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Eric Mack

CNET

New Mexico, United States

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Recent:
  • CNET
  • Forbes
Past:
  • mySA
  • CBS News
  • Inc.com
  • New Atlas
  • Gizmag

Recent articles by Eric:

Asteroid Smacked by NASA's DART Now Has Huge Comet-Like Debris Tail

The debris of a cosmic crash is literally stretching across the sky. → Read More

Crew-5 Mission: How to Watch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts to ISS

A crew of four is set to blast off from Florida. → Read More

The Sun Just Unleashed Its Most Powerful Solar Flare In Months With More To Come

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory and other sun watchers picked up an intense X-class flare from our local star on Sunday afternoon, the most powerful burst of energy seen from the sun since May 10. → Read More

Firefly Alpha Rocket Finally Makes It to Orbit

Thirteen months after the space startup's first attempt ended in an explosion, it has declared "100% mission success" for Saturday's launch. → Read More

How to Watch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts on Crew-5 Mission This Week

A crew of four is set to blast off from Florida. → Read More

See NASA's DART Asteroid Crash Through the Lens of Webb, Hubble Telescopes

The effort marks the first time the two flagship observatories have spied the same object at the same time. → Read More

How to Watch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts on the Crew-5 Mission to ISS

A crew of four is set to blast off from Florida next week. → Read More

Firefly Alpha Rocket Starts Up But Doesn't Get Off the Ground

Private space company Firefly Aerospace's second attempt at a test flight was aborted almost immediately. → Read More

See NASA's Asteroid Crash Through the Lens of Webb and Hubble Telescopes

The effort marks the first time the two flagship observatories have spied the same object at the same time. → Read More

See Stunning New DART Crash Images From Webb and Hubble Telescopes

The effort marks the first time the two flagship observatories have spied the same object at the same moment. → Read More

Dogs Can Smell the Stress on Us, Scientists Say

New research suggests our anxiousness stinks, and that dogs can pick up on it from our sweat or breath. → Read More

You Might Be Able to Outrun the World's Fastest Two-Legged Robot... for Now

Cassie the robot isn't ready for the Olympics just yet, but it might outpace you very soon. → Read More

How to See the Weird, Hard-to-Catch Meteor Shower Peaking Now

Tracking this daytime shower can be tricky but might offer a rare reward. → Read More

As NASA Smacks an Asteroid, Hundreds of Space Rocks Rate as Potentially Risky

Most have almost zero chance of impacting Earth, but that's still higher than zero. → Read More

Elon Musk Says Starship Rocket Could Go to Space as Soon as Next Month

For Musk, the short trip to space is a big step on the way to the moon and Mars. → Read More

Saturn Moon Enceladus Has 'Almost All' Ingredients for Life in Its Icy Ocean

New research says the water world may harbor enough phosphorus to create DNA... and teeth. → Read More

SpaceX Doubles Number of Engines Fired in Starship Rocket Booster Test

Elon Musk's Super Heavy booster lit seven engines for the first time. → Read More

Scientists Might Have Solved Mystery of Saturn's Famous Rings

They theorize it has to do with the gas giant's missing moon. → Read More

Elon Musk: Starlink Satellite Broadband Now Active on All Continents

Antarctica, Asia and Africa are getting hooked into SpaceX's satellite broadband service. → Read More

See Jupiter's Closest Encounter With Earth in Decades Right Now

If you've got clear skies and eyes, you have all you need. → Read More