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Incident on SpaceX pad could delay its first manned flight  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
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 · 13 hours
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 · 13 hours
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 · 14 hours
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
Powerful Particles and Tugging Tides May Affect Extraterrestrial Life  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
Since its discovery in 2016, planetary scientists have been excited about TRAPPIST-1, a system where seven Earth-sized rocky... more
NASA Announces First Flight, Record-Setting Mission  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
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
Internet time and doomsday asteroids: this week in tech, 20 years ago  THE VERGE · 1 day
It’s difficult to remember a time when online media wasn’t arranged largely around memetic cultural events. On any given April 20th in recent years,... more
China to Enhance International Space Cooperation  ASTRO WATCH · 2 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
On This Day in Space! April 20, 2016: Moon Doesn't Turn Green, Despite Internet Rumors  SPACE.COM · 2 days
On April 20, 2016, the moon did not turn green, despite a viral internet meme. See how it... more
Independent Report Concludes 2033 Human Mars Mission Is Not Feasible  SPACE.COM · 2 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 · 2 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
Pushing Boundaries: An Out-of-this-world Art Project  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
A large-scale campus collaboration is underway to visually pay homage to the significant contributions CU Boulder has made to space exploration. The SpaceTime Underpass... more
TED 2019: The start-ups launching in space  BBC · 2 days
Space is getting busy thanks to a new era of commercialisation. more
Ground station startup Leaf Space plans capital raise  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Italian startup Leaf Space wants to triple the number of ground station locations it has by late next year, citing... more
Here's How to Share Your 'Earth Day' Photos with NASA  SPACE.COM · 2 days
NASA has a new social media campaign to gear up its audience for Earth Day, an annual event to celebrate our planet – and the importance of protecting... more
Russia to Develop New Modular Spacesuit for Cosmonauts  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
The Zvezda Research and Production Enterprise plans to start developing a new modular spacesuit for cosmonauts in 2019 after signing... more
SpaceX's Next Space Station Cargo Launch Delayed to April 30  SPACE.COM · 2 days
SpaceX has pushed back the launch of its next robotic resupply mission to the International Space Station by four days, to April 30. more
Defense Officials Get a Grilling at Space Force Hearing  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) said the hearing was an "opportunity to continue to gather facts and to fully explore the proposal." more
Cosmic Crustacean Makes Great Birthday Card for Hubble's 29th Year (Image)  SPACE.COM · 2 days
On April 18, the European Space Agency released an image featuring the hourglass-shaped Southern Crab Nebula to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's birthday coming up next... more
How NASA Earth data aids America, state by state  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
For six decades, NASA has used the vantage point of space to better understand our home planet and improve lives. A new interactive website called Space for U.S. highlights some... more
Exploring what happens inside fires and explosions  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The inside of a fire might be the last place one would explore, but a new method to do just that could lead to advances in fighting fires, creating cleaner engines and even space... more
New concept for novel fire extinguisher in space  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have developed a new concept of fire extinguishing, named Vacuum Extinguish Method. VEM is based on the 'reverse' operation of the conventional fire extinguishing procedure: It sucks the combustion products, even... more
Hubble Celebrates Its 29th Anniversary with Stunning View of Southern Crab Nebula  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
In celebration of the 29th anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers captured this colorful look at the hourglass-shaped Southern... more
NASA Telescope Spots Universe's First Molecule - Helium Hydride  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Scientists believe that around 100,000 years after the big bang, helium and hydrogen combined to make a molecule called helium hydride for the first time. more
Cygnus Cargo Spaceship Makes Easter Delivery to International Space Station  SPACE.COM · 3 days
This morning, Northrop Grumman Corp's Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station to drop off thousands of pounds of cargo for the crew. more
American astronaut's dreams of seeing space becoming reality  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A Mainer who's headed to the International Space Station says she's always dreamed of being in space and "seeing this giant blue ball below me." more
Helium Hydride Ion Spotted in Space for First Time  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
When the Universe was still very young, only a few kinds of atoms existed. Astrophysicists believe that around... more
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1 ½-day journey from Virginia more
Private cargo ship arrives at space station with food galore  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A private cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station following a 1 ½-day journey from Virginia more
Video: Soon, kidneys-on-a-chip will rocket to space station  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
