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On July 12, we'll see the universe like never before

NASA and its partners will soon release a set of images from the James Webb telescope, including the deepest image of our universe ever taken

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This galaxy cluster is so massive it warps space-time and bends light

An image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a galaxy cluster named Abell 1351, so unimaginably massive it is bending space-time itself.

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US Space Force's X-37B space plane nears orbital record

The Space Force's X-37B has now been aloft for 773 days, just a week shy of the program record.

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OK, whose rocket just hit the moon? | TechCrunch

You know you’re living in the space age when a rocket hits the moon, and the industry as a whole points to the sky and, like an angry teacher holding up a paper airplane, asks “Who launched this?!” Truly, that is what occurred this week as an unidentified

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Astronomers are detecting exoplanets using a technique predicted by Einstein

Microlensing works when light from a background star is bent around the mass of an exoplanet, making the background star brighter for a short time.

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A huge comet will fly by Earth in July and you might see it

A comet first spotted in the distance in 2017 might finally be within view soon of amateur astronomers.

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NASA assembles a UFO research team to study ‘unidentified aerial phenomena’ – TechCrunch

NASA has announced the formation of a study team dedicated to UFOs—or unidentified aerial phenomena (UAPs), as they’ve been rebranded to shed some of their tin-foil-hat stigma. But don’t expect some sort of “X-Files” team seeking

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NASA’s new powerful space telescope gets hit by larger than expected micrometeoroid

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope was hit by a relatively large micrometeoroid at the end of May, which caused detectable damage to one of the observatory’s gold-coated primary mirrors.

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May's possible meteor outburst offers chance to listen to 'shooting stars' on the radio

During a meteor shower, you may be able to hear 'shooting stars.' Here's how to listen for meteors on the radio.

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25 things we’ve learned about the moon since 1969

For millennia, the moon has been an endless source of fascination for mankind.

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Jaw-dropping image combines 32 years of Hubble telescope photos into one

After celebrating 32 years of Hubble observations, a physicist has combined all of the snapshots of Hubble's exploration into one image.

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NASA's Voyager 1 Is Sending Back Mysterious Data From Beyond Our Solar System


NASA's Voyager 1 is continuing its journey beyond our Solar System, 45 years after it was launched. But now the veteran spacecraft is sending back strange data, puzzling its engineers.

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Boeing launches Starliner spacecraft on crucial test flight

Boeing Space and ULA have successfully launched the Starliner spacecraft from Cape Canaveral in Florida in a crucial flight test.

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How I Took a Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy from My Backyard

Photographer Brennan Gilmore shares how he captured a stunning photo of the Andromeda galaxy from his own backyard.

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A total lunar eclipse will turn the moon red the night of May 15 | Space

This year's first lunar eclipse, one of two, will be able to be seen across the majority of the Americas.

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James Webb Space Telescope Shows Never-Before-Seen Images of the Cosmos

The space telescope released dozens of pictures that show the beautiful abyss of stars. James Webb Space Telescope has successfully completed a critical milestone, NASA reavealed.

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Look! Webb Telescope captures 5 different, dazzling views of a nearby galaxy

New alignments mean the telescope will be poised to perform science investigations soon.

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14 of the best astronomy and stargazing apps for smartphones

A guide to the best smartphone apps for iPhone and Android that will help you unlock the wonders of the night and photograph it.

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Watch SpaceX’s Crew-4 astronauts arrive at new home in space

SpaceX’s Crew-4 astronauts have safely boarded the ISS on Wednesday after a 16-hour ride to the orbiting laboratory — the fastest Crew Dragon trip to date.

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Israeli astronaut splashes down safely from 17-day mission

Eytan Stibbe, part of the first private mission to the International Space Station, carried everything from matzah to science experiments aboard.

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Fire on the space station! Astronauts preparing ongoing combustion research.

About 1,500 flames were ignited on the International Space Station in five years to learn how fire behaves in microgravity.

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SpaceX's Crew-4 astronaut mission for NASA cleared for April 23 launch

NASA and SpaceX teams found no big issues during Crew-4's flight readiness review.

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Proof of Solar Thermal Propulsion: The Key to Interstellar Travel

Engineers are prototyping a rocket design that could unlock interstellar travel. The plan: Use heat from the sun (and not combustion) to power a rocket engine.

