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Archive for April 29th, 2021

Stratolaunch flies world’s largest airplane on 2nd test flight

April 29th, 2021 by

Stratolaunch’s Roc carrier plane, which is being groomed to haul hypersonic vehicles aloft, conducted its second-ever test flight this morning (April 29).

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See the ‘Super Pink Moon’ of 2021 shine in these stunning photos

April 29th, 2021 by

April’s full moon, called the “Super Pink Moon,” wowed skywatchers on Monday (April 26) as it shone brightly in the night sky.

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See the ‘Super Pink Moon’ of April 2021 shine in these stunning photos

April 29th, 2021 by

April’s full moon, called the “Super Pink Moon,” wowed skywatchers on Monday (April 26) as it shone brightly in the night sky.

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Mars helicopter Ingenuity misses takeoff for 4th flight on Red Planet

April 29th, 2021 by

NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity was supposed to get a real workout this morning (April 29), but things didn’t go as planned.

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Blue Origin will start selling seats on its New Shepard spacecraft next week

April 29th, 2021 by

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is about to start selling seats on its New Shepard spacecraft, which is designed to people on brief trips to suborbital space.

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On This Day in Space! April 29, 1985: European ‘Spacelab’ launches on space shuttle Challenger

April 29th, 2021 by

On April 29, 1985, the European Space Agency’s Spacelab launched on the space shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51B. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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