Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reaches space on 2nd try

Virgin Orbit Boeing 747-400 rocket launch platform, named Cosmic Girl, takes off from Mojave Air and Space Port, Mojave (MHV) on its second orbital launch demonstration in the Mojave Desert, north of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Hartman) Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit reached space on Sunday, eight months after the first demonstration flight of its air-launched […]

What to know about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine before it reaches you

Over the next several days, FedEx will ship 3 million doses to vaccination sites across the country and healthcare workers have already begun to receive their first doses. (Unsplash/) For many, if not most Americans, the wait for a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 has been a long and grueling one. While the development of COVID-19 […]

Chinese submarine reaches the deepest place on Earth

The Chinese submersible Fendouzhe just reached one of the deepest spots on the planet, reaching a dizzying (and dark) depth of 35,791 feet (10,909 meters), according to a state-run news agency. During a months-long expedition, Fendouzhe completed 13 dives into the Mariana Trench — which boasts the deepest region on Earth — in the western […]