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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Watch Boeing 777X take off on first test flight

Watch Boeing 777X take off on first test flight

The new Boeing 777X features wingtips that fold up. You can see one of those in the upright position just behind the cockpit here. Boeing After a delay Friday due to windy conditions, Boeing's newest airliner, the 777X, took to the skies Saturday on its first-ever test flight. The plane left the ground shortly after…
Watch this snakelike robot crawl the walls video

Watch this snakelike robot crawl the walls video

The Guardian S robot from Sarcos is built to reach places that are normally inaccessible to people and even drones.
Watch SpaceX blow up a Falcon 9 rocket to test its launch abort system video

Watch SpaceX blow up a Falcon 9 rocket to test its...

SpaceX sacrificed one of its Falcon 9 rockets on Sunday to test the safety of its in-flight launch abort system, a critical step toward the company's eventual goal of carrying astronauts to the International Space Station.
How to watch SpaceX blow up a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday

How to watch SpaceX blow up a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule will take flight on a Falcon 9 rocket for a launch escape test. SpaceX Plan for success. Prepare for failure. SpaceX is setting out to prove a critical safety system will be able to save astronaut lives in the event of a launch emergency during ascent. This is a required step…
How to watch SpaceX blow up a Falcon 9 rocket in a safety test Saturday

How to watch SpaceX blow up a Falcon 9 rocket in...

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule will take flight on a Falcon 9 rocket for a launch escape test. SpaceX Plan for success. Prepare for failure. SpaceX is setting out to prove a critical safety system will be able to save astronaut lives in the event of a launch emergency during ascent. The Crew Dragon in-flight abort…
Watch the second all-female spacewalk happening right now

Watch the second all-female spacewalk happening right now

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch went outside the International Space Station on Wednesday for the first of their two scheduled January spacewalks, and you can follow along in the embedded livestream. The pair went on the historic first all-female spacewalk last October.Meir and Koch are replacing nickel-hydrogen batteries with "newer, more powerful lithium-ion…
How to watch critical SpaceX Crew Dragon in-flight abort test

How to watch critical SpaceX Crew Dragon in-flight abort test

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule will take flight on a Falcon 9 rocket for a launch escape test. SpaceX Plan for success. Prepare for failure. SpaceX is setting out to prove that a critical safety system will be able to save astronaut lives in the event of a launch emergency. The Crew Dragon in-flight abort test is…
Cuttlefish watch 3D movies in peculiar new study on depth perception

Cuttlefish watch 3D movies in peculiar new study on depth perception

Scientists have cuttlefish wear special 3D glasses to test stereopsis.  Wardill Lab Cuttlefish wearing 3D glasses aren't enjoying the latest superhero movie, but they are helping scientists better understand how they see when on the hunt for food. The octopus-like cephalopods can move their eyes independently from one another, which gives them a 360-degree field of…
Watch this slime-mold Santa beard grow into a ho-ho-horror

Watch this slime-mold Santa beard grow into a ho-ho-horror

This slime mold is getting into the holiday spirit. Video screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET Most people hang string lights and decorate trees to celebrate Christmas. A technician at the University of Warwick in the UK grew a slime-mold Santa beard instead. That's festive, too, I guess. The university shared the jolly news on Tuesday with…
How to watch Boeing’s Starliner try to match SpaceX’s ISS success this week

How to watch Boeing’s Starliner try to match SpaceX’s ISS success...

Boeing's uncrewed Starliner hopes to head for the ISS on Dec. 20. Boeing SpaceX did it in March. Now it's Boeing's turn to show it can fly a spacecraft designed for astronauts from the US to the International Space Station.Boeing is set to launch an uncrewed CST-100 Starliner capsule with an assist from a United…

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