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Gravity Assist Podcast: Mars, with Bruce Jakosky and Michael Meyer
SPACE.COM NASA's Planetary Science Division Director, Jim Green, talks to the MAVEN mission's Principal Investigator Brice Jakosky and NASA's leading Mars scientist, Michael Meyer. 36 minutes
Jupiter's Great Red Spot Could Disappear Within 20 Years
SPACE.COM The iconic Great Red Spot of Jupiter may disappear in the next 20 years, according to a researcher at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California. 36 minutes
SpaceX Launching Internet Satellites Aboard Used Rocket Thursday: Watch Live
SPACE.COM SpaceX plans to launch the first two prototypes for its vast satellite-internet constellation Thursday (Feb. 22), and you can watch the liftoff live. 36 minutes
satellite communications firms remain vigilant as cyber threats evolve Satellite communications firms remain vigilant as cyber threats evolve
SPACE NEWS In spite of all the safeguards, companies must continually monitor traffic on their global networks to detect attempted... 2 hours
SpaceX postpones California satellite launch due to winds
PHYS.ORG SpaceX has postponed a satellite launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. 3 hours
SpaceX Delays Falcon 9 Rocket Launch Due to High-Altitude Winds
SPACE.COM SpaceX called off an attempted launch of its Falcon 9 rocket in California today (Feb. 21) due to strong high-altitude winds, according to the company's CEO, Elon Musk. 3 hours
SpaceX satellite broadband test launch delayed to Thursday - CNET
CNET We'll have to wait at least one more day to see Elon Musk's planned "Starlink" global internet service get off the ground aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. 3 hours
'Ultramassive' black holes discovered in far-off galaxies
SCIENCE DAILY Thanks to data collected by NASA’s Chandra X-ray telescope on galaxies up to 3.5 billion light years away from Earth, an international team of astrophysicists was able to detect what is likely to be the most massive... 4 hours
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ESA Discover how satellites and ESA are helping to improve our understanding of the carbon cycle and its role in climate change 4 hours
NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Completes Eleventh Jupiter Flyby, Delivers New Photos
SCI-NEWS.COM NASA’s Juno orbiter successfully made its eleventh flyby of Jupiter on February 7, 2018. Juno launched... 4 hours
waterbeds simulate weightlessness to help skinsuits combat back pain in space Waterbeds simulate weightlessness to help Skinsuits combat back pain in space
ESA Astronauts tend to become taller in weightlessness – causing back pain and making it... 4 hours
New study brings Antarctic ice loss into sharper focus
PHYS.ORG A NASA study based on an innovative technique for crunching torrents of satellite data provides the clearest picture yet of changes in Antarctic ice flow into the ocean. The findings... 5 hours
Vector Planning First Orbital Launch This Summer
SPACE.COM Vector, one of a growing number of companies developing small launch vehicles, plans to carry out its first orbital launch this summer from Alaska. 7 hours
On This Day In Space! Feb. 21, 1931: Germany's 1st Liquid-Fuel Rocket (Barely) Launches
SPACE.COM On February 21, 1931, Germany launched its first liquid-fueled rocket … sort of. The rocket only made it about 10... 7 hours
How a New 'Happy Suit' Would Protect Astronauts from the Stresses of Space
SPACE.COM Researchers from Florida Polytechnic University are developing a "happy suit" that they claim will protect astronauts from the psychologically harrowing effects of... 7 hours
Astronomers Find Ultramassive Black Holes in Distant Cluster Galaxies
SCI-NEWS.COM Using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found evidence for what is likely the most massive black holes... 7 hours
nasa foresees human lunar landings by the late 2020s NASA foresees human lunar landings by the late 2020s
SPACE NEWS NASA's vision for lunar exploration includes landing astronauts, from NASA and its partners, on the surface of the... 7 hours
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ESA Slowed by skimming through the very top of the upper atmosphere, ESA’s ExoMars has lowered itself into a planet-hugging orbit and is about ready to begin sniffing the Red Planet for methane. 9 hours
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TechCrunch  SpaceX is launching a Falcon 9 with client... 9 hours
Nearly a decade after Mars Phoenix landed, another look
PHYS.ORG A recent view from Mars orbit of the site where NASA's Phoenix Mars mission landed on far-northern Mars nearly a decade ago shows that dust has covered some marks of... 9 hours
