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ICoast eyes better online access with satellite broadband
PHYS.ORG Abu Dhabi's Yahsat on Monday launched its satellite broadband service in Ivory Coast in a bid to boost internet access in this west African nation where only 27 percent of the population... 4 hours
bridenstine says relationship with roscosmos head rogozin is positive Bridenstine says relationship with Roscosmos head Rogozin is positive
SPACE NEWS NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine played down any differences with his Russian counterpart as he gears up for meetings... 4 hours
Satellite sees short-lived Tropical Cyclone Kirk
PHYS.ORG Tropical Storm Kirk formed on Saturday, Sept. 22. By Monday, Sept. 24, Kirk lacked the closed circulation that is a prerequisite for tropical cyclone status. The NOAA-20 satellite provided a visible image of the storm at... 4 hours
NASA's Terra Satellite finds Subtropical Storm Leslie drifting in Central Atlantic
PHYS.ORG NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Subtropical Storm Leslie as it was meandering around the North Central Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 24, 2018. 5 hours
NASA's Terra Satellite glares at the 37-mile wide eye of Super Typhoon Trami
PHYS.ORG NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Super Typhoon Trami as it continued moving in a northwesterly direction in the Northwestern... 5 hours
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ASTRO WATCH The weird shapes and colors of the tiny Martian moons... 5 hours
Martian moon may have come from impact on home planet
SCIENCE DAILY Phobos, the larger of Mars' two tiny satellites, is the darkest moon in the solar system. This dark aspect inspired the hypothesis that the close-orbiting moon may be... 8 hours
Astronaut Trump? Ivanka Says She Wanted to Go to Space in NASA Visit
SPACE.COM While Ivanka Trump has a high-profile job advising her father, the president of the United States, she told the International Space Station... 10 hours
Hubble Space Telescope Catches Giant Cluster: SDSS J1050+0017
SCI-NEWS.COM A new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the diverse collection of galaxies in the huge cluster SDSS... 10 hours
urban planning app takes top prize at space app camp Urban planning app takes top prize at Space App Camp
ESA An app that uses satellite imagery to assist urban planners scooped the top prize of €2500... 12 hours
altimetry replay Altimetry replay
ESA World-class scientists are meeting in the Azores to discuss the latest findings on sea-level rise, ice melt and more – all based on satellite altimeters. Watch the opening session replay 12 hours
next generation life support system heading to space station Next-generation life-support system heading to Space Station
ESA On Saturday the Japanese cargo vessel HTV-7 was launched into space from Tanegashima, Japan. Already orbiting Earth it will arrive at the... 12 hours
SiriusXM buys Pandora to step up streaming music wars
PHYS.ORG SiriusXM, which dominates satellite radio in the United States, announced Monday it is buying online rival Pandora for $3.5 billion, ramping up competition in the streaming music market dominated by... 13 hours
Sirius XM buys streaming giant Pandora for $3.5 bn in shares
PHYS.ORG Sirius XM, which dominates satellite radio in the United States, announced Monday it is buying music streaming giant Pandora for $3.5 billion. 13 hours
Japan has launched a miniature space elevator
SCIENCE-NEWS The Japanese space agency just launched a prototype space elevator to the International Space Station to test motion along a taut cable in space. 13 hours
Image: Herschel's view of the galactic centre
PHYS.ORG An odd-shaped formation of gas and dust at the centre of the Milky Way, captured by the far-infrared cameras on board ESA's Herschel space observatory. The nearly continuous strip of dense and cold clumps... 14 hours
MAVEN selfie marks four years in orbit around Mars
PHYS.ORG Today, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft celebrates four years in orbit studying the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet and how it interacts with the sun and... 14 hours
where no commercial satellite bus has gone before Where no commercial satellite bus has gone before
