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ESA There is nothing quite like the taste of home – especially when you live on the International Space Station. For ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst that taste comes in the form... 30 minutes
NASA's First Image of Mars from a CubeSat
PHYS.ORG NASA's MarCO mission was designed to find out if briefcase-sized spacecraft called CubeSats could survive the journey to deep space. Now, MarCO—which stands for Mars Cube One—has Mars in sight. 34 minutes
Tiny NASA spacecraft snaps its first view of Mars - CNET
CNET A dainty CubeSat becomes the first of its kind to take a Martian snapshot. 14 hours
NASA's first image of Mars from a CubeSat
SCIENCE DAILY NASA's MarCO mission was designed to find out if briefcase-sized spacecraft called CubeSats could survive the journey to deep space. Now, MarCO -- which stands for Mars Cube One -- has Mars... 14 hours
Tiny Cubesat Snaps Photo of Mars for 1st Time Ever
SPACE.COM A tiny Mars-approaching spacecraft has snapped a photo of its target, marking the first time that a cubesat has ever captured an image of the Red Planet. 14 hours
Interstellar Object 'Oumuamua's Surprise Arrival Still Thrills Scientists One Year Later
SPACE.COM A year ago, astronauts spotted a strange object barreling through our solar system on a very weird path — the first discovery of an interstellar object,... 14 hours
nasa s first image of mars from a cubesat NASA's First Image of Mars from a CubeSat
ASTRO WATCH NASA's MarCO mission was designed to find out if briefcase-sized spacecraft called CubeSats could survive the journey to deep space.... 15 hours
Roscosmos to Complete Soyuz Accident Investigation This Month
SPACE.COM The final report into the launch failure that forced the abort of a crewed Soyuz spacecraft is scheduled for completion by the end of the month, the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos... 16 hours
Mercury-bound spacecraft sends back first selfies - CNET
CNET ESA and JAXA's BepiColombo mission blasted into space and snapped some charming self-portraits. 17 hours
NASA Tests Astronaut Survival Systems for Orion Splashdowns
SPACE.COM NASA and the U.S. Air Force recently tested astronaut survival systems for the first time since the space shuttles stopped flying in 2011. 17 hours
Apollo 7 Astronaut Recounts Splashdown at 50th Anniversary Gala
SPACE.COM Walt Cunningham hoped the parachutes had opened. 20 hours
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THE VERGE The rapid transit tunnel that Elon Musk’s Boring... 21 hours
Scientist explores a better way to predict space weather
PHYS.ORG Findings recently published by a Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) space scientist shed new light on predicting the thermodynamics of solar flares and other "space weather" events involving hot, fast-moving plasmas. 21 hours
European-Japanese mission to investigate the smallest planet in the Solar System
PHYS.ORG The European-Japanese planetary mission BepiColombo lifted off from the European spaceport in French Guiana at 03:45 Central European Summer time on 20 October 2018 (22:45 on... 22 hours
Origami, 3D printing merge to make complex structures in one shot
SCIENCE DAILY By merging the ancient art of origami with 21st century technology, researchers have created a one-step approach to fabricating complex origami structures whose light weight, expandability,... 22 hours
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ESA A stunning early morning launch lifted the ESA/JAXA BepiColombo spacecraft into space on Saturday, 20 October, marking the start of intensive, round-the-clock flight control activities to ensure the mission’s health... 22 hours
NASA calls for instruments, technologies for delivery to the moon
PHYS.ORG NASA has announced a call for Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads that will fly to the Moon on commercial lunar landers as early as next year or... 22 hours
BepiColombo Spacecraft Headed to Mercury Snaps 1st Photo, a Selfie
LIVE SCIENCE The European-Japanese BepiColombo mission captured its first photo on Saturday (Oct. 20), a day after lifting off from French Guiana. The image is a selfie showing a solar... 24 hours
NASA's OSIRIS-REx Checks for Collision Hazards As It Nears Asteroid Bennu
SPACE.COM After a huge team of engineers has spent years building a $800 million spacecraft, you want to be sure the craft doesn't bang into anything before... 24 hours