Team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization
PHYS.ORG An international team of researchers from NASA Ames Research Center, Environmental and Radiation Health Sciences Directorate at Health Canada, Oxford University, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre, Insilico Medicine,... 10 hours
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SPACE NEWS In spite of all the safeguards, companies must continually monitor traffic on their global networks to detect attempted or successful penetration and take steps... 14 hours
bigelow aerospace establishes space operations company to look at commercial space station market Bigelow Aerospace establishes space operations company to look at commercial space station market
SPACE NEWS Bigelow Aerospace has established a space operations subsidiary whose first... 20 hours
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THE VERGE Bigelow Aerospace — the Las Vegas-based company manufacturing space habitats — is starting a... 20 hours
Bigelow Aerospace Launches New Company to Operate Private Space Stations
SPACE.COM A company that builds big, inflatable space habitats has launched a new venture that will market and operate these structures in Earth orbit and beyond. 21 hours
How SpaceX plans to bring speedy broadband to the whole world - CNET
CNET The first "Starlink" satellites are set to launch aboard a Falcon 9 on Wednesday. It could be the start of a whole... 21 hours
jwst to reveal secrets of the red planet JWST to Reveal Secrets of the Red Planet
ASTRO WATCH The planet Mars has fascinated scientists for over a century. Today, it is a frigid desert world with a carbon... 21 hours
Elite Dangerous Beyond: Chapter One expansion launches this month
Windows Central Elite: Dangerous is a surprisingly popular space simulator given its complexity and learning curve. Today, Frontier Developments announced that Elite: Dangerous' latest expansion, Beyond: Chapter One, will launch on February... 22 hours
NASA sees ex-tropical cyclone Gita affecting New Zealand
PHYS.ORG NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Southern Pacific Ocean and saw the low pressure area previously known as Tropical Cyclone Gita, affecting New Zealand. 22 hours
Pulsating aurora mysteries uncovered with help from NASA's THEMIS mission
PHYS.ORG Sometimes on a dark night near the poles, the sky pulses a diffuse glow of green, purple and red. Unlike the long, shimmering veils of typical auroral displays,... 22 hours
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SPACE NEWS President Trump's 2019 NASA budget would pull the plug on astronomer's No. 1 priority for the next decade. NASA's former astrophysics chief says Congress... 23 hours
In Photos: How John Glenn Made History on 1st US Orbital Flight Mercury-Atlas 6
SPACE.COM On Feb. 20, 1962, NASA astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. See behind-the-scenes shots of... 23 hours
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to reveal secrets of the Red Planet
SCIENCE DAILY Mars rovers and orbiters have found signs that Mars once hosted liquid water on its surface. Much of that water escaped over time. How... 23 hours
NASA's New Spacesuit Has a Built-In Toilet
LIVE SCIENCE NASA is developing a spacesuit with a built-in toilet system, something the agency hasn't used regularly since the Apollo era. 24 hours
See a SpaceX Falcon Heavy Booster at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex This Week!
SPACE.COM If you're a space fan visiting Florida's Space Coast this week, then you have a chance to see... 1 day
James Webb Space Telescope to reveal secrets of the Red Planet
PHYS.ORG The planet Mars has fascinated scientists for over a century. Today, it is a frigid desert world with a carbon dioxide atmosphere 100 times thinner than... 1 day
SpaceX set for blastoff, Virgin Hyperloop One heading to India video - CNET
CNET In today's big tech news, SpaceX prepares to launch its first internet satellites, India announces plans for a Virgin Hyperloop One track... 1 day
Ensuring fresh air for all
PHYS.ORG A start-up company from an ESA business incubator is offering affordable air-quality monitors for homes, schools and businesses using technology it developed for the International Space Station. 1 day
Czechs to open satellite center to serve intelligence, NATO
ABC NEWS The Czech Republic's army says it is planning to open a new satellite center to serve the country's military intelligence and NATO 1 day
SpaceX set to Blast Off, Virgin Hyperloop One in India video - CNET