SPACE NEWS If all goes as currently planned, sometime in 2022 a rocket will lift off carrying a payload that at first... 15 hours
On This Day in Space! Sept. 24, 2014: India's 1st Mars Mission Reaches Orbit
SPACE.COM On Sept. 24, 2014, India's first interplanetary mission entered into orbit around Mars. See how it happened in our On... 16 hours
Commercial Crew Providers Believe They Now Meet NASA Safety Requirements
SPACE.COM Boeing and SpaceX, who have been struggling to meet safety thresholds established by NASA for commercial crew vehicles, now believe their vehicles can meet those requirements as they... 16 hours
NASA Balloon Observes Glowing Blue Clouds in Earth's Upper Atmosphere (Video)
SPACE.COM A NASA long-duration balloon mission observed glowing blue clouds that ripple at the edge of Earth's atmosphere. 16 hours
TESS Discovers Its First Exoplanet: Super-Earth HD 39091c
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SPACE NEWS Faced with growing competition from startups entering the field, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is looking to... 16 hours
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ESA Information from satellites not only shows that our seas are rising, but that the rate of rise is accelerating 17 hours
japan successfully lands two small rovers on asteroid ryugu Japan Successfully Lands Two Small Rovers on Asteroid Ryugu
ASTRO WATCH Japan has successfully landed two small robotic rovers on the asteroid Ryugu, which is currently located some 186... 1 day
SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell: 'We Would Launch A Weapon to Defend the US'
SPACE.COM During an appearance on Monday at the Air Force Association's annual symposium, Shotwell was thrown a question she said she had never... 2 days
Satellite Flare Photobombs a Lunar Eclipse Under the Milky Way (Photo)
SPACE.COM Captured 15 minutes after the end of totality during the longest total lunar eclipse of the century, this scene shows the red glow of a partially... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH Japan’s seventh cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station lifted off from the Tanegashima Space... 2 days
maven selfie marks four years in orbit at mars MAVEN Selfie Marks Four Years in Orbit at Mars
ASTRO WATCH NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft celebrates four years in orbit studying the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet and how... 2 days
Japanese Cargo Ship Launches Toward Space Station
SPACE.COM A robotic Japanese resupply ship launched toward the International Space Station today (Sept. 22), kicking off a four-day orbital chase. 2 days
Japan space robots start asteroid survey
PHYS.ORG A pair of robot rovers have landed on an asteroid and begun a survey, Japan's space agency said Saturday, as it conducts a mission aiming to shed light on the origins of the solar system. 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH As part of ESA’s continuing commitment to realize cutting-edge satellite missions to advance scientific understanding of our planet and to show how... 2 days
On This Day in Space! Sept. 22, 2006: Japan Launches Solar Observatory
SPACE.COM On Sept. 22, 2006, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency launched a sun-observing satellite called Hinode, or Solar-B. 3 days
astrophysicists measure precise rotation pattern of sun like stars for the first time Astrophysicists Measure Precise Rotation Pattern of Sun-Like Stars for the First Time
ASTRO WATCH Sun-like stars rotate up to two and a half times faster at the equator than at higher latitudes, a finding by researchers at NYU... 3 days
Rover Team Confident Curiosity Will Bounce Back from Glitch
SPACE.COM It's still unclear exactly what's ailing NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, but mission team members are optimistic they can get the six-wheeled robot up and running again. 3 days
Hologram of NASA Astronaut Mae Jemison Arrives at NYC's Intrepid Museum
SPACE.COM Visitors at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on the Hudson River here in New York can now come face to face with a hologram... 3 days
Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with U.S.: RIA
REUTERS Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in... 3 days
Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to boost agriculture sector
