Earth's Orbit
NASA, FEMA, international partners plan asteroid impact exercise  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 hour
NASA and other U.S. agencies and space science institutions, along with international partners, will participate in a 'tabletop exercise' that will play out a realistic -- but fictional -- scenario for an... more
Russia May Soon Mothball Its Most Historic Launchpad: Report  SPACE.COM · 5 hours
Russia may soon decommission its most historic launch site, from which the world's first satellite, Sputnik, was lofted into space. more
Lessons of Apollo Can Help NASA Ace Return to the Moon, Experts Say  SPACE.COM · 5 hours
As NASA prepares for the ambitious goal of landing a person on the moon within five years, a conference from the USRA... more
The Emergency Launch Abort Systems of SpaceX and Boeing Explained  SPACE.COM · 5 hours
If anything goes wrong when a crew of astronauts launches into space, their spacecraft always has a built-in abort system to help them return to Earth safely. But... more
Cape Canaveral preparing for key military launches  SPACE NEWS · 6 hours
The Air Force 45th Space Wing is gearing up for three high-profile space launches at Cape Canaveral over the coming months. SpaceNews.com more
Landslides on Mars Spotted from Space in Amazing NASA Photo  SPACE.COM · 6 hours
On Mars, just as on Earth, gravity can send material tumbling down steep slopes — and the results can be stunningly pretty, as shown in this photograph NASA... more
NASA and FEMA are contingency planning for a potential asteroid armageddon  TechCrunch · 6 hours
When it comes to planning for a potential asteroid strike on planet Earth, The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency don’t... more
The Best Hubble Space Telescope Images of All Time!  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
Celebrate 29 years of the Hubble Space Telescope with this gallery of our favorite views from the iconic observatory. more
NASA, FEMA and International Partners are planning an asteroid impact exercise  TechCrunch · 7 hours
When it comes to planning for a potential asteroid strike on planet Earth, The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency don’t... more
You Can Now Build Boeing's Starliner Capsule With Cobi Toy Blocks  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
With work underway to return astronauts to space from U.S. soil, you can now piece together one of NASA's new commercial crew spacecraft using a toy... more
Car rental giant Enterprise launches its own subscription service  THE VERGE · 9 hours
Enterprise Holdings, the parent company of car rental companies Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent A... more
NASA's Aqua Satellite catches Tropical Cyclone Lorna organizing  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Visible satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed the recently formed Tropical Storm Lorna was getting organized in the Southeastern Indian Ocean. more
Asteroid Bennu Goes Technicolor in 3-D NASA View  LIVE SCIENCE · 11 hours
A space rock called Bennu is getting its close-up: NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission to explore the asteroid has entered a new phase of detailed survey work. more
NASA examines Tropical Cyclone Kenneth in infrared light  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Kenneth and analyzed the storm in infrared light. more
NASA's InSight detects first likely 'quake' on Mars  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely 'marsquake'. This is the first recorded trembling that appears to have come from inside the planet, as... more
NASA’s InSight Lander Detects Its First Marsquake  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
The SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure) instrument on NASA’s InSight lander detected the faint seismic signal on April 6, 2019, the... more
On This Day in Space! April 24, 1970: China Launches Its 1st Satellite  SPACE.COM · 15 hours
On April 24, 1970, China became the fifth nation to independently launch a satellite into orbit. See how it happened in our... more
Image: New comet viewer  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
From a distance of five million kilometres to within 20 metres, ESA's Rosetta spacecraft captured images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from all angles. more
Meet OSCaR: Tiny Cubesat Would Clean Up Space Junk  SPACE.COM · 16 hours
A little spacecraft could soon make a big contribution in the fight against space junk. more
China to build moon station in 'about 10 years'  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Beijing plans to send a manned mission to the moon and to build a research station there within the next decade, state media reported Wednesday, citing a top space official. more
Graffiti exhibition to showcase role of climate from space  ESA · 17 hours
Street art and climate science will combine at ESA’s Living Planet Symposium to highlight the major role that... more
NASA Probe Detects Likely 'Marsquake': An Interplanetary First  Gadgets 360 · 21 hours
NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first time a likely seismological tremor has been recorded on another planet. more
