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What do astronauts, Pokémon, wildlife park rangers and surgeons all have in common?
American office space-sharing company WeWork has obtained $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp.
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I have seen the future — in fact, I have worn it. It’s big and awkward kind of digs into the top of your head with little metal bars designed...
WeWork, which targets startups, is operating not only in the US but also India, China, Peru, Israel and other nations, as well as Japan.
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The Spitzer telescope looked for 'Oumuamua and couldn't find it -- but that doesn't mean it was sent by an alien civilization.
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India successfully conducted the second orbital mission of its heavy-lift GSLV Mk III launch vehicle. The rocket took to the skies Nov....
mars mission advocates see benefits in nasa s lunar exploration plans
With NASA committed to a human return to the moon, Mars exploration advocates say those lunar...
On Nov. 14, 1969, the Apollo 12 mission launched to the moon. This mission was the second moon landing of...
air force vice chief says space procurement is on the right path
WASHINGTON — Air Force buyers of space systems are cutting red tape and removing layers of oversight to expedite programs, Vice Chief of Staff...
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It's almost launch time for Northrop Grumman's next Antares rocket, which rolled out to its seaside pad in Virginia late...
The launch of a Northrop Grumman rocket carrying NASA's next cargo flight to the International Space Station has been delayed at least...
In November 2017, scientists pointed NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope toward the object known as 'Oumuamua—the first known interstellar object to visit our solar system. The infrared Spitzer was one of many telescopes pointed at...
One of the defining features of language is displaced reference—the capacity to transmit information about something that is not present or about a past or future event. It is very rare in nature and...
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VIDEO A man wakes up abruptly, gasping in shock. He’s alone in an unexpected place. Something has clearly gone wrong with...
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Xtronaut Enterprises' latest board game — Downlink — will take players on a journey across the solar system, where up to six international agencies will do space missions for science.
In 'Out There' (Grand Central Publishing, 2018), Space.com senior writer Mike Wall tackles the search for alien life from many different angles and discusses humanity's drive to get off its...
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Tropical Cyclone Gaja continued to track toward a landfall in southeastern India when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over the Bay of Bengal and provided a visible image of the storm.
The American astronaut who will hitch the first ride on a Russian rocket since last month's aborted launch...
political odds stacked against space force proponents brace for long fight
Elections have consequences. But exactly what the new power structure in Washington means for...
momentus raises 8 3 million for last mile spacecraft delivery
Space transportation startup Momentus raised $8.3 million in seed funding for its business of offering satellite operators rides from one...
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orion recovery team ready to rock and roll
A NASA and Department of Defense team returned from a week of training at sea to improve joint landing and...
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Jodrell Bank is releasing audio recordings of a Soviet space mission from fifty years ago, just as the race to...
This captivating image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 shows a lonely dwarf galaxy 100 million light-years away from Earth. This image depicts the blue compact dwarf galaxy ESO 338-4, which can be found...
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Autodesk, a software company, have engaged in a multiyear collaborative research project to investigate new approaches for building interplanetary landers.
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On Nov. 14, 1969, the Apollo 12 mission landed on the moon. This was the second moon landing of the...
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aluminum alloys have unique material properties and are indispensable materials in aircraft manufacturing and space technology. With the help of high-resolution electron tomography, researchers at TU Graz have...
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Imaging Earth from space is a favourite pastime for astronauts on the International space Station. They can set their cameras to automatically snap photos while they work, but often make time to Earth-gaze and take photos of their own.
Astronomers have discovered an enormous "ghost" galaxy lurking near the Milk Way through the European Space Agency's Gaia satellite.
For what Mazda's subcompact crossover sacrifices in space, it makes up for with interesting looks and a fun-to-drive attitude.
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speeding up the space industry with digitalised satellites
The ‘fit check’ is that moment in a launch campaign when a satellite is first attached to the launcher adapter...
VIDEO The landing will kick off a two-year mission in which InSight will become the first spacecraft to study Mars' deep interior, NASA said.
NASA believes it can put humans on the Red Planet within 25 years, but the technological and medical hurdles are immense.
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griffin future of new dod space agency still up in the air
Griffin said nothing has yet been decided on how the Space Development Agency should be organized. SpaceNews.com
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iss science not affected by smaller crew
The smaller crew complement on the International Space Station created by last month’s Soyuz launch abort has not affected research activities there...
NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab and Autodesk team up for a wild lander designed to explore strange new worlds.
