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On This Day in Space! April 21, 1997: 1st Space Funeral Launches on 'Founders Flight'  SPACE.COM · 2 hours
On April 21, 1997, the cremated remains of 24 people were launched into space in the first-ever space... more
Mars 2020 Rover Assembled and Tested Ahead of Launch Next Year  SPACE.COM · 1 day
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
3D-printed rocket engine fired up for the first time video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Aerojet's RL10C-X rocket engine has a 3D-printed core, which survived the engine's first test. more
TED 2019: The start-ups launching in space  BBC · 2 days
Space is getting busy thanks to a new era of commercialisation. 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
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
U.S. military Electron launch first test for York satellite  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Rocket Lab is preparing to launch in late April or early May three U.S. military satellites including the... 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
Fuel cells in bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The exchange of nitrogen between the atmosphere and organic matter is crucial for life on Earth because nitrogen is a major component of essential molecules such as proteins and DNA. One major route for this exchange, discovered only in the... more
Video: Soon, kidneys-on-a-chip will rocket to space station  PHYS.ORG · 2 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 · 2 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
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
What Earth's Gravity Reveals About Climate Change  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
On March 17, 2002, the German-US satellite duo GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) were launched to map the global gravitational field... 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
Microcavity experiment heads to ISS  PHYS.ORG · 3 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
Command Prompt allows you to create scheduled tasks faster — Here's how.  Windows Central · 3 days
You can create, edit, and delete scheduled tasks using Command Prompt without the need of ever opening Task Scheduler, and in this guide we'll... more
China to launch asteroid probe, calls for partners  PHYS.ORG · 3 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
NASA, Blue Origin Partner on Rocket Engine Test  Gadgets 360 · 3 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
Air-Breathing Rocket Engine Gets Green Light for Major Tests  SPACE.COM · 3 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
Antares Rocket Carrying Cygnus Spacecraft Filled With NASA Cargo for ISS  Gadgets 360 · 3 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
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
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
What It Was Like to Fly the 'Roc' — Stratolaunch's Massive Rocket-Carrier Airplane  SPACE.COM · 4 days
The pilot behind Stratolaunch's first flight of the world's largest plane on April 13 said the complex all-composite aircraft ran like clockwork... 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
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
Sniper Elite V2 remaster supports Xbox Play Anywhere  Windows Central · 4 days
Pick it up next month. Sniper Elite V2 is an award-winning World War II sniping experience. You are elite United States sniper Karl Fairburne. Parachuted into Berlin amidst the Nazi's final stand,... more
Blastoff! How to See a Rocket Launch In Person This Year  SPACE.COM · 4 days
It's not just for the pros: With a little planning and flexibility, anybody can go watch a rocket blast off. Our in-depth guide goes through each... more
A Rocket Launch to the Space Station Today Could Be Visible Along US East Coast!  SPACE.COM · 4 days
Today, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Check for it in... more
What Earth's gravity reveals about climate change  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
On March 17, 2002, the German-U.S. satellite duo GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) was launched to map the global gravitational field with unprecedented precision. The mission lasted 15 years, more than three times... more
Latest Cygnus mission to ISS includes new features  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
The next Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo mission to the International Space Station will demonstrate two new capabilities, one before launch... more
Moon’s South Pole in NASA’s Landing Sites  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
NASA is working right now to send American astronauts to the surface of the Moon in five years, and the agency has... more
Aerojet Rocketdyne proposes using AR1 for medium-class launch vehicle  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
Aerojet Rocketdyne says it’s committed to completing development of the AR1 rocket engine and is seeking potential partners... more
SpaceX's recovered core booster damaged in rough seas  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A SpaceX rocket booster that landed on an ocean platform after last week's launch has been damaged in rough seas. more
What Earth's gravity reveals about climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
On March 17, 2002, the satellite duo GRACE was launched to map the Earth's gravity field more precisely than ever before. The measurements make it possible to monitor the terrestrial water cycle, the mass... more
Tiny Robots, Wearable Tech and More Weird Science Will Launch to Space Station Wednesday  SPACE.COM · 5 days
