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The Amazon Fires, From an Extraterrestrial Perspective

A version of this first appeared as the TIME Space newsletter sent on Aug. 30. Space is aspirational. Merely the act of looking through a telescope is an exercise in questing. It’s vast, exciting, and gorgeous out there. Even scenes of cataclysm—a supernova,…
bubmag
September 6, 2019
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SpaceX launches Starhopper after earlier failed attempt

SpaceX’s Starhopper has had an interesting week. It was initially supposed to take off from the company’s Texas launch facility on Monday evening, performing what is expected to be the last of its test flights before the company begins testing larger versions…
bubmag
August 28, 2019
SpaceX

Watch SpaceX Starhopper Successfully Pass Final Test

SpaceX has just successfully passed its final test for its Starhopper test prototype. Launched at Boca Chica, Texas, the Starhopper flew to an altitude of 500 feet (150 meters), where it stayed hovering for almost a minute. Equipped with a single new gen Sp…
bubmag
August 28, 2019