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Strange Object Hidden in Dust May Be Precursor to a Supermassive Black Hole

Lurking in old observations from the Hubble Space Telescope is an intriguing object from the early universe.

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Russian buildup in eastern Ukraine seen in satellite photos

Russia's intensifying focus on eastern and southern Ukraine is visible in satellite imagery.

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What’s Happening To Neptune? Massive Telescopes See Something Weird Going On With The Eighth Planet

Surprised astronomers have watched a drop in Neptune’s global temperatures followed by a dramatic warming at its south pole. What's happening on the "ice giant" and should NASA send a spacecraft to investigate?

History | History

April 8, 1964: 1st test flight of Gemini spacecraft

On April 8, 1964, NASA launched the first uncrewed test flight of the new Gemini spacecraft. This was the very first mission of Project Gemini, which would later send crews of two into orbit.

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DARPA Funded Scientists Accidently Discover World's First 'WARP BUBBLE' And Open The Door To Travel Faster Than Light

DARPA Funded Scientists Accidently Discover World's First 'WARP BUBBLE' And Opens The Door To Travel Faster Than Light Casimir cavity

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Israel's second-ever astronaut preparing to finally head to space on Friday

After repeated delays, Eytan Stibbe is days away from taking part in the world's first private mission to the International Space Station, for a week of experiments

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Hubble sees most distant star ever, 28 billion light-years away

The Hubble Space Telescope has glimpsed the most distant single star it's ever observed, glimmering 28 billion light-years away. The star, nicknamed Eardenel, could be between 50 to 500 times more massive than our sun, and millions of times brighter.

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Sun erupts with 17 flares from single sunspot, triggering solar storms

An overactive sunspot erupted with 17 different flares since Monday (March 28) and could amp up Earth's auroras.

Politics | Other Politics

White House proposes $26 billion NASA budget for 2023

Artemis and climate change are among the priorities for the Biden administration in its 2023 NASA budget request.

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See SpaceX's Starship Mars rocket fully stacked for testing on the pad (photos) | Space

New images show Starship getting ready for an orbital test flight, which SpaceX hopes to launch a few months from now.

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Asteroid spotted just before hitting Earth's atmosphere wows astronomers

This weekend, an astronomer spotted a small asteroid just hours before the space rock crashed into Earth's atmosphere and met its fiery demise.

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10 amazing exoplanet discoveries

Astronomers continue to exoplanet discoveries around distant stars — here are the most intriguing finds so far.

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8 ways that SpaceX has transformed spaceflight

Reusing rockets and dreaming big are some of the things that have made SpaceX stand out.

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Hubble telescope was at the perfect angle to capture this nearly impossible shot of two 'dancing galaxies' | Space

The Hubble Space Telescope photographs the tidal interactions of Arp 282, comprising galaxy IC 1559 and galaxy NGC 169.

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Jupiter Is Only Planet in our Solar System That Doesn’t Orbit the Sun

Forget What You heard, Jupiter Doesn’t Orbit The Sun. Jupiter Forget What You heard, Jupiter is so massive that it does not orbit the Sun.

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Andromeda and Milky Way galaxies are merging

The Milky Way and Andromeda merger has already begun. The two spiral galaxies will form one giant elliptical galaxy in 5 billion years.

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NASA Pluto Photographs

PlutoAlthough Pluto is no longer considered as a full size planet within our planetary system, it still holds a special place in the solar system. The ninth ...

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Astronomers spot a supermassive black hole hiding behind a cosmic cloud

Astronomers observed a cloud of cosmic dust at the centre of the galaxy Messier 77 hiding a supermassive black hole.

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Chickpea seeds go up in space so we can eat hummus on Mars

Chickpea seeds to become part of ‘Space Hummus’ project testing hydroponic techniques for plant growth in zero gravity.

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NASA reveals first images from its new X-ray mission

NASA revealed the first imaging data from its Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), an explorer launched in December to study supernovas, black holes, and more. The image is the first for a long mission that could provide insight into the origins of

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You Can Own a Piece of Mars—Provided You Have $800,000

A new Christie's auction features chunks of Mars, the Moon, and the only known meteorite to ever cause a fatality. (It was a cow.)

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Astronomers just discovered a new black hole that’s unlike anything seen before

Researchers have finally detected a rogue black hole and believe that there could be many, many more out there.

