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Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite
SPACE.COM SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out its new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. 2 hours
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CBC On Aug. 6, the Parker Solar Probe will launch from the Kennedy Space Center... 5 hours
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SPACE NEWS Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Roscosmos to meet deadlines for the nation’s future Angara, Soyuz-5... 14 hours
Europe's Life-Hunting Mars Rover Needs a Name
SPACE.COM The UK Space Agency has launched a public competition to name the U.K.-built ExoMars rover, which is scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet on a life-hunting mission in 2020. 15 hours
NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun's scorching atmosphere
REUTERS NASA is preparing to send a probe closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring... 16 hours
NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Early on an August morning, the sky near Cape Canaveral, Florida, will light up with the launch of Parker Solar Probe. No... 17 hours
SpaceX ramps up rollout of its new Falcon 9 rocket fleet - CNET
CNET Elon Musk's radically reusable rockets mean more dramatic droneship landings are in our future. 19 hours
ESA’s Mars Express Orbiter Spots Small-Scale Dust Storm
SCI-NEWS.COM A new image from the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) aboard ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft shows a local dust storm... 19 hours
New Mars rover needs a name, but Marsy McMarsface likely won't win - CNET
CNET The ExoMars team has figured out how to avoid a Boaty McBoatface debacle. 19 hours
As Opportunity Rover Sleeps, Other NASA Craft Study Mars' Raging Dust Storm
SPACE.COM NASA’s Opportunity rover remains silent on the Red Planet, blanketed by a monster dust storm that many other Mars spacecraft are studying in detail. 21 hours
One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction
PHYS.ORG Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest man who became a global hero by becoming the first... 21 hours
On This Day In Space! July 20, 1969: Apollo 11 Astronauts Take the First Moonwalk
SPACE.COM On July 20, 1969, human beings walked on the moon for the very first time! See how it... 22 hours
UK space officials seek nifty name for Mars rover
PHYS.ORG The U.K. Space Agency is looking for a catchy name for the ExoMars Rover being developed for use in a mission set for 2020. 23 hours
Watch Astronauts Set Foot on the Moon in Historic NASA Footage Streaming Today
SPACE.COM Forty-nine years ago today, on July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time in history. 23 hours
NASA Releases Spectacular New Infrared Images of Titan
SCI-NEWS.COM The newly-released series of images, made from data obtained by the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) instrument on board... 23 hours
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CBC "It was very demotivating," says Canadian lead of not getting... 1 day
'Marsy McMarsface': What would you call new rover?
Sky News The European Space Agency is looking for a name for its new Mars rover which will land on the red planet in 2021. 1 day
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ESA The UK Space Agency has launched a competition to name a rover that is... 1 day
Mars’ Atmosphere Acts as Single, Interconnected System
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study using data from the Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionospheric Sounding (MARSIS) instrument on ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft... 1 day
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THE VERGE VIDEO Today at San Diego Comic-Con, the Syfy Channel hosted a... 2 days
Dazzling Views Show Saturn Moon Titan's Surface Like Never Before
SPACE.COM The mysterious surface of Saturn's huge moon Titan comes into gloriously sharp focus in newly released photos captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 2 days
NASA aims for moon space station for live-in astronauts in next 10 years - CNET
CNET The "gateway" would linger in lunar orbit, making long-term missions feasible. 2 days
Milky Way Galaxy Is 'Disturbed' and More Revealed in ESA Gaia Mission Data (Video)
SPACE.COM The European Gaia spacecraft recently released a catalog of the positions of 1.7 billion stars, mapping our stellar neighbors around... 2 days
Orion parachutes chalk up another test success in Arizona
PHYS.ORG The parachute system for Orion, America's spacecraft that will carry humans to deep space, deployed as planned after being dropped from an altitude of 6.6 miles on July 12, at... 2 days
Image: Moon, Mars, station
PHYS.ORG This image was taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station on 30 June 2018 when the Moon and Mars were at its closest so far during his six-month Horizons mission. 2 days
Scott Kelly Gets Real with Reddit in New Video
SPACE.COM As part of a new video series, retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly got real about life in space, "Star Trek" and a creepy ball of urine. 3 days
New, Life-Hunting Organic Molecule Analyzer Set to Launch to Mars in 2020 (Video)
