Spacecraft

A handout picture shows Coronal Mass Ejection as viewed by the Solar Dynamics Observatory
NASA probe nearing sun reveals new details about solar winds

"We were certainly hoping we'd see new phenomena and new processes when we got close to the sun - and we certainly did," Nicola Fox, director of the US space agency's heliophysics division, said.

By REUTERS
05/12/2019
Israeli stamps show the first Torah scroll flown in space

He also brought a menorah to celebrate Hanukkah, although he was never able to actually light it aboard the spacecraft.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
27/11/2019
SpaceIL co-founders Kfir Damari (L), Yonatan Weintraub (C) and Yariv Bash (R) take a selfie in front
SpaceIL heading back to space, mission to Mars on the horizon

"Despite the fact that Beresheet crashed, hundreds of kids wrote to us saying we inspired them to become engineers and scientists," co-founder Damari said. "If they can dream it, they can do it."

NASA renames cosmic body after nicknaming it with term used by Nazis

It will now be called Arrokoth instead.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
14/11/2019
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