Artist's illustration of NASA astronauts near the moon's south pole, a region thought to be rich in water ice, a key resource that could help humanity extend its footprint out into the solar system. (Image credit: NASA)

The Space Force should safeguard US interests on the moon (op-ed)

By Rick Tumlinson, Published by Space.com, 2 October 2023 The potential for conflict beyond Earth is coming. It's been reported that United States Space Force Commander Gen. Chance Saltzman surveyed the Force's members to develop a mission statement for America's newest military branch. Aside from the novelty of crowdsourcing soldiers

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FAA Slaps SpaceX With 63 Corrective Actions Following Botched Starship Megarocket Launch

Starship during its fatal tumble on April 20, 2023.Photo: Eric Gay (AP) By George Dvorsky, Published by Gizmodo, 8 September 2023 Elon Musk’s aerospace company must address these corrective actions to the regulator’s satisfaction should it wish to acquire its next Starship launch license. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has officially closed its

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