What’s next for the Euclid ‘dark universe’ telescope in Europe after SpaceX’s extraordinary launch?

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A new space observatory is soaring through the void after a dramatic launch atop a SpaceX rocket on Saturday (July 1), but its journey has only just begun. Europe’s Euclid Space Telescope began its long journey into deep space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 11:11 am EDT (1511 GMT) … Read more

Kindbody brings genetic testing in-house with the launch of Kindlabs

Kindbody brings genetic testing in-house with the launch of Kindlabs

Leading network of fertility clinics and family building benefit provider offerings Genetic testing as part of its seamless end-to-end care delivery model NEW YORK, June 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Very kind, a leading fertility clinic network and provider of family-building benefits to employers, today announced the launch of Kindlabs, its in-house genetic testing division. The … Read more

The ULA Delta IV heavy rocket puts on a show on its penultimate launch (photo)

a rocket takes off at night

a rocket takes off at night A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Base on June 22, and the launch was captured in stunning detail in photographs and video. The launch, which lifted off at 5:18 a.m. EDT (0918 GMT) from Space Launch Complex-37’s Launch Pad 37B, … Read more

The ULA Delta IV heavy rocket puts on a show on its penultimate launch (photo)

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Base on June 22, and the launch was captured in stunning detail in photographs and video. The launch, which lifted off at 5:18 a.m. EDT (0918 GMT) from Space Launch Complex-37’s Launch Pad 37B, carried mission NROL-68 on behalf of … Read more

Reusable rockets could fly back to their launch sites with wings

Universe Today

Reusable launch vehicles have been a boon to the commercial space industry. By salvaging and refurbishing rocket first stages, launch service providers have dramatically reduced the cost of sending payloads and even crew into space. In addition to first stage boosters, there are efforts to make rockets fully reusable, from second stages to payload fairings. … Read more

The Euclid space mission is ready to launch, here’s how it will test alternative theories of gravity

Gravitational lensing in the Abell 1689 galaxy cluster.

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Euclid mission will be launched into space on a Falcon9 rocket by SpaceX on or shortly after July 1. Many of us who worked on it will be in Florida to witness the nail-biting event. The mission is specifically designed to study the dark universe, probing for both dark matter … Read more