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Wednesday December 16, 2020
Scientists are finding new mysteries since the geophysics mission landed two years ago. Continue Reading »
Tuesday December 15, 2020
NASA's technology is at the forefront of space exploration, but it can also be applied here on Earth - from improving cellular networks to saving lives in the pandemic. Continue Reading »
Monday December 14, 2020
Bill Allen has thrived as the mechanical systems design lead for three Mars rover missions, but he got his start as a teenager sorting letters for the NASA center. Continue Reading »
Friday December 11, 2020
The spacecraft has been collecting data on the gas giant's interior since July 2016. Some of its latest findings touch on "hot spots" in the planet's atmosphere. Continue Reading »
Thursday December 10, 2020
Launched on a Falcon 9 rocket Nov. 21, the U.S.-European satellite will measure the world's ocean with unprecedented accuracy. Continue Reading »
Tuesday December 08, 2020
The symbols, mottos, and small objects added to the agency's newest Mars rover serve a variety of purposes, from functional to decorative. Continue Reading »
Wednesday December 02, 2020
The object, discovered in September by astronomers searching for near-Earth asteroids, garnered interest in the planetary science community due to its size and unusual orbit. Continue Reading »
Wednesday December 02, 2020
Producing maps to locate ice or water trapped in rock at the Moon's surface, Lunar Trailblazer will help support NASA's efforts to establish a sustainable presence on the Moon. Continue Reading »
Wednesday November 25, 2020
With NASA's Eyes on the Earth web-based app, you can tag along with the U.S.-European satellite as it orbits the globe, gathering critical measurements of our changing planet. Continue Reading »
Tuesday November 24, 2020
NASA's Perseverance rover carries a device to convert Martian air into oxygen that, if produced on a larger scale, could be used not just for breathing, but also for fuel. Continue Reading »
Saturday November 21, 2020
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, the world's latest sea level satellite, is in orbit and ready to begin taking critical ocean measurements for the next five-and-a-half years. Continue Reading »
Thursday November 19, 2020
The newest satellite to monitor global sea level is ready for its journey into space. Here's what to expect. Continue Reading »
Wednesday November 18, 2020
The first to be rigged with microphones, the agency's latest Mars rover picked up the subtle sounds of its own inner workings during interplanetary flight. Continue Reading »
Wednesday November 18, 2020
The Blue Ring Nebula, which perplexed scientists for over a decade, appears to be the youngest known example of two stars merged into one. Continue Reading »
Tuesday November 17, 2020
A giant version of NASA's classic red, white, and blue logo now proudly adorns a building that has played a central role in space-exploration history. Continue Reading »
Friday November 13, 2020
The U.S.-European collaboration aims to measure sea level and will launch from the California coast in late November. Continue Reading »
Friday November 13, 2020
Scientists have theorized on the origin of the water plumes possibly erupting from Jupiter's moon Europa. Recent research adds a new potential source to the mix. Continue Reading »
Friday November 13, 2020
Sensors on NASA's Perseverance will help prepare for future human exploration by taking weather measurements and studying dust particles. Continue Reading »
Thursday November 12, 2020
In 1966, NASA launched Surveyor 2 to the Moon. Now its rocket booster has apparently returned to near-Earth space. Continue Reading »
Thursday November 12, 2020
The Mars rover has drilled three samples of rock in this clay-enriched region since first arriving in July. Continue Reading »
Tuesday November 10, 2020
A report, released Tuesday, concludes that the agency is well positioned for its ambitious plan to bring samples back from the Red Planet for further study on Earth. Continue Reading »
Tuesday November 10, 2020
Mark your calendars: The agency's latest rover has only about 8,640,000 seconds to go before it touches down on the Red Planet, becoming history's next Mars car. Continue Reading »
Monday November 09, 2020
New lab experiments re-create the environment of Europa and find that the icy moon shines, even on its nightside. The effect is more than just a cool visual. Continue Reading »
Thursday November 05, 2020
The newest addition to a long line of ocean-monitoring satellites is ready to head into space. Continue Reading »
Thursday November 05, 2020
A warming climate is taking its toll on Greenland and Antarctica glaciers, melting them from above and below the surface. The more they melt, the higher sea levels rise. Continue Reading »
Wednesday November 04, 2020
This is the first time one of these mysterious, repeating radio burst has been identified in our own galaxy, and the first identification of an object that caused one. Continue Reading »
Monday November 02, 2020
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. Continue Reading »
Thursday October 29, 2020
Season three covers not just how our planet's volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, rivers, atmosphere, and climate work, but how they are all interconnected. Continue Reading »
Thursday October 29, 2020