Two little robots, wearable tech and more weird science will launch to the International Space Station in a Northrop Grumman... more
Adobe launches an Adobe XD accelerator to woo developers  TechCrunch · 5 days
The design world is in a state of full-fledged competition. Never in history have designers and their respective teams had so many options to choose from. As both demand and... more
On This Day in Space! April 16, 1972: Apollo 16 Launches to the Moon  SPACE.COM · 5 days
On April 16, 1972, Apollo 16 launched to the moon! See how it happened in our On This Day in... more
Falcon Heavy center core toppled after landing  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
The center core of the Falcon Heavy rocket that launched a communications satellite April 11 fell over after landing in rough seas,... more
SpaceX Falcon Heavy core rocket lost after toppling into the ocean - CNET  CNET · 6 days
After sticking the landing for the first time, SpaceX's center core booster is felled by an Atlantic swell. more
Google releases Captain Marvel, Rocket, and other ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Playground AR stickers  9to5Google · 6 days
Ahead of next week’s Avengers: Endgame premiere, Google is updating the Avengers Playground sticker pack with more superheroes. Five new characters join the existing... more
Asteroids help scientists measure distant stars  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Look up at the sky on a clear night, and you'll see lots of stars. Sometimes they seem almost within reach or at least a short rocket ride. But the closest star to Earth—not counting our... more
World's biggest plane takes flight  CBC · 6 days
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has flown for the first time, bringing to life a dream held by the late Microsoft co-founder... more
On This Day in Space! April 15, 2005: NASA Spacecraft Collides with Satellite  SPACE.COM · 6 days
On April 15, 2005, NASA launched the DART spacecraft to rendezvous with a small satellite, but hit it instead. See how it... more
GSLV Phase-4 Continuation Approved by Cabinet  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
The phase-4 programme will enable the launch of 2 tonne class of satellites for geo-imaging, navigation, data relay communication and space sciences. more
NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge Sees 3 Indian Student Teams Win Awards  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Three Indian student teams won awards in NASA's annual Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the US Space and Rocket Centre in Huntsville, Alabama. more
After its first attempt botched the landing, SpaceIL commits to second Beresheet lunar mission  TechCrunch · 7 days
The minds behind Israel’s SpaceIL attempted lunar landing convened today to begin planning for a second lunar mission. In an... more
Air Force insists launch competition must stay on schedule  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
The upcoming release of the Air Force RPF for launch services was a hot topic last week at... more
NASA Chooses SpaceX to Launch Asteroid Redirect Test Mission  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
NASA has selected SpaceX in Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test... more
SpaceX Falcon Heavy to Launch Cutting-Edge NASA Space Tech  SPACE.COM · 1 week
A recent epic SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch — only the second trip to space for this rocket line — brings a set of NASA technologies one step closer to getting... more
Falcon Heavy Delivers Arabsat-6A into Orbit  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
On Thursday, April 11 at 6:35 p.m. EDT, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launched the Arabsat-6A satellite from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space... more
Curiosity Rover Tastes First Sample in 'Clay-Bearing Unit'  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
Scientists working with NASA's Curiosity Mars rover have been excited to explore a region called "the clay-bearing unit" since before... more
Europe's Institutions Consider Using Ariane 6 and Vega-C  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
ESA and Arianespace are giving full support to European institutional customers to launch their missions on Ariane 6 and Vega-C.... more
Reaction Engines Test Program Successfully Proves Precooler Capability at Supersonic Heat Conditions  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
A key element of the revolutionary SABRE air-breathing rocket engine successfully passes the first phase of high-temperature testing. Precooler technology will enable a wide... more
Stratolaunch plane makes first flight  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
The giant aircraft built by Stratolaunch to serve as an air-launch platform made its first flight April 13 amid questions about the future of the venture.... more
World’s biggest airplane takes flight for the first time ever  THE VERGE · 1 week
The world’s largest airplane took flight for the first time ever on Saturday morning. Stratolaunch, a... more
NASA Chooses SpaceX to Launch Asteroid-Walloping Mission  SPACE.COM · 1 week
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test spacecraft in June 2021, agency officials announced Thursday (April 11). more
Glavkosmos absorbs ILS, promises lower Proton prices  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
International Launch Services, the commercial sales division of Russia’s Proton rocket manufacturer Khrunichev, is now part of Glavkosmos, a Roscosmos subsidiary that... more
