SpaceX faces competitors in race to build internet-satellite constellation

SpaceX faces competitors in race to build internet-satellite constellation

Nov. 11 (UPI) -- On Monday, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to deliver 60 small satellites into orbit. The new batch of satellites...
Watch live: SpaceX to give Starhopper test flight another try

Watch live: SpaceX to give Starhopper test flight another try

Aug. 27 (UPI) -- SpaceX will once again attempt to launch its Starhopper test vehicle. Monday's test flight was aborted after the craft's...
Soyuz rocket launches, carrying first Emirates space traveler to ISS

Soyuz rocket launches, carrying first Emirates space traveler to ISS

Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Soyuz rocket and crew capsule, carrying three new International Space Station crew members, blasted-off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in...
Dental plaque offers insights into diet during Great Irish Famine

Dental plaque offers insights into diet during Great Irish Famine

Sept. 10 (UPI) -- New analysis of dental calculus, or hardened plaque, on teeth dating to the 1840s offered scientists a detailed look...
MIT scientists build bomb test to ensure nuclear disarmament compliance

MIT scientists build bomb test to ensure nuclear disarmament compliance

Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Engineers at MIT have developed a new nuclear warhead verification test using neutron beams. The new technology could help...
Cape Cod's gray seals attract sharks, causing summer beach closures

Cape Cod’s gray seals attract sharks, causing summer beach closures

Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Beaches on Cape Cod, Mass., have routinely closed this summer after shark sightings, and the sharks are now regarded...
Tar-covered flint tool suggests Neanderthals were surprisingly innovative

Tar-covered flint tool suggests Neanderthals were surprisingly innovative

Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Neanderthals were using sophisticated methods to extract birch tar and use it as an adhesive in tool making. Scientists recently...
Watch live: Astronauts start work to repair space station's cosmic particle detector

Watch live: Astronauts start work to repair space station’s cosmic particle detector

Nov. 15 (UPI) -- NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano switched their spacesuits to battery power at 6:39...
Biological clock of plants affects herbicide efficacy

Biological clock of plants affects herbicide efficacy

Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Like humans, plants have a biological clock. Scientists suggest that following plant biological clocks when making decisions on herbicide...
Study casts doubt on important climate theory

Study casts doubt on important climate theory

Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Until the release of greenhouse gases during the 20th century sent Earth's temperatures climbing, the planet was enjoying a...

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