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Report: Decades of corporate decision making eroded Boeing safety culture

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Japan's SLIM wakes up on Moon after month-long nap

theregister.com Against almost astronomical odds, Japan's Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) has reestablished communication with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). The…

Intuitive Machines cuts Odysseus moon mission short; stock continues to slide

marketwatch.com Shares of Intuitive Machines Inc. continued their slide Monday as the space-exploration company said that its Odysseus moon-lander mission will be cut short. Odysseus made…

Historic spacecraft landing double-header from Varda, Intuitive Machines

techcrunch.com Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch Space. My stomach is still in knots from the Intuitive Machines landing livestream. I think it’s fair to say that the words of Tim…

Private lunar lander to go dark

bostonherald.com CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A private U.S. lunar lander is expected to stop working Tuesday, its mission cut short after landing sideways near the south pole of the moon.…

Odysseus moon landing a catalyst for investor interest in space, analyst says

marketwatch.com Despite its challenges, Intuitive Machines’ Odysseus moon lander is raising the profile of the space sector among investors, according to Benchmark analyst Josh Sullivan.…

The 2024 Moon Landing Placed Music By Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Elvis & More on the Lunar Surface

billboard.com A lot of history was made last Thursday (Feb. 22) when the Odysseus space craft landed on earth’s moon. Not only did it mark the first time a private lander made lunar…

Map shows best 15 US states to see solar eclipse in 2024

newsweek.com The U.S. will soon get a special cosmological treat, as a total eclipse is set to creep across the country in a few weeks. On April 8, the moon will be positioned in such a…

NASA takes a picture of Ingenuity's missing rotor blade

theregister.com A little more light is being shed on the fate of NASA's Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, thanks to fresh images snapped by the Perseverance rover. After an expectation-busting 72…

Incredible moon video maps exact Apollo landing sites

newsweek.com A new NASA video shows the sites of each of the manned Apollo moon landings on the surface of our moon. The video shows the phases of the moon flash by as time passes, with…

Sideways moon landing cuts mission short, private US lunar lander will cease operations Tuesday

abcnews.go.com A private lunar lander is expected to cease operations Tuesday, its mission cut short after landing sideways near the south pole of the moon CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A…

Insider Guy Shanon Just Sold 360,000 Shares of Intuitive Machines (LUNR) Stock

investorplace.com Shanon still owns millions of shares following the sale Shares of Intuitive Machines (NASDAQ:LUNR) stock surged higher last week after the space exploration company…

Private U.S. lunar lander to cease operations Tuesday after landing sideways

pbs.org CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private lunar lander is expected to cease operations Tuesday, its mission cut short after landing sideways near the south pole of the moon.…

The private company whose spacecraft on the moon tipped over is expected to cease operations after cutting mission short

fortune.com A private lunar lander is expected to cease operations Tuesday, its mission cut short after landing sideways near the south pole of the moon. Intuitive Machines, the Houston…

Sideways moon landing cuts mission short, private lunar lander expected to cease operations Tuesday

apnews.com CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A private lunar lander is expected to cease operations Tuesday, its mission cut short after landing sideways near the south pole of the moon.…

Lunar landing photos: Intuitive Machines' Odysseus sends back first images from the moon

cnbc.com Intuitive Machines CEO Steve Altemus explains how the company's IM-1 lander tipped over on the moon's surfacing during a NASA press conference on Feb. 22, 2023. Intuitive…

The 2024 total solar eclipse is coming, but you won’t be able to find ‘NASA-approved’ glasses

fastcompany.com One of the most spectacular celestial events of the year is just six weeks away. On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will be visible over parts of the United States,…

Intuitive Machines' lunar lander tripped, fell on its side

theregister.com Intuitive Machines' Odysseus lander last week became the first American lander to touch down on the Moon in 50 years – albeit landing on its side. Initially the Texas-based…

Why Is Intuitive Machines (LUNR) Stock Down 23% Today?

investorplace.com LUNR stock is down on lunar landing problems Intuitive Machines (NASDAQ:LUNR) stock is taking a beating on Monday after the space exploration company revealed problems with…

Why is it so hard for spacecraft to successfully land on the moon?

euronews.com Only a handful of robot space missions have landed successfully on the Moon. Experts say a range of variables determines a lander’s success or fiery failure. For the first…

