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Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway: NASA's Proposed Lunar Space Station  SPACE.COM · 58 minutes
NASA's proposed Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway is a lunar outpost that could house astronauts for months at a time, allowing them to perform advanced scientific experiments and travel into deep space. more
Scientists Are Legit Building a Steam-Powered Spaceship, And It Sounds Awesome  SPACE.COM · 5 hours
Half a century after the first manned space flight, space travel may be about to enter the age of steam. more
Wine on Mars? The World's Oldest Wine-Making Country Wants to Make It Happen  SPACE.COM · 5 hours
Fancy some white wine on the Red Planet? Scientists in the Republic of Georgia are determined to grow grapes on Mars. more
1st Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Is Actually Not That Special  SPACE.COM · 5 hours
A cigar-shaped space rock named 'Oumuamua caused quite a stir when it became the first interstellar visitor discovered in our solar system. Is it an asteroid, a comet or an... more
Cotton Seed Sprouts on the Moon's Far Side in Historic First by China's Chang'e 4  SPACE.COM · 10 hours
Before China finished packing up its Chang'e 4 lunar lander to be blasted off on a never-before-accomplished journey... more
Tiny Cubesats Picked for Proposed European Asteroid Mission  SPACE.COM · 14 hours
Two little cubesats will fly with a planned European asteroid mission to get some extra space-rock studies done. more
Earth's Magnetic Pole Is Wandering, Lurching Toward Siberia  SPACE.COM · 14 hours
Earth's north magnetic pole is on the move, unpredictably lurching away from the Canadian Arctic and toward Siberia. more
China's Chang'e 4 Moon Mission Faces Its First Big Freeze on Lunar Far Side  SPACE.COM · 14 hours
China's Chang'e 4 lander and rover are now getting cold-soaked, as darkness falls on their touchdown site on the far... more
China Details Future Moon Plans, Including Polar Research Station  SPACE.COM · 14 hours
China's bold moon-exploration plans don't stop with the pioneering Chang'e 4 mission, which made the first-ever soft landing on the lunar far side on Jan. 2. more
Physicists Built a Machine That Breaks the Normal Rules of Light  SPACE.COM · 14 hours
Physicists have built a ring in which pulses of light whip circles around each other and the normal rules that govern light's behavior stop applying. more
'Roswell, New Mexico' Lands on TV Tonight with a Fresh Look at UFO Tale  SPACE.COM · 14 hours
The new television series "Roswell, New Mexico" premieres tonight (Jan. 15) at 9:00 p.m. EST, blending aliens with young adult... more
SpaceX Laying Off 10 Percent of Its Workforce  SPACE.COM · 1 day
SpaceX is laying off about 10 percent of its workforce, a cost-cutting move the company says is required to focus on development of its next-generation launch system and a broadband satellite constellation. more
Full Moon Names (and More) for 2019  SPACE.COM · 1 day
Here is a list of all the full moon names, dates and times (for the Eastern time zone) in 2019, beginning with the 'wolf' moon in January, to the 'cold' moon in December. more
Weird Star System's Planet-Forming Disk Goes Vertical Like a Ferris Wheel  SPACE.COM · 1 day
Planet-forming disks of material typically orbit around the equators of stars, but now scientists have discovered such rings can go dramatically awry and encircle the poles... more
'Escape Artist' and More! Here's the 'Star Trek: Short Treks' Rundown You've Been Waiting For  SPACE.COM · 1 day
All 'Star Trek: Short Treks' — A Complete Review Round-Up that includes the latest episode "The Escape Artist." more
See China Moon Mission's Far-Side Landing Site from Above (Photos)  SPACE.COM · 1 day
Scientists have used photos captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) to further pinpoint the landing locale of China's Chang'e 4 far-side mission. more
Splashdown! SpaceX Dragon Returns to Earth After 2nd Space Station Delivery  SPACE.COM · 1 day
SpaceX's fourth Dragon capsule to make two trips to the International Space Station has returned to Earth overnight, with splashdown confirmed in the Pacific Ocean. more
China On the Moon! A History of Chinese Lunar Missions in Pictures  SPACE.COM · 1 day
What a difference a decade makes. Only 10 years after China sent its first lunar spacecraft on an orbital mission, the nation accomplished something... more
Blood Moon of January 2019: 5 Questions Answered for the Total Lunar Eclipse  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Make sure to check out the full lunar eclipse occurring overnight from Sunday (Jan. 20) to Monday (Jan. 21), visible from all... more
China On the Moon! A History of Chinese Lunar Landings and Probes in Pictures  SPACE.COM · 2 days
