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No word from Mars rover as dust storm worsens

CBS News - 2 days ago
NASA's Deep Space Network has not heard a peep from Opportunity, a Mars rover, since the robot fell silent June 10, drained of power in a dust storm that has turned day into night on the red...

SpaceX test-fires reused rocket in preparation for space station cargo mission

Spaceflight Now - 11 hours ago
A rocket booster SpaceX used to launch a planet-hunting NASA observatory two months ago fired again Saturday at Cape Canaveral, clearing a major pre-flight checkout before blastoff June 29 with a...

Einstein's Theory of Gravity Passes Enormous Test on a Galaxy

Gizmodo - 2 days ago
It would be hard to overstate how resilient the theory of general relativity has been. In its hundred-plus-year history, it's managed to predict things far beyond the capabilities of 1910s...

Dinosaurs Couldn't Stick Out Their Tongues

Science 2.0 - 6 hours ago
Einstein could stick out his tongue but dinosaurs could not, according to a new paper. Instead of being like modern day lizards or legendary physicists, their tongues were probably rooted to the...

Unconfirmed near-Earth objects

Phys.Org - 2 days ago
Near-Earth objects (NEOs) are small solar system bodies whose orbits sometimes bring them close to the Earth, potentially threatening a collision. NEOs are tracers of the composition, dynamics and...

SpaceX Wins $130 Million Falcon Heavy Contract to Launch Classified USAF Satellite in 2020

Gizmodo - 13 hours ago
SpaceX, the Elon Musk-helmed company which earlier this year saw its partially reusable Falcon Heavy officially become the most powerful rocket in the world, has won its first contract to use that...

THIS WEEK @NASA: National Space Council Meeting, Near-Earth Object Preparedness Report

SpaceCoastDaily.com - 12 hours ago
ABOVE VIDEO: The third meeting of the National Space Council, seeking a partnership to power our Gateway, and – an educational activity that's quite a blast … a few of the stories to tell you...

Watch the Moon Swing by Jupiter Tonight!

Space.com - 22 hours ago
On Saturday night (June 23), should local weather conditions permit, you'll be able to enjoy a view of a waxing gibbous moon hovering near the "king of the planets," Jupiter. Both will...

A surprise find: 99-million-year-old frog encased in amber

Washington Post - 1 week ago
At first glance, the oddly shaped splotches darkening a vibrant yellow piece of amber appear to be amorphous blobs. But upon closer examination, a shape emerges. There are two forelimbs. At the end...