A second Starship test flight advanced a bit farther than the first, with the rocket reaching the edge of space but blowing up soon after. Industry experts say it’s still a step forward.
This is SpaceX’s second attempt at sending Starship on a round-the-globe trip, following an April test flight that failed after only four minutes. This one lasted a few minutes longer.
In A City on Mars, Kelly and Zach Weinersmith imagine what it would really be like to live in space: thrilling and absolutely grueling.
Images from the European Space Agency’s newest telescope show the power of instruments that will create 3D surveys of a third of the sky, covering 10 billion years of cosmic history.