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Today in Space! June 25, 1997: Russian Cargo Ship Collides with Mir Space Station
SPACE.COM Find out what happened today in space on June 25, 1997, when a Russian Progress spacecraft collided with the Mir... 13 minutes
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ASTRO WATCH A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in... 28 minutes
SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base
PHYS.ORG SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida. 2 hours
Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk
PHYS.ORG You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds. 2 hours
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TechCrunch  SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under... 2 hours
SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base
ABC NEWS SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida 3 hours
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THE VERGE A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch later today carrying a new batch of... 6 hours
Colorful Clouds on Jupiter by Juno
SPACE.COM During Juno's seventh of 37 expected orbits, JunoCam captured this fantastical image showing many details of Jupiter's atmosphere. 7 hours
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ABC NEWS Great white sharks are making their annual return to Cape Cod, rattling some boaters and beachgoers 7 hours
SpaceX to Launch 10 Communications Satellites Today: Watch Live
SPACE.COM SpaceX is poised to launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (June 25), and you can watch it live here on Space.com. 7 hours
SpaceX Dragon and Falcon 9 Rocket Photobomb Each Other's Selfies in Space
SPACE.COM It's official: SpaceX's rockets and spaceships have caught the selfie bug in the final frontier. 7 hours
J.K. Rowling reveals there are actually 2 Harry Potters
ABC NEWS J.K. Rowling just released a new detail that could shake up the entire "Harry Potter" universe. 16 hours
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ASTRO WATCH The famous near-Earth asteroid Apophis caused quite a stir in 2004 when it was announced that it could... 24 hours
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ASTRO WATCH Perhaps the best word to use to describe the launch tempo for Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)... 1 day
Look Up! NASA Launch Will Create Colorful Clouds
SPACE.COM NASA is hoping to execute a nighttime rocket launch that's designed to create artificial glowing clouds. These could be visible to millions of people along the U.S. East Coast tonight (June 18). 1 day
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ASTRO WATCH Researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai have proposed a theory that predicts how dark... 1 day
SpaceX Set for Second Falcon 9 Launch in Three Days
SPACE.COM One day after putting Bulgaria's first communications satellite into orbit, SpaceX is preparing for a Falcon 9 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday (June... 1 day
isro s pslv c38 successfully launches 31 satellites in a single flight ISRO's PSLV-C38 Successfully Launches 31 Satellites in a Single Flight
ASTRO WATCH ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C38 successfully launched the 712 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with... 1 day
The Missing Link: Where Are Medium-Size Black Holes?
LIVE SCIENCE For decades, while astronomers have detected black holes equal in mass either to a few suns or to millions of suns, the missing-link black holes in between have eluded discovery. 1 day
Today in Space! June 24, 1999: Cassini Flies by Venus
SPACE.COM Find out what happened today in space on June 24, 1999 when NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew by Venus on its way to Saturn. 1 day
Glowing Nebula Decorates Space in Hubble Image
SPACE.COM A splendid nebula decorates the cosmos 2,000 light-years from Earth. 1 day
Bulgaria's first communications satellite launched into orbit
REUTERS SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite has been launched into space, operator Bulsatcom said in a statement on Saturday. 1 day
'Looking for Leia' film shines light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET
CNET Annelise Ophelian talks about her crowdfunded documentary, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far away. 2 days
'Looking for Leia' shines a light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET
CNET We speak with Annelise Ophelian about her crowdfunded film, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far... 2 days
Mars rover Opportunity on walkabout near rim
PHYS.ORG NASA's senior Mars rover, Opportunity, is examining rocks at the edge of Endeavour Crater for signs that they may have been either transported by a flood or eroded in place by wind. 2 days
NASA adds up Tropical Storm Cindy's rainfall
PHYS.ORG Tropical storm Cindy was downgraded to a tropical depression after moving onshore near the Texas and Louisiana Border on Thursday June 22, 2017 and bringing a lot of rain with it. That rainfall was... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH Research deciphering the hidden magnetic messages encoded in a rare group of meteorites has helped secure nearly half a billion dollars of NASA funding... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH Stars exploding as supernovae are the main sources of heavy chemical elements in the Universe. In particular, radioactive... 2 days
spacex launches bulgarian satellite on reused first stage SpaceX launches Bulgarian satellite on reused first stage