NASA probe detects likely 'marsquake' - an interplanetary first  REUTERS · 1 day
NASA's robotic probe InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first... more
NASA's InSight lander has detected 1st 'marsquake,' scientists say  CBC · 1 day
NASA's robotic spacecraft InSight has detected and measured what scientists believe to be a "marsquake," marking the first... more
X-Men Call NASA in Final 'Dark Phoenix' Trailer  SPACE.COM · 1 day
The X-Men answer NASA's call for a space rescue in the last "Dark Phoenix" trailer. But do they have the right stuff? more
Marsquake! NASA's InSight Lander Feels Its 1st Red Planet Tremor  SPACE.COM · 1 day
Scientists just felt the Red Planet move under their feet — robotically from millions of miles away, on the stark surface of Mars. more
Celebrate 50 Years of Space Feats with USRA Symposium Today! How to Watch  SPACE.COM · 1 day
An astronaut who walked on the moon and a renowned NASA mathematician join a group of experts discussing the future of space... more
Asteroid Bennu Goes Technicolor in 3-D NASA View  SPACE.COM · 1 day
A space rock called Bennu is getting its close-up: NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission to explore the asteroid has entered a new phase of detailed survey work. more
NASA catches formation of Tropical Cyclone Kenneth near Aldabra  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Visible satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed the formation of Tropical Storm Kenneth in the Southern Indian Ocean. Kenneth formed north of Madagascar and east of the Aldabra Atoll. more
Relativity to launch LEO satellite for mu Space  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
Relativity announced April 23 it has secured a contract to launch a low Earth orbit satellite for Thai startup mu... more
CLASP-2: Investigating the magnetic solar chromosphere  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Four years ago, an international team (USA, Japan and Europe) carried out an unprecedented suborbital space experiment called CLASP-1, motivated by theoretical investigations carried out at the IAC by Javier Trujillo Bueno and his research group.... more
X-ray observations reveal insights into the nature of the pulsar wind nebula 3C 58  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Analysis of the new data from X-ray observations using NASA's NuSTAR spacecraft and archival data from the agency's Chandra X-ray... more
College Students Hatch Nuclear-Powered Magnetic Plan to Protect Marsonauts from Cosmic Rays  SPACE.COM · 2 days
A team of undergraduate students at Drake University in Iowa is developing a magnetic shield to defend interplanetary astronauts from the intense cosmic radiation... more
China to announce rules soon to regulate commercial rocket industry  REUTERS · 2 days
China's national space agency said on Tuesday it will soon announce rules to regulate commercial rocket... more
China Launches New BeiDou Satellite  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
China sent a new satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 10:41 p.m.... more
New comet viewer  ESA · 2 days
Space Science Image of the Week: One of 70 000 images to explore in a new tool launched by Rosetta’s comet imaging team more
Earth Day 2019: How NASA Data Helps US Deal with Disasters and Climate Change  SPACE.COM · 2 days
A new NASA website shows just how the agency's Earth observation data helps communities across the United States deal with... more
Researchers calculate decades of 'scary' Greenland ice melting  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Measuring melting ice is a fairly precise business in 2019—thanks to satellites, weather stations and sophisticated climate models. more
Earth Day 2019: These Amazing NASA Images Show Earth from Above  SPACE.COM · 2 days
NASA is celebrating Earth Day today (April 22) by sharing some really incredible photos of Earth from satellites, aircraft and deep-space missions. more
'S.S. Roger Chaffee' Delivers Approximately 7,600 Pounds of Cargo to ISS  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that the “S.S. Roger Chaffee” Cygnus spacecraft successfully completed its... more
Earth Day 2019: Here's 10 Amazing NASA Photos of Earth from Space  SPACE.COM · 2 days
NASA is celebrating Earth Day today (April 22) by sharing some really incredible photos of Earth from satellites, aircraft and deep-space missions. more
Protecting damaged hearts with microRNAs  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Once the heart is formed, its muscle cells have very limited ability to regenerate. After a heart attack, these cells die off and scar tissue forms, potentially setting people up for heart failure. A new study advances the... more
SpaceX Cargo Launch Still On Track Despite Crew Dragon Anomaly, NASA Says  SPACE.COM · 2 days
SpaceX's upcoming cargo launch is still on track after a recent anomaly during a test of their Crew Dragon capsule. more
Debris of Satellite Destroyed by India May Threaten ISS - Russian MoD  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
When India tested its anti-satellite weapons, more than 100 fragments of destroyed spacecraft were created; in the future, these fragments could pose a threat... more
