Space - CBSNews.com / Space From CBSNews.com Sun, 25 Feb 2024 09:01:22 -0500 5 Commercial moon lander tipped over onto its side during touchdown /news/moon-lander-tipped-over-on-its-side-during-touchdown/ Intuitive Machines says despite its off-kilter touchdown, the Odysseus moon lander can still accomplish most of its objectives. Sat, 24 Feb 2024 08:08:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/24/344a0ada-3ff6-4e02-ae98-b83eecf1588d/thumbnail/60x60/60d7d09a3ac91086dc7071aa2f4e7a1e/lander-cleanroom2.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 cc4fe23f-a7e9-42c1-8372-2167c925d85f Historic lunar landing: U.S. spacecraft to touch down on the moon /video/historic-lunar-landing-us-spacecraft-to-touch-down-on-the-moon/ "CBS Mornings" gets an exclusive inside look at a groundbreaking lunar mission as the U.S. prepares to land a spacecraft on the moon today, marking the nation's first lunar landing in over half a century. Fri, 23 Feb 2024 11:13:54 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/430067de-e57f-4e6c-800d-05d7481d2740/thumbnail/60x60/848e017b00e071dea9d4f1651350f257/0222-cmo-lunarlandingpreview-strassman-2702477-640x360.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 2da5b03c-78d7-40ad-a24f-85b50260045e First U.S. moon landing since 1972 as private spacecraft touches down /news/moon-landing-spacecraft-lunar-surface-today/ Intuitive Machines's Odysseus lunar lander became the first privately-built spacecraft to safely complete a moon landing. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 21:58:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/75945b23-9eb9-4305-b4fd-bd8a222265a3/thumbnail/60x60/9e2b4cecc5ba11d933d8324e2d76060e/lander-artist1.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 d31c8a3e-f008-4230-ae0c-76fb2da6adc5 When and where to see February's micromoon, known as the Snow Moon /news/when-and-where-to-see-february-micromoon-known-as-snow-moon/ February's full moon, the Snow Moon, is also a micromoon. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 21:03:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/ab5a3a0a-d68c-4b0d-9e27-4554d3ef9930/thumbnail/60x60/d6008c54052a37a1e1450123447db335/gettyimages-2023436336.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 3b9730d1-190f-46e5-a467-76fef203861a Lander touches down for first U.S. moon landing since 1972 /video/lander-touches-down-for-first-u-s-moon-landing-since-1972/ Houston-based Intuitive Machines' Odysseus lander touched down on the lunar surface Thursday, marking the first U.S. moon landing since 1972. Mark Strassmann has the story. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 20:02:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/23/d099b3ad-904c-4b5f-b936-ce90b5cd0984/thumbnail/60x60/fcba2ad5fc96d7d9b2f970119e1d8acd/strassmann.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 24e24730-5c4b-491f-af82-6e33a9cfa5a4 Massive fireball lights up night sky across large swath of U.S. /news/massive-fireball-meteor-eastern-us-canada-video/ People across the eastern U.S. and in parts of Canada saw a dazzling light show on Wednesday night, as a fireball entered the atmosphere and burned up. Thu, 22 Feb 2024 09:21:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/22/943ef51b-9d54-4e66-a918-004e7aef2b9b/thumbnail/60x60/a02ed8ac41205afe119a75be29878b82/meteor.png?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 3170df94-95a4-494d-adaf-527cf5297426 Commercial moon lander enters lunar orbit ahead of Thursday landing try /news/moon-orbit-landing-attempt-thursday-intuitive-machines-odysseus/ Now in lunar orbit, Intuitive Machines' Odysseus lander will attempt a touchdown near the moon's south pole Thursday. Wed, 21 Feb 2024 18:27:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/21/056a607c-35a4-4ce5-a135-284c6389e320/thumbnail/60x60/5c048a4de319821ef1d7cee40a42e5e4/lander-artist1.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 b04574fa-37b1-4fb0-85af-b6eb6fbb6181 Space agency shows where satellite crashed through Earth's atmosphere /news/satellite-ers2-to-crash-through-earths-atmosphere-this-week/ A satellite weighing about as much as an adult male rhinoceros re-entered Earth's atmosphere today over the north Pacific Ocean between Alaska and Hawaii. Wed, 21 Feb 2024 15:40:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/19/e852a616-4c63-4acb-b42e-eda1292f641d/thumbnail/60x60/e6cdf579716dd7ea7a7bd219cc755f5c/gettyimages-1498384690.