After a year away from test flights, Blue Origin launches and lands its rocket again

Private spaceflight company Blue Origin is back to launching rockets again after pulling off another successful launch and landing of its New Shepard tourist vehicle today. The sub-orbital rocket took off from the company’s facility in West Texas around noon … Continue reading After a year away from test flights, Blue Origin launches and lands its rocket again

California will burn until it rains — and climate change may keep future rains away

Wildfires are spreading unchecked across Southern California, adding more infernos to the state’s worst fire season on record. A warm, dry fall in Southern California and strong offshore winds combined to create dangerous fire conditions that will probably get worse. As the winds … Continue reading California will burn until it rains — and climate change may keep future rains away