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NASA celebrates the discovery of the 4000th exoplanets with a beautiful video.

NASA Celebrate the Discovery of the 4,000th Exoplanet

NASA has revealed that it surpassed 4,000 identified exoplanets in June. To celebrate, the agency has created a video that tracks the agency’s progress...
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...

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SpaceX deorbits Starlink 46 satellite.

SpaceX Appear to have Deorbited a Starlink Satellite

SpaceX appears to have successfully deorbited a Starlink communications satellite for the first time. Over the last 12 months, SpaceX has launched 300 satellites as...
NASA has requested ideas from industry partners for the development of lunar rovers.

NASA Requests Lunar Rover Ideas from Industry

NASA has requested ideas for the development of lunar rovers from a broad spectrum of industry partners. The request is part of the agency’s...

SpaceX Sign Deal to Launch Private Citizens Aboard Crew Dragon

SpaceX has signed a deal with space tourism company Space Adventures to launch private citizens aboard the Crew Dragon spacecraft. In a February 18...
The White House has requested a 12% increase for the 2021 NASA budget.

White House Requests Largest NASA Budget Increase in Decades

The White House has proposed one of the largest NASA budget increases in decades. The budget increase provides substantial support for the agency’s Artemis...
A NASA investigation has recommended Boeing complete an Organisational Safety Assessment.

Boeing Safety Standards Questioned Following NASA Starliner Incident Review

An investigation launched following the anomalous Starliner Orbital Flight Test has called for an Organisational Safety Assessment of Boeing. The report specifically identified critical...