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The next generation NASA exoplanet hunter TESS has begun sciene operations with the first set of data expected later this month.

NASA’s TESS Exoplanet Hunter Begins Operations

NASA’s next-generation Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) began searching for undiscovered planets on July 25, 2018. The first set of data from the satellite...
Chinese Chang'e-3 lander still operational over fours years longer than expected.

The Chinese Chang’e-3 Lander Remains Operational on the Lunar Surface

The Chang'e-3 lunar lander is still sending data back to Earth over four years longer than expected. The discovery was published on the Twitter...
Mars Opportunity rover enters ow-power mode after being engulfed by massive dust storm.

NASA’s Curiosity and Opportunity Rovers Brace for Massive Dust Storm

A massive dust storm has swept across the surface of Mars. As NASA loses its link with the long-lived Opportunity rover, Curiosity is tasked...
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has begun to test soil sample again for the first time in over a year.

Mars Curiosity Rover Resumes Soil Testing

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover has begun testing soil samples again. It’s the first time the rover has received a fresh sample into its mineralogy...
Astronomers have discovered a rare neutron star (E0102) 200,000 light years from Earth.

Stunning Composite Image of Rare Neutron Star (E0102)

Using data gathered from a number of ground and orbiting observatories, astronomers have discovered a rare type of neutron star. Referred to as 1E...
Mars Curiosity Rover successfully drills hole for the first time since October 2016.

Mars Curiosity Rover Has Begun Drilling Again

The Mars Curiosity Rover has begun to again drill into the surface of the red planet. Following months of testing a new drilling process,...
Taken a journey through the cosmos with the spectacular In Saturn's Rings.

In Saturn’s Rings is a Beautiful Journey Through the Cosmos

Released earlier this month, In Saturn’s Rings is a 42-minute movie created by exclusively using real photographs captured by NASA spacecraft. The result is...
China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission will attempt to grow potato and Arabidopsis plants and hatch silkworm eggs.

China to Hatch Silkworms on the Far Side of the Moon

China’s Chang'e-4 lunar mission will attempt the first soft-landing on the far side of the moon. The lander will carry a biosphere science payload...
Amazing images of cyclonic superstorm have been captured by NASA's Juno spacecraft.

NASA’s Juno Jupiter Mission Snaps Images of Terrifying Cyclonic Superstorm

A NASA exploratory spacecraft sent to Jupiter in 2016 has captured breathtaking images of the cyclones that characterise the giant planet’s Northern pole. The...
NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter has arrived at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida safely.

NASA’s TESS Satellite Arrives in Florida as Launch is Pushed Back

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has arrived safely at Kennedy Space Center's Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility (PHSF) in Florida. TESS arrived at Kennedy...

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The Fisher Space Pen company has released a commemorative Apollo 11 space pen.

Fisher Release $700 Commemorative Apollo 11 Pen

The Fisher Space Pen company has released a limited-edition pen to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. Fisher...
Budweiser release a commemorative Apollo 11 Moon landing beer.

Budweiser Release Limited-Edition Commemorative Apollo 11 Beer

Budweiser has released a limited-edition beer to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. According to the company, the Discovery Reserve American Red...
A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has suffered a catastrophic failure during testing.

Video: Crew Dragon Spacecraft Suffers Catastrophic Failure During Testing

A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has suffered a catastrophic failure that has reportedly “all but destroyed” the vehicle. The failure occurred during testing of...
The wreckage of Falcon Heavy core booster B1055 returns to port.

Wreckage of the Falcon Heavy Core that Toppled Over in Rough Seas Returns to...

The wreckage of the Falcon Heavy core booster that toppled over in rough seas last week has returned to port at Cape Canaveral. The...
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...