Space Exploration
New Beyond Good & Evil 2 footage showcases flying vehicles and space combat  Windows Central · 8 hours
Beyond Good and Evil 2 is a hybrid of skillful combat and boundless exploration. Many months ago, Ubisoft held its annual E3... more
NASA probe finds signs of water on nearby asteroid Bennu  REUTERS · 8 hours
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has discovered ingredients for water on a relatively nearby skyscraper-sized asteroid, a rocky... more
NASA's Osiris-Rex finds water in its first week at asteroid Bennu - CNET  CNET · 9 hours
The spacecraft is still months away from its planned pick-pocketing maneuver, but it's already learned much about its mark. more
Asteroid Bennu Had Water! NASA Probe Makes Tantalizing Find  SPACE.COM · 10 hours
NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe, which just arrived at the asteroid Bennu last week, has already found lots of hydrated minerals on the space rock, mission team members announced today (Dec. 10). more
OSIRIS-REx discovers water on asteroid, confirms Bennu as excellent mission target  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
From August through early December, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft aimed three of its science instruments toward Bennu and began making the mission's first observations of the asteroid.... more
Water found on asteroid, confirming Bennu as excellent mission target  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Spectral observations made by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft identified hydrated minerals across the asteroid, confirming that Bennu, a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system, is... more
Voyager 2: Sailing Among Giant Planets  SPACE.COM · 12 hours
Voyager 2 is the only spacecraft to have visited all four giant outer planets in the solar system and is now the second spacecraft to reach interstellar space. more
You Can Beam a Message to NASA's New Horizons Spacecraft for Historic Flyby!  SPACE.COM · 12 hours
NASA's New Horizons probe is getting set for the farthest-out flyby in history, and you can send some words of encouragement to... more
Voyager 2 joins its twin in interstellar space  TechCrunch · 14 hours
Voyager 2, the multi-planetary exploratory probe launched in 1977, has finally entered interstellar space, some six years after its twin, Voyager 1, did the same. It's now about 11 billion miles from... more
Voyager 2 spacecraft enters interstellar space  SCIENCE-NEWS · 15 hours
Voyager 2 just became the second probe ever to enter interstellar space, and the first with a working plasma instrument. more
Voyager 2 enters interstellar space  SPACE NEWS · 15 hours
As NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft enters interstellar space, project officials have high hopes that it and its twin spacecraft will continue to operate for as long... more
Evidence for carbon-rich surface on Ceres  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
Astronomers have concluded that the surface of dwarf planet Ceres is rich in organic matter. Data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft indicate that Ceres's surface may contain several times the concentration of carbon than is present in... more
Satellite component supplier Sodern seeks to double output by 2020  SPACE NEWS · 15 hours
Spacecraft manufacturers have complained of stress on their supplier base as operators purchase fewer traditional geostationary... more
NASA's Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere -- the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields... more
Apollo 8 Astronaut Frank Borman Donates Artifacts for EAA Exhibit  SPACE.COM · 16 hours
Fifty years to the month after some of the items launched with him on the first mission to fly humans to the moon, Frank Borman's personal space memorabilia... more
Team finds evidence for carbon-rich surface on Ceres  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
A team led by Southwest Research Institute has concluded that the surface of dwarf planet Ceres is rich in organic matter. Data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft indicate that Ceres's surface may contain... more
NASA's Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere – the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields... more
On space station, David Saint-Jacques takes questions from media  CBC · 17 hours
David Saint-Jacques, Canada's newest astronaut, is speaking with the media from the International Space Station at 10 a.m.... more
Image: Dione and Rhea appear as one  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Sometimes it's all about perspective. This very convincing image of a conjoined moon masquerading as a snowman is actually two separate Saturnian moons – Dione and Rhea – taken from such an angle by... more
Voyager 2 Enters Interstellar Space  ASTRO WATCH · 18 hours
For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere -... more
CRS-16 Dragon Spacecraft Arrives at ISS  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
Three days after its launch from Florida, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was installed on the Earth-facing side of the International Space Station’s Harmony... more
Secrets from the Far Side of the Moon  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Often referred to as the dark side of the moon, it's about time we went back — according to NASA's lunar astronauts and planetary scientists. more
SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out. more
SpaceX Dragon Delivers Cargo (and Christmas Treats) to Space Station  SPACE.COM · 3 days
