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Remote sensing technologies key to the future of the oil palm industry
PHYS.ORG Remote sensing technologies, using satellite and aerial data, could revolutionise the management of the oil palm industry, bringing both business and environmental benefits, say... 4 hours
blue origin retains engine lead as house considers limitations on launch system funding Blue Origin retains engine lead as House considers limitations on launch system funding
SPACE NEWS An independent assessment of rocket engine development delivered to a... 6 hours
Watch Live Thursday @ 4:25am ET: NASA Glowing Clouds Rocket Launch
SPACE.COM A Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket will launch into the night sky from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, between 4:25 and 4:48 am ET,... 7 hours
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ASTRO WATCH Using the supersharp radio “vision” of the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA), astronomers... 8 hours
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These orbiting black holes may be locked in one of the universe’s tightest embraces
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SPACE NEWS SpaceX intends to launch a final upgrade to... 11 hours
NASA captures Hurricane Dora at peak strength, before weakening began
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of Dora at peak strength late on June 26 before it started moving over cooler waters that began sapping its power. 13 hours
Monkey-Mapping Satellites Could Identify At-Risk Populations
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Astronomers detect orbital motion in pair of supermassive black holes
SCIENCE DAILY Images made with the continent-wide Very Long Baseline Array detect the orbital motion of two supermassive black holes as they circle each other at the center of a... 13 hours
OMG Mission: Greenland's Ice Melting Faster Than Previously Thought (Video)
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Groundbreaking discovery confirms existence of orbiting supermassive black holes
PHYS.ORG For the first time ever, astronomers at The University of New Mexico say they've been able to observe and measure the orbital motion between two supermassive black holes hundreds of... 14 hours
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New way to form close double black holes
PHYS.ORG A team of three Dutch astronomers from the University of Amsterdam and Leiden University found a new way to form two black holes that orbit each other for quite a while and... 16 hours
NASA-supported tool is accelerating wildfire recovery
PHYS.ORG Burned Area Emergency Response teams— they may be one of most important parts of wildfires that you've probably never heard of. As the last flames of a raging wildfire are being contained, these BAER crews begin... 16 hours
Today in Space! June 27, 1997: NEAR Spacecraft Visits Asteroid Mathilde
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20 Years of Nonstop Mars Coverage: NASA Red Planet Efforts Detailed (Video)
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Student-Made Rocket Tops 30,000 Feet, Wins 1st 'Spaceport America Cup'
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Image: Saturnian dawn
PHYS.ORG NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers toward a sliver of Saturn's sunlit atmosphere while the icy rings stretch across the foreground as a dark band. 19 hours
Lightning sparking more boreal forest fires
PHYS.ORG A new NASA-funded study finds that lightning storms were the main driver of recent massive fire years in Alaska and northern Canada, and that these storms are likely to move farther north with climate warming, potentially... 19 hours
NASA completes milestone toward quieter supersonic X-plane
PHYS.ORG NASA has achieved a significant milestone in its effort to make supersonic passenger jet travel over land a real possibility by completing the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST... 19 hours
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Image: Jupiter's bands of clouds
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Iridium says newly launched satellites are functioning well
PHYS.ORG Iridium Communications says its 10 new satellites launched from California during the weekend are functioning normally. 22 hours
Could this strategy bring high-speed communications to the deep sea?
