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for the first time a nasa mission to study space weather will live on a commercial satellite For the first time, a NASA mission to study space weather will live on a commercial satellite
THE VERGE At the... 1 hour
NASA Engineers Demonstrate Pulsar-Based Navigation in Space
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SPACE.COM Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmitt wishes NASA had brought a bigger moon rock to the December 2017 signing ceremony for Space Policy Directive 1. 3 hours
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How we created a mini 'gamma ray burst' in the lab for the first time
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PHYS.ORG Colorful swirling cloud belts dominate Jupiter's southern hemisphere in this image captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft. 1 day
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THE VERGE NASA’s next big space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope,... 2 days
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LIVE SCIENCE A new 360-degree simulation that uses data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory is helping astronomers better understand more... 2 days
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China Launches Earth-Observing Satellite on Long March 2D Rocket
SPACE.COM A Long March 2D rocket launched a new Earth-mapping satellite for China Saturday (Jan. 12). 2 days
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SPACE.COM On Jan. 14, 2005, a spacecraft landed on one of Saturn's moons! The European Space Agency's Huygens probe... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH For many years, astronomers had a simple view of our Milky Way's central hub, or bulge,... 2 days
NOAA Updates Its Weather Constellation and Retires an Old Workhorse
SPACE.COM The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced plans Jan. 8 to retire its decade-old Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) 13 to make way for its next generation. 2 days
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PHYS.ORG To have a full picture of the lives of massive stars, researchers need to study them in all... 3 days
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ASTRO WATCH China has performed third orbital launch this year by sending its Long March 2D booster carrying the LKW-3... 3 days
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TechCrunch  SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has returned from the International Space Station as planned, after spending around a month docked... 3 days
SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns to Earth After Space Station Delivery
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station and headed back to Earth Saturday (Jan. 13) to wrap up a nearly month-long delivery mission for NASA. 3 days
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On This Day In Space! Jan. 13, 1978: NASA Hires First Female Astronauts
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Rocket Lab Sets New Window for Second Electron Launch
SPACE.COM Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month. 3 days
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SPACE.COM A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship left the International Space Station and headed back to Earth Saturday (Jan. 13) to wrap up a nearly month-long delivery mission... 3 days
Classified US satellite launched from California after delay
PHYS.ORG A rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite has blasted off from California. 3 days
Ames Research Center: R&D Lab for NASA
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In Photos: NROL-47 Spy Satellite Launches Into Space on Delta IV Rocket
SPACE.COM On Jan. 12, 2018, the U.S. spy satellite NROL-47 launched into space atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Vandenberg Air Force... 4 days
US Launches New Spy Satellite on Secret Mission
SPACE.COM The NROL-47 spacecraft soared into Earth orbit today (Jan. 12), riding atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium rocket that lifted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:11 p.m.... 4 days
Hubble Space Telescope Probes Archaeology of Milky Way’s Bulge
SCI-NEWS.COM Many disc galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, have a central concentration of stars called a ‘bulge.’... 4 days
Classified US satellite launched from California after delay
ABC NEWS A rocket carrying a classified U.S. satellite has blasted off from California 4 days
US Launches Spy Satellite on Secret Mission
LIVE SCIENCE The NROL-47 spacecraft soared into Earth orbit today (Jan. 12), riding atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium rocket that lifted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:11 p.m. EST (2211... 4 days
X-ray navigation could open up new frontiers for robotic spacecraft
SCIENCE DAILY In a technology first, a team of engineers has demonstrated fully autonomous X-ray navigation in space -- a capability that could revolutionize NASA's ability in the future to... 4 days
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SPACE.COM Astronaut Joe Acaba says it was very difficult to see the island of Puerto Rico from space after Hurricane Maria swept through the region... 4 days
US Launches Spy Satellite on Secret Mission
SPACE.COM The NROL-47 spacecraft soared into Earth orbit today (Jan. 12), riding atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Medium rocket that lifted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:11 p.m. EST (2211... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH China is not slowing down its pace of space launches... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH Nearly four and a half months after their last launch ended in failure, the Indian Space Research Organization... 4 days
isro launches pslv return to flight mission with 31 satellites ISRO launches PSLV return to flight mission with 31 satellites
SPACE NEWS The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59 p.m. Eastern and placed... 4 days
safety panel raises concerns about falcon 9 pressure vessel for commercial crew missions Safety panel raises concerns about Falcon 9 pressure vessel for commercial crew missions
SPACE NEWS An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial... 4 days
nasa study shows disk patterns can self generate NASA Study Shows Disk Patterns Can Self-Generate