REUTERS Argentina is launching a new microwave imaging satellite to monitor natural disasters and soil moisture, in... 3 days
matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of light Matter Falling into a Black Hole at 30 Percent of the Speed of Light
ASTRO WATCH A UK team of astronomers report the first... 3 days
Oklahoma astronaut corn maze photographed from space
PHYS.ORG It's apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be seen from space—and has been photographed by a satellite orbiting Earth. 3 days
A Space-Themed Band from London Just Rocked Out with NASA's Shuttle Enterprise in NYC
SPACE.COM London-based band Public Service Broadcasting performed its beloved album "The Race for Space" alongside NASA's space shuttle Enterprise aboard the... 3 days
Tailoring emergent spin phenomena in Dirac material heterostructures
Science Magazine Dirac materials such as graphene and topological insulators (TIs) are known to have unique electronic and spintronic properties. We combine graphene with TIs in van der Waals heterostructures to demonstrate the emergence... 3 days
NASA sees areas of strength in Tropical Storm Trami
PHYS.ORG NASA's Terra satellite provided an infrared look at Tropical Storm Trami, located just over 100 miles from Guam on Sept. 21. Infrared data provides temperature information that showed two areas... 3 days
Three NASA missions return first-light data
PHYS.ORG NASA's continued quest to explore our solar system and beyond received a boost of new information this week with three key missions proving not only that they are up and running, but that their science potential... 3 days
Sun-Like Stars’ Equators Spin Up To 2.5 Times Faster than Their Poles, Say Astronomers
SCI-NEWS.COM Our Sun rotates faster at its equator than... 3 days
favourable winds Favourable winds
ESA This edition of Euronews comes from northern Norway to meet scientists working on ESA’s newly-launched Aeolus wind mission 4 days
talking sea level Talking sea-level
ESA Scientists from all over the world are meeting in the Azores to talk about satellite altimeters and sea-level rise. Watch the opening session live on 24 September at 09:00 GMT (11:00 CEST) 4 days
Image: São Miguel
PHYS.ORG The Copernicus Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the largest island of the Azores: São Miguel. Resting at the intersection of the Eurasian, African and North American tectonic plates, the Azores form a string of volcanic islands in the North Atlantic... 4 days
NASA balloon mission captures electric blue clouds
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists share mesmerizing new images of electric blue clouds from NASA's PMC Turbo balloon mission that flew in over the Arctic in July 2018. 4 days
Northrop Grumman Successfully Completes First Qualification Test of New Rocket Motor for Atlas V
ASTRO WATCH Northrop Grumman Corporation conducted its first ground test... 4 days
On This Day in Space! Sept. 21, 2003: Galileo Mission to Jupiter Ends with Epic Dive
SPACE.COM On Sept. 21, 2003, NASA's Galileo mission to Jupiter and its moons came to an end.... 4 days
Brown's climate efforts look to space
PHYS.ORG When Gov. Jerry Brown said California should launch its own satellite in the 1970s, the plan was considered so far-fetched that critics dubbed him Gov. Moonbeam. 4 days
New small satellite peers inside Hurricane Florence
PHYS.ORG A new experimental weather satellite no bigger than a cereal box got an inside look at Hurricane Florence in a test of technology that could influence the future of storm monitoring from space. The... 4 days
nasa balloon mission captures electric blue clouds NASA Balloon Mission Captures Electric Blue Clouds
ASTRO WATCH On the cusp of our atmosphere live a thin group of seasonal electric blue clouds. Forming 50 miles above the poles in... 4 days
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Gathers First Data
SCI-NEWS.COM One month after its successful launch, Parker Solar Probe — a NASA’s robotic spacecraft designed to explore the Sun’s atmosphere — has... 4 days
Image: Small satellite demonstrates possible solution for 'space junk'
PHYS.ORG The International Space Station serves as humanity's orbital research platform, conducting a variety of experiments and research projects while in orbit around the planet. 4 days
Astronauts Going to Mars Will Absorb Crazy Amounts of Radiation. Now We Know How Much.
