NASA teams prepare for SLS fueling test to inform launch date

As part of continued troubleshooting and seal replacement validation efforts, teams at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida will take the SLS rocket through a Core Stage and Interim Cryogenic Propulsion System (ICPS) fueling test on Wednesday, Sept. 21. NASA officials hope the test will reveal no leaks of the liquid hydrogen (LH2) system, which … Read more

Americans’ distrust in institutions and one another is fueling cynicism. Is it all bad?

by Alia E. Dastagir Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Poll after poll shows Americans’ trust in government and one another is historically low. Faith in institutions is abysmal and interpersonal confidence has deepened. Ratings of scientists have now fallen below where they were before the pandemic, according to the Pew Research Center. Confidence in Congress, the … Read more