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UNOOSA and CMSA have selected nine international experiments to be conducted aboard the CSS.

UNOOSA Select 9 Experiments to be Conducted Aboard China Space Station

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) has selected nine international experiments to be conducted...
By observing data from LADEE, NASA researchers have discovered water being released during meteoroid strikes.

Meteoroid Strikes Reveal Water Beneath the Lunar Surface

NASA has revealed that by observing meteoroid strikes, researchers have discovered new concentrations of water on the lunar surface. Using data collected from the Lunar...

SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Returns to Earth with 1,900 Kgs of Scientific Research

The SpaceX CRS-17 Dragon spacecraft has returned to Earth splashing down in the Pacific at 21:48 UTC yesterday. The spacecraft carried 1,900 kilograms (4,200...
China and the United Nations are set to announce the experiments that will be conducted aboard the China Space Station.

UN/China Joint Event Set to Reveal China Space Station Partnerships

A press conference scheduled for June 12 will reveal the experiments from United Nations member states that will be conducted aboard the China Space...
Concern from astronomers raised following first SpaceX Starlink launch.

Astronomers Raise Concerns with SpaceX Starlink Mega Constellation

Several prominent astronomers took to Twitter over the weekend to voice their concerns with the planned 12,000-satellite SpaceX Starlink constellation following the launch of...
An algae-powered bioreactor developed by the German Aerospace Center will produce food and oxygen for astronauts.

Algae-Powered Bioreactor to Produce Oxygen and Food for Astronauts

A prototype algae-powered bioreactor will test the technology’s ability to produce oxygen and edible biomass aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The innovative technology...
NASA's InSight lander has received a power booster after a storm cleared dust from the lander's solar panels.

NASA’s Mars InSight Lander Gets Small Power Boost Following Dust Storm

NASA InSight operators have noted a small boost in power produced by the lander’s solar panels following a dust storm. The boost indicates that...
NASA put on spectacular Aurora display with the launch of a pair of Black Brant IX sounding rockets.

NASA Auroral Winds Experiment Produces Spectacular Results

Traces dropped from a pair of NASA Black Brant XI sounding rockets produced a spectacular light show in Northern Europe. The tracers were part...
Researchers have warned that the Starman Tesla Roadster may impact with Earth in the next one million years.

Researchers Warn SpaceX Roadster May Crash into Earth… in a Million Years

Orbital dynamics experts have revealed that a Tesla Roadster launched aboard the maiden flight of the Falcon Heavy may impact Earth. Although the actual...
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst snapped these beautiful and terrifying pictures of Hurricane Florence.

ISS Astronaut Shares Eerily Beautiful Images of Hurricane Florence

As Hurricane Florence rumbles towards the east coast of the United States, European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Alexander Gerst snapped a few eerily beautiful...

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The Chinese Tiangong-2 has been deorbited in a controlled re-entry.

China Deorbit Disused Tiangong-2 Space Station

China has successfully deorbited the Tiangong-2 space station after 1,036 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes and 56 seconds in orbit. The station was brought...
Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit is back on display at the Smithsonian.

Armstrong’s Apollo 11 Spacesuit is Back on Display at the Smithsonian

The spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore to take humankind's first steps on the surface of the Moon is back on display at the Smithsonian...
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has revealed the maiden SLS mission will slip to 2021.

NASA Administrator Casts Doubt on 2020 Maiden SLS Launch Date

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has admitted that the maiden launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is unlikely to occur before 2021....
SpaceX perform Starship Hopper static fire test that ended in a massive fireball.

SpaceX Perform Eventful Starship Hopper Static Fire Test

SpaceX performed a static fire test of the Starship Hopper vehicle at the company’s Boca Chica facility early this morning ahead of its first...
Apollo 11 Saturn V projected onto Washington Monument to celebrate 50th anniversary.

Washington Monument Transformed into Saturn V for Apollo 11 Anniversary

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, a life-sized presentation of the Saturn V that carried Armstrong, Aldrin and...