LIVE SCIENCE There are plenty of challenges to putting people on Mars, whether you look at the rocket, the astronaut... 4 days
On This Day in Space! Sept. 21, 2003: Galileo Mission Ends
SPACE.COM On Sept. 21, 2003, NASA's Galileo mission to Jupiter and its moons came to an end. See how it happened in our On This Day In... 4 days
The New BFR: How SpaceX's Giant Rocket-Spaceship Combo for Mars Has Changed
SPACE.COM SpaceX's Mars-colonizing BFR spaceflight system just went through a growth spurt. 4 days
NASA's New Planet-Hunting Telescope Spots Its Second Possible World Already
SPACE.COM Scientists poring over data from NASA's newest planet-hunting telescope have announced that they've spotted a second possible planet, just three days after many of the same team members... 4 days
By Jove! Juno Snaps Picture of Elusive 'Brown Barge' on Jupiter
SPACE.COM NASA's Juno spacecraft caught a quick glimpse of a "brown barge" emerging from the silky bands across Jupiter's southern hemisphere. 4 days
three earth explorer ideas selected Three Earth Explorer ideas selected
ESA As part of ESA’s continuing commitment to realise cutting-edge satellite missions to advance scientific understanding of our planet and to show how new technologies can be... 4 days
nasa planning alternative reviews of sofia NASA planning alternative reviews of SOFIA
SPACE NEWS NASA is planning two alternative reviews of an airborne observatory amid conflicting congressional views on whether the program will be eligible for the next... 4 days
NASA telescope discovers two new planets five months after launch
REUTERS A planet-hunting orbital telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system discovered two distant planets... 4 days
three companies win noaa commercial weather data pilot contracts Three companies win NOAA commercial weather data pilot contracts
SPACE NEWS NOAA awarded more than $8 million in contracts this week to three companies in the second round of... 4 days
arianespace signs fifth vega c contract Arianespace signs fifth Vega C contract
SPACE NEWS European launch provider Arianespace signed a contract with the Korean Aerospace Research Institute for a Vega C mission Sept. 20, growing the rocket’s backlog... 4 days
Indian court offers final vindication for innocent space scientist who was arrested and tortured
Science Magazine “I did not want to die being called a spy,” says former rocket scientist 4 days
Watch a Satellite Net a Cubesat in Awesome Space Junk Cleanup Test
SPACE.COM A satellite in space has fired a net at a target to test active space-junk-cleanup technology, and the video is amazing. 4 days
Delta II to 'Live Among Giants' in Kennedy Space Center Rocket Garden
SPACE.COM The rocket garden at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will soon sprout a new launch vehicle — the newly-retired Delta II. United Launch... 4 days
NASA created rainfall analysis for super Typhoon Mangkhut
PHYS.ORG VIDEO At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. data was used to create a map of rainfall generated by Super Typhoon Mangkhut. 4 days
NASA balloon mission captures electric blue clouds
PHYS.ORG VIDEO On the cusp of our atmosphere live a thin group of seasonal electric blue clouds. Forming 50 miles above the poles in summer, these clouds are known as noctilucent clouds or polar mesospheric clouds—PMCs.... 4 days
Fly Me to the Moon: Japanese Billionaire to Achieve 'Lifelong Dream' on SpaceX Lunar Trip
SPACE.COM A Japanese billionaire entrepreneur with a passion for collecting art, Yusaku Maezawa wondered what masterpieces could have been... 4 days
Dream Chaser Space Plane Set to Land as Matchbox Sky Busters Toy
SPACE.COM A commercial space plane designed to carry astronauts and cargo into Earth orbit will soon touch down in stores as a popular toy. Sierra... 4 days
northrop grumman confident air force will continue to fund the company s new rocket Northrop Grumman confident Air Force will continue to fund the company’s new rocket
SPACE NEWS Whoever signs up for one of two certification flights for... 4 days
Gaia Sees Effects of Milky Way’s Close Encounter with Sagittarius Dwarf Galaxy
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers analyzing data from the second release of ESA’s star mapping mission Gaia have shown that our Milky Way Galaxy is still enduring the... 4 days
exomars highlights radiation risk for mars astronauts and watches as dust storm subsides ExoMars Highlights Radiation Risk for Mars Astronauts and Watches as Dust Storm Subsides
ASTRO WATCH Astronauts on a mission to Mars would be exposed to... 4 days
Matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of light
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers report the first detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30% of the speed of light, located... 4 days
solar warning Solar Warning
ESA Operations image of the week: speaking at this years New Scientist Live, ESA’s space weather expert Juha-Pekka Luntama reveals the hazardous nature of our star, and the Lagrange mission to monitor it 4 days
SpaceX Will Livestream Moon Tourist Flight in HD Virtual Reality, Elon Musk Says
SPACE.COM Only a lucky handful of artists, and an über-wealthy Japanese billionaire, will take a trip on a rocketship to the moon with... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH Among the TV series Star Trek’s many charms are its rich universe of characters and planets. Now, the... 5 days
First detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of light
PHYS.ORG VIDEO A UK team of astronomers report the first detection of matter falling into a... 5 days
Image: First light data for NASA's Parker Solar Probe
PHYS.ORG Just over a month into its mission, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has returned first-light data from each of its four instrument suites. These early observations – while not yet examples... 5 days
Spacey street art
PHYS.ORG The winner of ESA's 'Graffiti without Gravity' street art competition has left a permanent mark on the Agency's technical heart, with this mural on the wall next to ESA's Compact Antenna Test Range. 5 days
Why NASA Needs a New Logo
SPACE.COM As NASA celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, this seems like a good time for the agency to update its antiquated logo. 5 days
Yusaku Maezawa's #dearMoon Project Aims for Lunar Art. Here's What Some Artists Think.
