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Eric Mack

CNET

New Mexico, United States

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

Recent articles by Eric:

A global dust storm on Mars canceled winter on the red planet

When a dirty blanket enveloped the Martian disc, spring came early in the south. → Read More

NFL teams with COVID-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated players may forfeit games this season

The league is pushing hard for all clubs to vaccinate their players. → Read More

The problem with Jeff Bezos and other billionaires going to space

Commentary: And that includes Richard Branson and Elon Musk, too. Do we really want the likes of SpaceX and Blue Origin authoring our future in space? → Read More

NASA shares epic shot of the moon's creepy shadow during June eclipse

The image makes it look like the annular "ring of fire" eclipse scorched the North Pole. → Read More

SpaceX fires up its Super Heavy Starship rocket booster for the first time

The rocket that Elon Musk hopes will eventually take us to the beyond went full candle for a few glorious seconds. → Read More

The real problem with Bezos, Branson and other billionaires going to space

Commentary: And that includes Elon Musk. But do we really want SpaceX and Blue Origin setting the cosmic agenda for, well, all of humanity? → Read More

Blue Origin announces first crewed flight will include youngest person to visit space

When New Shepard flies July 20, the still-anonymous auction winner who paid $28 million for a seat won't be inside the crew capsule. → Read More

Blue Origin and Jeff Bezos welcome 18-year-old student aboard historic flight

When New Shepard flies July 20, the still-anonymous auction winner who paid $28 million for a seat won't be inside the crew capsule. → Read More

What it was like aboard Virgin Galactic's Unity 22 mission with Richard Branson

One of the astronauts on Sunday's historic flight tries to summon the words to describe a few life-changing minutes. → Read More

Missed Richard Branson's first flight to the edge of space? Watch it here

"Welcome to the dawn of a new space age," the Virgin Galactic founder says. → Read More

Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson touches edge of space in historic first flight

"Welcome to the dawn of a new space age," Branson says. → Read More

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson officially on his way to space

SpaceShipTwo Unity has taken off from Spaceport America and is gaining altitude. → Read More

Virgin Galactic's space launch of Richard Branson: Why you should pay attention

A flight 17 years in the making will carry the billionaire and a full crew from the New Mexico desert to the edge of space on Sunday. → Read More

The Crab Nebula is almost impossibly powerful, new study says

The remnants of a stupendous supernova explosion continue to bewilder scientists. → Read More

Virgin Galactic's big launch space Sunday: Why you should pay attention

A flight 17 years in the making will carry British billionaire Richard Branson and a full crew from the New Mexico desert to the edge of space. → Read More

Meth in our waterways can create addicted trout looking for a fix

New research shows that methamphetamines in our water supply could be getting fish hooked. → Read More

Heat Waves Are Breaking Records, But Earth Is Actually At Its Furthest From The Sun

Many parts of the northern hemisphere are seeing the hottest temperatures ever recorded despite the fact that our planet is at the point in its orbit when the physical distance between all of us and the sun is at its greatest. → Read More

Virgin Galactic aims to send Richard Branson to space before Jeff Bezos

The space tourism company plans to send its founder to orbit on July 11. → Read More

Aeronautics pioneer Wally Funk to join Jeff Bezos on first crewed Blue Origin flight

Funk was a member of the "Mercury 13" group of women who underwent the same testing as NASA astronauts, but never went to space. → Read More

Elon Musk: SpaceX is sending Starship and its Super Heavy rocket to space soon

The tycoon's Mars ship design might not get to space by July, but there could be more big rocket flight action coming up quick. → Read More