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Japanese telescope captures mysterious blue spiral in Hawaii

A Japanese telescope camera captured a 'flying spiral' in Hawaii shortly after SpaceX launched a new satellite.

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NASA and DARPA will test nuclear thermal engines for crewed missions to Mars

Nuclear thermal rocket engines could help get astronauts to Mars more quickly than by chemical propulsion methods.

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NASA's fatal Challenger launch still echoes through the agency today

NASA administrator James Beggs implored the agency to stop the launch of space shuttle Challenger. A day later, seven astronauts lost their lives.

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New NASA Nuclear Rocket Plan Aims to Get to Mars in Just 45 Days

We live in an era of renewed space exploration, where multiple agencies are planning to send astronauts to the Moon in the coming years.

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Rare 'green pea' galaxy may be the most 'chemically primitive' galaxy ever discovered

A 'green pea' galaxy seen in an early James Webb Space Telescope image may be the most chemically primitive galaxy ever discovered.

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Mars helicopter keeps on flying as it approaches anniversary

NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has been on Mars almost two years and the high-tech contraption is still in good enough shape to get airborne.

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NASA video explains why Venus is often called ‘Earth’s evil twin’

Astronomers often refer to Venus as Earth's evil twin, but what exactly does that mean and why did that nickname come to be?

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Apollo 7 astronaut Walt Cunningham dies at age 90

Walt Cunningham, who tested the Apollo command module in Earth orbit, has died. Cunningham was America's second civilian to fly in space.

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We've Never Found Anything Like The Solar System. Is It a Freak in Space?

Since the landmark discovery in 1992 of two planets orbiting a star outside of our Solar System, thousands of new worlds have been added to a rapidly growing list of 'exoplanets' in the Milky Way galaxy.  We've learnt many things from this

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Gamma rays: Everything you need to know about these powerful packets of energy

Gamma rays are high-energy photons produced by some of the most violent events in the universe. We explore this powerful radiation in more detail here.

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Photographer Captures Supernova That Exploded in the Year 1054

Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy captured a star that went supernova back in the medieval period and is known as the Crab Nebula.

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50 Years Ago Humans Walked On The Moon For The Last Time

On Dec. 13, Apollo 17 astronauts Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt undertook their third and final venture outside ‘Challenger.’

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Orion Capsule Breaks Record Of Farthest Spacecraft Traveled From Earth

Until now, the legendary Apollo spacecraft held the record for flying the greatest distance from Earth at 248,655 miles, a milestone it achieved in 1970.

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If the universe is expanding, how are the Milky Way and Andromeda getting closer together?

Recent data from Hubble suggests that the Universe is expanding at a rate of around 73km per megaparsec (3.26 million light-years).

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Why landing a spaceship on the moon is still so challenging

NASA aims to soon return astronauts to the moon. Yet landing people on the lunar surface still remains a hugely ambitious feat.

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This hidden Apple Watch feature is stellar — try it now | Tom's Guide

This hidden Apple Watch feature lets you use the Astronomy watch face to see where our solar system's planets align in the past and future.

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NASA's moon spacecraft beams back first images of Earth | Digital Trends

NASA’s uncrewed Orion spacecraft has sent back its first images of Earth as it heads toward a rendezvous with the moon as part of the Artemis I mission.

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How to watch the Blood Moon lunar eclipse for free online, the last until 2025

You can see a Blood Moon total lunar eclipse on Nov. 8, the last until 2025. Here's how to watch it online for free.

Gaming | Gaming

Upcoming space games: Starfield, Dead Space, Mass Effect 4 & more

The video game industry is hot for space video games at the moment. Here's our list of the top 10 space games you should keep an eye on.

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Why do galaxies spin?

The Universe begins with negligible amounts of angular momentum, which is always conserved. So why do planets, stars, and galaxies all spin?

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New evidence for liquid water on Mars suggests the planet is geothermally active

Martian ice caps dip and rise and it may be evidence of liquid water lurking underneath them But what keeps that water from freezing?

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How can you see Jupiter tonight?

Jupiter will come within its closest point of Earth in nearly sixty years today, giving an excellent opportunity for amateur stargazers to see the largest planet in the solar system.

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This is what a rocket launch looks like from space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have captured images of Wednesday's rocket launch to the station involving three crew members.

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NASA's planetary defense mission will test asteroid deflection, but how realistic is it?

NASA's DART mission mimics what scientists would do if an asteroid were headed toward Earth, but there are a few differences compared to defense against a real asteroid impact.

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Einstein's Mind-Bending Theory of Relativity Passes Yet Another Huge Test - CNET

A satellite has conducted the "most precise test" on a cornerstone of the physicist's famous theory.

