Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn is a writer covering space, artificial intelligence, and consumer technology. He's written for The New York Times, Popular Science, OneZero, and Quartz.
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NASA is going back to Venus after 30 years for an apocalyptic reason
Dave Gershgorn
Two missions will study the hellish planet to piece together its climate past, look for volcanoes, and see if it was ever habitable.
Failure to launch
Webb Telescope launch date delayed: Everything you need to know
Dave Gershgorn
Will the James Webb Space Telescope still make it into orbit this year?
Codex
China's ambitious space station: The complete guide
Dave Gershgorn
The Tiangong station represents the third phase of China’s crewed space program
Blast off
How much does a ticket on Blue Origin cost? Jeff Bezos reveals new details
Dave Gershgorn
Let the bidding begin...
Codex
Boeing Starliner: Timeline, testing, and specs for SpaceX competitor
Dave Gershgorn
Boeing’s passenger capsule is progressing with an eye on sending astronauts to the ISS.
Inspiring stuff
SpaceX Inspiration4: Launch date, crew, mission details for historic journey
Dave Gershgorn
Why four people are headed to low-Earth orbit in September (probably).
Blast off
SpaceX Starship SN15 launch and upgrades: Everything you need to know
Dave Gershgorn
The FAA approved Elon Musk’s SpaceX to conduct three more Starship tests. Here’s why that’s a big deal.
Space race
SpaceX vs. Blue Origin: How Elon Musk beat Jeff Bezos to the moon
Dave Gershgorn
Here’s what NASA’s Artemis contract means for two of the biggest players in the private space race.
Think smaller
SpaceX Crew-2: One NASA experiment could redefine how we explore deep space
Dave Gershgorn
A new experiment in solar sail technology will take flight thanks to the SpaceX Crew-2 mission.
Emergency Hibernation
NASA’s InSight crisis reveals the most difficult part of exploring Mars
Dave Gershgorn
NASA has a long history of underpromising and overdelivering. But sometimes, space robots go wrong.
Blast off 🚀
SpaceX Crew-2 launch date, astronauts, and return for the NASA ISS mission
Dave Gershgorn
Here’s everything you need to know.
Innovation
Blue Origin test flight livestream, launch site, start time for mission NS-15
Dave Gershgorn
Blue Origin is about to take a major step towards actual space tourism. Here’s what you need to know.