New research on nine craters of Saturn's largest moon provides more details about how weathering affects the evolution of the surface - and what lies beneath. Continue Reading »
Friday November 13, 2020
A new study tracing the sources of carbon dioxide, the most significant human-generated greenhouse gas, reveals the unexpectedly large influence of vegetation in urban environments. Continue Reading »
Tuesday October 27, 2020
Details about the physical transformation of over 200 of the island's coastal glaciers are documented in a new study, in which the authors anticipate environmental impacts. Continue Reading »
Tuesday October 27, 2020
Sometimes half measures can be a good thing - especially on a journey this long. The agency's latest rover only has about 146 million miles left to reach its destination. Continue Reading »
Tuesday October 27, 2020
An instrument on the spacecraft may have detected transient luminous events - bright flashes of light in the gas giant's upper atmosphere. Continue Reading »
Monday October 26, 2020
The eye-catching posters depict some of the universe's most mysterious astronomical phenomena with artistic flair. Continue Reading »
Thursday October 22, 2020
Instruments tailored to collect data during the descent of NASA's next rover through the Red Planet's atmosphere have been checked in flight. Continue Reading »
Monday October 19, 2020
For hobbyists and makers, 3D printing expands creative possibilities; for specialized engineers, it's also key to next-generation spacecraft design. Continue Reading »
Friday October 16, 2020
Now that the heat probe is just below the Martian surface, InSight's arm will scoop some additional soil on top to help it keep digging so it can take Mars' temperature. Continue Reading »
Friday October 16, 2020
The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft will soon be heading into orbit to monitor the height of the ocean for nearly the entire globe. Continue Reading »
Thursday October 15, 2020
New study results show that ocean heat waves can provide enough fuel for hurricanes to gain momentum as they approach land. Continue Reading »
Tuesday October 13, 2020
Made of a pair of two-wheeled vehicles, NASA's DuAxel is designed to descend crater sides and near-vertical cliffs on the Moon, Mars, and beyond. Continue Reading »
Friday October 09, 2020
The U.S.-European partnership will track sea level height. Learn more about the mission in this live event. Continue Reading »
Thursday October 08, 2020
The agency's newest rover will use the first ground-penetrating radar instrument on the Martian surface to help search for signs of past microbial life. Continue Reading »
Wednesday October 07, 2020
Launching soon from the California coast, the satellite will track sea levels worldwide. A new video series introduces some of the NASA JPL scientists and engineers involved in the mission. Continue Reading »
Friday October 02, 2020
Set for launch in November, the Earth-observing satellite will closely monitor sea level and provide atmospheric data to support weather forecasting and climate models. Continue Reading »
Thursday October 01, 2020
Matter swirling around supermassive black holes creates bursts of light that "echo" in nearby dust clouds. These traveling signals could serve as a new cosmic yardstick. Continue Reading »
Thursday October 01, 2020
It's the first time machine learning has been used to find previously unknown craters on the Red Planet. Continue Reading »
Friday September 25, 2020
The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich spacecraft will launch from the U.S. West Coast aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in November. Continue Reading »
Monday September 28, 2020
Perseverance is one of a few Mars spacecraft carrying laser retroreflectors. The devices could provide new science and safer Mars landings in the future. Continue Reading »
Wednesday September 23, 2020
Researchers will design a mission to learn about underground aquifers in areas such as the Sahara and how climate change will affect them in the future. Continue Reading »
Tuesday September 22, 2020
Roughly 15 to 30 feet wide, the object will make its closest approach on Sept. 24. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
El helicóptero Ingenuity Mars de la NASA está a dos días de llevar a cabo el primer intento de la humanidad de realizar un vuelo controlado y con motor de una aeronave en otro planeta. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
The Biden-Harris Administration submitted to Congress Friday the president’s priorities for fiscal year 2022 discretionary spending. The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk on the funding request: Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter is two days away from making humanity’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and two Russian cosmonauts arrived at the International Space Station Friday, bringing its number of residents to 10 for the coming week. Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
NASA has awarded the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) Support Services contract to ICF Incorporated LLC of Fairfax, Virginia. Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
NASA encourages researchers to develop and study unexpected approaches for traveling through, understanding, and exploring space. Continue Reading »
Tuesday April 06, 2021
NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet. Continue Reading »
Tuesday April 06, 2021
Students from the Rice Space Institute will have an opportunity this week to hear from NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Continue Reading »
Monday April 05, 2021
Three space travelers, including NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei, are poised to launch Friday, April 9, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei, Crewmates Arrive Safely at Station  NASAView Full Coverage on Google News Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
Physicists working with Microsoft think the universe is a self-learning computer  TNWView Full Coverage on Google News Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
NASA detects rare 'double quasar' in ancient corner of the universe  Livescience.comView Full Coverage on Google News Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Blue Dunes on the Red Planet  NASA Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
First look at the 2024 total solar eclipse  Astronomy MagazineView Full Coverage on Google News Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
Astronomers Discover Twelve New Quadruply-Imaged Quasars | Astronomy  Sci-News.comView Full Coverage on Google News Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Snapshot: Chandra discovers X-rays from Uranus  Astronomy Magazine Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
3 awesome astronomy events to pencil in over the next month  WSFAView Full Coverage on Google News Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Tom Cruise and Russia Want to Shoot Movies in Space, but These VR Filmmakers Got There First  Yahoo EntertainmentA Russian rocket has successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station  AP ArchiveRussian spacecraft successfully delivers 3 astronauts to ISS  Macau ... Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Astronomers discover 12 rare quasars that can solve the mystery of universe expansion  The Financial ExpressView Full Coverage on Google News Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Hatches Open, 10 Crew Members Occupying Station  SciTechDaily Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Microsoft Researchers Claim Entire Universe Is a Machine-Learning Algorithm  Futurism Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Soyuz Crew Ship Docks to International Space Station With Expedition 65 Trio  SciTechDaily Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
Three-man crew docks at ISS after flight honouring Gagarin (Update)  Phys.org Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Black holes: The darkest objects in the universe  Livescience.com Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
Live coverage: Soyuz launches with next space station crew – Spaceflight Now  Spaceflight Now Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
10 years later, 'Journey of the Universe' film more relevant, urgent than ever  National Catholic Reporter Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
There Might Be Remnants of an Ancient Planet Buried Inside Earth? Yup  Discover Magazine Continue Reading »
Tuesday April 06, 2021
Size of Raindrops Help Identify Potentially Habitable Planets Outside Our Solar System  SciTechDaily Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
Radio telescope reveals thousands of star-forming galaxies in early Universe  Phys.org Continue Reading »
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Saturday April 10, 2021
NASA announced April 10 it was postponing the first flight attempt of the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars by at least three days after detecting a problem during a final pre-flight test. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
DARPA awarded a $22 million contract to General Atomics to design a small nuclear reactor for space propulsion. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
The White House released a first look at its budget proposal for fiscal year 2022 that includes an increase in funding for NASA, particularly Earth science and space technology programs. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
Japanese camera maker Nikon has acquired a controlling stake in U.S. startup Morf3D, an aerospace supplier that has produced 3D-printed hardware for Boeing satellites and helicopters. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying two Russian cosmonauts and one American astronaut arrived at the International Space Station April 9, a few hours after its launch from Kazakhstan. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
The new chief executive of OneWeb says the company is still pursuing some kind of navigation capability for its broadband satellite constellation, although a full-fledged service may have to wait until a second-generation system. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
A new report by ODNI projects that by 2040 China will be the most significant rival to the United States in space, competing on commercial, civil and military fronts. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) hailed the April 8 announcement that Los Angeles Air Force Base will be the permanent home of the U.S. Space Force procurement command.  SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
The U.S. Space Force is consolidating oversight of space launch activities under a two-star general who will be the deputy commander of Space Systems Command. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