SPACE.COM Europe's upcoming Mars rover features a powerful toaster oven-size lab that will search for signs of life on the Red Planet. 3 days
NASA Mars rover found a rock too hard to drill into - CNET
CNET It's a hard-rock life for the Curiosity rover on Mars. 3 days
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever
PHYS.ORG Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule higher into space than it's ever done before. 3 days
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches spacecraft higher than ever
ABC NEWS Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket company has shot a capsule 74 miles into space, higher than it's ever done before 3 days
Testing the Blue Origin crew capsule escape pod video - CNET
CNET Blue Origin's New Shepard suborbital spaceship will test the limits of its crew capsule escape motor at its highest altitude for the first time. This test... 3 days
NASA Takes Over Fenway Park for Space-Mission Show (Video)
SPACE.COM A group of fans recently filled baseball's Fenway Park in Boston — not to watch homers fly over the Green Monster left-field wall, but instead to talk about spacecraft flying... 3 days
blue origin pushed its rocket to its limits with high altitude emergency abort test Blue Origin pushed its rocket ‘to its limits’ with high-altitude emergency abort test
THE VERGE VIDEO Update July 18th, 11:35AM ET: Blue Origin pulled off another... 3 days
Blue Origin's New Shepard Vehicle Aces Test of Crew-Escape Motor
SPACE.COM Blue Origin launched its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft for the ninth time today (July 18) during a test to ensure that humans could escape the capsule in case... 3 days
NASA's new mini satellite will study Milky Way's halo
PHYS.ORG Astronomers keep coming up short when they survey "normal" matter, the material that makes up galaxies, stars and planets. A new NASA-sponsored CubeSat mission called HaloSat, deployed from the International... 3 days
How 'Electric Microbes' Could Generate Power (And More) for Space Missions (Video)
SPACE.COM One of the experiments astronauts are tending to on the International Space Station could electrify space exploration. 3 days
Mars Curiosity: Facts and Information
SPACE.COM The mission of the one-ton rover is to find out if Mars is, or was, capable of supporting life. 4 days
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SPACE NEWS NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said July 17 that he’s had good discussions with European officials about potential cooperation on NASA’s... 4 days
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ESA Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Moon and Mars seen from the International Space Station 4 days
New Book Shows Children How New Horizons Got to Pluto
SPACE.COM One new children's book takes readers on a journey to Pluto with NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. 4 days
Breathtaking Time-Lapse Video Shows Earth from International Space Station
SPACE.COM If life on Earth is getting you down, maybe it's time to take a moment to think about the bigger picture — like the view of our planet from the... 4 days
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THE VERGE Girl Scouts of the USA announced today that it will introduce a slew of new badges that address what it called “some of society’s... 4 days
How Engineers Are Practicing for the BepiColombo Mission to Mercury (Video)
SPACE.COM Within just six months, the European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency are planning to launch a new mission to Mercury called BepiColombo —... 4 days
Field Notes Celebrates NASA History with Memo Books, Paper Models
SPACE.COM A novelty stationery company has taken note of the approaching 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and has launched memo books and paper spacecraft models to celebrate.... 4 days
Gravity Assist Podcast: Exploring Mars, with Steve Squyres
SPACE.COM NASA's Chief Scientist, Dr Jim Green, talks to Professor Steve Squyres, who as the Principal Investigator on the Mars Exploration Rover missions Spirit and Opportunity, has been at the forefront of our... 4 days
New spacecraft 'delayed' in latest setback for Russia
Sky News Russia's next-generation spacecraft, Federation, is facing more delays and will now not be tested until 2025, according to reports. 4 days
Dawn mission to gather more data in home stretch
PHYS.ORG As NASA's Dawn spacecraft prepares to wrap up its groundbreaking 11-year mission, which has included two successful extended missions at Ceres, it will continue to explore—collecting images and other data. 4 days
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SPACE NEWS Maxar Technologies on July 16 purchased Neptec, a Canadian company with robotic expertise deemed useful for in-space activities like satellite... 5 days
'World Cup' in Space: Cosmonaut Goalie Blocks Soccer Ball … With His Face
SPACE.COM Before the French and Croatian soccer teams came face-to-face at the 2018 World Cup final in Moscow yesterday (July 15), a cosmonaut... 5 days
Researchers develop new solar sailing technology for NASA
