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A helicopter plucks a dummy booster from the sky during a test run by Rocket Lab in 2020.

Rocket Lab plans to catch a falling rocket this month

Rocket Lab plans to catch a falling rocket this month

Later this month Rocket Lab will make its first attempt at plucking a rocket booster from the sky as it falls back to Earth shortly after launch.
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter.

NASA’s Mars helicopter will fly furthest yet in next flight

NASA’s Mars helicopter will fly furthest yet in next flight

NASA's Mars team is gearing up to send its Ingenuity helicopter on a flight of more than 700 meters — its longest trip to date.
Tim Cook Apple Event 2021

Apple’s WWDC is coming June 6, MacBook Air launch possible

Apple’s WWDC is coming June 6, MacBook Air launch possible

Apple has revealed its Worldwide Developers Conference will start on June 6. There are plenty of announcements expected, from iOS 16 to the MacBook Air.
The International Space Station.

NASA’s first space tourism mission to ISS delayed

NASA’s first space tourism mission to ISS delayed

The launch of NASA’s first space tourism flight to the International Space Station has been delayed by two days and is now set for launch on Friday, April 8.
Elon Musk.

Elon Musk asks Twitter users if they want an edit button

Elon Musk asks Twitter users if they want an edit button

Elon Musk has launched a poll on Twitter asking his more than 80 million followers if they’d like to see an edit button on the microblogging service.
NASA's SLS rocket on the launchpad.

NASA calls off second try at moon rocket launchpad test

NASA calls off second try at moon rocket launchpad test

NASA has called off a second attempt at a launchpad test of its next-generation rocket destined for lunar missions as part of the Artemis program.
Three upcoming AMD Radeon graphics cards.

New AMD GPUs pictured, but there is some bad news

New AMD GPUs pictured, but there is some bad news

AMD has a RDNA2 GPU refresh on the horizon. Images of the upcoming GPUs have just been leaked alongside news of a delayed release date.
Blue Origin launching its fourth crewed flight.

Blue Origin highlights reel celebrates its first space tourism flight of 2022

Blue Origin highlights reel celebrates its first space tourism flight of 2022

Watch Blue Origin's video showing highlights from its first space tourism mission of 2022, which took six paying passengers to more than 62 miles above Earth.
NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard is seen atop a mobile launcher.

NASA scrubs Space Launch System test due to fan issue

NASA scrubs Space Launch System test due to fan issue

NASA has had to scrub the wet dress rehearsal of its mega moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS).
Tendrils of dark dust threading across the heart of the spiral galaxy NGC 7172.

Hubble captures a dusty galaxy that holds a luminous secret

Hubble captures a dusty galaxy that holds a luminous secret

The image from the Hubble Space Telescope this week shows the dusty galaxy NGC 7172, which might look typical but in fact it holds a secret.
The back of the Perseverance rover and its wheel tracks.

How Perseverance is moving faster than any previous Mars rover

How Perseverance is moving faster than any previous Mars rover

Moving fast across Mars isn't just about single day distance records -- it's about consistency.
Tthe 800-kilogram Euclic payload module being lifted by a crane with workers gathered around.

Two modules of dark matter spacecraft Euclid are joined

Two modules of dark matter spacecraft Euclid are joined

Europe's dark matter investigation spacecraft, Euclid, has reached a milestone with the joining of two of its major components.
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Astronomers discover ‘Jupiter’s identical twin’ exoplanet

Astronomers discover ‘Jupiter’s identical twin’ exoplanet

Recently, astronomers used data from the now-retired Kepler space telescope to identify a new planet which is remarkably similar to Jupiter.
Tthe light of a star that existed within the first billion years after the Universe’s birth in the Big Bang (at a redshift of 6.2), captured by Hubble.

Hubble smashes record for most distant star ever seen

Hubble smashes record for most distant star ever seen

The Hubble Space Telescope has smashed a record, identifying its most distant star ever.
The two microphones of the Perseverance Mars Rover are labeled.

What Perseverance rover recordings tell us about sound on Mars

What Perseverance rover recordings tell us about sound on Mars

Scientists have analyzed audio recordings from Perseverance to learn about how sound propagates on Mars and found that the speed of sound isn't constant there.
Space Launch System ready for wet dress rehearsal, a sunrise in the background.

NASA’s test of its massive moon rocket is underway today

NASA’s test of its massive moon rocket is underway today

NASA is conducting one of the last major tests of its new Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft before its first uncrewed mission to the moon.
The Utopia Planitia, a plain that fills one of three major basins in the northern hemisphere of Mars.

See ridged ‘brain terrain’ crater captured by Mars Express

See ridged ‘brain terrain’ crater captured by Mars Express

The Mars Express orbiter has captured a series of images showing a stunning view of impact craters in the Utopia Planitia region of Mars.
This artist’s conception shows the fully unfolded James Webb Space Telescope in space.

