DART won’t make asteroid crash with Earth

NASA’s DART spacecraft didn’t nudge its target asteroid toward Earth, but there might be other space rocks of a similar size on a collision course with our planet — and that’s why DART’s mission is so important. DART smashed into the 525-foot-wide (160 meters) asteroid moonlet Dimorphos as planned Monday evening (Sept. 26), successfully demonstrating … Read more

A 25-ton Chinese rocket booster will crash to Earth today. What’s the risk?

The core stage of a Chinese Long March 5B rocket is set to tumble uncontrollably back to Earth today in a reentry that China is tracking closely and has said poses little risk. The roughly 25-ton (23 metric tons) rocket stage, which launched on July 24 to deliver the Wentian laboratory cabin module to China’s … Read more

Mystery Rocket Crash Site, ISS Independence, Space Nuclear Power

NASA teases JWST images, Rocket Lab launches CAPSTONE, mystery rocket’s crash site found on the Moon, how magnetars are created, ISS gets more independent from Russia and more. If you prefer the news being videoed at you instead of reading them, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a video version of this week’s most important space … Read more