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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
Colorful Clouds on Jupiter by Juno
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SpaceX to Launch 10 Communications Satellites Today: Watch Live
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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
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
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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
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ESA Roundup from ESA WebTV of Paris Air and Space Show 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
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
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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
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
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CHESS mission will check out the space between stars
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SPACE NEWS Despite the ongoing development of a fleet of small launch vehicles, both launch providers and customers continue to... 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
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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
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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
A single electron's tiny leap sets off 'molecular sunscreen' response
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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
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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
Satellite technology could help agricultural producers more accurately measure subsurface moisture
PHYS.ORG Agricultural producers could, in the future, make use of better forecasts to more efficiently irrigate their fields using a Purdue-developed technology that could more accurately sense... 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
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India sends 31 satellites into space, some for foreign customers
REUTERS NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space on Friday,... 3 days
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ASTRO WATCH An unknown, unseen "planetary mass object" may lurk... 3 days
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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
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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
Will August's Eclipse Be Most Watched Ever? Totally
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NASA Eyes Close-Up Mission to Uranus, Neptune
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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
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Satellite data to map endangered monkey populations on Earth
SCIENCE DAILY Using a combination of satellite and ground data, a research team can map multiple indicators of monkey distribution, including human activity zones as inferred from roads and settlements, direct detections... 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
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NASA's Webb telescope gets freezing summertime lodging in Houston
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SPACE NEWS ESA’s director of telecommunications and integrated applications, Magali Vaissiere, joined 16 European satellite industry leaders at the Paris... 3 days
Satellite data to map endangered monkey populations on Earth
PHYS.ORG A team of scientists led by the Universities of Leicester and East Anglia are leading research to protect wildlife by using satellite data to identify monkey populations that have declined... 3 days
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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
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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
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Solar tracking gives scientists tools to follow small animals
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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
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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
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SPACE NEWS Advocates of small satellites argue that such systems could offer a much-need “layer of resiliency” for national security... 3 days
ESA Moves Forward on Gravitational Wave and Exoplanet Missions
SPACE.COM The European Space Agency has selected an ambitious space-based gravitational-wave observatory as its next large space science mission, scheduled for launch by 2034. 3 days
Proba-V images Portuguese forest fire
PHYS.ORG ESA's Proba-V minisatellite has captured the forest fire raging in central Portugal, revealing blackened scars and columns of smoke as well as pinpointing active fire hotspots. 3 days
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Inflight internet ready to take off
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Europa Clipper: Sailing to Jupiter's Icy Moon
SPACE.COM NASA's Europa Clipper mission would fly by the icy moon of Jupiter to investigate whether the satellite possesses the ingredients necessary for life. 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH ESA has designed its first stand-alone CubeSat mission for deep space – aimed at targeting a little- known class of asteroid: small in size and rapidly... 4 days
Hubble captures massive dead disk galaxy that challenges theories of galaxy evolution
PHYS.ORG By combining the power of a "natural lens" in space with the capability of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers made a surprising discovery—the first... 4 days
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Watch Live Friday! Used SpaceX Rocket Launching Bulgarian Satellite @ 2:10 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... 4 days
Here Is NASA's Advice for Watching the 2017 Solar Eclipse
SPACE.COM In the style of an airline safety announcement, NASA describes how to safely view the 2017 total solar eclipse that will cross the continental United States on Aug.... 4 days
Why Solar Eclipses Don't Happen Every Month (Animation)
SPACE.COM A new NASA video explains what determines when Earth experiences solar eclipses — and why they don't happen every month, as the moon crosses between the sun and the Earth. 4 days
Two-month countdown begins to total solar eclipse across U.S.
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Massive dead disk galaxy challenges theories of galaxy evolution
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Watch Live Now! NASA's 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Science Plan
SPACE.COM On Wednesday, June 21 - the summer solstice - NASA will hold two major press conferences to provide an overview of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. You... 4 days
SES's AMC-9 Satellite Drifting After Anomaly
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NASA Researchers Complete Study of Potential Future Mission to Uranus and Neptune Systems
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Watch Live @ 2:30 pm ET! NASA's 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Science Plan
SPACE.COM On Wednesday, June 21 - the summer solstice - NASA will hold two major press conferences to provide an overview of the... 4 days
Mystery of unexplained 'bright nights' solved
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Watch Live Now! NASA's Great American Total Solar Eclipse Preview
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NASA sees Tropical Storm Cindy soaking the Gulf Coast
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NASA sees Tropical Storm Bret's finale
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ESA ESA’s Proba-V minisatellite has captured the forest fire raging in central Portugal, revealing blackened scars and columns of smoke as well as pinpointing active fire hotspots. 4 days
NASA completes study of future 'ice giant' mission concepts
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ESA and European space industry join forces on ‘Satellite for 5G’
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Are You Ready? NASA Webcast Marks 2 Months to Total Solar Eclipse
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