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NASA scientists have detected gravitational waves for the first time ever after observing two neutron stars merge.

NASA Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves for the First Time Ever

In a historical event, NASA scientists have become the first to detect and confirm the existence of gravitational waves. The waves detected were discovered...
Russia joins in international NASA-led initiative to begin construction on a near-lunar station by the 2020s.

Russia and NASA Agree Partnership to Build Lunar Space Station

Russian space programme officials are set to announce a partnership with NASA to build an international near-lunar station. Igor Komarov, head of Russia’s Roscosmos State...
A remarkable view of Uranus recorded by Voyager 2 on Jan 25, 1986.

The Mysteries of Uranus Could Be Unlocked With Orbiter

Uranus is a featureless oddity in our solar system, a turquoise marble that has remained largely unstudied. However, from the little we do know...
The New Horizons spacecraft has safely exited hibernation and will continue on it mission.

New Horizons Continues Kuiper Belt Cruise Following Hibernation

Following a 157-day long hibernation, New Horizons has been placed in “active” mode and will continue its Kuiper Belt Cruise. Alice Bowman, Mission Operations...
900 light-years from Earth, U Antliae takes its last step towards becoming a white dwarf.

Glowing Bubble Surrounds Carbon Star

900 light-years away from Earth, there is a star taking its final steps towards rebirth. The huge star dubbed U Antilae is located in...
Following a 13 year exploration of Saturn, we pay tribute to Cassini on its last day.

A Tribute to Cassini on its Last Day

On Cassini’s last day of service, we pay tribute to the spacecraft that has spent the last 13 years diligently exploring Saturn and its...
New Horizons MU69 fly-by will take the spacecraft within 3,500 meters of the celestial object.

NASA Announce Next New Horizons Fly-by

NASA has announced that the New Horizons spacecraft’s next mission will involve its most ambitious fly-by to date. The Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69...
Following its launch in 1977, the Voyager 1 spacecraft has spent 40 years of exploring the universe and it's still going.

Voyager 1 Celebrates 40 Years Exploring The Universe

At a distance of 13 billion miles from Earth, Voyager 1 is celebrating 40 years of service. The spacecraft, which is on a mission...
A dwarf star, TRAPPIST-1 located 40 light years away from Earth could hold the building blocks of life.

Planets Orbiting TRAPPIST-1 Could Offer The Building Blocks For Life

A study recently published in The Astronomical Journal explored the possibility that one or more Earth-sized planets orbiting TRAPPIST-1 may have had a sustained...
NASA plans to send robotic system to Mars to collect samples that will then be sent back to earth.

NASA Proposes Elaborate Mars Sample Return System

NASA has announced a proposal to launch a robotic mission to Mars to collect an array of samples that would then be returned to...

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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has expressed the agency's desire to return to the moon as soon as possible.

NASA Aims to Return to the Moon This Year

NASA has revealed an ambitious plan to return to the moon this year with help from commercial partners. The announcement came during a briefing at...
NASA plans to map the sky with the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx).

NASA Plans to Explore Millions of Galaxies with SPHEREx Spacecraft

NASA has announced a new mission that will attempt to map the sky in order to survey millions of galaxies. The agency hopes data...
NASA has official announced they will stop recovery efforts to revive the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity

NASA Officially Say Goodbye to Mars Opportunity Rover

During a briefing at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, agency officials announced that the Mars Exploration Rover, Opportunity has officially gone silent. The...
The Department of Defense has announced a review of the SpaceX Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle-class certification

DOD to Review Air Force Certification of SpaceX Falcon Launch Vehicles

The Departement of Defense Inspector General has announced it plans to review the Air Force’s decision to award the SpaceX Falcon 9 and Heavy...
To commemorate the opening of its new headwaters, Orbex has unveiled their Prime upper rocket stage.

Orbex Unveils Prime Rocket Stage with 3-D Printed Engine

At a glitzy VIP event to commemorate the opening of their new headquarters, small launch vehicle developer Orbex unveiled their Prime upper rocket stage....