Laura Winter

Laura Winter

Laura Winter has lived in and reported from eight countries on three continents. The very first beat she had as a fledgling journalist was covering La Canada Flintridge, which included NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, for the Glendale News Press. She is returning to covering space as a special correspondent for Al Jazeera Digital. If you want to impress her, she happens to also be passionate about baseball.

Arts & Culture

Cameron's 'For The Record' unlikely to set many

Sales have been slow for the former prime minister on his US book tour, though his true legacy is still being written.

Cameron's 'For The Record' unlikely to set many

Space

The sun is setting on Vikram lander but not on Chandrayaan-2

The loss of lunar lander makes India’s moon ambitions more difficult to realise, but not impossible.

The sun is setting on Vikram lander but not on Chandrayaan-2

Space

India's space hopes dashed for now with loss of lunar lander

With 1.3 billion people watching, 'Vikram' fails to make soft landing on moon's South Pole but Modi praises programme.

India's space hopes dashed for now with loss of lunar lander

Space

Chandrayaan-2: India's space agency has lunar moment of truth

Moon vehicle launched in July aimed for soft landing on mission to explore surface composition and location of water.

Chandrayaan-2: India's space agency has lunar moment of truth

Science & Technology

Trump launches US Space Command to address new threats

Describing space as 'the next war-fighting domain', US president says SpaceCom will defend the US's interests in space.

Trump launches US Space Command to address new threats

Space

US Space Force: The race to control the space above the sky

The US Space Force officially launches, sparking fears over the militarisation of space.

US Space Force: The race to control the space above the sky

Business & Economy

G7 dysfunction makes unified action on Hong Kong near impossible

Trade wars, Brexit and other divisions threaten unity of bloc as summit gets underway.

G7 dysfunction makes unified action on Hong Kong near impossible

Space

Russian humanoid robot goes to space

The artificially intelligent machine is designed to save lives, but may have other applications.

Russian humanoid robot goes to space

Science & Technology

SpaceX Starship Launch System: One small hop for Musk

The untethered lift-off is an early step for a 100-passenger spacecraft.

SpaceX Starship Launch System: One small hop for Musk

Space

Tracking space trash may be the next best thing to clearing it

Space debris orbiting the Earth poses a threat to satellite equipment. Keeping track of it helps manage risks.

Tracking space trash may be the next best thing to clearing it

Space

India's moon mission Chandrayaan-2 gets off the ground

India's space programme has 'bounced back' in time for a second launch attempt.

India's moon mission Chandrayaan-2 gets off the ground

NASA

NASA Mars mission: 'Not willing to rule out 2033'

The US could get to Mars sooner than expected

NASA Mars mission: 'Not willing to rule out 2033'