SPACE NEWS A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a Bulgarian communications satellite June 23, a mission that marked the second time the... 2 days
On a Roll! SpaceX Launches, Lands Used Rocket Once Again, With 'Highest-Ever Reentry Force'
SPACE.COM Elon Musk's company successfully launched a satellite to orbit today (June 23) using a pre-flown Falcon 9 booster, pulling off... 2 days
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TechCrunch  SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 to orbit during its BulgariaSat-1 mission Friday. The launch... 2 days
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THE VERGE SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a recycled Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. The rocket’s first stage — the 14-story-tall core that... 2 days
Space News Webcasts: Used SpaceX Rocket Launching Bulgarian Satellite @ 3:10 pm ET
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that has launched once before will make its second flight Friday, June 23, to launch BulgariaSat-1 from... 2 days
WATCH LIVE NOW: Used SpaceX Rocket Launching Bulgarian Satellite @ 3:10 pm ET
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that has launched once before will make its second flight Friday, June 23, to launch BulgariaSat-1 from... 2 days
CHESS mission will check out the space between stars
PHYS.ORG Deep in space between distant stars, space is not empty. Instead, there drifts vast clouds of neutral atoms and molecules, as well as charged plasma particles called the interstellar medium—that... 2 days
Mysterious Planet 10 could be hiding out beyond Pluto - CNET
CNET Move over, Planet 9. There's a new possible planet lurking out in the solar system and it could be messing with a whole lot of distant... 2 days
The Best ISO-Certified Gear to See the 2017 Solar Eclipse
SPACE.COM When the "Great American" total solar eclipse sweeps across the U.S. on Aug. 21, you'll need some safety-rated gear to watch it safely. Here are Space.com's picks for... 2 days
The Missing Link: Where Are Medium-Size Black Holes?
SPACE.COM For decades, while astronomers have detected black holes equal in mass either to a few suns or to millions of suns, the missing-link black holes in between have eluded discovery. 2 days
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TechCrunch  Space tech company Satellogic has raised $27 million in a Series B round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent, and... 2 days
fcc grants oneweb approval to launch over 700 satellites for space internet FCC grants OneWeb approval to launch over 700 satellites for ‘space internet’
THE VERGE FCC chairman Ajit Pai has released a statement announcing that the commission has granted OneWeb approval for US market access to launch a network... 2 days
'We Don't Planet' Episode 9: The Cosmic Distance Ladder
SPACE.COM Astronomers use a variety of methods to determine how far away celestial objects are from Earth. Learn about this "cosmic distance ladder" in the ninth episode of "We Don't Planet." 2 days
Does dark matter annihilate quicker in the Milky Way?
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai have proposed a theory that predicts how dark matter may be annihilating much more rapidly in the Milky Way, than... 2 days
Satellites Keep Eye on Huge Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf
LIVE SCIENCE The Larsen C ice shelf is about to calve one of the biggest icebergs on record. And space agency satellites are watching. 2 days
Single electron's tiny leap sets off 'molecular sunscreen' response
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have seen the first step of a process that protects a DNA building block called thymine from sun damage: When it's hit with ultraviolet light, a single electron jumps... 2 days
Does dark matter annihilate quicker in the Milky Way?
SCIENCE DAILY A new theory predicts how dark matter may be annihilating much more rapidly in the Milky Way, than in smaller or larger galaxies and the early Universe. 2 days
Meteorite mystery solved with research on high pressure
SCIENCE DAILY A research group has found a long-sought explanation for the apparent contradictions implicit in the composition of lunar and Martian meteorites. They were able to demonstrate how meteorites could contain within narrow... 2 days
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TechCrunch  SpaceX is attempting to re-launch a Falcon 9 it used first in January, taking... 2 days
ohb surrey satellite win contract for eight more galileo navigation satellites OHB, Surrey Satellite win contract for eight more Galileo navigation satellites
SPACE NEWS The companies signed the contract Thursday with the European Space Agency, which procures the... 2 days
Planet 10? Another Earth-Size World May Lurk in the Outer Solar System
LIVE SCIENCE Another planet-size object may be orbiting beyond Pluto in the far, icy reaches of the solar system. 2 days
fcc approves oneweb for us market as it considers other constellations FCC approves OneWeb for US market as it considers other constellations
SPACE NEWS The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted June 22 to make OneWeb the first of... 2 days
Hubble Spots Massive, ‘Dead’ Disk Galaxy in Early Universe
SCI-NEWS.COM Using a powerful astronomical technique called gravitational lensing, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope made a stunning discovery —... 2 days
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THE VERGE This afternoon, SpaceX is set to launch a used Falcon 9 rocket for the second time ever. The rocket will take off from SpaceX’s... 2 days