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Israeli Astronaut Will Head To Space With These 35 Experiments

Wearable sleep tech, clean meat, space hummus, and an antiradiation vest are just a few of the experiments heading to space.

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Scientists glimpse Titan's startling terrain for the first time

Titan's landscape may be chemically different to Earth's, but the same processes could have shaped them both.

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Rotating Black Holes Could Make Hyperspace Travel Finally Within Reach

One of the most cherished science fiction scenarios is using a black hole as a portal to another dimension or time or universe. That fantasy may be closer to reality than previously imagined.

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Israeli Scientists Detect a New Type of Supernova

Illustrative: The Wolf–Rayet star Hen 2-427 and the nebula M1-67 surrounding it, lying 15,000 light-years away. Photo: ESA/Hubble & NASA …

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Astronomers Witness a Dying Star Reach Its Explosive End – W. M. Keck Observatory

The Keck Observatory telescopes on Maunakea in Hawaii, are the world’s largest optical and infrared telescopes. Keck Observatory's vision is to advance the frontiers of astronomy and share our discoveries with the world.

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Total solar eclipse 2021: When, where and how to see it on Dec. 4

Antarctica will see nearly two minutes of totality at most, with surrounding regions getting a partial view.

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Here’s how and when to watch longest lunar eclipse in 580 years

Mark your calendars, the Beaver Moon eclipse is a must-see — and it's the longest of the century!

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot is deeper than we thought, NASA Juno spacecraft finds : NPR

NASA's Juno spacecraft sweeps over Jupiter's Great Red Spot and makes a 3D map of the giant storm. The findings could shed light on gas giant exoplanets in distant solar systems.

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Signs of an extreme planet found in another galaxy

An odd x-ray signal hints that a Saturn-size world could be the first known planet lurking in the Whirlpool Galaxy 28 million light-years away.

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Opinion | Rich Jerks in Space

The frivolous use of large amounts of resources by the very rich is a problem for the economy and society.

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‘Star Trek’ alum William Shatner, 90, becomes the oldest man to travel to space

Three, two, one... the "Star Trek" alum, 90, blasted off to space on Wednesday aboard the Blue Origin's New Shepard 4. Details on his mission.

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New Details Emerge: Richard Branson’s Trip to Space Didn't Go as Planned

Alarming new details are emerging about the historic Virgin Galactic flight that took billionaire Richard Branson to the edge of space.

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NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Nails Seventh Flight on Mars

NASA's Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, has completed its seventh flight on the red planet, taking a photo of the Martian surface during its 63-second trip.

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Could NASA Really Find Life on Venus? Here's The Most Likely Place to Look

NASA has selected two missions, dubbed DAVINCI+ and VERITAS, to study the "lost habitable" world of Venus. Each mission will receive approximately US$500 million for development and both are expected to launch between 2028 and 2030.

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NASA Selects 2 Missions to Study ‘Lost Habitable’ World of Venus

NASA has selected two new missions to Venus, Earth’s nearest planetary neighbor.

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Space Debris Has Hit And Damaged The International Space Station


The inevitable has occurred. A piece of space debris too small to be tracked has hit and damaged part of the International Space Station - namely, the Canadarm2 robotic arm.

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Warp drives: Physicists give chances of faster-than-light space travel a boost

If humanity ever wants to travel easily between stars, people will need to go faster than light.

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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope unfolds its giant mirror for last time ahead of Oct. 31 launch

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has unfurled its big golden mirror for the final time on Earth ahead of its planned launch later this year.

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Voyager 1, now in interstellar space, hears an ominous hum

The vast majority of NASA's most interesting projects are ones that are fresh and new, like the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter. As technology advances, NASA can do more and more interesting and revolutionary things, but sometimes decades-old

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60 Years Ago, Alan Shepard Became The First American In Space

The passing of Apollo 11's Michael Collins along with the 60th anniversary of Alan Shepard's historic flight reminds us how inspiring exploration can be.

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Alan Shepard

Nov. 18 is Alan Shepard's birthday. HowStuffWorks Now shares some little-known facts about the first American in space.

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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dead at 90

NASA astronaut Michael Collins died Wednesday at age 90.

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NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts to space station from Kennedy Space Center, first time using recycled rocket

Four astronauts vaulted off the pad at the Kennedy Space Center early Friday, kicking off NASA and SpaceX's second full-duration mission to the ISS.