roscosmos to complete soyuz accident investigation this month Roscosmos to complete Soyuz accident investigation this month
SPACE NEWS The final report into the launch failure that forced the abort of a crewed Soyuz spacecraft is scheduled for completion... 1 day
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ESA Space Science Image of the Week: BepiColombo’s solar arrays and antennas are captured in the spacecraft’s first images from space 1 day
Asteroid pioneers: The team who put rovers on a space rock
BBC Japan's space agency Hayabusa-2 spacecraft is the first one to place robot rovers on an asteroid's surface. 1 day
On This Day in Space! Oct. 21, 2008: India Launches Its 1st Moon Mission
SPACE.COM On Oct. 21, 2008, the Indian Space Research Organization launched its first mission to the moon. See how it happened... 2 days
'First Man': A New Vision of the Apollo 11 Mission to Set Foot on the Moon
SPACE.COM The Apollo 11 lunar landing was the first time humans stepped on another celestial body, and... 2 days
Welcome to Space! BepiColombo Spacecraft Headed to Mercury Snap 1st Photo
SPACE.COM The European-Japanese BepiColombo mission captured its first photo on Saturday (Oct. 20), a day after lifting off from French Guiana. The image is a selfie showing... 2 days
On This Day in Space! Oct. 20, 1970: Soviet Union Launches the Last 'Zond' Moon Mission
SPACE.COM On Oct. 20, 1970, the Soviet Union launched the Zond 8 spacecraft on a mission to... 3 days
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ESA From spacecraft preparations through to liftoff from Europe’s Spaceport, watch highlights of the BepiColombo launch 3 days
Lift off! Spacecraft's 5bn mile journey to Mercury
Sky News European and Japanese space agencies have launched their first mission to Mercury from a launchpad in Kourou, French Guiana. 3 days
BepiColombo spacecraft starts seven-year journey to Mercury
REUTERS A European-Japanese spacecraft set off on a treacherous seven-year journey to Mercury to probe the solar system's smallest and least-explored planet. 3 days
Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury
ABC NEWS European and Japanese space agencies say an Ariane 5 rocket has successfully lifted a spacecraft into orbit for a joint mission to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun 3 days
BepiColombo Spacecraft Launch on 7-Year Trek to Mercury for Europe and Japan
SPACE.COM A joint European-Japanese mission to the tiniest planet, Mercury, blasted off from French Guiana on its long journey tonight (Oct. 19, Oct. 20 GMT). 3 days
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ESA The ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission to Mercury blasted off on an Ariane 5 from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou at 01:45:28 GMT on 20... 3 days
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CBC Final preparations are underway for tonight's launch of a joint mission by European and Japanese space agencies to send twin... 3 days
UK-built spacecraft begins journey to Mercury
Sky News Europe's space agency has launched its first mission to Mercury from its space port in Kourou, French Guiana. 3 days
Watch BepiColombo’s twin spacecraft launch tonight on a mission to Mercury
TechCrunch Humanity is about to return to the hottest planet in the solar system. BepiColombo is a mission to Mercury conducted jointly by the European and Japanese... 4 days
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CBC Final preparations are underway for tonight's the launch of a joint mission by European and Japanese space agencies to send... 4 days
Watch two spacecraft launch to one of the most mysterious planets - CNET
CNET Space agencies from Europe and Japan are teaming up for the BepiColombo mission that'll send two orbiters to Mercury, one of the... 4 days
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SPACE NEWS Thornberry's letter to DoD: "It is important for us to understand the benefits and... 4 days
Curiosity Rover on Mars Exercises Its 'New' Brain (Photo)
SPACE.COM NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is putting its "new" brain to work a bit while mission team members try to fix a memory issue with the "old" one. 4 days
BepiColombo in Pictures: A Mercury Mission by Europe and Japan
SPACE.COM Tiny Mercury is a strange planet that may hide secrets to how our solar system formed — and that's why the European and Japanese space agencies decided to... 4 days
AstroCritic Review: 'First Man' Shows You What Real Astronauts Are Like