SCIENCE DAILY A new strategy for sending acoustic waves through water could potentially open up the world of high-speed communications to divers, marine research vessels, remote ocean monitors, deep sea... 1 day
No, NASA Hasn't Found Alien Life
LIVE SCIENCE NASA is not preparing to drop an alien-life bombshell, despite what you may have heard. 1 day
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ASTRO WATCH What would happen if you took two galaxies and mixed them together over millions of years? A new image including data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals the... 1 day
arp 299 galactic goulash Arp 299: Galactic Goulash
PHYS.ORG VIDEO What would happen if you took two galaxies and mixed them together over millions of years? A new image including data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals the cosmic culinary outcome. 1 day
No, NASA Hasn't Found Alien Life
SPACE.COM NASA is not preparing to drop an alien-life bombshell, despite what you may have heard. 1 day
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ASTRO WATCH SpaceX launched, and landed, its second Falcon 9 in as... 1 day
ESA Plans to Privatize Robotic Space Plane by 2025
SPACE.COM Although Europe’s Space Rider reusable space plane is three years or so from its debut, the European Space Agency is already making plans to privatize the unmanned orbital vehicle. 1 day
Hubble Sees Distant Seyfert Galaxy
SCI-NEWS.COM NASA has released a beautiful photo taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of 2XMM J143450.5+033843, a galaxy that lurks within the Virgo constellation some 400... 2 days
Space Robots to the Rescue! How NASA Will Service Aging Satellites
LIVE SCIENCE Satellites were built to last, but how might space agencies service them if they run low on fuel? 2 days
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SPACE NEWS Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the prime contractor for Japan’s next-generation launch vehicle, the H3, says it is on schedule... 2 days
NASA sees quick development of Hurricane Dora
PHYS.ORG The fourth tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific Ocean season formed on June 25 and by June 26 it was already a hurricane. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Dora on June 25 when... 2 days
World View Enterprises looking to popularize use of stratospheric balloons
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—World View Enterprises bills itself on its website as a "full-service commercial launch provider"—it offers to take various types of equipment up to the edge of space using... 2 days
artificial brain helps gaia catch speeding stars Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars
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VTT's miniature hyperspectral camera launched to space in Aalto-1 satellite
PHYS.ORG VTT's small and lightweight hyperspectral camera was successfully launched to space in Aalto-1 nanosatellite on 23rd of June 2017. Scalable sensing technology offers opportunities for new SmallSat- based... 2 days
Gardening in Microgravity: How Space Plants Are Adapting (Video)
SPACE.COM A new NASA video explores the science of space gardening and what researchers are learning about plants in space. 2 days
How Former Astronaut Leroy Chiao Turned His Dream of Space into a Reality
SPACE.COM Recently, NASA announced its newest class of astronauts, Group 22 — and it brought me back to my own selection as part... 2 days
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ESA VIDEO On 30 June, ESA experts will join scientists, astronauts and (space) rock stars in a 24-hour global webcast. Live segment from ESA's ESOC mission control centre runs 08:30-10:00 GMT (10:30-12:00 CEST) 2 days
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ESA With the help of software that mimics a human brain, ESA’s Gaia satellite spotted six stars zipping at high speed from the... 2 days
SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base
PHYS.ORG A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. 2 days
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SPACE NEWS SpaceX completed a “doubleheader” of launches June 25 with the launch of a second set of next-generation Iridium satellites from California, two... 2 days
Space News Webcasts: SpaceX Launching 10 New Iridium Satellites
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:25 p.m. EDT (1:25 p.m. PDT/2025 GMT). This will be the second time SpaceX... 2 days
Liftoff! SpaceX Nails Second Launch in Three Days
SPACE.COM SpaceX nailed its second launch in three days today (June 25) with liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California carrying 10 satellites owned by Iridium Communications. 2 days
WATCH LIVE NOW: SpaceX Launching 10 New Iridium Satellites
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:25 p.m. EDT (1:25 p.m. PDT/2025 GMT). This will be the second time SpaceX... 2 days
Watch Live Today @ 4:25 p.m. ET: SpaceX Launching 10 New Iridium Satellites
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:25 p.m. EDT (1:25 p.m. PDT/2025... 2 days
SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base
PHYS.ORG SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida. 2 days
Colorful Clouds on Jupiter by Juno
SPACE.COM During Juno's seventh of 37 expected orbits, JunoCam captured this fantastical image showing many details of Jupiter's atmosphere. 3 days
SpaceX to Launch 10 Communications Satellites Today: Watch Live