ASTRO WATCH When scientists searching for exoplanets — worlds located beyond our solar system — first spotted patterns in disks of dust and gas... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH In an unprecedented deep survey for small, faint objects in the Orion Nebula, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have... 4 days
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TechCrunch  Planetary Resources, the space mining company backed by Google’s Larry Page and Braintree founder Bryan Johnson, has taken another step in its quest to actually... 4 days
larry page backed asteroid mining company launches cube sat with experimental water detection tech Larry Page-backed asteroid mining company launches cube-sat with experimental water detection tech
TechCrunch  Planetary Resources, the space mining company backed by Google’s Larry Page and Braintree founder Bryan Johnson, has taken another step in its quest to actually... 4 days
Hubble Space Telescope Probes Archeology of Milky Way’s Bulge
SCI-NEWS.COM Many disc galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, have a central concentration of stars called a ‘bulge.’... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH China has conducted its second orbital mission this year by launching a Long March 3B rocket with a duo of BeiDou-3 spacecraft for its... 4 days
Rocket Booster Falls from Sky and Explodes in Chinese Town After Satellite Launch
SPACE.COM A Chinese Long March 3B rocket booster may have fallen from the sky and exploded near a town in southwest China today... 4 days
'Lava tube skylights' on the moon call to caving astronauts - CNET
CNET Our next lunar expedition might want to check out a fascinating crater with mysterious pits that could lead underground. 4 days
Puerto Rican astronaut reaches out to island's schoolkids
ABC NEWS The only astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage reaches out to schoolchildren on the hurricane-bashed island 4 days
Planetary Resources' Asteroid-Mining Goals Move Closer with Satellite Launch
SPACE.COM Planetary Resources' Arkyd-6 satellite rode to space last night (Jan. 11) atop an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle on a mission to prove out technology needed for Planetary Resources' next... 4 days
Indian Rocket Launches 31 Satellites Into Orbit
SPACE.COM An Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle has launched 31 new satellites into orbit, making a successful comeback after an August launch failure. 4 days
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THE VERGE Following a launch on Friday local time, a Chinese rocket booster fell near a small town in southwest... 4 days
Wild 360-Degree Video Lets You See the Milky Way As a Giant Black Hole Would
SPACE.COM A new 360-degree simulation that uses data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory is helping astronomers better understand more... 4 days
New HiRISE Images Show 3D Structure of Martian Ice Sheets
SCI-NEWS.COM New images from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter... 4 days
Hubble Finds Three Giant Exoplanets and Several Brown Dwarfs in Orion Nebula
SCI-NEWS.COM Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to peer deep into the famous Orion Nebula, Space Telescope Institute researcher Massimo Robberto and colleagues searched for... 4 days
GeoCarb—a new view of carbon over the Americas
PHYS.ORG A new NASA Earth science mission in the early stages of design may achieve a transformational advance in our understanding of the global carbon cycle by mapping concentrations of key carbon gases... 4 days
Zoom Through the Famous Orion Nebula with NASA's Incredible 3D Video
SPACE.COM Take a tour of one of the most famous star-forming gas clouds in the night sky, the Orion Nebula, with a new 3D visualization. 4 days
On This Day In Space! Jan. 12, 2005: NASA's Deep Impact Launches to a Comet
SPACE.COM On January 12, 2005, NASA launched its Deep Impact mission to crash into comet Tempel 1, also known... 4 days
rocket lab sets new window for second electron launch Rocket Lab sets new window for second Electron launch
SPACE NEWS Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on... 4 days
India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites
PHYS.ORG India launched a rocket carrying dozens of satellites from India and six other countries Friday from its island space center. 4 days
India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites
ABC NEWS India successfully launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites from India and six other countries 4 days
India sends its 100th satellite into space to watch borders
REUTERS NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi... 4 days
Magnified and stretched out image of extremely distant galaxy
SCIENCE DAILY An intensive survey deep into the universe by NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes has yielded the proverbial needle-in-a-haystack: the farthest galaxy yet seen in an image that has been... 4 days
US Launching New Spy Satellite Friday: How to Watch It Live
SPACE.COM The United States government plans to launch another reconnaissance satellite Thursday (Jan. 11), and you can watch the liftoff live. 5 days
Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon
SPACE.COM A brief biography of the naval aviator, test pilot, astronaut. 5 days
SpaceX Delays Commercial Crew Test Flights to Latter Half of 2018
SPACE.COM SpaceX has delayed its two commercial crew test flights by four months, according to a new NASA schedule released Jan. 11. 5 days
These baby NASA rovers can fold and scale walls video - CNET
CNET Turns out the Mars rover doesn't work alone. NASA's crew of mini rovers have different super powers to handle any extra terrestrial terrain. 5 days
Martian ice deposits could sustain human outposts in the future
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists using images from an orbiting NASA spacecraft have detected eight sites where... 5 days
Pentagon mum on fate of secret satellite
PHYS.ORG The mystery surrounding the fate of a secret military satellite deepened Thursday when the Pentagon refused to answer even simple questions about whether the mission to launch it had gone awry. 5 days
NASA calculated heavy rainfall leading to California mudslides
PHYS.ORG Winter rains falling on recently burned ground triggered deadly mudslides in Santa Barbara County, California on January 9. NASA calculated the amount of rain fall between January 8 and 10, 2018 and... 5 days
galactic center scientists take viewers to the center of the milky way Galactic Center: Scientists Take Viewers to the Center of the Milky Way