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NASA’s Mars helicopter just flew for the second time

When NASA's Ingenuity helicopter took off for the first time on Mars on April 19th it was a history-making moment. No manmade spacecraft had ever achieved powered flight on another planet, and the pint-sized helicopter made it look relatively easy.

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WATCH LIVE: NASA's Ingenuity Attempts First-Ever Powered Flight on Another Planet


After a series of delays, the first-ever powered flight to happen on another planet is go for liftoff.

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Sierra Nevada, prepping for Florida launch, unveils space station

Sierra Nevada unveiled its take on an Earth-orbiting space station, joining others aiming to find alternatives to the International Space Station.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

In First, 3 Israeli Nanosatellites Launch Into Space For Geolocation Mission

The nanosatellites will move autonomously on a high-accuracy geolocation mission for search and rescue, remote sensing, and environmental monitoring.

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Listen to the first-ever recording of a NASA rover driving on Mars

NASA has released the first-ever recording of a rover driving across the surface of Mars, and it sounds unlike any vehicle you've heard before.

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Are strange space signals in Antarctica evidence of a parallel univer

Odd detections at the South Pole have so far defied explanation, inviting theories beyond conventional physics.

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Elon Musk reveals why SpaceX Starship SN10 exploded after landing

The prototype did more than just break a leg during its debut performance.

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Warp Drive: Scientists Say a Physical Warp Drive Is Now Possible

For the first time, scientists have introduced a physical model for warp drive. That means humans are one step closer to traveling at faster-than-light speeds.

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What happened to NASA’s spacecraft after it dropped off the Perseverance rover?

After delivering the Perseverance rover to the surface of Mars, NASA's spacecraft was last seen disappearing into the martian dust. So where did it go?

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Watch Perseverance's dramatic landing on Mars in never-before-seen video

NASA released a multi-angle video of Perseverance's entry, descent, and landing on Mars, a unique look at the precise operation.

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NASA's Perseverance rover lands on Mars

NASA has unveiled the first pictures from its fifth Mars rover, Perseverance, after a successful landing on the red planet's Jezero crater at approximately 3:55 p.m. Thursday.

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After 300 million miles, NASA's Perseverance rover set for Mars landing

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is on the cusp of landing on the red planet after a 300 million-mile journey. Here's what happens next.

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Apollo 14: ‘A Wild Place Up Here’

Apollo 14 was the eighth crewed Apollo mission and the third to land on the Moon. On January 31, 1971, Apollo 14 launched from Kennedy Space Center with a cr...

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Preps for ULA’s new Vulcan rocket continue at Cape Canaveral

United Launch Alliance plans to launch a brand new rocket known later this year.

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SpaceX to launch 2 rockets hours apart with Starlink satellites

If everything aligns, SpaceX could launch two batches of Starlink satellites Thursday morning just hours apart.

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SpaceX launch: Crew Dragon civilian mission will open seats to public

A billionaire will command SpaceX's first all-civilian launch this year, but the mission includes a twist: the public can enter to fly in Crew Dragon.

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How to Observe Judaism in Outer Space?

Space travel presents its own unique challenges to the Jewish astronaut: How can one procure kosher space food, as well as all the other necessities of Jewish life? How does one face Jerusalem when praying in orbit?

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Imagining Faster-Than-Light Travel | National Air and Space Museum

After the 1950s, fictional depictions of space travel needed to suggest conceivable ways to cross interstellar distances to seem plausible. Some authors suggested faster-than-light drives, hyper drives, jump drives, worm holes, and black holes.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch Scheduled for Sunday Morning at 10 a.m. ET from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday morning from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station following Saturday's scrubbed attempt due to unfavorable weather in the area.ABOVE VIDEO: SpaceX is targeting Sunday, January 24 for launch of Tran

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Weather Forecast Shows Conditions 80-Percent Favorable for Friday's SpaceX Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral

The latest weather report from the 45th Weather Squadron shows conditions for the Friday morning SpaceX rocket launch is 80-percent favorable.

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Historic NASA Launch Platform Will Be Demolished

NASA’s Mobile Launcher Platform-2—a structure involved in the Apollo and Space Shuttle missions—is in the process of being torn down.

