MattGush/iStockBy MARK OSBORNE, ABC News (BOCA CHICA, Texas) — SpaceX’s Starship rocket, a test flight for a vehicle expected to eventually carry passengers to the moon and Mars, exploded after launch Wednesday, making impact with the ground while trying to land. The ship had no one aboard. The launch and ascent were successful, but as […]

Andrei Stanescu/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (ORLANDO) — In just a few weeks, NASA and SpaceX are set to launch a diverse crew of astronauts to the International Space Station as part of the Crew Dragon spacecraft’s first operational flight. The NASA SpaceX Crew-1 mission is currently scheduled to launch on Nov. 14, after a […]

iStock/ilbuscaBy: EMILY SHAPIRO, GINA SUNSERI and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (PENSACOLA, Fla.) — The first NASA-SpaceX astronauts are en route back to Earth, with the Crew Dragon capsule expected to splashdown near Pensacola, Florida, at 2:48 p.m. ET. The weather conditions appear “great” for the splashdown, tweeted NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. Crew Dragon Endeavour’s deorbit […]

Andrei Stanescu/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS(MERRITT ISLAND, Fla.) — SpaceX scrubbed its launch of dozens of Starlink satellites Saturday from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. SpaceX wrote on Twitter that the mission needed “more time for checkouts” and the team was working to identify the next launch opportunity. The launch — which was scheduled for 10:54 […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — There was record rainfall in Miami Tuesday where half a foot of rain fell in in just 90 minutes and numerous streets and roads were flooded. For the month of May, Miami had 18.88 inches of rain, which is 14.8 inches above normal. The recent bout […]

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