NASA suspends ISS spacewalks and spacesuit water leaks

NASA suspends ISS spacewalks and spacesuit water leaks

There have been more than 200 spacewalks outside the ISS since its launch in 1998.Picture: Nasa It may be time for NASA to ditch its aging spacesuits from the ISS. The space agency has announced a pause on all spacewalks until it gets a better handle on a persistent and frightening issue that is causing … Read more

‘Ghost’ Fossils Reveal Tiny Organisms That Survived Ancient Ocean Warming Events

'Ghost' Fossils Reveal Tiny Organisms That Survived Ancient Ocean Warming Events

Peering through a powerful microscope, the researchers were amazed to see the footprints left by single-celled plankton, or fossilized nannoplankton, that lived millions of years ago, especially since they were analyzing something else. “The discovery of the ghost fossils came as a complete surprise,” said study author Sam Slater, a researcher at the Swedish Museum … Read more

Octopuses Torture and Eat Each Other After Mating, and Scientists Finally Know Why

octopuses at the bottom of the ocean

Nature is made up of amazing and intriguing creatures. One of the most intriguing is perhaps the octopus. Some even think they might be aliens. A mystery that has long eluded scientists is the octopus’ self-destruction after mating. For years, scientists have wondered why octopuses torture themselves after mating. Now, after all this time, researchers … Read more

Boeing makes a third attempt to launch its Starliner capsule to the ISS

Boeing makes a third attempt to launch its Starliner capsule to the ISS

New York CNN Business — Boeing will attempt again on Thursday to send the capsule it designed to carry astronauts to and from the International Space Station on a successful, uncrewed test mission. After two previous attempts to complete such a mission failed, Boeing’s goal is to prove that the spacecraft can dock with the … Read more

Boeing OFT-2 Starliner Launch Update: What’s at Stake

Boeing OFT-2 Starliner Launch Update: What's at Stake

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft on board is seen as it rolls out to the launch pad for the OFT-2 mission due to lift off on May 19, 2022. Joel Kowsky | Nasa Boeing is preparing to make another attempt to reach the International Space Station with its Starliner … Read more