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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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Arianespace deploys two geostationary communication satellites into orbit.

Arianespace Launch New Low-Cost Geostationary Communication Satellite

Arianespace has launched its first orbital mission of 2020 deploying a pair of communications satellites into a geostationary orbit. The launch is the first...
China has launched an experimental 5G communications satellite aboard a Kuaizhou 1A.

China Launch Second Orbital Mission in 24 Hours

China has launched a second orbital mission just over 24 hours after the last deploying an experimental 5G communications satellite. The Yinhe-1 communications satellite was...
China has launched four satellites aboard a Long March 2D from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

China Launches First Mission From Taiyuan for 2020

China has launched the first orbital mission from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center for 2020. Also known as Base 25, the Taiyuan launch facility...
Virgin Galactic reaches a major milestone in the construction of a second SpaceShipTwo vehicle.

Virgin Galactic Reach Major Construction Milestone for Second SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic has revealed that it has reached a major milestone in the construction of a second SpaceShipTwo vehicle. In a January 8 press...
SpaceX has completed a Falcon 9 static fire test ahead of the Crew Dragon in-flight abort test.

SpaceX Complete Static Fire Ahead of Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort Test

SpaceX has completed a static fire test of the Falcon 9 booster that will be utilized for the Crew Dragon in-flight abort test. The...