CNET In today's big tech news, SpaceX prepares to launch its first internet satellites, India announces plans for Virgin Hyperloop One track and... 1 day
'Ultramassive' black holes discovered in far-off galaxies
PHYS.ORG Thanks to data collected by NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope on galaxies up to 3.5 billion light years away from Earth, an international team of astrophysicists has detected what are likely to be the most... 1 day
spacex to use a net boat called mr steven to recover next rocket fairing SpaceX to use a net boat called ‘Mr. Steven’ to recover next rocket fairing
TechCrunch  SpaceX is all about reducing the cost of... 1 day
On This Day In Space! Feb. 20, 1962: John Glenn Becomes 1st American to Orbit Earth
SPACE.COM On February 20, 1962, NASA launched John Glenn on Friendship 7 to send the first American... 1 day
That's No Moon? Proposed Exomoon Defies Formation Theories
SPACE.COM While current evidence for the Neptune-size exomoon around a Kepler world is tentative, the distant moon seems to defy current moon-formation theories. 1 day
NASA's New Spacesuit Has a Built-In Toilet
SPACE.COM NASA is developing a spacesuit with a built-in toilet system, something the agency hasn't used regularly since the Apollo era. 1 day
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ESA Scheduled to be launched later this year, ESA’s Earth Explorer Aeolus mission will be the first satellite mission to profile the world’s winds from space 1 day
vector planning first orbital launch this summer Vector planning first orbital launch this summer
SPACE NEWS Vector, one of a growing number of companies developing small launch vehicles, plans to carry out its first orbital launch this summer... 1 day
ensuring fresh air for all Ensuring fresh air for all
ESA A start-up company from an ESA business incubator is offering affordable air-quality monitors for homes, schools and businesses using technology it developed for the International Space... 1 day
See a burnt Falcon Heavy booster in person this week - CNET
CNET One of the recycled SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets that launched the historic Falcon Heavy system to space for the first time is hanging out... 2 days
nasa s opportunity rover surpasses 5 000 martian days on the red planet NASA’s Opportunity rover surpasses 5,000 Martian days on the Red Planet
THE VERGE On Saturday, NASA’s Opportunity rover celebrated a monumental anniversary all by itself on the... 2 days
On This Day In Space! Feb. 19, 1986: Mir Space Station Launched
SPACE.COM On February 19, 1986, the Soviet Union launched the Mir space station. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video... 2 days
NASA Certifies SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rockets for Science Missions
SPACE.COM NASA has certified the current version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch some categories of science missions, a milestone needed for the upcoming, but delayed, launch of an astronomy... 2 days
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on precautionary standby status
PHYS.ORG NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), at Mars since 2006, put itself into a precautionary standby mode on Feb. 15 in response to sensing an unexpectedly low battery voltage. 2 days
Jupiter's swirling cloud formations
PHYS.ORG See swirling cloud formations in the northern area of Jupiter's north temperate belt in this new view taken by NASA's Juno spacecraft. 2 days
Will the X3 ion thruster propel us to Mars?
PHYS.ORG X3 is a powerful ion thruster that could one day propel humans beyond Earth. The thruster was successfully tested few months ago, and could be selected by NASA as a... 2 days
croatia signs cooperation agreement Croatia signs Cooperation Agreement
ESA The Republic of Croatia signed a Cooperation Agreement with ESA on 19 February 2018. This agreement will allow Croatia and ESA to create the framework for a more... 2 days
casis president to step down CASIS president to step down
SPACE NEWS The head of the organization that manages the national laboratory portion of the International Space Station will leave next month as it deals with an uncertain... 2 days
Hubble Space Telescope Sees Shrinking Dark Spot on Neptune
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured images of a large, dark storm on Neptune shrinking out of... 3 days
here s how to keep track of elon musk s roadster and starman in space Here’s how to keep track of Elon Musk’s Roadster and Starman in space
TechCrunch  Elon Musk’s Starman, the mannequin driver of the Tesla Roadster... 3 days
will x3 ion thruster propel us to mars Will X3 Ion Thruster Propel Us to Mars?