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NASA Curiosity rover celebrates 3,000th day on Mars with stunning panorama of planet

The glorious new image captures the 96-mile-wide Gale Crater and part of Mount Sharp, its central mountain.

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California farmworker turned astronaut, Jose Hernandez, urges kids not to give up - ABC7 Los Angeles

Next year Netflix will begin production on a film about Jose Hernandez's life and journey into space.

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How Far Could A Spaceship Go If We Never Ran Out Of Thrust?

A single lifetime is more than enough to take you to the limits of the Universe.

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Elon Musk says SpaceX will attempt to recover Super Heavy rocket by catching it with launch tower – TechCrunch

SpaceX will try a significantly different approach to landing its future reusable rocket boosters, according to CEO and founder Elon Musk. It will attempt to “catch” the heavy booster, which is currently in development, using the launch tower

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Straight out of sci-fi: Scientists achieve long-distance “quantum teleportation” for the first time – NaturalNews.

Scientists have successfully "beamed up" units of quantum information known as qubits over a great distance for the first time. Led by scientists from the California Institute of Technology, a team of researchers demonstrated this so-called &q

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Israel plans 2024 moonshot after first unmanned lander crashed

Israel is planning to launch another unmanned spacecraft to the moon in 2024. Last year, Israel's Beresheet spacecraft crashed while attempting a lunar landing.

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Scientists make major breakthrough in search for aliens – and its first discovery is a disappointment

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the search for alien life – but its first discovery has proved disappointing for anyone hoping to meet extraterrestrials.

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SpaceX flies its Starship rocket to 40,000 feet, just misses the landing in explosive finale | TechCrunch

SpaceX is one step closer to replacing its Falcon line of active duty spacecraft: Its Starship prototype “SN8” achieved a major milestone in the ongoing spacecraft’s development program, flying to a height of around 40,000 feet at SpaceX’s development fac

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Former Israeli General And Space Security Chief: "Aliens Are Real" Says President Trump Was Close To Public An

Haim Eshed, a former Israeli general told the Jerusalem post that Aliens are in fact real, and that both the U.S. and Israel have known for years

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3D Map Shows the Milky Way Galaxy in Unprecedented Detail

With this new map of the Milky Way, astronomers can calculate the galaxy's mass and learn more about its past and future.

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Mysterious object that flew by Earth has finally been identified

The object originally dubbed Asteroid 2020 SO appears to be a long-lost rocket booster that left Earth in 1966 and finally came back. The booster was part of a failed NASA mission to the Moon, and it has apparently been orbiting the Sun ever since.

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Don’t Miss It: Jupiter, Saturn Will Look Like Double Planet for First Time Since Middle Ages

Just after sunset on the evening of December 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn will appear closer together in Earth’s night sky than they have been since the Middle Ages, offering people the world over a celestial treat to ring in the winter solstice. “Alignme

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Artemis I Launch Preparations Are Stacking Up at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Ahead Next Year's Launch

NASA has stacked the first piece of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on the mobile launcher in preparation for the Artemis I launch next year.

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Arecibo Observatory to Close Its Giant Eye on the Sky - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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Record-setting asteroid zoomed past Earth — missing by just 240 miles, NASA announces

An asteroid known as 2020 VT4 flew 240 miles away from Earth last week, setting a record for the closest to fly past Earth without hitting it, NASA said.

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Israel To Send Its Second Astronaut To Space In 2021

Israeli astronaut Eytan Stibbe is expected to take off next year on a research mission logging 200 hours at the International Space Station.

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Why NASA wants to put a nuclear power plant on the moon

NASA plans to build a nuclear power plant on the moon and Mars to support its long-term exploration plans.

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Four astronauts poised to make history as SpaceX's 'Resilience' preps for Sunday launch

'Resilience' will break free of the shackles of gravity and shepherd four astronauts to the ISS for the first ever operational commercial crew mission.

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Watch SpaceX launch 4 astronauts to the ISS Saturday | Live Science

NASA and SpaceX are all set to launch a full crew into space tomorrow (Nov. 14) from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. This will be the first operational crew mission leaving U.S. soil, since the final space shuttle launch in July 2011.

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NASA's Perseverance rover getting closer to Mars, potentially finding evidence of life

NASA's Perseverance rover has less than 100 days until it gets to Mars and looks for fossilized evidence of extraterrestrial life, the space agency announced. 