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 f51b38f5-9185-4bf6-9c20-ff0d98245fe4 SpaceX launches communications satellite, its 16th flight so far this year /news/spacex-launches-powerful-indonesian-communications-satellite-in-16th-flight-this-year/ SpaceX is maintaining a rapid-fire launch pace while gearing up to launch four fresh crew members to the International Space Station. Tue, 20 Feb 2024 17:45:50 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/20/839a240f-369b-474c-bd39-3cd9ba893289/thumbnail/60x60/f3c3f089b542a6233ef935a626ae25a0/022024-merah-2.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 f09f3ba4-5242-4516-ad8f-0f41b7734b9a Delta offering flight from Texas to Michigan to see total solar eclipse from the air /news/delta-offering-flight-from-texas-to-michigan-to-view-eclipse/ Delta Air Lines is offering a special flight from Austin, Texas, to Detroit to see the April 8 eclipse from the air. Tue, 20 Feb 2024 16:26:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/19/e5107ba7-5b5b-4c85-8de4-e089277e1043/thumbnail/60x60/60034f5b78816d51d6b7d1f70b0a6d72/gettyimages-1247205841.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 354c2cca-3ee5-42eb-9ec1-01062d5b8fdd NASA looking for 4 people to live in Mars simulator /news/nasa-mars-simulator-4-volunteers-to-spend-a-year-living-and-working-inside-3d-printed-dune-alpha/ Ever wonder what it's like to live on Mars? Now, you can apply to try out life on the Red Planet. Here's how to qualify. Mon, 19 Feb 2024 15:00:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/19/db7683a3-d320-4ec1-a8ed-7c47785eaf4f/thumbnail/60x60/2e9983119449cb03868d2deac95da6ce/screenshot-2024-02-19-at-10-42-45-am.png?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 1e2eb847-c016-4775-a04f-6eb412fd66a3 Japan's flagship H3 rocket successfully reaches orbit /news/japan-flagship-h3-rocket-reaches-orbit-tanegashima-space-center/ The launch is a boost for Japan's space program following a recent streak of successes, including a historic precision touchdown on the moon of an unmanned spacecraft last month. Sat, 17 Feb 2024 21:31:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/18/1b9311b3-e213-4ded-bf2a-6e620ba6864c/thumbnail/60x60/b1182abb3dad8a436855ceb0a71a92a2/gettyimages-2009592715.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 84f2e619-9651-4039-9f23-c7617f71fc5e Stunning image shows star forming 5,900 light-years from Earth /news/hubble-image-massive-star-forming-constellation-scorpius-nasa/ The Hubble Space Telescope captured a bold photo of the likely star forming about 5,900 light-years from Earth. Fri, 16 Feb 2024 10:13:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/16/58d22c22-3749-45ef-856a-b0bc9165156d/thumbnail/60x60/e3a5a2b08847867fcf86ebfb37a518d0/hubble-iras16562-3959-potw2407a.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 8e1ef9df-1fc9-4697-a10b-dd7ce85b92b6 Private-sector lunar lander launched on historic moon mission /news/spacex-private-sector-lunar-lander-moon-flight/ Intuitive Machines' Odysseus lander aims to be the first U.S. vehicle to land on the moon in more than 50 years. Thu, 15 Feb 2024 02:24:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/15/d2182092-8d58-4a2b-bc19-78c0ec266293/thumbnail/60x60/32cf30f4d120c8cdbc73c70246f09d25/021524-im1-deploy.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 298bac5e-8372-41de-928c-afc3fb76cfa6 Defunct NASA mission helps find water on asteroids for first time /news/asteroids-water-nasa-german-space-agency-stratospheric-observatory-for-infrared-astronomy/ Scientists studied four asteroids that were rich in silicate, and found molecular water on two of them. Wed, 14 Feb 2024 10:30:52 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2023/02/07/15b9dfb3-f5ad-4b99-87ec-7f84aa07717b/thumbnail/60x60/82d3fc75c62421675b0dbfcf126fd211/hypatia-h-a226e911b56bba6869ee320d0c484cea-h-cb49b247ffb3fa5c0b936497acfded72.