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.

Space

Blue Origin's New Shepard launches

After seven months and days of persistent and thick fog, the uncrewed capsule and rocket finally get off the ground.

Blue Origin's New Shepard launches

Space

NATO declares space an 'operational domain'

Agreement seen as a two-for-one deal - to increase security and placate US President Donald Trump.

NATO declares space an 'operational domain'

India

In pieces: India's Vikram Lander found months after it was lost

IT architect in India, whose tip led NASA to lunar lander's location on the moon, speaks to Al Jazeera.

In pieces: India's Vikram Lander found months after it was lost

Science & Technology

NASA's commercial moon shot: Musk's and Bezos's firms to bid

NASA's sights are set on landing on our moon and Mars, but Jupiter’s moon Europa may have the ingredients for life.

NASA's commercial moon shot: Musk's and Bezos's firms to bid

Science & Technology

US vice president to Boeing, SpaceX: You've got until the spring

Meanwhile, NASA inspector general releases damning report detailing huge 'unnecessary costs' and preferential treatment.

US vice president to Boeing, SpaceX: You've got until the spring

Space

Boeing's key test of Starliner space capsule is mostly successful

Joint operation with NASA shows aerospace giant is getting on track to transport crew to International Space Station.

Boeing's key test of Starliner space capsule is mostly successful

Space

Spacewalking into 'her-story'

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir floated out of the ISS crew hatch into spacewalking history on Friday.

Spacewalking into 'her-story'

Space

Needed: Giant steps for (wo)mankind to secure US space future

Many women working in the United States commercial space industry are leaving, jeopardising future competitiveness.

Needed: Giant steps for (wo)mankind to secure US space future

NASA

Congress to NASA: Give us cost estimate for 2024 Artemis mission

US House members question Administrator Jim Bridenstine's lack of a thorough budget for the lunar voyage five years on.

Congress to NASA: Give us cost estimate for 2024 Artemis mission

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