The Space Force will re-designate the Space and Missile Systems Center as the headquarters of a new Space Systems Command.   SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Phase Four, a startup working on electric propulsion for satellites, has won an Air Force contract to test using an alternative propellant for its thrusters. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Many space startups are not aware of their export control obligations and are exposed to punitive sanctions. With five different export control mechanisms, this is no surprise. If your startup has an international client, supplier, expert, investor, or cooperation, you ... Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Private equity firm GI Partners plans to buy satellite operator Orbcomm, which specializes in connecting industrial monitoring devices, for about $1.1 billion including net debt. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
The coastal cities of Ningbo and Wenchang are planning construction of Chinese commercial spaceports to meet growing demand for launch in China. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
The new head of the European Space Agency has outlined his priorities for the next several years, ranging from improving relations with the European Union to increasing commercialization activities. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
ULA is still betting on long-endurance upper stages and believes the technology has a bright future.  SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
SpaceX continued the rollout of its Starlink broadband constellation with another launch of 60 satellites April 7, edging closer to providing continuous global service. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
The triumphant landing of the Perseverance rover has inspired all Americans, and indeed much of the world. President Biden should follow it up by launching the program to send humans to Mars. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
Denver-based Voyager Space Holdings, which has been buying businesses to build a vertically integrated space exploration company, has appointed former NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine to chair its advisory board. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
The heads of the European Space Agency and China National Space Administration held a video call April 1 to outline respective plans for the coming years. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
Telesat expects to finalize the financing for its Lightspeed broadband constellation in the next few months, along with contracts to launch the fleet of nearly 300 satellites. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
Microsoft announced plans April 6 to move automated satellite image processing technology developed by Thales Alenia Space into its Azure Orbital platform. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
As SpaceX continues to expand its Starlink network, established satellite operators are figuring out strategies to remain competitive.   SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Tuesday April 06, 2021
CAES, the former electronics unit of British defense and aerospace contractor Cobham, has forged an alliance to bring Swiss 3D-printed satellite RF technology to the U.S. market. SpaceNews Continue Reading »
Thursday March 04, 2021
Careers at ESA Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
Week in images: 05 - 09 April 2021 Discover our week through the lens Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
Image: ESA-sponsored medical doctor Nick Smith snapped this photo of the storage containers at Concordia research station in Antarctica shortly before sunset, 8 April 2021. The dark blue line at the horizon is the shadow of the Earth.The containers store food, ... Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over Bucharest – the capital and largest city of Romania. Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Italy’s Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, has recently been on explosive form, with 17 eruptions in less than three months. Instruments onboard three different satellites orbiting Earth have acquired imagery of the eruptions – revealing the intensity of the ... Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Image: Ariane 6 pre-flight 'plumbing' tests Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Flight passengers will be able to connect securely to their families and colleagues on Earth via sophisticated laser systems. Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
Video: 01:00:59 ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher spoke to journalists on 7 April 2021 to introduce ESA Agenda 2025, setting out ESA's strategic priorities and goals. Continue Reading »
Wednesday April 07, 2021
ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher has worked with our Member States to define new priorities and goals for ESA for the coming years. Continue Reading »
Sunday April 11, 2021
NASA has shared a new learning guide for students to create their own video game to explore Mars with a helicopter like Ingenuity, which is expected to make its debut flight this week. Continue Reading »
Sunday April 11, 2021
