DSCOVR Mission to Launch This Evening

NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory mission is scheduled to launch this evening from Cape Canaveral, weather permitting. The DSCOVR satellite will orbit the sun in order to monitor solar wind that could affect our planet. Solar wind is highly variable, as it can lead to beautiful auroras, but can also impact electrical power grids. DSCOVR […]

NASA Rocket Explodes

Antares, an unmanned rocket NASA was sending to the International Space Station exploded nearly 6 seconds after take off. Check out this footage and live stream.   Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream The #Antares launch has failed. pic.twitter.com/4GS01dK1wM — Eric Holthaus (@EricHolthaus) October 28, 2014 The news conference following today's @OrbitalSciences launch mishap is […]