1649c orbiting its host red dwarf star.(Image: © NASA/Ames Research Center/Daniel Rutter)Rocky planets that formed early in our Milky Way galaxy's 13.2-billion-year history have a better chance of supporting life than worlds that were later to the party, a new study suggests.That's because the early formers are more likely to sport , magnetic fields and other features conducive to the development...

space.com
Elizabeth Howell
Jul 9
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
OUTLETS
forbes.com

forbes.com

CRITIC
img-trusted
82%
PUBLIC
img-trusted
75%
space.com

space.com

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A