SpaceX launches Dragon cargo, but fails to land rocket perfectly

SpaceX launches Dragon cargo, but fails to land rocket perfectly

SpaceX on Wednesday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship, loaded with supplies, science experiments and food for the astronauts living at the International Space Station but failed to successfully land its booster afterwards. “We have had a great liftoff,” said SpaceX commentator John Insprucker, as the Falcon 9 rocket soared into the sunny, blue […]

NASA’s Voyager 1 ‘on edge of our solar system’

Washington: NASA’s venerable deep-space explorer Voyager 1 has encountered a region in space where the intensity of charged particles from beyond our solar system has markedly increased, data from the spacecraft has indicated. Voyager scientists looking at this rapid rise draw closer to an inevitable but historic conclusion – that humanity’s first emissary to interstellar […]