SPACE.COM SpaceX is poised to launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (June 25), and you can watch it live here on Space.com. 3 days
SpaceX Dragon and Falcon 9 Rocket Photobomb Each Other's Selfies in Space
SPACE.COM It's official: SpaceX's rockets and spaceships have caught the selfie bug in the final frontier. 3 days
impact threat from asteroid apophis cannot be ruled out Impact Threat from Asteroid Apophis Cannot Be Ruled Out
ASTRO WATCH The famous near-Earth asteroid Apophis caused quite a stir in 2004 when it was announced that it could... 3 days
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ASTRO WATCH Perhaps the best word to use to describe the launch tempo for Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)... 3 days
Look Up! NASA Launch Will Create Colorful Clouds
SPACE.COM NASA is hoping to execute a nighttime rocket launch that's designed to create artificial glowing clouds. These could be visible to millions of people along the U.S. East Coast tonight (June 18). 3 days
SpaceX Set for Second Falcon 9 Launch in Three Days
SPACE.COM One day after putting Bulgaria's first communications satellite into orbit, SpaceX is preparing for a Falcon 9 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday (June... 4 days
isro s pslv c38 successfully launches 31 satellites in a single flight ISRO's PSLV-C38 Successfully Launches 31 Satellites in a Single Flight
ASTRO WATCH ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C38 successfully launched the 712 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with... 4 days
Today in Space! June 24, 1999: Cassini Flies by Venus
SPACE.COM Find out what happened today in space on June 24, 1999 when NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew by Venus on its way to Saturn. 4 days
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ESA Roundup from ESA WebTV of Paris Air and Space Show 4 days
Bulgaria's first communications satellite launched into orbit
REUTERS SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite has been launched into space, operator Bulsatcom said in a statement on Saturday. 4 days
Mars rover Opportunity on walkabout near rim
PHYS.ORG NASA's senior Mars rover, Opportunity, is examining rocks at the edge of Endeavour Crater for signs that they may have been either transported by a flood or eroded in place by wind. 4 days
NASA adds up Tropical Storm Cindy's rainfall
PHYS.ORG Tropical storm Cindy was downgraded to a tropical depression after moving onshore near the Texas and Louisiana Border on Thursday June 22, 2017 and bringing a lot of rain with it. That rainfall was... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH Research deciphering the hidden magnetic messages encoded in a rare group of meteorites has helped secure nearly half a billion dollars of NASA funding... 4 days
spacex launches bulgarian satellite on reused first stage SpaceX launches Bulgarian satellite on reused first stage
SPACE NEWS A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a Bulgarian communications satellite June 23, a mission that marked the second time the... 4 days
On a Roll! SpaceX Launches, Lands Used Rocket Once Again, With 'Highest-Ever Reentry Force'
SPACE.COM Elon Musk's company successfully launched a satellite to orbit today (June 23) using a pre-flown Falcon 9 booster, pulling off... 4 days
Space News Webcasts: Used SpaceX Rocket Launching Bulgarian Satellite @ 3:10 pm ET
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that has launched once before will make its second flight Friday, June 23, to launch BulgariaSat-1 from... 4 days
WATCH LIVE NOW: Used SpaceX Rocket Launching Bulgarian Satellite @ 3:10 pm ET
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that has launched once before will make its second flight Friday, June 23, to launch BulgariaSat-1 from... 4 days
CHESS mission will check out the space between stars
PHYS.ORG Deep in space between distant stars, space is not empty. Instead, there drifts vast clouds of neutral atoms and molecules, as well as charged plasma particles called the interstellar medium—that... 4 days
rideshare demand grows despite development of small launch vehicles Rideshare demand grows despite development of small launch vehicles
SPACE NEWS Despite the ongoing development of a fleet of small launch vehicles, both launch providers and customers continue to... 5 days
Satellites Keep Eye on Huge Crack in Antarctic Ice Shelf
LIVE SCIENCE The Larsen C ice shelf is about to calve one of the biggest icebergs on record. And space agency satellites are watching. 5 days
ohb surrey satellite win contract for eight more galileo navigation satellites OHB, Surrey Satellite win contract for eight more Galileo navigation satellites
SPACE NEWS The companies signed the contract Thursday with the European Space Agency, which procures the... 5 days
Planet 10? Another Earth-Size World May Lurk in the Outer Solar System
LIVE SCIENCE Another planet-size object may be orbiting beyond Pluto in the far, icy reaches of the solar system. 5 days
fcc approves oneweb for us market as it considers other constellations FCC approves OneWeb for US market as it considers other constellations
SPACE NEWS The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted June 22 to make OneWeb the first of... 5 days
Hubble Spots Massive, ‘Dead’ Disk Galaxy in Early Universe
SCI-NEWS.COM Using a powerful astronomical technique called gravitational lensing, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope made a stunning discovery —... 5 days
A single electron's tiny leap sets off 'molecular sunscreen' response