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made a special delivery at the International Space Station Saturday (Dec. 8) just in time for the holidays. more
China Launches 1st Mission to Land on Far Side of the Moon  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
China's robotic Chang'e 4 spacecraft launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center Dec. 7, kicking off the first-ever surface mission to the moon's far side. more
SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station  CBC · 3 days
A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a... more
Chang'e 4 in Pictures: China's Mission to the Moon's Far Side  SPACE.COM · 3 days
China launched its Chang'e 4 mission to the far side of the moon on Dec. 8, 2018 Beijing Time (Dec. 7 EST/GMT). China is the first... more
Planetary Defense: The Bennu Experiment  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
On Dec. 3, after traveling billions of kilometers from Earth, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached its target, Bennu, and kicked off a nearly two-year, up-close investigation of... more
China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Rising space power China has launched a ground-breaking mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon more
Planetary defense: The Bennu experiment  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
On Dec. 3, after traveling billions of kilometers from Earth, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached its target, Bennu, and kicked off a nearly two-year, up-close investigation of the asteroid. It will inspect nearly every square inch of this ancient... more
SpaceX’s final Iridium Next launch delayed to January  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
The new launch date, announced Dec. 7 by customer Iridium Communications, was driven by the additional two weeks SpaceX ended... more
Anniversary Pic Celebrates Astronauts Fixing Hubble's Vision 25 Years Ago  SPACE.COM · 4 days
NASA released a stunning new comparison photo to celebrate the anniversary of the first astronaut mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope's blurry vision, 25 years ago. more
China Launches 1st Mission to Land on the Far Side of the Moon  SPACE.COM · 4 days
China's robotic Chang'e 4 spacecraft launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center this afternoon (Dec. 7), kicking off the first-ever surface mission to the... more
Chinese spacecraft launches for historic landing on far side of the moon  CBC · 4 days
China prepares to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its... more
Chinese spacecraft launches for historic landing on dark side of the moon  CBC · 4 days
China prepares to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its... more
China Prepares Mission to Land Spacecraft on Moon's Far Side  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
If successful, the mission scheduled to blast off aboard a Long March 3B rocket will propel the Chinese space program to a leading position in one of the... more
Planetary defense: The Bennu experiment  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
On Dec. 3, after traveling billions of kilometers from Earth, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft reached its target, Bennu, and kicked off a nearly two-year, up-close investigation of the asteroid. It will inspect nearly every square inch of this ancient... more
SpaceX’s disappointing splashdown hardly seems to matter  THE VERGE · 4 days
One of the joys of being a private company — and the reason why Elon Musk prefers these kinds of companies —... more
Earth's magnetic poles could start to flip. What happens then?  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
As Earth's magnetic shield fails, so do its satellites. First, our communications satellites in the highest orbits go down. Next, astronauts in low-Earth orbit can no longer phone... more
China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon's far side  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as... more
China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon's far side  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Rising space power China is preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission to soft-land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the moon more
BepiColombo Now Firing on All Cylinders  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
BepiColombo, the joint ESA/JAXA spacecraft on a mission to Mercury, is now firing its thrusters for the first time in flight. On Sunday, BepiColombo... more
The Most Powerful Ion Drive in Space Is Ready for Its Visit to Mercury  SPACE.COM · 5 days
The BepiColombo mission to Mercury that left Earth on Oct. 19 has a long journey ahead of it, but the... more
'Last Man on the Moon' Filmmakers Team to Tell First Man's Story in 'Armstrong'  SPACE.COM · 5 days
"Aviator, astronaut, husband, father, reluctant hero" — that is how a new film-length documentary describes its title subject, the first... more
Can space help us understand our cells?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Do astronauts' brains get bigger in space? The answer may be found in 10 small containers of human brain cells on board a SpaceX spacecraft that is scheduled for blast off Dec. 5 for... more
Blast off for first UK-led experiment on the International Space Station  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
UK-led research is taking place on the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, following a successful launch from Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral... more
