NASA successfully completes vital Artemis 1 rocket fuel test

The next Artemis 1 launch attempt might take place as soon as next week, seeing as NASA has met all the objectives it set out to do to consider its rocket's fuel test a success. NASA had to test adding super-cooled fuel to the Space Launch System's tanks to confirm the repairs it made after […]

I’m A Celebrity 2020 line-up: Radio 1 presenter Jordan North ‘completes’ rumoured cast

If some of the above names don’t make the line-up, it seems bookmakers are putting their guesses forward as to who could take part. Boyzone member and former Coronation Street star Keith Duffy, 46, is Coral’s favourite to be venturing to Wales. The singer’s odds of signing up currently stand at 1/4, with his chances […]

Blue Origin completes its highest-ever test flight

Blue Origin’s first test flight of 2018 was a success, and then some. After last-minute weather setbacks, Jeff Bezos’ outfit completed its eighth New Shepard launch and landing, including a touchdown for the dummy-equipped Crew Capsule 2.0. More importantly, it represented a crucial milestone — the mission reached an apogee of 351,000 feet, which is […]

Canada's Kevin Koe completes perfect run to win Players' Championship

Calgary’s Kevin Koe maintained his perfect record en route to capturing the Players’ Championship on Sunday while Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg failed to defend her title on the women’s side. Koe beat Sweden’s Niklas Edin 6-2 for the men’s title in the afternoon before Jones fell 7-2 to American Jamie Sinclair in the evening. It […]

Virgin Galactic completes first powered test flight since 2014 crash

Today, SpaceShipTwo completed its first powered test since the horrific crash in 2014 that killed one of its pilots. The craft, VSS Unity, took off from Mojave Air and Space Port aboard a plane called CMS Eve, and was piloted by two people. According to Richard Branson, the vehicle went supersonic, up to Mach 1.6. […]

Winds of Winter: George RR Martin ‘stressed’ as he completes Game of Thrones book 6

The sixth entry in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, which inspired the TV series Game of Thrones, has been in the works for several years now. In that time, Martin has added several more projects to his plate – and now it seems his famous Not A Blog site on LiveJournal will […]

Ester Ledecka completes historic Olympic run winning gold in both ski and snowboard events

Laurent Salino/Agence Zoom/Getty Images Ester Ledecka made history at the Winter Olympics, becoming the first athlete to ever medal in both Alpine skiing and snowboarding events at the same games. Ledecka’s run began with her shocking upset win in ladies’ Super-G, an event in which she had never placed higher than 29th. Just before the […]

Falcon Heavy completes its final maneuver as SpaceX turns to the BFR

After the successful launch of SpaceX’s massive Falcon Heavy rocket, Elon Musk indicated there may be a change of plans coming. On the conference call where he confirmed the loss of its core booster, Musk said the company is focusing on the development of its BFR and has “kinda tabled” development of the Crew Dragon […]

Airbus completes first test of its autonomous air taxi Vahana

Aerospace giant Airbus announced that it had successfully tested Vahana, an autonomous electric flying taxi being developed by its Silicon Valley-based A³ lab. The company said that the VTOL aircraft managed to fly to a height of 16 feet before landing. The test was actually conducted Jan. 31 at the Pendleton UAS Range in Pendleton, Oregon. […]