Blue Origin: This is how you can now follow Captain Kirk’s flight into space live

After a postponement due to the weather, William Shatner is to undertake a ten-minute trip into space as the oldest man to date. The real-life mission of the Star Trek actor known as Captain James T. Kirk can be followed live from 2:30 p.m. Update: After some delays, the launch should actually start soon. Amazon … Read more

Ready for Liftoff? 3 Pure Play Space Stocks to Buy

Space stocks are some of the most interesting companies listed on the stock market. And many investors are looking for the best space stocks to buy. This is mainly because there are so few companies that can really be considered pure-play space stocks. Companies like Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman definitely send things into … Read more

SpaceX Crew-3 launch of NASA astronauts delayed: How to watch the rescheduled liftoff

From left are NASA astronauts Kayla Barron, Raja Chari and Tom Marshburn, and European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer in front of a Falcon 9 rocket at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. SpaceX A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule is set to carry a batch of astronauts to the International Space Station for the fourth time … Read more

NASA’s tiny electrical aircraft is almost ready for lift-off

NASA’s first electric plane is getting ready for takeoff. For the last five years, a small team of NASA engineers has been working to convert an Italian Tecnam P2006T aircraft so that it runs only on battery power. The X-57 Maxwell, named after 19th-century Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell, recently began high-voltage functional ground testing … Read more

Firefly Aerospace launch achieves liftoff but ends in explosion

Firefly Aerospace is inching closer to the final frontier, despite coming short of reaching space after its inaugural rocket launch ended in a fiery explosion Thursday night. The Cedar Park-based company’s inaugural rocket, an uncrewed spacecraft dubbed Alpha, was launched for the first time but exploded before reaching low earth orbit, which is about 186 miles … Read more

Best places to view Inspiration4 liftoff in Florida

Tech billionaire Jared Isaacman is commander of the Inspiration4 mission Hayley Arceneaux, Inspiration4 astronaut, is a cancer survivor and health care worker Chris Sembroski, an Inspiration4 astronaut, won his seat via a raffle Dr. Sian Proctor, Inspiration4 astronaut, is an educator and trained pilot Launches are always exciting, especially nighttime launches. But Wednesday’s will be one … Read more

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites in record 10th liftoff (and landing) of reused rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit early Sunday (May 9) and then stuck a landing at sea to cap a record 10th flight for the company’s reusable booster. The veteran Falcon 9 rocket blasted off before dawn from Space Launch Complex 40 here at Cape … Read more