SpaceX Aces Another Rocket Landing After Launching Korean Satellite – Space.com

Another day, another rocket launch and landing for SpaceX. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket topped with the Koreasat-5A communications satellite lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida today (Oct. 30) at 3:34 p.m. EDT (1934 GMT). About 8.5 minutes after launch, the rocket’s first stage came down for […]

Possible Interstellar Object That Buzzed Earth Earlier This Month Excites Stargazers – The Weather Channel

<img class=”styles-A54tP4F3__noscript__12c_l” src=”https://dsx.weather.com/util/image/w/a2017_u1_v2a_0.jpg?v=at&w=485&h=273&api=7db9fe61-7414-47b5-9871-e17d87b8b6a0″ srcset=”https://dsx.weather.com/util/image/w/a2017_u1_v2a_0.jpg?v=at&w=485&h=273&api=7db9fe61-7414-47b5-9871-e17d87b8b6a0 400w, https://dsx.weather.com/util/image/w/a2017_u1_v2a_0.jpg?v=ap&w=980&h=551&api=7db9fe61-7414-47b5-9871-e17d87b8b6a0 800w” > The discovery of an object that buzzed Earth last week and may be of interstellar origin has caused a flurry of excitement among astronomers. According to Sky and Telescope, thousands of comets and asteroids have been observed by researchers for centuries, all of them originating […]

Eerie glowing bubble over Siberia sparks UFO reports, likely a missile – Fox News

File photo – The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen over the sky near the village of Pallas (Muonio region) of Lapland, Finland Sept. 8, 2017. (REUTERS/Alexander Kuznetsov/All About Lapland)   A massive, glowing bubble of light erupted in the night sky above northeastern Siberia sometime Oct. 26/27, The Siberian Times has reported. […]

SpaceX Will Launch Another Used Dragon Capsule to Space Station Soon – Space.com

SpaceX’s march toward full reusability continues. The company’s next cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS), which is scheduled to launch no earlier than December, will employ a preflown Dragon capsule, NASA officials said. The liftoff will also mark the return to service of Launch Complex 40 at Cape […]

Dinosaur sported ‘bandit mask’ – BBC News

Image copyright Robert Nicholls Image caption Artwork: Sinosauropteryx probably lived in open environments, under constant threat of predation A dinosaur from China sported a “bandit mask” pattern in the feathers on its face, scientists have said. Researchers came to their conclusion after studying three well-preserved fossil specimens of the extinct creature, called Sinosauropteryx. They were […]