A string of lights that lobbed across the night sky in parts of the U.S. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday had some people wondering if a fleet of UFOs was coming, but it had others— mostly amateur stargazers and professional astronomers— lamenting the industrialization of space.
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried 143 satellites into orbit on a jam-packed rideshare mission Sunday, setting a new world record for the most satellites launched by a single rocket.
A 70-foot rocket, riding beneath the wing of a retrofitted Boeing 747 aircraft, detached from the plane and fired itself into Earth's orbit on Sunday — marking the first successful launch for the California-based rocket startup Virgin Orbit.
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Santa has made his list, checked it twice and now NORAD is fired up and ready to track Mr. Claus' every move.
Space traffic experts are tracking two pieces of orbital garbage that appear to be careening toward each other: A defunct Soviet satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket booster that are expected to nearly miss each other — with a slight chance of colliding — Thursday evening.
New satellite images are giving a glimpse at the destruction that Hurricane Laura has waged across Louisiana.
New satellite images show the smoke from wildfires that's drifted 600 miles into the Pacific Ocean, and made California's air quality plummet to "very unhealthy" and "hazardous" levels.
Satellite images, obtained by CNN from Planet Labs Inc., show a massive crater at the site of Tuesday's explosion in Beirut's port.
The SpaceX rocket booster that carried two NASA astronauts on a historic journey to the International Space Station two months ago could take flight once again on Monday evening — this time to launch a hefty communications satellite into orbit.