Space telescope embarks on a daring adventure to see 1st stars

The world’s largest and most powerful space telescope rocketed on Saturday in a high-stakes quest to see light from the first stars and galaxies and find clues to life across the universe. NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope took to the skies on Christmas morning aboard a European Ariane rocket from French Guiana, off the northeast […]

SpaceX Launches Astronaut Crew Like No Other in Orbital Adventure

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — A SpaceX rocket took off from a launch pad here Wednesday night and took four Americans on a three-day Earth-orbiting adventure like no other. None of the crew work for NASA. Known as Inspiration4, the mission is the first orbital trip where none of the people on board are professional […]

Times Reporter Takes Another Journalistic Adventure

Times Insider It explains who we are and what we do, and offers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. We were somewhere above the wetlands of southern Louisiana when the helicopter door opened. If you want adventure, there is no better job in the world than being a reporter. Many of my colleagues […]