SPACE.COM I grew up in the 1960s, during the beginning of the space race. The first astronauts were my heroes, and it was the Apollo 11 moon... 4 days
Glitchy NASA Mars Curiosity rover gets back to science - CNET
CNET NASA is still looking into the rover's problems, but it's going to get some science done in the meantime. 4 days
Preparing future explorers for a return to the Moon
PHYS.ORG To train future explorers to support NASA's mission to return to the Moon's surface, scientists use similar environments found on the Earth. Last week, a group of domestic and international... 4 days
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THE VERGE VIDEO Tonight, Europe and Japan are set to launch a joint spacecraft that will travel more than seven years to one of the least-explored places... 4 days
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CBC Final preparations were underway Friday for the launch of a joint mission by European and Japanese space agencies to send twin probes... 4 days
Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey to Mercury
PHYS.ORG Final preparations were underway Friday for the launch of a joint mission by European and Japanese space agencies to send twin probes to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. 4 days
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s space photos put your Insta feed to shame - CNET
CNET After spending a year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly now has a pretty sweet photo album. 4 days
19 photos from NASA astronaut Scott Kelly show Earth's 'Infinite Wonder' - CNET
CNET During his Year in Space mission, Scott Kelly saw our planet in a new light. Now, a book of his "Earth Art"... 4 days
BepiColombo, the First Mercury Mission in 14 Years, Launches Tonight — Watch Live!
SPACE.COM It's been more than 14 years since a spacecraft launched toward Mercury, so don't miss your chance to watch a rocket do... 4 days
Image: Launching the Galileo mission
PHYS.ORG Space Shuttle Atlantis deployed the Galileo spacecraft six hours, 30 minutes into the flight on Oct. 18, 1989. In this image, Galileo, mounted atop the inertial upper stage, is tilted to a 58-degree deployment position in Atlantis's payload... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH The findings, by a group of year 12 pupils from Eltham Hill School in south east London, have now been... 4 days
Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey to Mercury
ABC NEWS The BepiColombo spacecraft will blast into orbit from French Guiana late Friday. 4 days
Europe set for 'nail-biting' first mission to Mercury
Sky News Engineers are carrying out final checks on the Ariane 5 rocket before it launches Europe's most ambitious spacecraft. 4 days
nasa issues call for payloads to go on commercial lunar landers NASA issues call for payloads to go on commercial lunar landers
SPACE NEWS As NASA evaluates proposals for commercially developed small lunar landers, the agency is now... 4 days
Scientists home in on landing site for the next Mars rover
Science Magazine Nonbinding vote seems to endorse ambitious traverse 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH United Launch Alliance successfully completed another major milestone in the completion of the U.S.... 5 days
SpaceX rocket debris washes ashore in North Carolina - CNET
CNET Perhaps Elon Musk might want it for his recycling efforts? 5 days
Look Up! Former Astronaut Mae Jemison Co-Launches Campaign to Contemplate the Cosmos
SPACE.COM To help humans really connect with one another, former astronaut Mae Jemison has a simple request — just look up. The campaign runs all... 5 days
Fisher Space Pen Celebrates 50 Years in Space with Apollo 7 Pen Set
SPACE.COM Fifty years ago, Walt Cunningham became one of NASA's first Apollo astronauts to fly into space and, aboard the same mission, one... 5 days
Saturn V Rockets & Apollo Spacecraft
SPACE.COM To get astronauts to the moon, scientists built the largest rocket ever. 5 days
Space trash from SpaceX washes up on North Carolina - CNET
CNET Perhaps Elon Musk might want it for his recycling efforts? 5 days
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ESA A facility planned for ESA’s Astronaut Centre (EAC) in Cologne, Germany, will recreate the Moon’s surface on Earth. ESA project manager for strategic planning... 5 days
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SPACE NEWS Between now and when the the Air Force starts buying... 6 days
On This Day in Space! Oct. 17, 2016: Antares Rocket Returns to Flight