UW scientists are prepping a kidney-on-a-chip experiment at Cape Canaveral, Florida, awaiting a shuttle launch that will take the chips into space. At an altitude of 250 miles, astronauts will help study how reduced gravity in space... more
Things are stacking up for NASA's Mars 2020 spacecraft  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
For the past few months, the clean room floor in High Bay 1 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has been covered in parts, components and test equipment... more
Exercises and swimming goggles may reduce adverse effects on eye during long spaceflights  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Astronauts on long missions at the International Space Station can experience changes to their eyes and vision that can last for years. more
New discovery transforms conventional microfluidics into open-space microfluidics  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Microfluidics refers to the manipulation of fluids in microscale devices. Commonly called "labs on a chip," microfluidic systems are used to study and analyze very small-scale chemical or biological samples, replacing the... more
Jerrie Cobb, first woman to pass astronaut testing, dies  CBC · 3 days
Jerrie Cobb, the first woman to pass astronaut testing, has died. She was ready to fly, but never... more
Breeze Automation is building soft robots for the Navy and NASA  TechCrunch · 3 days
San Francisco soft robotics startup Breeze Automation made its debut today onstage at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event at UC Berkeley. Co-founder and CEO... more
Astronomers Discover Third Planet in the Kepler-47 Circumbinary System  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
Astronomers have discovered a third planet in the Kepler-47 system, securing the system’s title as the most interesting... more
TESS Discovers Its First Earth-sized Planet  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS, has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet. The planet, named HD 21749c, is the smallest world outside our solar... more
Putin Urges Heavy Upgrade of Russian Space Industry  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
Russia needs to heavily upgrade its space industry and improve the sector’s management model, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at... more
Indian Anti-Satellite Test Proves Early Test for Space Fence  SPACE.COM · 3 days
Still in testing mode, the U.S. Air Force Space Fence on Kwajalein Atoll detected India’s March 27 anti-satellite test and issued a break-up alert. more
Hubble celebrates its 29th birthday with unrivaled view of the Southern Crab Nebula  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
This incredible image of the hourglass-shaped Southern Crab Nebula was taken to mark the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's 29th anniversary in space.... more
ArianeGroup starting Ariane 6 production after new ESA agreement  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
The European Space Agency’s 22 member states agreed April 17 to a workaround to get Ariane 6 production... more
Add a speedy SSD to your Lenovo ThinkPad P72 with help from our guide  Windows Central · 3 days
To match the powerful processor (CPU) and graphics (GPU) hardware options, Lenovo's ThinkPad P72 provides space for dual M.2 PCIe... more
A House-Size Asteroid Zipped by Earth Today  SPACE.COM · 3 days
An asteroid the size of a house gave Earth a close shave today (April 18), passing nearer to our planet than any other space rock will for the rest of this year — that... more
Hubble celebrates its 29th birthday with unrivaled view of the Southern Crab Nebula  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
This incredible image of the hourglass-shaped Southern Crab Nebula was taken to mark the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's 29th anniversary in space.... more
Team develops new method to explore what happens inside fires and explosions  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The inside of a fire might be the last place one would explore, but a new University of Central Florida method to do just... more
On This Day in Space! April 18, 2014: LADEE Crashes into the Moon  SPACE.COM · 3 days
On April 18, 2014, NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) ended its mission by crashing into the moon. See how... more
2020 Subaru Outback is still spacious and practical in its new generation video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
Subaru's well-loved wagon once again offers a turbo engine, as well as a bigger touchscreen infotainment system, tons... more
Happy Birthday Hubble!  ESA · 3 days
The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates its 29th birthday with this incredible view of the Southern Crab Nebula more
Notre Dame Fire Damage Spotted from Space (Photo)  SPACE.COM · 4 days
A photo taken yesterday (April 17) by DigitalGlobe's sharp-eyed WorldView-2 satellite shows the damage done to the famous 850-year-old Paris church. more
Four questions: Here there be monsters  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
On April 10, the world got to see the first image taken of a black hole in space, taken by the Event Horizon Telescope, a worldwide collaboration of astronomers and astrophysicists including a substantial team at... more
Space Investment Hits Record High in 2018  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Investment into space companies hit a record high in 2018, exceeding $3 billion with no sign of an imminent downturn, according to a new report by a consulting firm. more
NASA, Blue Origin Partner on Rocket Engine Test  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Blue Origin will upgrade and refurbish Test Stand 4670, at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Centre in Huntsville, Alabama, to support testing of its BE-3U and BE-4 rocket engines. more
Microcavity experiment heads to ISS  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The second Swinburne Haileybury International Space Station Experiment (SHINE) launched from Wallops Island, Virginia in the US aboard an Antares rocket at 6.46am (AEST), to make its way to the International Space Station (ISS). more