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Scientists discover bizarre hell planet where it rains rocks and oceans are made of lava - CBS News

If you thought living on Earth in 2020​ was comparable to hell​, planet K2-141b is here to prove you wrong.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

”Spacetime is Emerging from Some Deeper Reality” --Stephen Hawking's Paradox | The Daily Galaxy

    In has been said that Newton gave us answers; Stephen Hawking gave us questions. A trio of scientists are one step closer to resolving the black-hole information paradox, one of the most intriguing physics mysteries of our time. “Spacetime

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NASA Contacts Voyager 2 Using Upgraded Deep Space Network Dish

The only radio antenna that can command the 43-year-old spacecraft has been offline since March as it gets new hardware, but work is on track to wrap up in February.

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New images show NASA spacecraft's historic landing and sample collection on asteroid

New images taken by the OSIRIS-REx mission show the historic first touchdown of a NASA spacecraft on the near-Earth asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft collected a sample that will be returned to Earth in 2023.

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A NASA spacecraft is poised to snag the largest sample of rocks from an asteroid ever

On October 19th, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will attempt to grab a large sample of rocks from an asteroid named Bennu, with the goal of returning the material back to Earth in 2023.

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Walt Disney, Space, and The Right Stuff

Disney culture is filled with interesting coincidences, inspirations, and connections—one of the most remarkable and surprising is the influence of Walt Disney himself on the U.S. space program. That stimulus certainly raised public awareness and

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Why Doesn't the Earth Have a Bunch of Mini Moons? | WIRED

To answer this question, let's take a look at something called the Three-Body Problem.

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Here’s how astronauts vote from space

NASA has a system in place so that astronauts who are in space can still cast their votes in elections. The process is relatively straightforward, with a unique ballot sent electronically that only the voter can access.

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Scientists May Have Found a Material for Building on Mars | WIRED

Using simple chemistry, the organic polymer chitin can be transformed into a viable substance for creating tools and habitats on the Red Planet.

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In Clouds on Venus, New Potential for Microbial Life

Astronomers have detected a chemical in Venus’ atmosphere that signifies life on Earth. Could it mean the same on Venus?

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NASA Satellite Launched In 1964 Is About To Fall Back To Earth

A satellite NASA launched 56 years ago to study Earth’s magnetosphere is set to make a fiery homecoming on Saturday when the Orbiting Geophysics Observatory 1 (OGO-1) re-enters our atmosphere.

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NASA watches as weird 'dent' in Earth's magnetic field splits in two

NASA is tracking a strange dent in Earth's magnetic field called the South Atlantic Anomaly, which can expose spacecraft to higher levels of damaging radiation.

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SpaceX launched and landed a Falcon 9 rocket on a record-breaking sixth flight - The Verge

On August 18th, SpaceX will attempt to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on its sixth mission to space, breaking the company’s record for reflights of a single booster. The rocket is launching 58 of SpaceX’s internet-beaming Starlink satellites and three hitchhiki

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Dwarf planet closest to Earth is geologically alive

The tiny, frigid world Ceres amazes with evidence of recent ice volcanoes fed by the remnants of an ancient underground sea.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The 20 best space movies you can launch right now

A roundup of the best space movies that are available to stream, rent or buy online, from 'Apollo 13' to '2001: A Space Odyssey', 'Alien' to 'Star Wars'.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Best way to see Comet NEOWISE in the night sky - Los Angeles Times

Get out this week and look up to see Comet NEOWISE, the most spectacular comet in decades.

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5 years after its Pluto flyby, New Horizons spacecraft forges ahead - CNN

When NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto five years ago this week, it captured detailed views of the mysterious icy dwarf planet on the edge of our solar system.

History | History

NASA Names Headquarters for 'Hidden Figure' Mary Jackson

Mary W. Jackson, NASA’s first Black female engineer, was an unsung hero of the Space Race in the 1960s.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli doctors to blast bacteria into orbit, readying for space-based medicine

Scientists will send experiments into space, including a capsule of E. coli, with the hope of overcoming antibiotic-resistant germs and to prepare for space travelers getting sick

Science & Technology | Science

A green glow has appeared around Mars

The Mars Trace Gas Orbiter spotted a phenomenon on Mars that has also been observed around Earth. A green glow outlining the planet is the result of charged oxygen atoms gradually calming down.