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NASA to launch nuclear-powered robotic quadcopter to Titan.

NASA to Send Nuclear-Powered Robotic Quadcopter to Titan

NASA has announced that its next major planetary sciences mission will be Dragonfly, a nuclear-powered robotic quadcopter that will explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. “With...
NASA will announce next major planetary science on June 27, 2019.

NASA Set to Announce Next Major Planetary Science Mission

NASA advisory has revealed the agency’s plans to announce its next major planetary science mission later today. The announcement will be broadcast live on...
Three members of the ISS Expedition 59 crew have returned to Earth after 204 days aboard the station.

Expedition 59 Crew Return to Earth Aboard Soyuz MS-11

Three members of the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 59 crew returned to Earth aboard the Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft earlier this morning. The three...
NASA's Deep Space Clock will pave the way for interplanetary travel.

NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock will Pave the Way for Interplanetary Travel

NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock is set to be launched aboard a Falcon Heavy later this month. The GPS-like instrument will allow spacecraft to...
NASA's OIG has suggested delaying the agency's Europa lander mission.

NASA OIG Report Recommends Delaying Europa Lander Mission

NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) has recommended that the agency delay a lander mission to one of Jupiter's moons. The current mission timetable...
NASA has named the agency's 2024 mission to the Moon Artemis.

NASA Names 2024 Crewed Moon Mission Artemis

NASA has revealed that the agency’s 2024 crewed mission to the moon is to be called Artemis. The announcement also revealed that the Artemis...
Blue Origin tease announcement with cryptic tweet.

Blue Origin Account Tweets Cryptic Announcement Teaser

Late last week, the official Blue Origin Twitter account tweeted a cryptic message that included an image of a sailing ship and a date,...
Christina Koch's 328-day stay aboard the International Space Station will break the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman

NASA Announce Record-Setting Extended ISS Stay for Christina Koch

NASA and the agency’s International Space Station (ISS) partners have announced a revised crew schedule that will see Christina Koch remain onboard the station...
Japan has successfully deployed the Small Carry-on Impactor to the surface of Ryugu from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft.

Japan’s Hayabusa2 Shoots 2.5kg Copper Bullet at Asteroid 95,000kms from Earth

Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft has successfully deployed its Small Carry-on Impactor (SCI) to the surface of the near-Earth asteroid, Ryugu. The deployment of the SCI...
US Vice President Mike Pence outlines ambitious goal of returning to the moon by 2024.

US Vice President Outlines Ambitious Return to the Moon

Vice President Mike Pence has called on NASA to accelerate its human spaceflight efforts with the aim of returning to the Moon by 2024....

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Brad Pitt speaks to NASA astronaut Nick Hague who is stationed aboard the International Space Station.

Ad Astra Star Brad Pitt Speaks with Astronaut Aboard Space Station

The star of the upcoming science-fiction epic Ad Astra, Brad Pitt got the opportunity to discuss what it’s like to live and work in...
NASA and SpaceX have won an Emmy Award.

NASA and SpaceX Win Emmy for Crew Dragon Demo-1 Coverage

NASA and SpaceX have picked up an Emmy for outstanding interactive programming at the 71st Emmy Awards. The Emmy was awarded in recognition for...
China launch remote sensing satellite aboard Long March 4B.

Long March 4 Returns to Service Launching Remote Sensing Satellite

China’s Long March 4 rocket has returned to service with the launch of the Ziyuan-2D remote sensing satellite. The mission is the first for...
The launch of the JAXA Kounotori 8 space station cargo mission was halted after a fire broke out.

A Fire Halts The Launch of Japanese Space Station Mission

Japans’s Kounotori 8 International Space Station resupply mission has been scrubbed after a fire was discovered coming from the deck of the mobile launcher....
Vector Air Force contract has been awarded to Aevum.

Relinquished $4.9 Million Vector Air Force Contract Awarded to Aevum

An Air Force launch services contract initially awarded to Vector Launch has been awarded to Aevum after the former relinquished the contract due to...