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Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II draws crowds of mourners so large they're visible from space

Earth-imaging satellites have spied the massive crowds that gathered in London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

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NASA scientists claim that warp drive is within our grasp

Warp drive is the holy grail of space exploration. It is said to possess the capability of having a propulsion system that can travel.

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Discovery of alien world with tilted orbit puzzles astronomers | Space

The 3D modeling of a planet's orbit around a star in a binary star system is raising new questions about how both gas giant planets and binary stars form.

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NASA gets Voyager 1 talking again — and discovers a new mystery

14.6 billion miles from one another, NASA engineers have found and fixed a computer glitch that had caused Voyager 1 to transmit garbled telemetry data since May.

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Scientists discover colossal ocean may completely cover this planet

Astronomers recently announced that the exoplanet TOI-1452 b is close in size to Earth and lies in a region of its solar system where liquid water could exist.

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Moon vs. Mars: NASA's ultimate destination has varied over the decades

The moon and Mars have battled for precedence in NASA's exploration priorities.

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Marvel at the James Webb Space Telescope's largest image of the cosmos yet

The latest James Webb Space Telescope treasure trove contains ancient galaxies and countless cosmic wonders.

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The Most Famous Paradox in Physics Nears Its End | Quanta Magazine

In a landmark series of calculations, physicists have proved that black holes can shed information.

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How to See the Perseid Meteor Shower in 2022

The Perseid meteor shower will be hard to observe in 2022, but it's still worth looking up at its peak between Thursday, August 11 and Friday, August 12.

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Are the Colors in Webb Telescope Images 'Fake'?

Humans can't see infrared light, so what makes Webb Space Telescope images so dazzling?

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The Curiosity rover has been exploring Mars for 10 years. Here's what we've learned.

Curiosity landed on Mars on Aug. 5, 2012, with one main goal: to determine whether the planet was once habitable. In 10 years, it has answered that question and many others, even as it has inspired ne

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Two skyscraper-size asteroids are barreling toward Earth this weekend

Two asteroids, 2016 CZ31 and 2013 CU83, are headed toward Earth for back-to-back flybys this weekend.

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Why is gravity so weak? The answer may lie in the very nature of space-time

The answer to the question "why is gravity so weak?" may lie in the very nature of space-time

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NASA to launch 2 more choppers to Mars to help return rocks

NASA is launching two more mini helicopters to Mars in its effort to return Martian rocks and soil samples to Earth. Under the plan announced Wednesday, NASA’s Perseverance rover will do double duty and transport the cache to the rocket that will launch

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NASA's Orion: Everything We Know About The Spacecraft That Will Carry Astronauts To The Moon

A rocket is just the thing that provides lift into orbit. You need a spacecraft to carry humans on a mission, and NASA has one called Orion up its sleeve.

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NASA Woke Up Voyager 1 From 13 Billion Miles Away, And The Spacecraft Actually Signalled Back - Siamtoo

Have you ever tried starting a car that’s been sitting unused for a couple of decades? There’s no guarantee that will even respond, let alone actually start up. That makes the feat NASA achieved just a few days ago even more impressive. The space agency c

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James Webb Space Telescope's stunning 'Phantom Galaxy' picture looks like a wormhole

A fresh image based on brand-new deep-space data appears to show a wormhole spinning before our very eyes.

History | History

25 Rare and Overlooked Images From the Famed Apollo 11 Mission

The images include the first photo taken by a human from the lunar surface and rare views of the intrepid Apollo 11 astronauts.

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NASA sets launch dates for its return to the moon with giant, new rocket

NASA is shooting for a late August launch of its giant, new moon rocket. Wednesday's announcement came on the 53rd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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Backyard Astrophotographer Uses $500 Telescope to Photograph Same Spot Captured by NASA’s $16B Space Telescope

This brilliant astrophotographer compares his photo of the Pillars of Creation captured with a $500 telescope to the one taken by NASA‘s $16 billion space telescope.

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Jupiter, too! New James Webb photos show giant planet's rings, moons and more

The James Webb Space Telescope can do more than peer into the deep and distant universe.

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NASA’s Webb Captures Dying Star’s Final ‘Performance’ in Fine Detail

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has revealed details of the Southern Ring planetary nebula that were previously hidden from astronomers. Planetary nebulae are the shells of gas and dust ejected from dying stars.

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The Largest Comet Will Come Close to Earth on July 14, Here’s How to See It

The biggest comet is getting closer to Earth and you don't want to miss it. A comet is fast approaching the planet Earth and it's one of the largest that has ever been spotted, according to Popular Mechanics.

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New Study Reveals Devastating Effect on Astronaut Bones From Living in Space


Astronauts lose decades' worth of bone mass in space that many do not recover even after a year back on Earth, researchers said Thursday, warning that it could be a "big concern" for future missions to Mars.

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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.

Science & Technology | Tech

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

History | History

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.

History | History

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.

Science & Technology | Science

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.