The trippy space flick was the first virtual-reality experience to sell to a distributor for more than a million dollars.
osiris rex executes fourth asteroid approach maneuver
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft executed its fourth Asteroid Approach Maneuver (AAM-4) yesterday. The spacecraft fired its Attitude Control System (ACS) thrusters to slow the spacecraft...
apple is now selling refurbished homepods but black friday deals are cheaper
Apple has added refurbished HomePods for the first time to its online store, where they’re selling for $50 less than the original price, via...
Aluminium alloys have unique material properties and are indispensable materials in aircraft manufacturing and space technology. With the help of high-resolution electron tomography, researchers have for the first time been...
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This Thursday, crystallizing proteins from the Michael J. Fox Foundation, a dizzying virtual-reality system, ultratiny membranes and the "Refabricator" — a device that turns waste into...
After leaving the International Space Station last week, a Japanese cargo spacecraft dropped a small capsule of science experiments into the Pacific Ocean before falling to its fiery demise in...
A letter authored by SETI Institute scientist Oliver White was published by Nature Astronomy today. Co-authors included researchers Jeff Moore, Tanguy Bertrand and Kimberly Ennico at...
ai software helped nasa dream up this spider like interplanetary lander
Using a new type of design process, engineers at software company Autodesk and NASA’s Jet Propulsion...
The space agency continues to reach out to the clammed-up Opportunity after the skies have cleared.
apple now selling refurbished homepod for 299
Apple today added the HomePod to its online store for refurbished products in the United States, offering the smart speaker at a...
The trippy space flick was the first virtual-reality experience to sell to a distributor for more than a million dollars.
Sobering satellite images show how the wildfires have torn across California.
Tropical Cyclone Alcide dissipated over the weekend of Nov. 11 and 12 in the Southern Indian Ocean.
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Tropical Cyclone Bouchra formed on Nov. 10 in the Southern Indian Ocean and was already on its way to dissipation when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead on Nov. 13.
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Bay of Bengal, Northern Indian Ocean and captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Gaja.
esa targets 2021 for space rider demo flight
The European Space Agency expects to carry out the qualification flight of the Space Rider spaceplane in 2021 followed by...
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Fire season in California doesn't seem to end anymore, as eerie satellite images of staggering smoke clouds looming over the state remind us.
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Kano’s Harry Potter wand makes it easy and fun to learn how to code. With the wand and...
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Human and robotic exploration image of the week: Astronaut photos of Earth from space shine a light on light pollution
new horizon for space transportation services
ESA reaches out to encourage open innovation and offer support. A global response to ESA’s call for ideas on new space transportation services has resulted...
esa preps earth observation satellite with onboard ai processor
The European Space Agency plans to launch an Earth observation satellite equipped with an artificially intelligent processor that...
NASA’s Juno spacecraft made its 16th close science flyby of Jupiter on October 29, 2018 and captured stunning...
As an international relations scholar who studies space law and policy, I have come to realize what most people do not fully appreciate: Dealing with space debris is...
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Merging galaxy clusters provide natural laboratories for astronomers to study cosmic phenomena. Igone Urdampilleta from SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research uses the merger Abell 3376 to study how electrons rush through...
The communities said to be favored for new bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metro areas with ample transportation and space for workers, but there are plenty of differences
VIDEO In many industries, a decade is barely enough time to cause dramatic change unless something disruptive comes along – a new technology, business model or service design. The space industry...
On Nov. 13, 1971, Mariner 9 became the first spacecraft to orbit Mars. At the time,...
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italian space agency head dismissed
A week after the sudden firing of Roberto Battiston as the head of the Italian Space Agency, the reasons for his ouster remain unclear while a...
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The universe, it seems, is pretty pleased with the Hubble Space Telescope. I mean, just look at that smile!
With the space-tourism industry getting ready to take flight, aspiring space adventurers will soon be able to purchase tickets to low Earth orbit and beyond.
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California continues to be plagued by wildfires—including the Woolsey Fire near Los Angeles and the Camp Fire in Northern California, now one of the deadliest in the state's history. NASA satellites are observing these...
berlin museum hosts meeting on europe s next asteroid mission
Space engineers and asteroid experts from across Europe and beyond will gather at the Museum für Naturkunde in...
canada s key satellite system hit with another launch delay
It began as a $600-million space project, with the first satellite scheduled for orbit in 2014. But the...
When astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) exhale carbon dioxide (CO2), it's removed from the air and pumped into space. Could an Earth-based...
