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Ramin Skibba

NASA's NIAC Program Gives a Sneak Peek at the Future of Space Travel

As NASA develops plans for exploring the moon and Mars, the agency is seeking cutting-edge research that...

SpaceX's Inspiration4 Returns After 3 Days in Orbit

The first all-civilian, all-private spaceflight splashed down off the coast of Florida.After spending three days about 360...

How to Watch the SpaceX Inspiration4 Launch

The first all-civilian, all-private mission to orbit prepares to blast off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.On the...

SpaceX’s All-Civilian Inspiration4 Crew Readies for Launch

Sure, an orbital flight without professional astronauts is unorthodox—but it just might work.On Wednesday night, if the...

The Dark Asteroid Ryugu Finally Comes Into the Light

Using cameras aboard the Hayabusa2 spacecraft, Japanese scientists get a rare, close-up glimpse of a space rock’s...

Second Time's the Charm: NASA Perseverance Drills a Mars Rock

After a first attempt brought up an empty tube, the rover finally cored a sample.As the Perseverance...

The Biden Administration Weighs the Social Cost of Carbon

A new White House policy tries to put a dollar value on the future harm of greenhouse...

Solar storms can wreak havoc. We need better space weather forecasts

Since December 2019, the sun has been moving into a busier part of its cycle, when increasingly...