NASA’s ‘TESS’ spacecraft to launch for new planets on Monday

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is set to take off on Monday in a search for new planets near the closest and brightest stars. “The mission is expected to catalog thousands of planet candidates and vastly increase the current number of known exoplanets,” NASA said in a press release. “TESS will find the most…

SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off in Successful Launch

SpaceX has launched its new rocket into space becoming the most powerful currently in use. The Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off on its first test flight towards Mars from the same launch pad used by NASA in Florida 50 years ago that sent men to the moon. “The mission went as well as one could…

SpaceX using recycled spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX has successfully launched its first mission with both a re-used Falcon 9 rocket and a re-used Dragon spacecraft, which will be delivering cargo to and from the International Space Station (ISS). The first stage booster of the Falcon 9 landed back at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at SpaceX’s landing zone shortly after. Re-usability…