PHYS.ORG In experiments at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, scientists were able to see the first step of a process that protects a DNA building block... 5 days
Watch SpaceX Rocket Re-Launch, Kicking Off Double Header
SPACE.COM After a slight delay, a used SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to make its second trip to space today (June 23) to orbit the first communications satellite for Bulgaria. 5 days
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ESA Sound check with citizens - replay of an informal discussion hosted by ESA Director General Jan Woerner at the Paris Air and Space Show 5 days
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SPACE NEWS NASA announced June 22 the selection of an independent review committee that will examine cost and schedule issues with its next flagship... 5 days
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PHYS.ORG VIDEO As the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft approached its destination on July 4, 1997, no NASA mission had successfully reached the Red Planet in... 5 days
Satellite technology could help agricultural producers more accurately measure subsurface moisture
PHYS.ORG Agricultural producers could, in the future, make use of better forecasts to more efficiently irrigate their fields using a Purdue-developed technology that could more accurately sense... 5 days
ESA to develop gravitational wave space mission with NASA support
PHYS.ORG ESA (the European Space Agency) has selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) for its third large-class mission in the agency's Cosmic Vision science program. The three-spacecraft constellation... 5 days
India sends 31 satellites into space, some for foreign customers
REUTERS NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space on Friday,... 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH An unknown, unseen "planetary mass object" may lurk... 5 days
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Planet 10? Another Earth-Size World May Lurk in the Outer Solar System
SPACE.COM Another planet-size object may be orbiting beyond Pluto in the far, icy reaches of the solar system. 5 days
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SPACE NEWS Citing a long-term drought in satellite orders, Space Systems Loral has laid off a number of... 5 days
esa kickstarts prometheus reusable engine with first funding tranche ESA kickstarts Prometheus reusable engine with first funding tranche
SPACE NEWS The European Space Agency began funding a reusable rocket engine anticipated to be ready for a test-fire demonstration... 5 days
Mars-to-Earth-Mass Planet May Lurk in Outer Solar System: Planet 10
SCI-NEWS.COM An unknown Mars-to-Earth-mass planet may lurk in the outer reaches of the Solar System, according to... 5 days
NASA Eyes Close-Up Mission to Uranus, Neptune
SPACE.COM New NASA mission ideas would investigate the gassy environments of Uranus and Neptune, two planets on the edge of the solar system that spacecraft have visited only once. 5 days
Will August's Eclipse Be Most Watched Ever? Totally
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Science Magazine VIDEO Companies like World View try to do for balloons what SpaceX has done for rockets 5 days
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SPACE NEWS Europe’s Space Rider reusable spaceplane is three years or so from its debut, but the European... 5 days
NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Views Curiosity Climbing Mount Sharp
SCI-NEWS.COM Using the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera — the most powerful camera ever to orbit another... 5 days
New orbiters for Europe's Galileo satnav system
PHYS.ORG The European Space Agency signed a contract with a German-British consortium Thursday to build eight more satellites for its Galileo satnav system, an alternative to America's GPS, the agency said Thursday. 5 days
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SPACE NEWS Scheduled lift off is at 11:59 p.m. Eastern carrying a Cartosat-2 remote-sensing satellite. Also on board will be 30 smallsat secondary payloads from 15... 5 days
Satellite data to map endangered monkey populations on Earth
SCIENCE DAILY Using a combination of satellite and ground data, a research team can map multiple indicators of monkey distribution, including human activity zones as inferred from roads and settlements, direct detections... 6 days
Today in Space! June 22, 2000: NASA Finds Evidence of Water on Mars
SPACE.COM Find out what happened today in space on June 22, 2000 when NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft found evidence of present-day liquid... 6 days
NASA's Webb telescope gets freezing summertime lodging in Houston
PHYS.ORG NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was placed in Johnson Space Center's historic Chamber A on June 20, 2017, to prepare for its final three months of testing in a cryogenic... 6 days
NASA's infrared and radar eyes in space cast on Tropical Storm Cindy
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Cindy in infrared light to identify areas of strongest storms and the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM... 6 days
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SPACE NEWS ESA’s director of telecommunications and integrated applications, Magali Vaissiere, joined 16 European satellite industry leaders at the Paris... 6 days
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