Directors we'd like to see helm future Star Wars movies - CNET
CNET As Ron Howard takes over the Han Solo standalone film, we've got ideas for who else could put their own spin on a galaxy... 2 days
A single electron's tiny leap sets off 'molecular sunscreen' response
PHYS.ORG In experiments at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists were able to see the first step of a process that protects a DNA building block... 2 days
Life on TRAPPIST-1 Planets? Rock-Swapping May Boost Odds
SPACE.COM The three potentially habitable Earth-size planets in the TRAPPIST-1 system may be even more promising abodes for life than scientists had thought. 2 days
Watch SpaceX Rocket Re-Launch, Kicking Off Double Header
SPACE.COM After a slight delay, a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to make its second trip to space today (June 23) to orbit the first communications satellite for Bulgaria. 2 days
Newborn Star Gorges on a 'Space Hamburger,' Belching Spinning Jets
SPACE.COM Astronomers have observed the eating habits of a protostar — and like any youngster, it has an affinity for fast food. 2 days
nasa begins independent review of wfirst mission NASA begins independent review of WFIRST mission
SPACE NEWS NASA announced June 22 the selection of an independent review committee that will examine cost and schedule issues with its next flagship... 2 days
ESA to develop gravitational wave space mission with NASA support
PHYS.ORG ESA (the European Space Agency) has selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) for its third large-class mission in the agency's Cosmic Vision science program. The three-spacecraft constellation... 2 days
Dutch astronomers discover recipe to make cosmic glycerol
PHYS.ORG A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in dark interstellar clouds. They allowed carbon monoxide ice to react with hydrogen... 2 days
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PHYS.ORG VIDEO As the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft approached its destination on July 4, 1997, no NASA mission had successfully reached the Red Planet in... 2 days
20 percent of planet Earth visits YouTube every month - CNET
CNET While we can't say for sure all 1.5 billion people are watching cat videos, it's a good bet. 3 days
Wasp venom provides clues to how genes take on new functions
NEWS MEDICAL Amid the incredible diversity of living things on our planet, there is a common theme. Organisms need to acquire new genes, or change the functions of... 3 days
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9to5Mac VIDEO Apple has been hard at work on its... 3 days
5,000-Year-Old 'Billboard' of Hieroglyphs Contains a Cosmic Message
LIVE SCIENCE Archaeologists have discovered a "billboard" of hieroglyphs carved into the rocks near the Egyptian village of El-Khawy. 3 days
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ASTRO WATCH An unknown, unseen "planetary mass object" may lurk... 3 days
astronomer who built advanced telescopes has died Astronomer who built advanced telescopes has died
CBC Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed telescopes that helped scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, and to measure the black hole... 3 days
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ASTRO WATCH Artificial intelligence is changing how we study Mars. A.I. software on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has helped it zap dozens of laser targets on... 3 days
Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space
BBC The tiny satellite was designed by Rifath Sharrook, 18, and manufactured using a 3-D printer. 3 days
Planet 10? Another Earth-Size World May Lurk in the Outer Solar System
SPACE.COM Another planet-size object may be orbiting beyond Pluto in the far, icy reaches of the solar system. 3 days
esa kickstarts prometheus reusable engine with first funding tranche ESA kickstarts Prometheus reusable engine with first funding tranche
SPACE NEWS The European Space Agency began funding a reusable rocket engine anticipated to be ready for a test-fire demonstration... 3 days
Mars-to-Earth-Mass Planet May Lurk in Outer Solar System: Planet 10
SCI-NEWS.COM An unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planet may lurk in the outer reaches of the Solar System, according to... 3 days
The curious case of the warped Kuiper Belt
SCIENCE DAILY The plane of the solar system is warped in the belt's outer reaches, signaling the presence of an unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planetary object far beyond Pluto, according to new research.  3 days
Will August's Eclipse Be Most Watched Ever? Totally
SPACE.COM The total solar eclipse that will sweep across the U.S. on Aug. 21 may very well be the most-watched solar eclipse in history, NASA scientists said at a news briefing in Washington,... 3 days
NASA Eyes Close-Up Mission to Uranus, Neptune
SPACE.COM New NASA mission ideas would investigate the gassy environments of Uranus and Neptune, two planets on the edge of the solar system that spacecraft have visited only once. 3 days
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Science Magazine VIDEO Companies like World View try to do for balloons what SpaceX has done for rockets 3 days
wasp venom holds clues on how genes get new jobs Wasp venom holds clues on how genes get new jobs
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Amid the incredible diversity of living things on our planet, there is a common theme. Organisms need to acquire new genes, or change the functions of existing genes,... 3 days
