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US Senators consider challenges in NASA’s Artemis program

US Senators consider challenges in NASA’s Artemis program

U.S. senators gathered on Wednesday, July 17, in Washington to consider obstacles, as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Chief Jim Bridenstine spelled out some of the challenges facing its Artemis moon program. Bridenstine started ...

SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites

SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites

SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third ...

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California

Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday, June 12, aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The rocket lifted off from fog-shrouded Vandenberg Air Force ...

Canada to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Canada to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday, June 10, that Canada is planning to ban single-use plastics by 2021 in an attempt to curb plastic pollution. “I'm very happy to announce that as early as ...

Biodegradable plastic made from seaweed organisms

Biodegradable plastic made from seaweed organisms

From bags to bottles, every year about 13 million tons of plastic flows into our oceans, according to a U.N. report published in 2018. If the situation continues, our oceans could contain more plastic than ...