SPACE.COM On Oct. 17, 2016, Orbital ATK returned to flight, successfully launching a cargo shipment to the International Space Station after its previous... 6 days
Rocket Lab follows footsteps of SpaceX with new NASA launch pad - CNET
CNET The smaller space startup will set up shop at NASA's Wallops Island facility on the Virginia coastline. 6 days
After visits with Vesta and Ceres, asteroid-exploring Dawn spacecraft is about to go dark
Science Magazine NASA mission was first to orbit two planetary bodies 6 days
What It Felt Like to Be Aboard the Failed Rocket Launch to the Space Station
SPACE.COM Everything was going smoothly — until NASA astronaut Nick Hague felt a sudden tremor. "The first thing I... 6 days
What It Feels Like to Be Aboard a Failed Rocket Launch
SPACE.COM Everything was going smoothly — until NASA astronaut Nick Hague felt a sudden tremor. "The first thing I really noticed was being shaken pretty violently side... 6 days
Installing life support the hands-free way
PHYS.ORG Last week saw the installation of ESA's next-generation life-support system on the International Space Station. The new facility recycles carbon dioxide in the air into water that can then be converted into oxygen reducing supplies sent... 6 days
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THE VERGE Saudi Arabia pulled its deal with Virgin Hyperloop One after the company’s chairman Richard Branson criticized the kingdom... 6 days
no time to be nervous cosmonaut astronaut recount spacecraft mishap 'No time to be nervous': cosmonaut, astronaut recount spacecraft mishap
CBC A Russian cosmonaut and a NASA astronaut describe what they experienced during their close call last... 6 days
installing life support the hands free way Installing life support the hands-free way
ESA This week saw the installation of ESA’s next-generation life-support system on the International Space Station. The new facility recycles carbon dioxide in the air... 6 days
scientists to debate landing site for next mars rover Scientists to Debate Landing Site for Next Mars Rover
ASTRO WATCH Hundreds of scientists and Mars-exploration enthusiasts will convene in a hotel ballroom just north of Los Angeles later... 7 days
swedish firm buys falcon heavy launch Swedish firm buys Falcon Heavy launch
SPACE NEWS A Swedish company with plans for a geostationary communications satellite announced Oct. 16 a contract with SpaceX for a Falcon Heavy launch no earlier... 7 days
Wally Schirra: Mercury, Gemini & Apollo Astronaut
SPACE.COM Wally Schirra was an accomplished astronaut who spent time in space with three NASA programs in the 1960s. 7 days
'Concrete block on your chest': astronauts recount failed space launch
PHYS.ORG Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin on Tuesday said the G-force during last week's emergency landing of the Soyuz spacecraft felt like a concrete block on his chest but he... 7 days
nasa astronaut still confident in soyuz after launch abort NASA astronaut still confident in Soyuz after launch abort
SPACE NEWS The NASA astronaut who was on the aborted Soyuz mission to the International Space Station says he has... 7 days
NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch
PHYS.ORG The NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing knew he needed to stay calm. 7 days
NASA Astronaut Nick Hague 'Rolls with Punches' After Harrowing Soyuz Launch Failure
SPACE.COM NASA astronaut Nick Hague spoke to the public for the first time since his failed launch, sharing what it was like to be in... 7 days
Soyuz Rocket's Launch-Abort Close Call Highlights Poor Space-Policy Decisions (Op-Ed)
SPACE.COM The dramatic Soyuz rocket launch abort and an earlier Progress failure highlight poor policy decisions on access to space, astronaut Leroy Chiao says. 7 days
what it s like to fall 31 miles to earth after your rocket fails What it’s like to fall 31 miles to Earth after your rocket fails
THE VERGE For the first few minutes, the ride to space had... 7 days
NASA astronaut details fall to Earth after failed Soyuz launch - CNET
CNET Astronaut Nick Hague talked to media for the first time since surviving an aborted launch to the International Space Station and shared what it... 7 days
NASA astronaut describes close call following failed launch
ABC NEWS The NASA astronaut who survived last week's failed launch and emergency landing says he knew he needed to stay calm 7 days
Where to Land on the Red Planet? That's the Choice for Mars 2020 Rover Team.