SPACE.COM When Elon Musk announced the first passenger to buy a trip around the moon on his yet-to-be-built rocket, there was a plot... 5 days
Astronauts Going to Mars Will Absorb Crazy Amounts of Radiation. Now We Know How Much.
SPACE.COM There are plenty of challenges to putting people on Mars, whether you look at the rocket, the astronaut... 5 days
looking at mercury using virtual reality Looking at Mercury Using Virtual Reality
ASTRO WATCH Imagine being on Mercury, flying over its craters and dust. You turn around, the sunlight is really strong, but you can see a new... 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH As the US prepares to return to the surface of the Moon, scientists from the RIS4E node of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual... 5 days
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SPACE NEWS "It doesn't necessarily mean buying a company. It could be buying a product line.... 5 days
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SPACE NEWS Bezos: At a time of increasing global competition, “You have... 5 days
kleos space selects rocket lab for launch of its first satellites Kleos Space selects Rocket Lab for launch of its first satellites
SPACE NEWS Kleos Space, a company developing a constellation of satellites for radiofrequency geolocation work, will... 5 days
NASA's New Planet Hunter Just Found Its 1st Alien World — an Evaporating 'Super-Earth'
SPACE.COM NASA's TESS spacecraft has detected its first alien world — a "super-Earth" that is likely evaporating under the heat from... 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH Using Long March 3B launcher, China orbited on Thursday, September 19, another pair of BeiDou-3 spacecraft... 5 days
NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars Sidelined by Glitch
SPACE.COM NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has temporarily halted science operations because of a glitch, mission team members announced today (Sept. 19). 5 days
NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Sidelined by Glitch
SPACE.COM NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has temporarily halted science operations because of a glitch, mission team members announced today (Sept. 19). 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), revealed on Wednesday, September 19, the new launch date... 5 days
NASA's New Planet-Hunter TESS Beams 'First Light' Image to Earth
SPACE.COM NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which launched in April to search for alien worlds orbiting stars relatively close to the sun, has beamed home its first science... 5 days
gaia hints at our galaxy s turbulent life Gaia hints at our Galaxy’s turbulent life
ESA ESA’s star mapping mission, Gaia, has shown our Milky Way galaxy is still enduring the effects of a near collision that set... 5 days
Why the SpaceX Lunar Tourists Won't Walk on the Moon
SPACE.COM Twelve people have walked on the moon, and Elon Musk won't add any Japanese billionaires to that number anytime soon. 5 days
NASA balloon mission captures electric blue clouds
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First detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of light
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NASA created rainfall analysis for super Typhoon Mangkhut
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Video: Net successfully snares space debris
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TESS shares first science image in hunt to find new worlds
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NASA data shows Florence brings torrential rains and record flooding to the Carolinas
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Exploring the solar system? You may need to pack an umbrella
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NASA/JAXA satellite finds heavy rainfall in Tropical Storm Isaac
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Cool ways of studying the cryosphere
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A Japanese company is about to test a tiny space elevator in space
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