3 New Rockets Are on Track for 1st Test Flights in 2021  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Three new commercial rockets are on track to make their first test flights in 2021. more
SpaceX Recovered Falcon Heavy Nose Cone, Plans to Re-fly it This Year (Photos)  SPACE.COM · 1 week
SpaceX recovered the payload fairing during yesterday's Falcon Heavy megarocket launch and plans to employ it on another mission this year, SpaceX... more
Rocket break-up provides rare chance to test debris formation  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The discarded 'upper stage' from a rocket launched almost ten years ago has recently crumbled to pieces. more
Curiosity tastes first sample in 'clay-bearing unit'  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists working with NASA's Curiosity Mars rover have been excited to explore a region called "the clay-bearing unit" since before the spacecraft launched. Now, the rover has finally tasted its first sample from this... more
Elon Musk Calls Jeff Bezos 'Copycat' on Twitter  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Musk took to Twitter to call Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos a "copycat" after Bezos announced plans to launch a new satellite-based broadband service. more
SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all three boosters  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket and for the first time landed all three boosters Thursday, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight. more
Trump's Space Force collides with skeptical Congress  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The Space Force that President Donald Trump wants to launch ran headlong on Thursday into skeptical lawmakers who questioned the need for a stand-alone military wing. more
Rocket break-up provides rare chance to test debris formation  ESA · 1 week
The discarded ‘upper stage’ from a rocket launched almost ten years ago has recently crumbled to pieces. more
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launched in Company's First Commercial Mission  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration. more
SpaceX completes its first commercial mission to space video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
SpaceX on Wednesday launched Saudi Arabia's Arabsat-6A communications satellite into orbit. Watch highlights from the launch as the Falcon Heavy rocket boosters return to Earth. more
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket successfully blasts off  CBC · 1 week
The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a... more
Elon Musk's SpaceX sends world's most powerful rocket on first commercial flight  REUTERS · 1 week
The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration... more
Watch SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket nail an historic landing video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Following its second launch, the SpaceX Falcon Heavy completed a perfect landing of all three boosters. Also, Israel attempts its first moon landing, we... more
NASA awards DART launch contract to SpaceX  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
SpaceX will launch a NASA mission to test an asteroid deflection technique at a significantly lower price than past agency contracts won... more
Trifecta! SpaceX launches first mission on Falcon Heavy and lands all three boosters  TechCrunch · 1 week
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch vehicle undertook its first commercial mission today, taking a communications satellite to orbit and proving the viability of... more
Falcon Heavy sends first commercial satellite into orbit  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
COLORADO SPRINGS – SpaceX sent the Arabsat-6A communications satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit April 11, completing the Falcon Heavy rocket’s... more
SpaceX launches mega rocket year after debut with sports car  ABC NEWS · 1 week
SpaceX has launched its second supersized rocket from Florida, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight more
SpaceX Falcon Heavy rockets into history and nails the landing - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Elon Musk's biggest rocket blasts off in a blaze of glory, then lands its center core on a ship for the first time. more
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Video: Soon, kidneys-on-a-chip will rocket to space station
PHYS.ORG
Why NASA wants you to point your smartphone at trees
THE VERGE
Google releases Captain Marvel, Rocket, and other ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Playground AR stickers
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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
Chris Hadfield donates iconic photos from outer space to Dalhousie University
CBC
How a startup plans to clean up space
PHYS.ORG
Noclip makes long-form gaming documentaries that break nearly every YouTube rule
THE VERGE
An Israeli lander is now orbiting the Moon ahead of a lunar landing next week
THE VERGE
There Are 2 Rocket Launches, a Moon Arrival and Asteroid Crash Today! Here's How to Watch
SPACE.COM
There Are 2 Rocket Launches, a Moon Arrival and Asteroid Crash on Thursday! Here's How to Watch
SPACE.COM
More than a carbon copy: OCO-3 on the space station
PHYS.ORG
These Simulations Reveal What Happened During India's Anti-Satellite Missile Test (Videos)
SPACE.COM
SpaceX releases a new render of what the all-steel Starship will look like returning to earth
PHYS.ORG
Rocket Lab successfully launches small experimental satellite for DARPA
THE VERGE
Huawei P30 Pro hands-on: This could be the complete camera package [Video]
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