NASA's Webb Space Telescope Will Capture a Galactic 'Jellyfish'  SPACE.COM · 3 days
Astronomers aren't sure how this galaxy ended up with its long, gassy appendages, but NASA's upcoming James Webb Space Telescope is going to investigate. more
SpaceX capsule explodes in launchpad test  Sky News · 3 days
A launchpad test of SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - has ended in flames. more
Sony launches a taxi-hailing app to rival Uber in Tokyo  TechCrunch · 3 days
Sony last year announced it would enter Japan’s taxi-hailing space and, good to its word, the electronics giant has kicked off its S.Ride service in Tokyo. The service... more
Hubble Observes Globular Cluster Messier 75  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
NASA has released an absolutely beautiful photo taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of the globular cluster Messier 75. Messier 75 lies in... more
SpaceX Crew Capsule Failure Could Delay Its First Manned Flight  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
A SpaceX capsule designed to ferry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station suffered a failure during an engine test Saturday afternoon. more
Incident on SpaceX pad could delay its first manned flight  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A mysterious but apparently serious incident occurred Saturday in Cape Canaveral, Florida involving the SpaceX capsule intended to carry American astronauts into space late this year, the private... more
Orange Lush: California's 'Superbloom' Wows from the Air  SPACE.COM · 4 days
A NASA photographer captured a lush aerial shot of an ephemeral wildflower bloom in the desert. more
On This Day in Space! April 21, 1997: 1st Space Funeral Launches on 'Founders Flight'  SPACE.COM · 4 days
On April 21, 1997, the cremated remains of 24 people were launched into space in the first-ever space... more
A Communications Satellite Just Died in Orbit. It's Potentially Dangerous Space Junk Now  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Luxembourg-based Intelsat reports that its Intelsat 29E satellite (IS-29E) is now a total loss, after having reported earlier that the spacecraft suffered... more
SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts suffered an "anomaly" during a routine engine test firing in Florida, causing smoke to be seen for miles more
NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
NASA and its International Space Station partners have set a new schedule and new crew assignments that will include the first flight of NASA... more
China to Enhance International Space Cooperation  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
China will promote aerospace development, strengthen international cooperation and contribute Chinese wisdom, plans and strength in man's peaceful utilization of outer space, said an... more
Independent Report Concludes 2033 Human Mars Mission Is Not Feasible  SPACE.COM · 5 days
An independent report concluded that NASA has no chance of sending humans to Mars by 2033, with the earliest such a mission could be flown being the late... more
Mars 2020 Rover Assembled and Tested Ahead of Launch Next Year  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Technicians have assembled the capsule that will keep NASA's Mars 2020 rover secure for its wild ride to the Red Planet's surface. more
TED 2019: The start-ups launching in space  BBC · 5 days
Space is getting busy thanks to a new era of commercialisation. more
Ground station startup Leaf Space plans capital raise  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
Italian startup Leaf Space wants to triple the number of ground station locations it has by late next year, citing... more
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NASA catches formation of Tropical Cyclone Kenneth near Aldabra
PHYS.ORG
First marsquake detected by NASA’s InSight mission
Science Magazine
Why swim goggles might help astronauts' eyesight
CBC
Video: Soon, kidneys-on-a-chip will rocket to space station
PHYS.ORG
The latest lost satellite is now space junk that could put other spacecraft at risk
THE VERGE
How NASA Earth data aids America, state by state
PHYS.ORG
Hubble celebrates its 29th birthday with unrivaled view of the Southern Crab Nebula
PHYS.ORG
Jerrie Cobb, first woman to pass astronaut testing, dies
CBC
NASA wants to send a low-cost mission to explore Neptune's moon Triton
PHYS.ORG
Why NASA wants you to point your smartphone at trees
THE VERGE
Meteoroid strikes eject precious water from moon
PHYS.ORG
Watch our Galileo smartphone app award and vote for your winner
ESA
Watch as a small Israeli spacecraft tries to land on the Moon today
THE VERGE
Watch SpaceX’s powerful Falcon Heavy rocket fly its first commercial mission
THE VERGE
Netflix is getting into radio with a full-time comedy channel airing on SiriusXM
THE VERGE
NASA's OCO-3 measures how plants grow—and glow
PHYS.ORG
New model accurately predicts harmful space weather
PHYS.ORG
Fireworks of blue lightning and gamma rays above thunderclouds
ESA
Chris Hadfield donates iconic photos from outer space to Dalhousie University
CBC
Calm your restless legs with a solution from space
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