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Eric Mack

CNET

New Mexico, United States

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Past:
  • Forbes
  • CBS News
  • New Atlas
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Recent articles by Eric:

SpaceX scrubs Starlink satellite launch Wednesday due to weather

The first launch of a big batch of visor-equipped satellites will have to wait for another day. → Read More

SpaceX could send NASA to Jupiter's potentially habitable moon Europa

Congress has opened the door to a commercial rocket launching a NASA mission to deep space. → Read More

Comet Neowise could be a 'great' one. Here's how to catch it

It's already possible to see it with just binoculars or even the naked eye as it comes closer to Earth this month. → Read More

A bright fireball over Tokyo explodes with the force of 165 tons of TNT

A space rock reportedly causes a sonic boom as it crashes into our atmosphere over Japan. → Read More

Fastest-growing black hole devours about one sun every day

The yawning void known as J2157 eats stars like ours for breakfast. Perhaps every breakfast. → Read More

Monstrous black hole found devouring about one sun every day

The yawning void known as J2157 eats stars like ours for breakfast. Perhaps every breakfast. → Read More

The hungriest black hole in the universe devours about one sun a day

The yawning void known as J2157 eats stars like ours for breakfast. Perhaps every breakfast. → Read More

Why 2020 is a rare window in time that's hard to see beyond

Commentary: Never mind seeing beyond the fabled singularity of 2045. It's really hard to predict where we're going from the here and now. → Read More

SpaceX launches GPS satellite for US Space Force while chasing record

Elon Musk's company conducts its third launch since sending NASA astronauts to the space station on May 30. → Read More

How to watch SpaceX launch a Space Force GPS satellite to orbit today

Elon Musk's company is aiming for its third launch since sending NASA astronauts to the space station on May 30 and is also trying for a new first. → Read More

SpaceX to launch Space Force GPS satellite while chasing launch record

The company is aiming for its fourth launch in a little over four weeks and breaking new ground for a national security mission. → Read More

Next SpaceX launch includes 57 Starlink satellites, all wearing visors

Elon Musk looks to be making good on his pledge to reduce the brightness of his growing broadband constellation. → Read More

Brave New World trailer from NBC's Peacock is decadent, creepy sci-fi

The first batch of originals for NBCUniversal's new streaming service includes a reboot of Aldous Huxley's classic. → Read More

NASA scientists say icy moon Europa may be best spot to check for alien life

A new model suggests Europa's hidden ocean could be very lively. → Read More

SpaceX preps another Starlink mission in pursuit of new launch record

The company's broadband constellation is nearly big enough to start service. → Read More

How to see the year's best meteor showers: Everything you need to know

From the Perseids to the Leonids and even the Draconids, an opportunity to see shooting stars sizzle is never too far away. → Read More

SpaceX launches 58 more Starlink satellites in Saturday ride-share mission

For its third launch in two weeks, Elon Musk's rocket company sends more Starlink satellites and three Planet Labs satellites to orbit. → Read More

SpaceX launches 58 more Starlink satellites in early Saturday ride-share

For its third launch in two weeks, Elon Musk's rocket company sends more Starlink satellites and three Planet Labs satellites to orbit. → Read More

SpaceX plans its third launch in the space of two weeks

Elon Musk's rocket company will be conducting its first Starlink ride-share mission and making room for three Planet Labs satellites. → Read More

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope delayed again, this time by COVID-19

The space agency's biggest space observatory was once slated to launch in 2007. → Read More