The Most Powerful Ion Drive in Space Is Ready for Its to Visit Mercury  SPACE.COM · 5 days
The BepiColombo mission to Mercury that left Earth on Oct. 19 has a long journey ahead of it, but the... more
On This Day in Space! Dec. 6, 1998: International Space Station Assembly Begins  SPACE.COM · 5 days
On Dec. 6, 1998, astronauts on the space shuttle Endeavourofficially began the construction of the International Space Station. See how it happened... more
China Preps for Launch of Historic Mission to Moon's Far Side on Friday  SPACE.COM · 5 days
China is getting set to launch the first-ever surface mission to the moon's far side. more
SpaceX landing mishap won’t affect upcoming launches  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
The failure of a Falcon 9 first stage to make its planned landing after a Dec. 5 launch shouldn’t affect plans for... more
Watch This SpaceX Rocket Splash Down During Failed Landing Attempt (Videos)  SPACE.COM · 5 days
A new video gives an amazing rocket's-eye view of a SpaceX booster's unsuccessful bid to return to terra firma today (Dec. 5). more
Watch This SpaceX Rocket Splash Down During Failed Landing Attempt (Video)  SPACE.COM · 5 days
A new video gives an amazing rocket's-eye view of a SpaceX booster's unsuccessful bid to return to terra firma today (Dec. 5). more
Tissue chips rocket to International Space Station  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists have recently sent tissue chips, a research technology that reflects the human body, into space. On Dec. 4, the first set of NIH-funded tissue chips that model aspects of the human immune system... more
Christmas turkey, fruitcake rocketing toward space station  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Christmas turkey rocketed toward the International Space Station on Wednesday, along with cranberry sauce, candied yams and the obligatory fruitcake. more
SpaceX sends a Dragon to orbit, but makes unplanned 'water landing' - CNET  CNET · 6 days
A Falcon 9 rocket didn't come down quite where it was supposed to after sending supplies to the International Space Station. more
SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
SpaceX on Wednesday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship, loaded with supplies, science experiments and food for the astronauts living at the International Space Station but failed to successfully land its... more
How SpaceX made history twice with a single rocket launch video - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Elon Musk's SpaceX set two records this week with its latest Falcon 9 launch. Also: How Virginia Tech scientists gave us Jedi-like... more
Should Microsoft be hyping the Insider Program after October Update mess?  Windows Central · 6 days
Two Windows Central team members argue different stances on whether Microsoft should brag about the effectiveness of its Insider software-testing program so soon after a major... more
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It's Official! NASA's Famed Voyager 2 Spacecraft Reaches Interstellar Space
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Water found on asteroid, confirming Bennu as excellent mission target
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NASA's Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space
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A parent's holiday shopping list to INSPIRE your wannabe astronaut or aerospace engineer
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Watch SpaceX launch thousands of pounds of cargo and experiments to the International Space Station
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Astrocast successfully launches its first satellite
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Taking the measure of an asteroid
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Charting a course for astronaut safety as NASA launches to the Moon and to Mars
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Three astronauts will launch to space on today — two months after botched flight
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The debut of a new ISS AI robot ‘crew member’ went exactly how you’d think
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Watch SpaceX launch its biggest crop of satellites yet with a twice-used rocket
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NASA spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey
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Watch NASA engineers track the harrowing landing of a spacecraft on Mars today
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Zone out to the longest continuous timelapse made in space
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NASA to launch new refueling mission, helping spacecraft live longer and journey farther
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NASA to launch 'workplace safety review' of Elon Musk's high-flying SpaceX firm
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What happens to the brain in zero gravity?
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At 20, the International Space Station remains a stellar success story - CNET
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Lunar Outpost shows off new moon rover
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Kepler telescope bids 'goodnight' with final commands
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Watch SpaceX launch and land a used Falcon 9 rocket
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NASA InSight Spacecraft Landing on Mars Will Be Live Streamed
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