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NASA has selected 12 payloads that will be launched aboard commercial lunar landers.

NASA Selects 12 Payloads to Launch Aboard Commercial Lunar Landers

NASA has selected 12 science and technology payloads that will launch aboard commercial lunar landers as part of NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS)...
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...
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...

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NASA green light manufacturing of Lucy probe that will explore the Trojan Asteroids.

NASA Approves Manufacture of Lucy Probe Set to Explore Trojan Asteroids

NASA’s Lucy mission has successfully moved into the manufacturing stage after a successful Critical Design Review. The mission, which is expected to be launched...
Elon Musk tweet using the SpaceX Starlink network.

Musk Tweets Using SpaceX Starlink Network

In an unannounced move with little fanfare, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk performed a live test of the company’s Starlink network by sending...
Rocket Lab plans to support mission to the Moon with Photon satellite platform.

Rocket Lab Aims for the Moon with Photon Satellite Platform

Rocket Lab has revealed that it plans to utilise a boosted version of the company’s next-generation Photon satellite platform to deliver payloads to lunar...
NASA InSight lander continues to dig into Martian surface with “Mole” probe.

InSight Lander’s “Mole” Probe Resumes Drilling into Martian Surface

NASA has revealed that the Mars InSight lander’s Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package probe is once again operational. The probe is designed to...
NASA to award a contract to Boeing to produce 10 more SLS core stages

NASA To Award Boeing a Contract to Produce 10 More SLS Cores

NASA has announced it will award Boeing with a contract to produce as many as 10 more Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stages...