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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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China has successfully launched two orbital mission within three hours of one another.

China Launch Two Orbital Missions Within Three Hours

Early this morning, China launched two orbital missions within three hours of one another. The two missions were launched less than 1,500 kilometers from...
The first SLS core stage has been fitted with its four RS-25 engines.

Artemis 1 SLS Core Stage gets its Four RS-25 Engines

The NASA Space Launch System (SLS) core stage that will be used for the agency’s Artemis 1 mission has been fitted with its four...
SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 rocket with the world’s first flight-proven fairing.

SpaceX Set New Benchmarks with the Launch of Starlink 1

SpaceX has successfully launched its second set of 60 Starlink communication satellites aboard a Falcon 9. In addition to it being the first time...

Boeing Identifies Cause of Starliner Pad Abort Test Parachute Failure

Boeing has revealed that a missing pin was to blame for one of three Starliner parachutes failing to deploy during a November 4 pad...
US Senate members introduce a bill to fund ISS through 2030.

US Senator Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Support the Space Station through 2030

A group of bipartisan senators has introduced a NASA appropriations bill that would, among other things, authorise funding for the support of the International...