PHYS.ORG Spacecraft outfitted with sails and propelled by the sun are no longer the stuff of science fiction or theoretical space missions. Now, a Rochester Institute of Technology researcher is taking solar sailing... 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft prepares to wrap up... 5 days
Another Volcano? Jupiter Probe Sees Hotspot on Roiling Moon Io (Photo)
SPACE.COM NASA's Jupiter-orbiting Juno spacecraft may have just boosted the already-impressive volcano tally on the gas giant's lava-spewing moon Io. 5 days
Disruption tolerant networking to demonstrate internet in space
PHYS.ORG NASA's Human Exploration and Operations and Science Mission Directorates are collaborating to make interplanetary internet a reality. 5 days
NASA Snags an Emmy Nomination for Cassini Spacecraft's Grand Finale
SPACE.COM NASA's coverage of the Cassini spacecraft's Grand Finale at Saturn has snagged an Emmy nomination. 5 days
Juno Spots New Active Volcano on Jupiter Moon’s Io
SCI-NEWS.COM Infrared data collected by NASA’s Juno spacecraft point to a new heat source in the southern hemisphere of... 5 days
On This Day In Space! July 16, 1969: Apollo 11 Launches to the Moon
SPACE.COM On July 16, 1969, NASA astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins blasted off on their famous mission to... 5 days
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ESA A timelapse flight from the International Space Station taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst 5 days
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ESA A timelapse flight from the International Space Station taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst 5 days
New non-invasive procedure to reposition kidney stones could benefit astronauts
NEWS MEDICAL A new, painless, non-invasive procedure that harnesses ultrasound technology to reposition kidney stones, in an effort to offer the sufferer quick relief, will undergo testing in emergency patients. 5 days
Elon Musk tweets he’ll “bet ya a signed dollar” that Thai cave rescuer is a “pedo”
TechCrunch Elon Musk seems not only intent on burning all the goodwill he earned for trying to... 5 days
s s j r thompson departs international space station and successfully completes iss reboost 'S.S. J.R. Thompson' Departs International Space Station and Successfully Completes ISS Reboost
ASTRO WATCH Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that its Cygnus spacecraft, following a highly successful stay at the International Space Station, has departed from the station to... 6 days
On This Day In Space! July 15, 1975: Astronauts and Cosmonauts Launch on 1st Joint U.S.-Soviet Space Mission
SPACE.COM On July 15, 1975, the first joint space mission between the United... 6 days
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ASTRO WATCH Data collected by NASA’s Juno spacecraft using its Jovian InfraRed Auroral Mapper (JIRAM) instrument point to... 6 days
Cygnus Spacecraft Leaves the Space Station After Giving It an Orbital Boost
SPACE.COM A Cygnus cargo spacecraft left the International Space Station today (July 15), nearly two months after it arrived with supplies and science gear for... 6 days
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ASTRO WATCH Predictions by SpaceX’s president, Gwynn Shotwell,... 6 days
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ASTRO WATCH With a final farewell and the push of a plunger, Brig. Gen. Wayne Monteith, 45th Space Wing Commander, demolished the nearly 200-foot-tall towers at 7 a.m.... 7 days
Space Cruise Reflections: Exploring Sea and Space Aboard the Viking Orion
SPACE.COM Throughout history, humans have shared an innate interest in exploration — to travel to new reaches of our planet, and even our universe. 1 week
On This Day In Space! July 14, 2015: New Horizons Spacecraft Flies by Pluto
SPACE.COM On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto! See how it happened in our On This Day... 1 week
Cygnus Cargo Ship Leaves the Space Station Sunday: Watch It Live
SPACE.COM A Cygnus cargo ship will separate from the International Space Station on Sunday (July 15), and you can watch its departure live online. 1 week
NASA Juno data indicate another possible volcano on Jupiter moon Io
PHYS.ORG Data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft using its Jovian InfraRed Auroral Mapper (JIRAM) instrument point to a new heat source close to the south pole of... 1 week
SpaceX Gives Nose-Cone-Catching Boat 'Mr. Steven' a Bigger Net
SPACE.COM Mr. Steven now has some more margin for error. SpaceX has outfitted the speedy boat with a much larger net, to give it a better chance of plucking payload fairings... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Israel’s non-profit SpaceIL has unveiled its plan to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon in early 2019. The company... 1 week
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THE VERGE SpaceX’s specialized boat aimed at catching falling rocket parts just... 1 week
NASA astronaut puts his pants on two legs at a time (in space) - CNET
CNET Don't try this on Earth. 1 week
SpaceX Crewed Capsule Preps for Test Flight in Florida
SPACE.COM Crew Dragon, SpaceX's capsule designed to carry astronauts into space, arrived in Florida this week. There, the spacecraft will continue preparations for its first test flight, which could take place... 1 week
Commercial Crew Delays Threaten Access to ISS, GAO Warns