ASTRO WATCH A new visualization provides an exceptional virtual trip — complete with a 360-degree view — to the center of our home galaxy, the Milky... 5 days
Hubble and Spitzer team up to find magnified and stretched out image of distant galaxy
PHYS.ORG An intensive survey deep into the universe by NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes has yielded the proverbial... 5 days
Hubble probes the archeology of our Milky Way's ancient hub
PHYS.ORG For many years, astronomers had a simple view of our Milky Way's central hub, or bulge, as a quiescent place composed of old stars, the earliest homesteaders of... 5 days
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Thick, 'Rather Clean' Ice Sheets Are Spotted On Mars
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NASA space telescopes provide a 3-D journey through the Orion Nebula
PHYS.ORG Astronomers and visualization specialists from NASA's Universe of Learning program have combined visible and infrared vision of the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes to create an... 5 days
Steep slopes on Mars reveal structure of buried ice
PHYS.ORG Researchers using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have found eight sites where thick deposits of ice beneath Mars' surface are exposed in faces of eroding slopes. 5 days
Citizen scientists discover five-planet system
SCIENCE DAILY In its search for exoplanets -- planets outside of our solar system -- NASA's Kepler telescope trails behind Earth, measuring the brightness of stars that may potentially host planets. The instrument identifies potential planets around other stars by... 5 days
Hubble finds substellar objects in the Orion Nebula
PHYS.ORG Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to peer deep into the vast stellar nursery called the Orion Nebula, astronomers searched for small, faint bodies. What they found was the largest population yet of... 5 days
Possible lava tube skylights discovered near the North Pole of the Moon
PHYS.ORG The SETI Institute and the Mars Institute announced today the discovery of small pits in a large crater near the North Pole of the... 5 days
Citizen scientists discover five-planet system
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No planets needed: NASA study shows disk patterns can self-generate
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air force to bolster weather capabilities with small satellites and sensors Air Force to bolster weather capabilities with small satellites and sensors
SPACE NEWS The U.S. Air Force is focused on information technology, cybersecurity and small satellites to... 5 days
Shallow ice sheets discovered on Mars could aid future astronauts
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THE VERGE VIDEO After failing to launch... 5 days
Hubble telescope ramps up search for Europa’s watery plumes
SCIENCE-NEWS Astronomers are redoubling their efforts to confirm that the icy moon Europa spews water from its south pole. 5 days
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ASTRO WATCH A Long March 3B booster is in its final stage of preparations for today’s flight tasked... 5 days
'World's Most Magnificent Time Machine,' the James Webb Space Telescope, Leaving Houston
SPACE.COM It survived a hurricane and is now off to earthquake territory: The James Webb Space Telescope has come out of its deep freeze and... 5 days
NASA team first to demonstrate X-ray navigation in space
PHYS.ORG In a technology first, a team of NASA engineers has demonstrated fully autonomous X-ray navigation in space—a capability that could revolutionize NASA's ability in the future to pilot robotic spacecraft... 5 days
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SPACE NEWS SpaceX has delayed its two commercial crew test flights by four months, according to... 5 days
Dive through the heart of a nebula in a wondrous NASA video - CNET
CNET VIDEO Immerse yourself in a visual experience like no other as NASA's space telescopes sweep you through the splendid Orion Nebula. 5 days
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SPACE NEWS NOAA's future constellation could include a mix of large government-owned and government-operated satellites, imaging... 5 days
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THE VERGE VIDEO This afternoon, the United Launch Alliance is set to launch a classified spy satellite... 5 days
Image: China's space station Tiangong-1
PHYS.ORG This vivid image shows China's space station Tiangong-1 – the name means 'heavenly palace' – and was captured by French astrophotographer Alain Figer on 27 November 2017. It was taken from a ski area in the Hautes-Alpes region... 5 days
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Watch a Delta IV rocket launch a secret satellite to space
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Spaceflight startup Rocket Lab will try again this month to launch its small rocket to orbit
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No planets needed: NASA study shows disk patterns can self-generate
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Dive through the heart of a nebula in a wondrous NASA video - CNET
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IMERG measures Tropical Cyclone Ava's disastrous rainfall
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Scientists take viewers to the center of the Milky Way
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Webb Telescope's Houston highlights
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NASA's newly renamed Swift Mission spies a comet slowdown
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NASA Alaska-launched rockets to study space X-ray emissions and create polar mesospheric cloud
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SpaceX will try again to launch its mysterious Zuma mission this weekend
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Chinese space station, or pieces of it, will fall to Earth in March — somewhere
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NASA looks at rainfall intensity in Tropical Depression Bolaven
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Drone footage reveals SpaceX's mighty Falcon Heavy ready for demonstration test
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NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission locates elusive electron act
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Sensor to monitor orbital debris outside space station
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