NASA troubleshoots Lucy: A real space drama

NASA troubleshoots Lucy: A real space drama

View larger. | Lucy’s massive solar arrays completed their 1st set of deployment tests in January 2021 inside this thermal vacuum chamber at Lockheed Martin Space. NASA engineers had to solve a problem with them on the fly, as the spacecraft makes its way to the Trojan asteroids. Image via Lockheed Martin Space/NASA. NASA originally … Read more

South Korea’s first Moon orbiter launched into space | Space News

South Korea’s first Moon orbiter launched into space |  Space News

The Danuri is expected to enter the Moon’s orbit in December and will spend its year-long mission conducting research. South Korea has joined the race to the Moon with the launch of its first lunar orbiter by Elon Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX. Danuri – meaning “enjoy the Moon” – was carried on a Falcon 9 … Read more

NASA confirms origin for spaghetti-like object found on Mars by rover

NASA confirms origin for spaghetti-like object found on Mars by rover

Last month NASA’s Perseverance rover snapped an image of the martian surface that caused the internet to claw for answers at what was seen in the image. VIEW GALLERY – 3 IMAGES Perseverance managed to capture a strange string-like object in the photograph on July 12, sparking viral internet debate about the origin of the … Read more

Webb weaves magical image of 500-million-year-old galactic collision

Webb weaves magical image of 500-million-year-old galactic collision

Issued on: 08/03/2022 – 15:08 The James Webb Space Telescope has peered through time and space to capture a new image of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing the spinning ring of color in unprecedented clarity. Located around 500 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Sculptor, the Cartwheel gained its shape during a probably spectacular head-on … Read more

To infinity: Webb dazzles once more with vibrant Cartwheel Galaxy

To infinity: Webb dazzles once more with vibrant Cartwheel Galaxy

After revealing a sparkling landscape of baby stars, a foamy blue and orange view of a dying star and five galaxies in a cosmic dance – basically the splendors of the universe – NASA’s powerful new James Webb Space Telescope was at it again recently, peering through time and huge amounts of dust to capture … Read more

BC Housing CEO quits, cites growing anger toward policy makers, violence against homeless people

BC Housing CEO quits, cites growing anger toward policy makers, violence against homeless people

BC Housing CEO Shayne Ramsay has announced his retirement, saying he no longer has the confidence he can solve the complex problems facing the agency.The Canadian Press The man who has led BC’s housing agency for 22 years is resigning, saying several recent incidents of violence against homeless people, plus the increasingly threatening environment for … Read more

Debris from China’s rocket booster falls to Earth | Space News

Debris from China’s rocket booster falls to Earth |  Space News

China has faced criticism for allowing rocket stages to fall to Earth uncontrolled twice before. Debris from a rocket that boosted part of China’s new space station into orbit has fallen into the sea in the Philippines, according to the Chinese government. Most of the final stage of the Long March-5B rocket burned up after … Read more

A 22-ton Chinese rocket is falling back to Earth. Where will it land?

A 22-ton Chinese rocket is falling back to Earth.  Where will it land?

When you’re asked, “What’s up?” this weekend, here’s your answer: the Long March 5B, a roughly 44,000-pound rocket body that’s spiraling toward Earth. But scientists are unsure when and where this debris — from China’s launch this past Sunday of its Wentian space-station module—will land. The Aerospace Corporation did release its latest predicted paths for … Read more

Michele Romanow’s Clearco laying off a quarter of staff as financier battles tech slump

Michele Romanow’s Clearco laying off a quarter of staff as financier battles tech slump

Clearco CEO Michele Romanow speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco on October 2, 2019.STEVE JENNINGS/AFP/Getty Images Clearco is cutting a quarter of its staff and signaled it could retreat from several foreign markets as the e-commerce merchant financier became the second prominent Canadian technology company this week to admit it expanded too quickly in … Read more