According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), it will be the second developmental flight of GSLV-Mk III rocket.
esa s space vision presented at paris peace forum
ESA astronaut Claudie Haigneré attended the Paris Peace Forum this weekend, presenting the Agency’s vision for engaging humankind in multilateral...
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plan developed to characterize and identify ocean worlds
Strategies to identify and explore ocean worlds in our Solar System should focus on a range of targets, including confirmed...
When temperatures drop, the enzyme Rubisco that fuels plant growth and yield gets sluggish. Many crops compensate by producing more Rubisco; however, scientists speculated that some crops may lack space in their...
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine marked Veterans Day 2018 with a video message to honor the dedication and sacrifice of all military veterans and servicemembers in the U.S. Armed Forces.
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After closing on February 25th, Apple’s Lynnwood, Washington store at Alderwood Mall will reopen this Saturday, November 17th at 10:00 A.M. The...
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His disturbingly calm delivery of, "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that" is one of film...
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On Nov. 12, 2014, a European spacecraft named Philae tried to land on Comet 67P. To say it was a...
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Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive objects that can be found in the Universe. A new image from the NASA/ESA...
GameSir's VX AimSwitch is an affordable option for gamers who want a smaller keyboard to enjoy games. Using a full QWERTY keyboard with around 100 keys can really...
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Canadian actor Douglas Rain voiced the chilling computer in the landmark sci-fi film.
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In September of 2016, Elon Musk unveiled his vision for a super-heavy launch vehicle, which would be SpaceX's most ambitious project to...
A new optical modem, capable of sending high-definition quality video significantly faster than standard radio frequency systems, is being developed for NASA's Orion spacecraft. The hardware, offered by LGS Innovations,...
Ralph, one of NASA's most well-traveled space explorers, has voyaged far and accomplished much: on the New Horizons mission, Ralph obtained stunning flyby images of Jupiter...
NASA astronaut Rusty Schweickart's career-defining moment came thanks to a camera problem, but he's used his out-of-this-world experience to try...
An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia's coast to the International Space Station
London’s transport regulator, TfL has announced a partnership with Bosch for its forthcoming co-working space in Shoreditch. The civic tech project is intended to run for...
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An extraordinary account of the impact space weather had on military operations in Vietnam in 1972 was found buried in the U.S....
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nasa to shut down astrobiology virtual institute
NASA is planning to replace its two-decade-old virtual institute devoted to astrobiology with a looser network of research teams, a move the...
The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for...
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Space Science Image of the Week: Testing a scaled-down version of the Juice mission’s radar antenna that will investigate the underground secrets of Jupiter’s icy moons
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ESA astronaut Claudie Haigneré attended the Paris Peace Forum this weekend, presenting the Agency’s vision for engaging humankind in multilateral...
At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, about two dozen men and women make up the team that drives Curiosity.
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After months of delays, the startup space company sends an Electron rocket carrying six satellites into orbit from...
Dangerous, deadly and destructive wildfires have churned through California in the summer of 2018. Here are some dramatic views of these blazes from high above as seen by...
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NASA InSight Spacecraft Landing on Mars Will Be Live Streamed
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YouTube’s tech-noir series Origin is Lost… in space
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A Decade of Commercial Space Travel — What's Next?
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Distant NASA camera yields new Earth views
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Multimessenger links to NASA's Fermi mission show how luck favors the prepared
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Cosmic detective work: Why we care about space rocks
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How massive solar eruptions 'probably' detonated dozens of US sea mines
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Weakening Tropical Storm Xavier observed By NASA
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ESA ready for weather mission liftoff
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NASA's Dawn mission to asteroid belt comes to end
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New insights on comet tails are blowing in the solar wind
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Ozone hole modest despite optimum conditions for ozone depletion
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NASA's GPM examines weaker Tropical Storm Yutu's rainfall
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Dawn mission to asteroid belt comes to end
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NASA's Planet-Hunting Kepler Space Telescope Is Done. What Will Happen to It?
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Milky Way was part of cosmic collision 10 billion years ago
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Mars 2020 parachute is a 'go'
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Apple’s new Mac mini includes six-core processors and a space gray finish
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Air Force launches $100K challenge for ‘space awareness innovators’
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Trump's Space Force is moving forward. Here's what you need to know - CNET
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NASA's IMERG reveals Hurricane Willa's rainfall
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Video: Do astronauts need sunscreen?
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