Everything you need to know about this year's solar eclipse

nbcnews.com A total solar eclipse will cross North America in April, offering millions of sky-watchers a rare opportunity to see afternoon skies temporarily darken and a “ring of fire”…

Ascent Solar Technologies to Fly Space Solar Modules on NASA's Upcoming LISA-T Mission

benzinga.com THORNTON, Colo., Feb. 26, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ascent Solar Technologies, ASTI ("Ascent'' or the "Company"), the leading U.S. innovator in the design and manufacture of…

Intuitive Machines stock plummets after moon lander tips over

finance.yahoo.com Shares of Houston-based Intuitive Machines slumped more than 30% on Monday after the space exploration firm said its Odysseus moon lander had tipped over and was resting on…

China names ‘Dream Vessel’ spacecraft it hopes will take astronauts to the moon

cnn.com China’s space agency has revealed the names of the spacecraft that it hopes will take Chinese astronauts to the moon by the end of the decade. In a news release over the…

NASA's James Webb telescope spotted a strange 13 billion-year-old galaxy that shouldn't exist

businessinsider.com An arrow points to JWST-7329, a rare massive galaxy that is thought to be 13 billion years old. JWST NIRCAM NASA's James Webb Space Telescope spotted a 13 billion year old…

The countdown to NASA's Jupiter mission is on. This JPL engineer is helping it happen

latimes.com Think of meticulously handcrafted objects and certain things come immediately to mind: fine art, exotic cars, luxury timepieces. But Pasadena native Steve Barajas spends his…

3 Space Stocks That Could Be Multibaggers in the Making: February Edition

investorplace.com It’s a wild ride without a doubt but if you want the possibility of robust upswings, space stocks may be the way to go. Fundamentally, it seems that everyone’s attention is…

Budget cuts to Mars Sample Return mission prompt hundreds of layoffs at JPL

latimes.com The mission control room at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge. Budget cuts have forced the lab to reduce its workforce by about 8%. NASA’s Jet Propulsion…

Private US spacecraft enters orbit around the moon ahead of landing attempt

abcnews.go.com A private U.S. lunar lander is in orbit around the moon, a day before it will attempt to land on the surface CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A private U.S. lunar lander reached the…

Intuitive Machines Lunar Lander Mishap Sparks Crisis: Odysseus Tips Over Near Moon's South Pole

benzinga.com Intuitive Machines, Inc. LUNR revealed Friday that its lunar lander, Odysseus, encountered a mishap during a touchdown near the moon’s south pole. Initially presumed…

Moon Lander "Tipped Over" On Touchdown, Sending Shares Of Intuitive Machines Crashing Late Friday

zerohedge.com Moon Lander "Tipped Over" On Touchdown, Sending Shares Of Intuitive Machines Crashing Late Friday Intuitive Machines Inc. investors have experienced more volatility than…

45 years ago, NASA's Voyager spacecraft flew past Jupiter. See how the iconic video compares to photos of the planet today

businessinsider.com Jupiter as seen by Voyager 1 (left) is far less detailed than this enhanced imaged of Jupiter captured by Juno. NASA / JPL; NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Rita Najm © (CC BY)…

The batteries and motors that could help electric planes take off

axios.com The arrival of electric planes that can carry hundreds of people thousands of miles hinges on developing a new generation of batteries, motors and other technologies beyond…

The Cost of Nuclear War in Space

nytimes.com Just before the Russian-Ukrainian war reached its two-year milestone today, U.S. intelligence agencies warned that Russia might aim a nuclear weapon at an unusual target:…

Jimmy Kimmel Jokes the Odysseus Lander Means Mankind Has Brought ‘Amazon-Garbaging’ to the Moon

thewrap.com On Friday’s episode of his ABC show, Jimmy Kimmel began his monologue with a comment on the big space news this week — the Odysseus moon lander’s successful trip to the…

Understanding the Hurdles

dailyhodl.com HodlX Guest Post Submit Your Post AI (artificial intelligence) is the topic that has got the attention of not only tech enthusiasts but also the general public since last…

Moon lander Odysseus tipped sideways on lunar surface but 'alive and well'

investing.com The moon lander dubbed Odysseus is "alive and well" but resting on its side a day after its white-knuckle touchdown as the first private spacecraft ever to reach the lunar…

