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ESA’s Gaia observatory has discovered an exoplanet orbiting solar-type star Gaia EDR3 3026325426682637824.

ESA’s Gaia observatory has found its first transiting exoplanet

The European Space Agency announced March 30 that its Gaia astronomical observatory had identified its first transiting exoplanet.Launched in 2013, Gaia was tasked with...
China’s Chang'e 5 lander has begun collecting samples from lunar surface.

Chinese lunar lander begins collecting sample after touchdown

The Chinese Chang'e 5 lunar lander has begun collecting samples from the surface of the Moon after a successful touchdown.The Chang'e 5 mission was...
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Bennu asteroid sample has been successfully stowed for its journey back to Earth.

NASA Asteroid Sample Stowed for its Journey Back to Earth

A sample that was collected from the surface of the Bennu asteroid by NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft was stowed successfully on October 28 in preparation...
NASA OSIRIS-REx spacecraft collects sample from asteroid 321 million kilometres from Earth.

NASA Collects Sample from Asteroid 321 Million Kilometres from Earth

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft appears to have successfully collected a sample from the surface of the Bennu asteroid located 321 million kilometres from Earth.Bennu...
The launch of the James Webb Space Telescope has been scheduled for October 21, 2021.

James Webb Telescope Launch Scheduled for October 21, 2021

NASA has announced that the launch of its James Webb Space Telescope will be delayed. The delay is the latest for a program that...
NASA are preparing to start a fire aboard the SS Robert H. Lawrence.

NASA Are Preparing to Start in Fire Inside a Spacecraft

NASA is preparing to conduct its fourth Spacecraft Fire Safety Experiment (Saffire) aboard the SS Robert H. Lawrence.In order to study how a...
NASA's Hubble telescope observes as comet ATLAS disintegrates.

Hubble Captures Cosmic Light Show as Comet ATLAS Disintegrates

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular cosmic event. The celebrated telescope observed comet C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) disintegrating approximately 146 million kilometers (91...
Researchers have discovered a planet that rains iron.

Researchers Observe Super-Heated Exoplanet Where it Rains Iron

Researchers at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have observed a super-heated exoplanet where they suspect it rains liquid iron.With the use of the...
NASA’s JPL has released a 1.8-billion-pixel panoramic image of Mars.

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captured a 1.8-Billion-Pixel Panorama of Mars

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab has released a 1.8-billion-pixel panoramic image of the surface of Mars. The image was captured by the agency’s Curiosity rover...
NASA has awarded the $170 million Psyche launch contract to SpaceX.

NASA Awards $170 Million Psyche Launch Contact to SpaceX

NASA has selected the SpaceX Falcon Heavy to carry the agency’s Psyche mission. The mission will explore an asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars...

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Deep Blue Aerospace has successfully completed a 100-meter VTVL test of its Nebula M1 test vehicle.

Chinese launch startup performs 100-meter booster hop

Chinese launch startup Deep Blue Aerospace has completed a 100-meter takeoff and landing test of its Nebula M1 vehicle.The Nebula M1 vertical takeoff vertical...
The SpaceX Crew Dragon Risslience was launched aboard a flight-proven Falcon 9 carrying the four-person Inspiration4 crew on September 15.

Inspiration4 ushers in a new age of spaceflight

With the launch of Inspiration4 aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, four average Americans have become the first non-professional astronaut crew in history.The Crew...
Blue Origin and SpaceX are among five companies select to mature lunar lander contract for NASA’s Artemis missions to the Moon.

NASA awards lunar lander contracts to Blue Origin and Space

NASA has selected five companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to mature lunar lander concepts.Announced September 14, the five contracts were awarded to Blue...
Privateer was founded by Steve Wozniak and Ripcord founder Alex Fielding to develop technology to remove space debris.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launches space debris removal company

Steve Wozniak has created the private space company Privateer with Ripcord founder Alex Fielding. Although not yet confirmed, the company appears to be focused...
The crew of Inspiration4 has completed the last major milestone before the mission is launched aboard a Falcon 9 this week.

SpaceX perform dress rehearsal ahead of crewed Inspiration4 Mission

SpaceX has performed a full dress rehearsal with the four members of the Inspiration4 crew ahead of their launch this week.The September 12 dress...