The world’s longest commercial flights, by the numbers

The airline uses an A350-900 for its trips between Singapore and New York City. (Singapore Airlines/) Last week, Singapore Airlines launched what is the longest regularly scheduled flight in the world—at least for the moment. The ultra-long-haul trip is a nonstop connection between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Singapore’s Changi Airport. It […]

NASA finally makes contact with Voyager 2 after longest radio silence in 30 years

There’s never been a radio silence quite like this one. After long months with no way of making contact with Voyager 2, NASA has finally reestablished communications with the record-setting interstellar spacecraft. The breakdown in communications – lasting since March, almost eight months and a whole pandemic ago – wasn’t due to some rogue malfunction, nor any […]