Intuitive Machines almost lost its moon lander because somebody forgot to flip a switch before launch

businessinsider.com Odysseus passes over the near side of the moon on February 21, 2024 — the day Intuitive Machines discovered a major error that almost killed the mission. Intuitive Machines…

Intuitive Machines’ stock sinks 32% after Odysseus moon lander falls on its side

marketwatch.com Intuitive Machines’ stock fell more than 30% after hours Friday after the space-exploration company said that its Odysseus lunar lander had fallen on its side while landing…

Intuitive Machines shares descend fast after the CEO says the moon lander is on its side

theglobeandmail.com Shares of moon lander maker Intuitive Machines tumbled 30% in extended trade, wiping out a Friday rally after the company said its spacecraft had tipped over shortly after…

Private lander makes first US moon landing in more than 50 years

abcnews.go.com A private lander has made the first U.S. moon landing in more than 50 years Private lander makes first US moon landing in more than 50 years CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A…

Private US spacecraft is on its side on the moon, company says

abcnews.go.com A U.S. company says its moon lander is on its side near the lunar south pole Private US spacecraft is on its side on the moon with some antennas covered up, the company says…

Quick thinking and a stroke of luck averted a Moon lander disaster for Intuitive Machines

techcrunch.com Intuitive Machines‘ spacecraft touched down yesterday on the lunar surface… sideways. CEO Steve Altemus confirmed during a press conference Friday that, while it wasn’t a…

Company says lunar lander is on its side on moon’s surface

siliconvalley.com By Marcia Dunn | Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A private U.S. lunar lander tilted over at touchdown and ended up on its side near the moon’s south pole, hampering…

America’s first moon landing in 50 years, explained

vox.com Intuitive Machines employees cheer during a watch party moments after they became the first commercial company to softly land on the moon on February 22, 2024, in Houston. |…

Techstars CEO defends changes, says physical presence in a city is not necessary for investment

techcrunch.com Earlier this week, accelerator group Techstars announced changes to its operations. But what was planned internally to be an exciting new chapter for the organization ended…

Varda capsule proves you don't need astronauts for gravity-defying science

theregister.com Almost drowned out by last night's lunar landing, Varda Space Industries celebrated the re-entry and landing of the capsule from its W-1 mission in the Utah desert. The…

5 Investors Betting Big on Intuitive Machines (LUNR) Stock

investorplace.com Intuitive Machines (NASDAQ:LUNR) stock is blasting higher after the space exploration company announced that its Nova-C lunar lander, called Odysseus, had successfully…

5 best small business insurance companies in Texas of 2024

fortune.com In Texas, business is booming. Between December 2022 and December 2023, the Lone Star added 369,600 jobs. According to Texas Economic Development, that’s the highest number…

Why Intuitive Machines Stock Keeps Going to the Moon

finance.yahoo.com After surging in share price on news of a successful launch and trip toward the moon earlier this week, shares of tiny space stock Intuitive Machines (NASDAQ: LUNR) sold off…

The first private company just landed on the moon. Here's how they did it

businessinsider.com A Houston company made history by successfully landing the first commercial US spacecraft on the moon, more than 50 years after the US made its last crewed landing. The…

WATCH LIVE: NASA and Intuitive Machines hold briefing on first U.S. lunar landing since Apollo era

pbs.org CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon’s newest arrival was said to be “alive and well” a day after making the first U.S. landing in half a century, but flight controllers…

Why it took the US 51 years to get back on the moon

siliconvalley.com By Loren Grush | Bloomberg News For the first time since 1972, the United States is back on the moon. At 6:23 p.m. Eastern time Thursday, Intuitive Machines Inc. landed a…

The tense final moments as Intuitive Machines pulled off a moon landing

washingtonpost.com But the descent to the surface was a perilous nail-biter that required on-the-fly ingenuity to save it from failure. And it serves as a reminder that space travel remains an…

Artist Jeff Koons’ Sculpture Becomes First ‘Authorized’ to Land on the Moon, Launches Matching NFTs

cryptonews.com The world’s most expensive living artist, Jeff Koons, made history following the landing of the Odysseus spacecraft Thursday, becoming the first artist to officially have a…

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