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3D illustration of an asteroid in space

A ‘potentially dangerous’ asteroid the size of a blue whale will cross Earth’s orbit on Friday

A “potentially dangerous” asteroid the size of a blue whale is expected to pass Earth on Friday (August 12), according to NASA (opens in a new tab). The asteroidnamed 2015 FF, has an estimated diameter of between 42 and 92 feet (13 and 28 meters), approximately the body length of an adult blue whale (Balaenoptera …

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The crew of NS-22 pose for a portrait prior to their spaceflight.

‘Wow! We are not going to die! Blue Origin space tourists celebrate a successful mission

“Woohoo! We’re not gonna die,” one of the passengers on Blue Origin’s NS-22 space sightseeing mission could be heard shouting on the mission’s live stream today (August 4). “Our poor families! Shortly after landing in the West Texas desert — and not dying — the crew of Blue Origin’s sixth crewed spaceflight sat down to …

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