ASTRO WATCH X3 is a powerful ion thruster that could one day propel humans beyond Earth. The thruster was successfully tested few... 3 days
Satellite launch from California is delayed
PHYS.ORG A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed. 3 days
asteroid time capsules may help explain how life started on earth Asteroid 'Time Capsules' May Help Explain How Life Started on Earth
ASTRO WATCH In popular culture, asteroids play the role of apocalyptic threat, get blamed for wiping... 3 days
SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Rocket Launch to Feb. 21
SPACE.COM SpaceX has delayed the launch of its next Falcon 9 rocket to no earlier than Wednesday (Feb. 21) to allow final checks of the rocket's upgraded nose cone. 3 days
NASA's Next Planet Hunter Arrives in Florida Ahead of April Launch
SPACE.COM NASA's next exoplanet-hunting space telescope has arrived in Florida, two months ahead of the instrument's planned launch. 3 days
neptune s mysterious storm shrinking out of existence Neptune's mysterious storm shrinking out of existence
CBC Like Jupiter's Great Red Spot, Neptune has had its own raging storm. Astronomers using Hubble have discovered that this once-enormous storm is... 3 days
Satellite launch from California is delayed
ABC NEWS A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed 4 days
First SpaceX internet satellites now set to launch Wednesday - CNET
CNET Elon Musk's rocket company has been working on getting satellite broadband off the ground for years. Now the Falcon 9 is set to launch the first... 4 days
spacewalking astronauts finish canadarm2 work at breakneck speed Spacewalking Astronauts Finish Canadarm2 Work at Breakneck Speed
ASTRO WATCH Two astronauts—one American, the other Japanese—suited up to venture outside the International Space Station to finish work upgrading the outpost’s... 4 days
Astronomers Spot Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster in Flight
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) telescope on Mauna Loa in Hawaii have captured images of the... 4 days
scientists discover almost 100 new exoplanets Scientists Discover Almost 100 New Exoplanets
ASTRO WATCH Based on data from NASA’s K2 mission an international team of scientists have just confirmed nearly 100 new exoplanets, planets located outside our solar... 4 days
opportunity rover approaching 5 000th martian dawn Opportunity Rover Approaching 5,000th Martian Dawn
ASTRO WATCH The Sun will rise on NASA's solar-powered Mars rover Opportunity for the 5,000th time on Saturday, sending rays of energy to a golf-cart-size robotic... 4 days
track elon musk s tesla roadster in space with this aptly named website Track Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster in space with this aptly named website
THE VERGE Last week, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched his now-famous red Tesla Roadster into space, atop the first Falcon Heavy rocket. Cameras mounted on the... 4 days
On This Day In Space! Feb. 17, 2007: NASA Launches 5 THEMIS Aurora-Hunting Spacecraft
SPACE.COM On February 17, 2007, NASA launched the THEMIS quintet of satellites to figure out the science behind Earth's most colorful... 4 days
SpaceX Launching Internet Satellites Aboard Used Rocket Sunday: Watch Live
SPACE.COM SpaceX plans to launch the first two prototypes for its vast satellite-internet constellation Sunday (Feb. 18), and you can watch the liftoff live. 4 days
Long-awaited 'System Shock Remastered' put on hiatus
Windows Central Events just took a turn for the worse for the System Shock remake. System Shock is a 1994 first-person action game developed by Looking Glass Technologies and published by Origin Systems. The game is... 5 days
NASA sees Tropical Storm 10S form along Western Australia Coast
PHYS.ORG After days of lingering off the west Kimberley coast of Western Australia as a slowly organizing low pressure area, Tropical Storm 10S has formed about 50 miles west... 5 days
Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5,000 Days on Mars
SPACE.COM NASA's long-lived Mars rover Opportunity has just rolled past another big milestone — 5,000 days on the Red Planet. 5 days
hubble sees neptune s mysterious shrinking storm Hubble Sees Neptune's Mysterious Shrinking Storm
ASTRO WATCH Three billion miles away on the farthest known major planet in our solar system, an ominous, dark storm – once big enough to stretch... 5 days
nasa certifies falcon 9 for science missions NASA certifies Falcon 9 for science missions
SPACE NEWS NASA has certified the current version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch some categories of science missions, a milestone needed for... 5 days
Astronomer Replaces Fighter Pilot in Private Bid to be First German Woman in Space
SPACE.COM A private initiative to launch the first German woman fly into space has a new candidate —astronomer Suzanna Randall. 5 days
SpaceX's first internet satellites are set to launch Sunday - CNET
CNET Elon Musk's rocket company has been working on getting satellite broadband off the ground for years. Now, the Falcon 9 is set to launch the first... 5 days
NASA rover spots a stripey Mars surprise - CNET
CNET NASA's Mars Opportunity rover delivers a look at some unexpected and mysterious formations on the ground. 5 days
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Gita weakening
