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Norwegian Cruise Line threatened to avoid all Florida stops after the state banned businesses from asking for proof of vaccination

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sky ship. Alan Diaz/Associated Press Norwegian Cruise Line threatened to skip all stops in Florida to avoid potentially unvaccinated customers. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order last month prohibiting businesses from mandating COVID-19 vaccines. Norwegian Cruise Line announced last month that all passengers aboard must be vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. A popular cruise line is threatening to avoid stops i...
Tags: Health, Transportation, Florida, Politics, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Ap, New York Times, Associated Press, Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line, McCloud, Ron DeSantis, Del Rio


Pieces of a runaway Chinese rocket have rained down on the Indian Ocean, quelling fears it would hit people or property

The Long March-5B Y2 rocket, carrying the core module of China's space station Tianhe, takes off from Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan province, China April 29, 2021. An uncontrolled Chinese rocket reentered Earth's atmosphere and landed in the Indian Ocean Saturday. The rocket had been hurtling towards Earth for a week, with no one knowing when or where it would land. The landing quelled fears that debris from the rocket might have fallen on people or property. See more st...
Tags: Transportation, New York, Science, News, China, Russia, Trends, Earth, Beijing, Chile, New Zealand, Associated Press, South Pacific, Rocket Launch, Roscosmos, Indian Ocean


Somewhere on Earth, it could rain rocket parts this weekend as a runaway Chinese spacecraft breaks up in the atmosphere

The Long March 5B Y2 rocket, carrying the core module of China's space station Tianhe, takes off from Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan province, China April 29, 2021. The core stage of a Chinese rocket is expected to plummet back to Earth this weekend uncontrolled. Experts expect about 5 to 9 metric tons of rocket parts to rain down somewhere on Earth. The rocket stage is circling much of the inhabited world, but it will most likely land in the ocean. See more stories on Inside...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Spacex, New York, Science, News, China, Russia, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Beijing, Rocket, South America


SpaceX's high-flying Starship prototype has finally landed successfully - a big step toward Elon Musk's reusable mega-rocket

The SN15 prototype stuck the landing, left, a big step toward becoming the reusable rocket Elon Musk wants it to be. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX has launched and landed a new prototype of its Starship spaceship. SpaceX has now flown five Starship prototypes to high altitude, but the first four exploded. This successful test flight gets Elon Musk closer to the fully reusable rocket he wants. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Wednesday, SpaceX sent the ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk


Watch SpaceX launch its newest Starship prototype. The last 4 exploded.

Elon Musk (center) wants Starships to fly to Mars. But so far the only prototype to land successfully (left) exploded 10 minutes later (right). SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Spadre.com SpaceX is launching a prototype of its Starship spaceship on Wednesday. Watch the flight below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Update...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, South Padre Island


SpaceX's high-flying Starship prototype has finally landed successfully - a big step towards Elon Musk's reusable mega-rocket

The SN15 prototype stuck the landing (left), a big step towards becoming the reusable rocket Elon Musk (right) wants it to be. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX has launched and landed a new prototype of its Starship spaceship. SpaceX has now flown five Starship prototypes to high altitude, but the first four exploded. This successful test flight gets Elon Musk closer to the fully reusable rocket he wants. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Wednesday, SpaceX...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk


SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype on Wednesday. The last 4 exploded.

Elon Musk (center) wants Starships to fly to Mars. But so far the only prototype to land successfully (left) exploded 10 minutes later (right). SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Spadre.com SpaceX is preparing to launch a prototype of its Starship spaceship on Wednesday. Watch live below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sp...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is auctioning off a seat on its space tourism rocket set to launch in July

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Blue Origin is auctioning off a single ticket for a space tour on July 20. Bidding for the first space tour began on Wednesday and will go through June 12. The company released a video announcing its plans to start selling rides on its New Shepard rocket last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin is auctioning off a seat on its first-ever space tourism flight.It will be the New Shepard's first fl...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Space Exploration, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Musk, Blue Origin


SpaceX says more than 500,000 people have ordered or placed a deposit for its Starlink internet service

SpaceX has launched some 1,500 Starlink satellites to date, and aims to eventually have 42,000 orbiting Earth. Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images More than 500,000 people have placed an order or a deposit for SpaceX's Starlink internet service. The service is currently in a beta stage with more than 10,000 participants. SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites into orbit on Tuesday to power the product. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX's Starlink satell...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Trends, Vermont, Falcon, StarLink, Tech Insider, satellite Internet, Starlink Elon Musk, Tim Levin, Siva Bharadvaj, Federal Communications Commission Starlink


Former Senator Bill Nelson is officially NASA's new administrator. His goals: support climate research and put astronauts on the moon.

Former Senator Bill Nelson appears before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, April 21, 2021, in Washington DC. NASA/Bill Ingalls NASA officially has a new administrator: former Senator Bill Nelson was sworn in on Monday. In statements to Congress, Nelson didn't express plans to make any big changes at NASA. Nelson wants NASA to keep studying climate change and send astronauts to the moon. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA has a new leader...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Congress, Climate Change, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Moon


SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype this week. The last 4 exploded.

