SpaceX First Manned Mission Set to Launch

Elon Musk’s SpaceX was set to launch its first manned mission today, but weather postponed the launch for Saturday at 3:22 p.m. ET. NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be aboard the capsule heading to the International Space Station. Read more at

UPDATE: A prototype of SpaceX’s reuseable “Starship” rocket blew up on the launch pad during a stress test on Friday. It appeared that a gas leak during the test led to an explosion during the live stream. SpaceX says it is unrelated to Saturday’s launch. See more at

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Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse of 2019

The lunar eclipse will be at its peak on Jan. 21st at 12:16 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.


  • Super Moon: Closest approach to Earth
  • Wolf Moon: January’s full moon.
  • Blood Moon: Total lunar eclipse (Moon passes into Earth’s shadow, appearing red)
  • Blue Moon: When two full moons happen in the same calendar month.

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