SPACE.COM NASA's next Mars spacecraft will soon know its landing site, as scientists meet to debate the relative merits... 7 days
SwRI's Strofio will measure Mercury's 'exosphere'
PHYS.ORG The European Space Agency's BepiColombo spacecraft will launch towards Mercury carrying a unique payload designed and built at Southwest Research Institute: an instrument called Strofio, which will study Mercury's tenuous exosphere. Part of the SERENA suite... 7 days
'Concrete block on your chest': Russian cosmonaut recounts failed space launch
PHYS.ORG Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin on Tuesday said the G-force during last week's emergency landing of the Soyuz spacecraft felt like a concrete block on his chest... 7 days
Debris found on North Carolina beach is from SpaceX rocket
ABC NEWS A large sheet of metal found on a North Carolina beach has been identified as debris from a SpaceX rocket 7 days
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THE VERGE On January 12th, 2018, an Indian PSLV rocket took off... 7 days
Scientists to debate landing site for next Mars rover
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Hundreds of scientists and Mars-exploration enthusiasts will convene in a hotel ballroom just north of Los Angeles later this week to present, discuss and deliberate the future landing site for... 7 days
NASA wants to send humans to Venus – here's why that's a brilliant idea
PHYS.ORG Popular science fiction of the early 20th century depicted Venus as some kind of wonderland of pleasantly warm temperatures, forests,... 7 days
No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing
REUTERS Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin shrugged off on Tuesday his emergency landing last week, saying there had... 7 days
Last Man to Walk on the Moon Mistaken About Climate Change on Earth
SPACE.COM Astronaut Harrison Schmitt saw Earth from space, but doesn't see that human activity is shaping climate change. 1 week
Starlink: Battle for Atlas launches on Xbox One
Windows Central You better buy those toys. Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a space shooter which focuses on piloting spacecraft and blasting towering foes. The game features physical ships which you can buy and... 1 week
Last Man to Walk on the Moon Mistaken About Climate Change on Earth
LIVE SCIENCE Astronaut Harrison Schmitt saw Earth from space, but doesn't see that human activity is shaping climate change. 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Continuing its busy 2018 launch manifest, a Long March 3B... 1 week
chandra operations resume after cause of safe mode identified Chandra Operations Resume After Cause of Safe Mode Identified
ASTRO WATCH The cause of Chandra's safe mode on October 10 has now been understood and the Operations team has... 1 week
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THE VERGE After briefly going into safe mode last week, NASA’s Chandra... 1 week
Future Moon Mission May be Needed to Solve Neil Armstrong Mystery in 'First Man'
SPACE.COM Sometime in perhaps the not too distant future, a robotic rover, or maybe even an astronaut, will visit a small... 1 week
Hayabusa 2 delays asteroid touchdown because it's so rocky - CNET
CNET Boulders and navigation challenges are forcing JAXA to reschedule the spacecraft's asteroid contact. 1 week
Chiefs of NASA, Russian Space Agency Pledge Swift Return to Soyuz Launches
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Two spacecraft are embarking on a seven-year journey to decode Mercury’s mysteries
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Scientists to debate landing site for next Mars rover
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Chiefs of NASA, Russian Space Agency Pledge Swift Return to Soyuz Launches
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The reality and dangers of getting to space
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Soyuz launch to ISS aborted after booster failure; crew safe
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2 astronauts safe after Soyuz rocket forced to make emergency landing
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First Man: A new vision of the Apollo 11 mission to set foot on the moon
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Astronauts Reflect on Apollo 11 Legacy in 'First Man' IMAX Featurette
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