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Japan takes the lead in cleaning up orbiting space junk

Fragments of man-made debris are currently orbiting the Earth at speeds of up to 8 kilometers (5 miles) per second, posing a serious hazard to satellites and even manned spacecraft, such as the Intern...

Opinion: Vladimir Putin hedges his bets on Ukraine

Vladimir Putin is irritated: There's Joe Biden's recent "Putin is a killer" ABC interview, the painful sanctions imposed on the Russian aerospace industry by the White House in early...

How do China's supercomputers and wind tunnels function in the design of its aircraft?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The West has been very concerned about its technologies being used by Beijing's security apparatus for the surveillance of Chinese citizens. While the Trump adminis...

Technology to drive Taiwan's growth, security, Dr. Vigor Yang says in NCKU speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An internationally acclaimed expert in combustion and propulsion said Tuesday (March 30) that technological development will be a catalyst for growth and national security...

SpaceX launches test rocket, breaks apart before landing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX chalked up another failed landing Tuesday for its futuristic, bullet-shaped Starship, as the prototype Mars rocket broke apart right before touchdown. ...

Two space fans get seats on billionaire's private flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A billionaire’s private SpaceX flight filled its two remaining seats Tuesday with a scientist-teacher and a data engineer whose college friend actually won a spot but gave ...

NASA gives all clear: Earth safe from asteroid for 100 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Whew, now here's some good cosmic news: NASA has given Earth the all clear for the next century from a particularly menacing asteroid. The space agency an...

Chinese woman's family: Discovery of body provides closure

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Relatives of a missing Chinese woman whose remains are believed to be have been found in a Missouri park said the discovery brings closure and the chance to have a funeral as they...

Remains found in park believed to be missing Chinese woman

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri authorities said Thursday that they discovered human remains they believe are the body of a Chinese woman who has been missing since October 2019. The r...

Part of Wright brothers' 1st airplane on NASA's Mars chopper

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A piece of the Wright brothers’ first airplane is on Mars. NASA’s experimental Martian helicopter holds a small swatch of fabric from the 1903 Wright Fly...

Biden picks former senator who flew in space to lead NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — President Joe Biden has chosen a former senator from Florida who flew on the space shuttle just days before the Challenger launch accident to lead NASA. B...

NASA completes engine test firing of moon rocket on 2nd try

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA completed an engine test firing of its moon rocket Thursday, after the first attempt in January ended prematurely. This time, the four main engines ...

Amorphology Opens West Coast Demonstration Center Showcasing Starrag Bumotec's s191H 7-Axis Machining Center

Global technology leaders Amorphology and Starrag Bumotec are teaming up to establish the only U.S. West Coast laboratory where customers of both companies can observe real-time precision engineering ...

Mars rover sends back grinding, squealing sounds of driving

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s newest Mars rover has sent back the first-ever sounds of driving on the red planet — a grinding, clanking, banging affair that by Earth standards would be pretty wor...

No cigar: Interstellar object is cookie-shaped planet shard

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Our solar system’s first known interstellar visitor is neither a comet nor asteroid as first suspected and looks nothing like a cigar. A new study says the mystery object i...