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite and the GPM core satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Gita is it began weakening from vertical wind shear. 5 days
Spacewalking Astronauts Breeze Through Robot 'Hand' Work on Space Station
SPACE.COM Two astronauts took a spacewalk outside the International Space Station today (Feb. 16) to continue ongoing maintenance on the station's robotic arm, Canadarm2. 5 days
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SPACE NEWS NASA’s topline budget will be flat for the foreseeable future — which means an... 5 days
NASA’s K2 Mission Discovers 95 New Extrasolar Planets
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THE VERGE The Trump... 5 days
NASA's 'Quiet Supersonic' Plane Could Change Airports Forever
SPACE.COM NASA's plan to fly a quiet supersonic jet by 2021 could have world-changing consequences for air travel. 5 days
Spacewalking astronauts finish months of robot arm repair
PHYS.ORG Spacewalking astronauts wrapped up months of repair work Friday on the International Space Station 's big robot arm. 5 days
Spacewalking astronauts finish months of robot arm repair
ABC NEWS Spacewalking astronauts have wrapped up months of repair work on the International Space Station's big robot arm 5 days
Long-lived Mars rover Opportunity keeps finding surprises
PHYS.ORG NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity keeps providing surprises about the Red Planet, most recently with observations of possible "rock stripes." 5 days
Solar-powered rover approaching 5,000th Martian dawn
PHYS.ORG The sun will rise on NASA's solar-powered Mars rover Opportunity for the 5,000th time on Saturday, sending rays of energy to a golf-cart-size robotic field geologist that continues to provide revelations about the Red Planet. 5 days
Japanese, US astronauts on spacewalk to fix robotic arm
PHYS.ORG A Japanese and an American astronaut floated outside the International Space Station Friday on a spacewalk to repair the orbiting outpost's robotic arm and move some equipment into storage. 5 days
Spacewalking astronauts finishing months of robot arm repair
PHYS.ORG Spacewalking astronauts are finally wrapping up months of repair work on the International Space Station's big robot arm. 5 days
Spacewalking astronauts finishing months of robot arm repair
ABC NEWS Spacewalking astronauts are finally wrapping up months of repair work on the International Space Station's big robot arm 5 days
Watch Starman's Entire Deep-Space Ride on Elon Musk's Roadster in Just 80 Seconds
SPACE.COM Feeling some Falcon Heavy withdrawal? You can relive the drama and spectacle of the giant SpaceX rocket's maiden launch, thanks to a... 5 days
Astronauts Taking a Spacewalk at the Space Station Today: Watch It Live
SPACE.COM Two astronauts will head outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk today (Feb. 16), and you can watch their entire excursion live online. 5 days
A Giant Storm on Neptune Is Disappearing as Hubble Telescope Watches
SPACE.COM A dark storm on Neptune, once big enough to reach from Boston to Portugal, is dwindling to nothing as the Hubble Space Telescope keeps watch. 5 days
This Week's Top Space Stories
SPACE.COM A space telescope confirms 95 new faraway planets, the Olympic Winter Games get a boost from NASA, and the Tesla Roadster travelling around the sun could crash in the next few million years. These are some of this... 5 days
College named for John Glenn to honor widow's 98th birthday
ABC NEWS Admirers of Annie Glenn will be able to watch a videotaped 98th birthday tribute to her online and leave the widow of astronaut John Glenn well wishes 6 days
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Hubble sees Neptune's mysterious shrinking storm
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Supermassive black holes are outgrowing their galaxies
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3-D NASA animation displays a surface pit eroded by stars in the Orion nebula
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NGC 3344 galaxy: A lonely beauty
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Asteroid Day takes off
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NASA totals rainfall from destructive Tropical Cyclone Gita
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NASA's longest running survey of ice shattered records in 2017
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Tropical Cyclone Gita packs heavy rain, warnings now for Tonga and Fiji
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NASA seeks the gold in Winter Olympics snow
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SpaceX stages an amazing launch – but what about the environmental impact?
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14 things you might not know about the SpaceX rocket launch - CNET
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Meet the BFR, SpaceX's next big rocket
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The principle that governs everything from rocket landings to interest rates
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Watch Steve Aoki DJ the first rave in zero-g
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The best photos and videos of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch
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GPM satellite finds rainfall pushed away from Tropical Cyclone Cebile's center
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