Three of James Webb’s four instruments are now aligned

Three of James Webb’s four instruments are now aligned

The long process of getting the James Webb Space Telescope ready to begin collecting science data continues, and the Webb team has met another goal.
Galaxy A51 prototype with a Lightning port.

No fooling! Student creates Android phone with Lightning port

No fooling! Student creates Android phone with Lightning port

The engineering enthusiast behind the world's first iPhone with a USB-C port has flipped things around and has now made an Android phone with a Lightning port.
Lisa Su, the CEO of AMD, pictured holding an AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT graphics card.

AMD takes a swing at Intel with claims of beating Arc GPUs

AMD takes a swing at Intel with claims of beating Arc GPUs

Intel's newly released Arc Alchemist GPUs have not been benchmarked against competitors yet, but AMD took it upon itself to compare its own GPU to Intel's.
Aasus Zenbook 17 Fold folded in half.

New report says Apple is building a secret folding device

New report says Apple is building a secret folding device

A new report claims Apple is working on a top-secret folding device that would merge an iPad and a MacBook, backing up past reports from reliable sources.
Mozilla Firefox image. Credits: Mozilla official.

Mozilla still has a beef with Windows 11 — here’s why

Mozilla still has a beef with Windows 11 — here’s why

Microsoft made some changes to the way people can switch default browsers in Windows 11, but Mozilla still has a beef with Microsoft over it.
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Check out NASA’s skywatching tips for April

Check out NASA’s skywatching tips for April

NASA is back with its regular update on what to look out for in that vast open window above our heads. This month four particular planets take center stage.
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)

Look at what a NASA Mars orbiter spotted from 180 miles away

Look at what a NASA Mars orbiter spotted from 180 miles away

A NASA Mars orbiter has already managed to pick out the car-sized Perseverance rover on the martian surface. But now it has spotted something even smaller.
A render of Intel Arc Alchemist chip.

New Intel Arc specs reveal an advantage over AMD and Nvidia

New Intel Arc specs reveal an advantage over AMD and Nvidia

Intel Arc's transistor count and die size have been confirmed. It seems that Intel's discrete GPU is bigger than Nvidia's GA104 die.
iFixit's Apple Studio Dislpay teardown, showing the Mac Studio next to a 24-inch iMac, both with their fronts removed.

iFixit teardown shows Studio Display is full of surprises

iFixit teardown shows Studio Display is full of surprises

Apple’s Studio Display has been thoroughly disassembled in a new iFixit teardown, revealing some unexpected revelations hiding inside this intriguing monitor.
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei aboard the space station.

Watch NASA’s video celebrating record-breaking space mission

Watch NASA’s video celebrating record-breaking space mission

NASA has shared a video celebrating Mark Vande Hei’s record-breaking 355-day stay on the ISS, the longest any American has spent in space in a single mission.
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This pilotless aircraft will test cargo delivery for FedEx

This pilotless aircraft will test cargo delivery for FedEx

California-based Elroy Air is teaming up with FedEx to test cargo delivery using the autonomous Chaparral C1 aircraft that it unveiled earlier this year.
U.S. astronaut Mark Vande Hei back on Earth.

U.S. astronaut returns home after record-breaking mission

U.S. astronaut returns home after record-breaking mission

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei returned home safely on Wednesday after the longest single space mission by an American astronaut.
AMD Ryzen Processor placed over a black background.

Test suggests AMD Ryzen 7 5700X could be a midrange gem

Test suggests AMD Ryzen 7 5700X could be a midrange gem

AMD Ryzen 7 5700X is set to release soon, and now the first benchmarks have been spotted. The processor showed performance on par with Ryzen 7 5800X.
Windows 11 device sitting on a stool.

Windows 11 may launch tabbed File Explorer, smarter Clipboard

Windows 11 may launch tabbed File Explorer, smarter Clipboard

Microsoft is holding a Windows event on April 5, and several new Windows 11 features could be announced.
Two Intel Arc chips in front of a blue and purple gradient background.

Intel Arc graphics use AV1 to improve Twitch streams

Intel Arc graphics use AV1 to improve Twitch streams

Intel has announced that it will equip its Arc GPUs with AV1 coding technology. This tech shows a lot of promise in improving the quality of gaming streams.
A vision of Meta's metaverse in the work setting.

Microsoft has a warning about working in the metaverse

Microsoft has a warning about working in the metaverse

In a blog post, Microsoft talks about the risk of working in the metaverse and the steps that can be taken to secure it
SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft.

SpaceX will stop making new Crew Dragon capsules. Here’s why

SpaceX will stop making new Crew Dragon capsules. Here’s why

Two years after SpaceX flew its first astronauts to the ISS in the Crew Dragon capsule, the company has revealed it’s ending production of the spacecraft.