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 53803147-68c2-491f-89f6-607a18b4362d Houston company aims to return America to moon's surface /news/intuitive-machines-spacex-odysseus-robot-lander-on-moon-surface/ A technical glitch forces a 24-hour launch delay for Intuitive Machines' Odysseus moon lander launch. Wed, 14 Feb 2024 01:04:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/13/b3764506-b0f0-45b1-a09b-923135f98dbc/thumbnail/60x60/cd9cf5605fd99ea460e4719c7d1efa52/lander-artist1.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 9f81e653-4629-4f64-87ab-013ad1b96f39 Commercial space station crew splashes down to wrap up extended mission /news/ax3-splashdown-axiom-private-sector-astronauts-return-iss/ The third commercial station flight chartered by Houston-based Axiom Space ends with picture-perfect Atlantic Ocean splashdown. Fri, 09 Feb 2024 12:51:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/09/0787ae8e-c5b1-4c4b-b877-b26c7176c89f/thumbnail/60x60/e892e32232c7243423ade8f22510df2d/020924-landing1.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 d364849f-5388-46fb-9623-1e8480f1f7ea SpaceX launches NASA satellite designed to shed new light on climate change /news/spacex-launches-nasas-948-million-pace-environmental-research-satellite/ The spacecraft's instruments will study how Earth's oceans, atmosphere and land masses interact and how that interaction impacts climate change. Thu, 08 Feb 2024 02:38:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/08/064e5d4f-c1ed-46c4-8328-380a021ea925/thumbnail/60x60/4e562fae976bbb66de4773b2ba07c4d9/spacex-falcon-9-launch-feb7-2024.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 6d99dc9e-dd70-49e7-8d2b-ac025ac3212a Commercial crew heads for home after extended space station visit /news/ax3-undocks-space-station/ After multiple weather delays, the Ax-3 crew was cleared for undocking and return to Earth on Friday to close out an extended mission. Wed, 07 Feb 2024 13:29:24 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/07/b79c5783-9b10-4802-adb0-7201db80930a/thumbnail/60x60/4a7a6355271f92d6056a17ffd294d3d2/020724-ax3-undock1.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 425043d8-2f78-4b8e-83f0-29a46a42ad16 A total solar eclipse will darken U.S. skies in April 2024 /news/total-solar-eclipse-april-2024-what-to-know/ About 31.6 million people live in the 200-mile path of the upcoming total solar eclipse. Here's where you can see it in April 2024. Mon, 05 Feb 2024 10:41:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/13/e59ef76c-f23a-4d63-bef3-d3a6cda344c5/thumbnail/60x60/9183d233c2f5f1c918a5cfde695f0d39/ap23095724177061.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 37c93e44-704e-4aa8-aaea-d409a899c19a 4 asteroids will zoom past Earth Friday, including one as big as a skyscraper /news/asteroids-will-pass-earth-friday-one-the-size-of-empire-state-building/ NASA estimates the biggest asteroid headed our way is between 690 feet and 1,575 feet across. Thu, 01 Feb 2024 16:57:08 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/01/f419d816-3659-486d-8b53-c54b6eaf5932/thumbnail/60x60/c1797331e1fbf9f64b6a84f5f75b5888/ap24032567322048.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 8c8e0fa6-9a43-44a2-9953-67aa70ad4a45 Cygnus cargo ship attached to space station after smooth rendezvous /news/northrop-grumman-cargo-ship-delivers-4-tons-of-supplies-and-equipment-to-space-station/ Along with crew supplies, spare parts and science gear, the Cygnus cargo ship brought ice cream and other treats to the lab's crew. Thu, 01 Feb 2024 08:28:29 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/02/01/e9e01012-2c12-4fa0-b2c4-2d342d627b7e/thumbnail/60x60/d276935e70bca62eb30a2d755b52681c/020124-cygnus-capture.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 5edca793-c3fd-4459-b942-dca07b2475a5 Space shuttle Endeavour hoisted upright for display /video/space-shuttle-endeavour-hoisted-upright-for-display/ The retired space shuttle Endeavour was hoisted into place for display Monday in Los Angeles. The orbiter, fused to the external boosters that helped blast the shuttles out of Earth's atmosphere, is the first to be displayed in its upright position as though ready for launch. Elise Preston reports. Tue, 30 Jan 2024 19:46:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/31/4d5fe35c-d9ee-4892-8d72-fac4290d2ba0/thumbnail/60x60/0e564d61e560eb2da36908dc25620f6a/preston.