On April 11, 1960, astronomers began the first scientific experiment that would search for extraterrestrial life. See how it happened in our "On This Day In Space" series! Continue Reading »
Sunday April 11, 2021
Over a third of the Antarctic ice shelf is at risk of collapsing as Earth continues to warm. Continue Reading »
Sunday April 11, 2021
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking photo of a dying galaxy. Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
NASA has delayed the first flight of its Mars helicopter Ingenuity after the vehicle's last test ended earlier than planned. Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
NASA is about to make history on the Red Planet with the first controlled, helicopter flight on another world. Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Flying on Mars is far from a breeze, but NASA is confident that its little helicopter is up to the challenge. Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
NASA is preparing to fly its Mars helicopter Ingenuity on the Red Planet for the first time, and students can join in the excitement by building paper versions of the craft at home. Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Preheat the oven for more than 30 tempting "Star Wars"-themed sweets and treats Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Celebrate human spaceflight with Bill Nye (the Science Guy), former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin, the band OK Go, Inspiration4 astronaut Sian Proctor and other special guests this Saturday (April 10). Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
See the best photos on Space.com this week. Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
These are the top space stories this week from Space.com. Continue Reading »
Saturday April 10, 2021
Humanity's first helicopter on Mars has been cleared for a historic takeoff. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA will land the first person of color in addition to the first woman on the moon with the Artemis program, NASA's Acting Administrator Steve Jurczyk revealed today (April 9). Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
More than two months after taking office, President Joe Biden has offered a first look at his budget priorities, and the signs for NASA are generally promising. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
This Friday (April 9), Space Chat will explore SpaceX's upcoming Crew-2 mission. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
The first helicopter is expected to attempt the first-ever flight on Mars on Sunday (April 11), with NASA unveiling the results a day later, and you can follow it all online. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA's chief astronaut Molly Cobb pushes the envelope on their jet aircraft in the new episode of "For All Mankind," airing Friday (April 9). Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
60 years after the first human spaceflight launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin off of Earth, Russia launched a Soyuz named after Gagarin to the International Space Station. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity is warming up its rotor blades as the team's engineers undertake final preparations for the first-ever flight on the Red Planet, scheduled for Sunday (April 11). Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
The Space.com community has a special giveaway going on this week, celebrating the ambitions of SpaceX! Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
The fuss-free Celestron FirstScope 76 is an easy telescope to use, but expectations should be tailored when looking through the eyepiece Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
Three astronauts embarked for the International Space Station just three days shy of the 60th anniversary of the first human spaceflight. The trio launched on Soyuz MS-18, named the "Yu.A. Gagarin." Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
For 20 years, Jonathon Keats has been asking us to recalibrate our assumptions about the universe and our place in it through a series of thought experiments. A new book dives deep into his work. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA's long-serving Hubble Space Telescope is seeing double after detecting two rare pairs of quasars nestled within galactic collisions that occurred 10 billion years ago. Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
What happens when hell breaks loose on a multi-generational spaceship? Continue Reading »
Friday April 09, 2021
NASA’s education team hosted a special webcast for students on Thursday (April 8) to talk about the Mars helicopter Ingenuity and its upcoming first flight on the Red Planet. Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
A Russian Soyuz rocket will launch NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and two cosmonauts toward the space station early Friday (April 9) on a last-minute mission. Here's how you can watch it live. Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
A Russian Soyuz rocket will launch a joint U.S.-Russian crew to the International Space Station early Friday (April 9) and you can watch it live here courtesy of NASA TV. Continue Reading »
Thursday April 08, 2021
Celestron's Astro Fi 130 combines good optics with the latest in telescope technology — but is it the right telescope for you? Continue Reading »
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