Elon Musk (center) wants Starships to fly to Mars. But so far the only prototype to land successfully (left) exploded 10 minutes later (right). SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images; Spadre.com SpaceX hopes to launch a prototype of its Starship spaceship as soon as Tuesday. Watch live below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spa...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk


Watch live: SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship is bringing 4 astronauts back to Earth, ending NASA's longest human spaceflight

Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA is flying four astronauts back to Earth overnight. The Crew Dragon spaceship must plummet at high speed, deploy parachutes, and land in the ocean early Sunday. Watch NASA's livestream below to see the astronauts fly aboard Crew Dragon and fall to Earth. See more sto...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Gulf of Mexico


Watch SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts plummet to an ocean landing early Sunday, ending the longest human spaceflight in NASA history

Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA is set to fly four astronauts back to Earth early on Sunday. The Crew Dragon spaceship must plummet at high speeds, then deploy parachutes to land in the ocean. Watch NASA's livestream below to see the astronauts board Crew Dragon and fall to Earth. See more stories...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Gulf of Mexico, Hopkins, Hurley


Jeff Bezos' company Blue Origin will soon begin selling tickets for rides on its space-tourism rocket

Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin Getty Images / Blue Origin Blue Origin released a video announcing its plans to start selling rides on its New Shepard rocket. The company said it plans to release more details on the space tours on May 5. Tickets are expected to be competitive with Virgin Galactic's space tours at around $250,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin will soon begin selling tickets for space tours on its New Shepa...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Virgin Galactic, Space Exploration, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Bezos, West Texas


China is set to launch the first piece of its new space station on Wednesday night

The Long March-5B Y2 rocket, carrying the core module of China's space station Tianhe, at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan province, April 23, 2021. China is set to launch the first module of its new space station as early as Wednesday night. China plans to complete its space station with 11 launches, some involving astronaut crews, by 2022. The rocket launch may be broadcast live in Mandarin and English. See more stories on Insider's business page. China is planning to...
Tags: Transportation, Science, News, China, Russia, US, Trends, Css, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Rockets, Mars, Iss, Rocket Launch, Roscosmos


SpaceX is preparing to launch its newest Starship prototype within days. The last 4 exploded.

Left: the SN10 Starship prototype soars above Boca Chica, Texas, on March 3. Right: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images SpaceX hopes to launch a prototype of its Starship spaceship as soon as Wednesday. Watch live below. The four previous high-flying Starship prototypes exploded. NASA has picked SpaceX to turn the mega-spaceship into a moon lander for astronauts. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is getting ready to launch its fifth high-fl...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Youtube, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Faa, Rocket Launch, Artemis, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, South Padre Island


Watch SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts plummet to an ocean landing on Saturday, ending the longest human spaceflight in NASA history

Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA will fly four astronauts back to Earth on Saturday. The Crew Dragon spaceship must plummet at high speeds, then deploy parachutes to land in the ocean. Watch NASA's livestream below to see the astronauts board Crew Dragon and fall to Earth. See more stories on Insid...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Gulf of Mexico, Hopkins, Hurley


Watch SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts plummet to an ocean landing on Wednesday, ending the longest human spaceflight in NASA history

Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA will fly four astronauts back to Earth on Wednesday. The Crew Dragon spaceship must plummet at high speeds, then deploy parachutes to land in the ocean. Watch NASA's livestream below to see the astronauts board Crew Dragon and fall to Earth. See more stories on Insi...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Gulf of Mexico, Hopkins, Hurley


India's richest people are fleeing on private jets as the country hits almost 350,000 new infections in another daily global record

A demand for private jets boomed as Indians who could afford it scrambled to escape a second coronavirus wave. Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana via Reuters India's uber-rich are fleeing the country on private jets as new travel bans come into place. The country is currently battling a catastrophic second coronavirus wave. Local media reports say many people chose to fly to Dubai, which is close by. See more stories on Insider's business page. India's ultra-rich are paying tens and thousand...
Tags: Transportation, UK, Science, India, US, Trends, Bbc, Thailand, Britain, News UK, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Mumbai, Sunday Times, New Delhi, Afp


India's richest people are fleeing on private jets as the country hits almost 350,000 COVID-19 infections in another daily global record

A demand for private jets boomed as Indians who could afford it scrambled to escape a second coronavirus wave. Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana via Reuters India's uber-rich are fleeing the country on private jets as new travel bans come into place. The country is currently battling a catastrophic second coronavirus wave. Local media reports say many people chose to fly to Dubai, which is close by. See more stories on Insider's business page. India's ultra-rich are paying tens and thousand...
Tags: Transportation, UK, Science, India, US, Trends, Bbc, Thailand, Britain, News UK, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Mumbai, Sunday Times, New Delhi, Afp


SpaceX's new astronaut flight for NASA has reached the space station, which is now crowded with 11 people

There are now 11 humans aboard the International Space Station. NASA Crew-2 arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday morning. There are now 11 astronauts on the ISS for at least the next four days. Crew-1 astronauts will return to Earth as early as Wednesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new international crew of astronauts, riding SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule, has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS).The astronauts - Shane Kimbroug...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Esa, International Space Station, News UK, European Space Agency, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Columbus


SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts were 'hooting and giggling' as they rocketed into orbit

The Crew-2 astronauts pose during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit Friday morning aboard the Crew Dragon spaceship. The astronauts gave a video tour of the ship in orbit and shared their reactions about the launch. "There may have been some hooting and giggling" during the ride, pilot Megan McArthur said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spaceflight is serious business: Getting peo...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Florida, Science, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Astronauts, Demo, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency


Elon Musk says a 2024 moon landing is 'doable,' and SpaceX's mega-rocket could fly humans in 'a couple years'

Left: A Starship prototype flies. Right: Elon Musk. SpaceX; Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk says NASA's goal of putting astronauts on the moon by 2024 is "doable." NASA chose SpaceX's Starship rocket, which keeps exploding during tests, for its next moon landing. Musk said Starship could fly people in "a couple years." See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is developing a new mega-rocket called Starship. Elon Musk, the company's founder and CEO, wa...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Astronauts, OIG, Artemis, Musk, Moon Landing, Boca Chica


SpaceX's new astronaut crew brought a cute, fluffy penguin toy named 'Guin Guin' into orbit

A penguin toy floating around the cabin of the Crew Dragon as it reaches low-Earth orbit on April 23, 2021. SpaceX Launch Live Stream SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit Friday morning, accompanied by a cute toy penguin. The toy began floating inside Crew Dragon as the spaceship entered orbit and reached zero gravity. The astronauts named the penguin "Guin Guin." See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX's latest rocket launch included a special guest: an adorable ...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Penguin, Astronauts, Toy, Hurley, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Crew Dragon


Elon Musk said watching SpaceX's Friday astronaut launch was 'extremely intense' - he couldn't sleep the night before

Elon Musk (left) arrives at NASA's Kennedy Space Center ahead of the Crew-2 launch (right) on April 23, 2021. Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via AP; Joe Skipper/Reuters Elon Musk watched his company SpaceX rocket four astronauts into orbit on Friday. Musk said he usually can't sleep the night before a launch. This is SpaceX's third astronaut flight, but Musk said it's still an "extremely intense" experience. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Florida sky exploded w...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Musk, Falcon, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency


LIFTOFF: SpaceX launches 4 astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon Endeavour, its first time reusing a spaceship on a crewed mission

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with the Crew-2 mission on April 23, 2021. NASA TV SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit for NASA early Friday morning. The Crew-2 mission is using a recycled Crew Dragon spaceship and Falcon 9 rocket booster. Now the Crew Dragon, named Endeavour, must dock to a crowded International Space Station. See more stories on Insider's business page. A recycled SpaceX rocket launched a multinational crew of four astronauts into Earth's orbit on Frida...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Spaceships, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss, Demo


India is putting oxygen tankers on special express trains as hospitals run out of supplies for COVID-19 patients

Empty tankers for carrying liquid oxygen being loaded at Kalamboli railway yard of the Central Railway in Mumbai. Ashish Vaishnav/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images India is transporting oxygen tankers on express trains to help treat coronavirus patients. India is battling a devastating surge. Hospitals have critical shortages of oxygen to treat people. Special ramps have reportedly been installed so the tankers can drive on and off the trains quickly. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Transportation, Science, India, Trends, Speed, News UK, Mumbai, Hindustan Times, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Piyush Goyal, Northern India, Central Railway, Getty Images India, Coronavirus, Sinead Baker


Watch SpaceX launch 4 astronauts aboard a recycled Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA on Friday

The Crew-2 astronauts pose during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX SpaceX is set to launch four astronauts toward the International Space Station on Friday morning. The Crew-2 mission is SpaceX's second routine astronaut flight for NASA. Watch the historic spaceflight on NASA's livestream below. See more stories on Insider's business page. Update: The Crew-2 mission successfully launched into Earth's orbit early Friday morn...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Getty, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss, Rocket Launch, Falcon


Watch live: SpaceX is launching 4 astronauts aboard a recycled Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA on Friday

The Crew-2 astronauts pose during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX SpaceX is set to launch four astronauts toward the International Space Station on Friday morning. The Crew-2 mission is SpaceX's second routine astronaut flight for NASA. Watch the historic spaceflight on NASA's livestream below. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is rocketing four astronauts toward the International Space Station (ISS) on Frida...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Getty, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss, Rocket Launch


NASA's Perseverance rover just turned CO2 into oxygen. The technology could help future astronauts breathe on Mars.

Technicians in the cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory lower the MOXIE instrument into the belly of the Perseverance rover. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover carried an oxygen-producing experiment called MOXIE to Mars. MOXIE converted carbon dioxide from Mars' atmosphere into oxygen for the first time on Tuesday. Future astronauts will need to produce their own oxygen on Mars to breathe and fuel rockets. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA s...
Tags: Transportation, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Oxygen, Astronauts, Experiment, Co, Pasadena California, Space Exploration Technologies, O, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA JPL Caltech, Moxie



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