China to launch asteroid probe, calls for partners  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
China plans to launch an ambitious asteroid exploration mission and has invited collaborators to put their experiments on the probes, space agency officials said Thursday. more
Air-Breathing Rocket Engine Gets Green Light for Major Tests  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The SABRE air-breathing rocket engine is ready for a major round of testing in the next 18 months after passing a preliminary design review by the European Space Agency. more
Second NASA Astronaut to Spend Nearly a Year in Space — For Science  SPACE.COM · 4 days
NASA's next long-duration spaceflight mission has already begun, and doctors are excited about what it could teach them. more
Satellite Confirms Key NASA Temperature Data: The Planet Is Warming - and Fast  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
A high-profile NASA temperature data set has found new backing from independent satellite records - suggesting the findings are on a sound... more
Antares Rocket Carrying Cygnus Spacecraft Filled With NASA Cargo for ISS  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
The Antares rocket has been launched from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore, carrying cargo with the space agency's resupply mission for the International... more
NEOWISE Celebrates Five Years of Asteroid Data  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission released its fifth year of survey data on April 11, 2019. The five... more
Meteoroid Strikes Eject Precious Water From Moon  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
Researchers from NASA and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, report that streams of meteoroids striking the Moon... more
Antares launches Cygnus on ISS cargo mission  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket successfully launched a Cygnus spacecraft April 17 carrying nearly three and a half tons of cargo bound... more
Antares Rocket Launches Cygnus Cargo Ship on Marathon Mission for NASA  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Northrop Grumman launched an Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus cargo ship filled with NASA goodies for space station astronauts today (April 17). more
Elusive molecule, first in Universe, detected in space  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In the beginning, more than 13 billion years ago, the Universe was an undifferentiated soup of three simple, single-atom elements. more
Space station shipment launched from Virginia seashore  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A fresh grocery shipment is on its way to the International Space Station after launching from Virginia. more
Morphing origami takes a new shape, expanding use possibilities  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Origami-based structures have been used to create deployable solar arrays for space, adaptable acoustic systems for symphony halls and even crash protection systems for flying drones. more
Space station shipment launched from Virginia seashore  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Fresh grocery shipment is on its way to the International Space Station after launching from Virginia more
First Emirati Astronaut Confirmed for ISS Mission  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
The identity of the first-ever Emirati, and indeed Arabic, astronaut to embark on a mission to the ISS has been confirmed, following... more
Upgrade the HDD in Lenovo's ThinkPad P72 with our guide  Windows Central · 4 days
Thanks to plenty of space inside its 17-inch chassis, Lenovo's ThinkPad P72 has relatively generous hardware upgrade options. Most models come with a 2.5-inch hard-disk drive (HDD) that... more
This space-age digital thermometer is only $19.97 (save $7) - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Normally $27, it looks like something they might use on the starship Enterprise. more
Final X-Men: Dark Phoenix trailer video - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The X-Men head to space in the last trailer before Dark Phoenix is released on June 7. more
Universe’s First Molecule Detected in Space for the First Time Ever  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Researchers just found evidence of the universe's very first molecule swirling around a dead star in a distant nebula. more
The first type of molecule to form in the universe has been seen in space  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 days
The chemistry of the universe began with helium hydride. Scientists have just seen it in outer space for... more
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Internet time and doomsday asteroids: this week in tech, 20 years ago
THE VERGE
How NASA Earth data aids America, state by state
PHYS.ORG
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
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
Watch the final trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix
THE VERGE
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
All Avengers: Endgame trailers and posters -- 'Who hasn't been to space?' - CNET
CNET
Meteoroid strikes eject precious water from moon
PHYS.ORG
Israeli spacecraft nears moon landing
CBC
NASA's OCO-3 measures how plants grow—and glow
PHYS.ORG
Watch SpaceX’s powerful Falcon Heavy rocket fly its first commercial mission
THE VERGE
Fireworks of blue lightning and gamma rays above thunderclouds
ESA
New model accurately predicts harmful space weather
PHYS.ORG
Chris Hadfield donates iconic photos from outer space to Dalhousie University
CBC
Calm your restless legs with a solution from space
ESA
'Alien' Lights in Norway Were a NASA Test, Not an Extraterrestrial Visit
SPACE.COM
Staying fit in space
ESA
Self-driving spacecraft set for planetary defence expedition
ESA
Music for space
ESA
How a startup plans to clean up space
PHYS.ORG
And the blobs just keep on coming
PHYS.ORG
High Life baffles audience expectations for a space thriller
THE VERGE
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