What a difference a decade makes. Only 10 years after China sent its first lunar spacecraft on an orbital mission,... more
Hubble Space Telescope Will Last Through the Mid-2020s, Report Says  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Hubble has captured the universe for nearly 30 years. A new report estimates that the telescope will continue to function for at least another five. more
Ocean Moons, Promising Targets in Search for Life, Could Be Dead Inside  SPACE.COM · 2 days
For more than two decades, scientists have wondered whether extraterrestrial life may be flourishing deep below the icy coatings boasted by moons in our... more
When You Look Up, How Far Back in Time Do You See?  SPACE.COM · 3 days
Our senses are stuck in the past. There's a flash of lightning, and then seconds pass until we hear the rumble of distant thunder.... more
Hurricane Satellites Reveal Flooding on Earth  SPACE.COM · 3 days
Researchers examining data produced by small satellites launched in 2016 to track ocean winds were surprised the mission produced valuable information on soil moisture and flooding. more
What's Next for Air Force Weather Satellites?  SPACE.COM · 3 days
The U.S. military's highest priority weather satellite, a spacecraft requested by U.S. Strategic Command to observe clouds and theaters of operations, is on hold after NASA rescinded the contract award. more
On This Day in Space! Jan. 13, 1978: NASA Hires First Female Astronauts  SPACE.COM · 3 days
On January 13, 1978, NASA selected its eighth and most diverse class of astronauts yet. See how it happened in our On... more
Space Council Advisory Group to Study Role of Human Space Exploration Supporting Science  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The advisory group for the National Space Council is looking at ways that NASA’s human exploration plans can also support space science,... more
'Sub-Saturns' May Force Scientists to Revise Idea of How Planets Form  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Astronomers know our solar system better than any other, but they're still learning new ways that it doesn't seem to be particularly normal. more
New Picard 'Trek' Series May Catapult the Captain into J.J. Abrams' Timeline  SPACE.COM · 4 days
While it seems the movie element of the "Star Trek" universe is dead in space, the TV side of things is prospering. more
Astrophysics Meetings, But Not Missions, Disrupted By Government Shutdown  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The ongoing partial government shutdown has upended aspects of a major astronomy conference this week but has not, for now, affected operations of NASA astrophysics missions. more
Shutdown Grounds NASA's Airborne Observatory  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The ongoing partial government shutdown has grounded a NASA aircraft used for astronomical observations amid reviews about how to operate that program in the future. more
Lego 'LUVOIR' Space Telescope Debuts at Astronomy Conference  SPACE.COM · 4 days
A Lego model of NASA's proposed Large UV Optical Infrared Surveyor (LUVOIR) telescope has landed here at the 233rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society. more
Stratolaunch Airplane Nears First Flight  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The latest taxi test of the giant aircraft being developed by Stratolaunch for its air-launch system is a sign the plane’s first flight may take place soon. more
Blue Origin Still Holding Off On New Shepard Ticket Sales  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Blue Origin expects to start flying people on its New Shepard suborbital vehicle early this year, but has yet to start selling tickets or even establish a ticket... more
Watch China Land on the Moon's Far Side in This Awesome Video!  SPACE.COM · 4 days
A spectacular new video gives a lander's-eye view of the first-ever touchdown on the moon's mysterious far side. more
A Regular Crewmember Departs 'The Orville' in 'Home'  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Alara makes an important decision that affects the whole crew in Episode 3 of Season 2 of "The Orville." more
Blood Moon 2019: A Great Total Lunar Eclipse Is Coming Soon!  SPACE.COM · 4 days
More than three years have passed since most of North America saw a good total lunar eclipse. So be sure to put a big circle on... more
See the Far Side of the Moon in This Amazing Panorama from China's Chang'e 4 Lander  SPACE.COM · 4 days
China made history earlier this month with the first successful soft landing on the far side... more
SpaceX Launches 10 Iridium Satellites Into Orbit, Then Sticks Rocket Landing  SPACE.COM · 4 days
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lofted 10 final Iridium Next satellites into orbit today (Jan. 11), completing a two-year, eight-launch contract between the two companies. more
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