SPACE.COM Amid growing concerns about commercial crew delays, a U.S. Government Accountability Office report recommended NASA share more schedule information with Congress and develop contingency plans to maintain access to the... 1 week
On This Day In Space! July 13, 1969: Soviet Union Launches Luna 15 Mission to the Moon
SPACE.COM On July 13, 1969, the Soviet Union launched its Luna 15 spacecraft on a... 1 week
Brown's student satellite to be deployed from ISS into orbit
PHYS.ORG Friday, July 13, will mark a major milestone for current and former members of Brown Space Engineering, a student group that has spent the past seven years designing... 1 week
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ESA Europe’s new commercial research facility on the International Space Station, called ICE Cubes or International Commercial Experiments Service, is inaugurating its... 1 week
Boeing, SpaceX unlikely to make manned flights to ISS in 2019
PHYS.ORG Boeing and SpaceX are unlikely to be able to send astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) next year, according to a US government audit report,... 1 week
See what astronaut ice cream really looks like on the ISS - CNET
CNET Hint: It's not freeze-dried. 1 week
NASA's Big Astronaut Trash Problem
SPACE.COM As we explore and reach farther out into the cosmos, what will we do with all of our trash? 1 week
NASA's TESS spacecraft continues testing prior to first observations
PHYS.ORG After a successful launch on April 18, 2018, NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is currently undergoing a series of commissioning tests before it begins searching for... 1 week
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ESA Operations image of the week: children from Luxembourg show ESA astronaut their space-inspired artworks during Asteroid Day 2018 1 week
Report: NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip (Update)
PHYS.ORG NASA needs a backup plan for getting astronauts to space, given additional delays on the horizon for new commercial crew capsules, the U.S. Government Accountability Office... 1 week
Star Trek: History & Effect on Space Technology
SPACE.COM Ever since we were invited to explore the "final frontier" on the USS Enterprise, "Star Trek" technologies have also made their way into our everyday lives. 1 week
NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays, report says
REUTERS Plans to launch the first NASA astronauts since 2011 to the International Space Station... 1 week
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SPACE NEWS Amid growing concerns about commercial crew delays, a GAO report recommended NASA share more schedule information with Congress... 1 week
Report: NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip
PHYS.ORG NASA needs a backup plan for getting astronauts to space, given additional delays on the horizon for new commercial crew capsules. 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH On Monday, July 9, China utilized a Long March 3A... 1 week
NASA needs backup plan as US crew launches slip: Report
ABC NEWS Report says NASA needs a backup plan for getting astronauts to space, as more delays likely for new commercial crew capsules 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Russia’s Progress MS-09 freighter launched atop a Soyuz 2.1a rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in... 1 week
Crew Dragon Completes Thermal Vacuum Tests Ahead of First Test Flight
SPACE.COM The first SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has completed a series of tests at a NASA center that may put the spacecraft one step closer to an... 1 week
On This Day In Space! July 11, 1979: Abandoned Skylab Space Station Falls to Earth
SPACE.COM On July 11, 1979, the abandoned U.S. space station Skylab made a spectacular return to Earth as it... 1 week
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SPACE NEWS Intelsat-901, a 17-year-old communications satellite running low on propellant, is awaiting a first-of-its-kind service call from a robotic spacecraft carrying... 1 week
NASA is looking for new ways to deal with trash on deep space missions
PHYS.ORG Life aboard the International Space Station is characterized by careful work and efficiency measures. Not only do astronauts rely on... 1 week
Touring Where the Mars-500 'Astronauts' Pretended to Take a Red Planet Journey
SPACE.COM It's a quiet morning on Mars when I carefully walk on the dusty ground. 1 week
Skylab: First U.S. Space Station
SPACE.COM Skylab represented the United States' first effort at long human space missions. 1 week
Elon Musk's Mini-Submarine Sits Out of Thai Cave Rescue Effort
SPACE.COM SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk flew to Thailand this week to help rescue 13 people trapped inside a cave — and he brought along his latest invention... 2 weeks
Israel plans to launch moon mission on SpaceX rocket this year - CNET
CNET The Israeli flag may soon fly on the moon. 2 weeks
NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
Watch the first trailer for Nightflyers, the George R.R. Martin space horror show
Blue Origin pushed its rocket ‘to its limits’ with high-altitude emergency abort test
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A Russian cargo ship will try to break the record for fastest trip to the space station