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies (Update)
PHYS.ORG Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. 3 days
esa aims to privatize space rider unmanned spaceplane by 2025 ESA aims to privatize Space Rider unmanned spaceplane by 2025
SPACE NEWS Europe’s Space Rider reusable spaceplane is three years or so from its debut, but the European... 3 days
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Views Curiosity Climbing Mount Sharp
SCI-NEWS.COM Using the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera — the most powerful camera ever to orbit another... 3 days
New orbiters for Europe's Galileo satnav system
PHYS.ORG The European Space Agency signed a contract with a German-British consortium Thursday to build eight more satellites for its Galileo satnav system, an alternative to America's GPS, the agency said Thursday. 3 days
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies
PHYS.ORG Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. 3 days
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THE VERGE When asked about his life’s work, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has traditionally fallen back on a somewhat nebulous... 3 days
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies
ABC NEWS Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California 3 days
Today in Space! June 22, 2000: NASA Finds Evidence of Water on Mars
SPACE.COM Find out what happened today in space on June 22, 2000 when NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft found evidence of present-day liquid... 3 days
NASA's infrared and radar eyes in space cast on Tropical Storm Cindy
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Cindy in infrared light to identify areas of strongest storms and the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM... 3 days
NASA's Webb telescope gets freezing summertime lodging in Houston
PHYS.ORG NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was placed in Johnson Space Center's historic Chamber A on June 20, 2017, to prepare for its final three months of testing in a cryogenic... 3 days
Unexpected rotation in a stone-dead galaxy
SCIENCE DAILY A rotating stellar disk à la the Milky Way has been discovered in a stone-dead galaxy 10 billion light-years from Earth. This has never been shown before. The galaxy examined is an early version of elliptical-shaped... 3 days
Urban agriculture only provides small environmental benefits in northeastern US
SCIENCE DAILY 'Buy local' sounds like a great environmental slogan, epitomized for city dwellers by urban agriculture. But when it comes to growing fruits and vegetables in vacant lots and... 3 days
Magnetic memories of a metal world
PHYS.ORG 4.5 billion years ago in the violent, high-speed environment of the early solar system, a protoplanet roughly the size of Mars was involved in a series of fierce collisions with other large planetary bodies. 3 days
Algae: The final frontier
SCIENCE DAILY Algae dominate the oceans that cover nearly three-quarters of our planet, and produce half of the oxygen that we breathe. And yet fewer than 10 percent of the algae have been formally described in the scientific literature, as noted in... 3 days
Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion
SCIENCE DAILY Stars exploding as supernovae are the main sources of heavy chemical elements in the Universe. In particular, radioactive atomic nuclei are synthesized in the hot, innermost regions during the explosion... 3 days
Could asteroids bombard the Earth to cause a mass extinction in 10 million years?
PHYS.ORG Scientists have spent decades debating whether asteroids and comets hit the Earth at regular intervals. At the same time, a... 3 days
Space tourism could boost science and health research—here's how
PHYS.ORG The announcement of the draft Spaceflight Bill in the Queen's Speech will allow the development of spaceports in the UK. This could see members of the paying public launched into... 3 days
JPL scientists predict future space probes will have artificial intelligence to operate autonomously
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A pair of space scientists working at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology has written a Focus piece... 3 days
Unseen 'planetary mass object' signalled by warped Kuiper Belt
PHYS.ORG An unknown, unseen "planetary mass object" may lurk in the outer reaches of our solar system, according to new research on the orbits of minor planets to be published in... 3 days
Pew Pew Pew! Why Scientists Are Fired Up About Futuristic Space Lasers
LIVE SCIENCE Lasers are helping scientists conduct highly precise measurements and observations on Earth, in orbit around our planet and in space. 3 days
Pew Pew Pew! Why Scientists Are Fired Up About Futuristic Space Lasers
SPACE.COM Lasers are helping scientists conduct highly precise measurements and observations on Earth, in orbit around our planet and in space. 3 days
Student-built satellite aims to provide insight on effects of solar storms
PHYS.ORG This summer, astronauts on the International Space Station will launch a Penn State student-built satellite into orbit that will help learn more about space weather. 3 days
Is human hibernation possible? Going to sleep for long duration spaceflight
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Commercial balloons in the stratosphere could monitor hurricanes and scan for solar storms
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Elon Musk releases details of plan to colonise Mars – here's what a planetary expert thinks
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