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 f6958d2a-afd4-4fd3-8f80-9925a72c37d3 SpaceX launches cargo ship to the space station /news/spacex-launches-northrop-grumman-cargo-ship-to-space-station/ Northrop Grumman's 20th space station cargo mission is delivering 8,200 pounds of needed crew supplies and equipment. Tue, 30 Jan 2024 12:27:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/30/c549cd02-7482-42a5-ac72-ec66ff91bada/thumbnail/60x60/17d0f040e02a308716ae01dd7ba339f9/1706634743168.png?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 3d9833be-22fe-45f9-bd6f-b921ccba5feb See NASA's newly-captured "treasure trove" of 19 spiral galaxies /news/spiral-galaxies-images-nasa-smallest-scales-ever-observed-past-milky-way/ The new images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope are "mind-blowing even for researchers who have studied these same galaxies for decades," one scientist said. Tue, 30 Jan 2024 11:25:00 -0500 https://assets3.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/30/ea2c4e66-01e8-43be-826c-b33bcbdbc5b5/thumbnail/60x60/dbe29a8e71df2e0a089541df91e34fde/stsci-01hm9yk6rnejc0tttgmahd5v15.png?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 4cf4cba5-be33-444c-9546-ea23f101b8ef Flight controllers contact crippled Japanese moon lander /news/japanese-flight-controllers-re-establish-contact-with-tipped-over-moon-lander/ The Japanese space agency said limited science operations had resumed after the SLIM lunar lander tipped over and lost power as it was touching down. Sun, 28 Jan 2024 23:38:26 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/29/d841340f-1071-456a-ad8b-15f39045c1ec/thumbnail/60x60/8387101e0ecfa6a2458f55723fcc1466/012524-slim.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 40edd1e4-a7b3-42de-9f58-3816e97c30b6 Retired space shuttle set to be raised by cranes for display /video/retired-space-shuttle-set-to-be-raised-by-cranes-for-display/ The Endeavour space shuttle is set to be lifted into place by cranes on Monday for a unique display. The retired shuttle, which was built to replace the Challenger shuttle after it broke apart during launch, will be displayed upright and attached to boosters as if ready for liftoff. Elise Preston reports. Sun, 28 Jan 2024 19:39:00 -0500 https://assets2.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/29/2d3cec79-1502-4712-bba7-23a5987a22e2/thumbnail/60x60/892ae8180df388a6cba4ca138a9ebbca/0128-wn-preston.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 5a824664-5ac4-43f7-9674-a3147daea68d Virgin Galactic launches sixth commercial space tourism flight /news/virgin-galactic-launches-sixth-commercial-space-tourism-flight/ Four paying customers and two pilots soared out of the discernible atmosphere in a sub-orbital up-and-down trip to space. Fri, 26 Jan 2024 16:52:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/26/c4ad839f-fb11-4061-84a3-e5197e49a7d3/thumbnail/60x60/ad11f769e4f8b60633daf9120a857452/012624-powered-flight.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 402cafad-7063-4173-9c45-e9b4aacc67bf NASA's Mars helicopter finally ends marathon mission /news/nasa-mars-helicopter-ingenuity-ends-marathon-mission-rotor-damage/ Living long past its design lifetime, the Ingenuity helicopter was finally done in by rotor damage during a presumed off-kilter landing. Thu, 25 Jan 2024 20:06:08 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/26/766ede03-947c-4b9b-8e3a-384ccbd19b24/thumbnail/60x60/a3c36bd0ead91ddf1b1d3467e5c416f5/012524-ingenuity-surface.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 0655a73f-872d-49c9-a725-dd5b685340bf Japan says lunar lander achieved major goals despite battery woes /news/japan-slim-lunar-lander-pinpoint-touchdown-battery-problems-may-end-soon/ Japan's SLIM lunar lander tipped over on touchdown, but still captured imagery of the moon while demonstrating high-precision landing technology. Thu, 25 Jan 2024 11:24:00 -0500 https://assets1.cbsnewsstatic.com/hub/i/r/2024/01/25/816be3d6-94a1-4c3b-99d2-320e5507df83/thumbnail/60x60/eda08426d1baa6100ce8cee10fc17a0a/2024-01-25t062209z-1635631621-rc2uo5agyjy3-rtrmadp-3-japan-space.jpg?v=26439302e0bbe3219b6ef78d2fd37ce0 e4e8366b-e135-494c-8372-61ed7f49c900
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