Virgin Cosmic Finishes Initial Business Trip into Space

Virgin Cosmic finished its very first business mission on Thursday, sending four travelers to suborbital space and back. Richard Branson’s rocket plane, Solidarity, arrived at a height of around 53 miles in a milestone second for Virgin Cosmic, which has enormous desires for space the travel industry. The flight took off from Spaceport America in New Mexico at 10:30 a.m….

A Spacecraft That Hunts For Dark Matter Is About To Launch In Europe

As scientists get ready for the launch of the Euclid spacecraft from the European Space Agency (ESA), a dark matter-hunting telescope that researchers hope will soon shed some light on one of the universe’s more mysterious aspects, excitement is running high in Europe. Dim energy and dim matter are fundamental for how we might interpret the universe. Dark matter, which…