"Just picture-perfect," launch manager Omar Baez said early Friday. "Everybody's cheering. ... Can't ask for any more."
NASA's at it again. This time scientists have launched a billion-dollar project that will observe and record "space weather" for two years. Four spacecraft were launched early this morning in an effort to record and understand one of the most amazing natural space phenomena.
Nuclear fusion: It's what powers our sun, and it's a virtually limitless source of energy. We've dreamed of harnessing it on Earth for decades, but there's a big problem called magnetic reconnection. Soon, we could understand it thanks to the billion-dollar NASA mission.