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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...
NASA discover two moons of Neptune locked in an orbital ballet.

NASA Discovers Moons Orbiting Neptune Locked in an Orbital Ballet

Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have discovered two small moons around Neptune perform a “dance of avoidance” as they orbit the planet. Naiad...
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...
Virgin Galactic has won a contract to fly an Italian Air Force research mission.

Italian Air Force Award Research Flight Contract to Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic has secured a contract with the Italian Air Force to support a “human tended” research flight aboard the company’s SpaceShipTwo spaceplane. The flight...
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...

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A NASA-sponsored mission to the Moon will carry a hard drive containing audience submission from popular YouTuber MrBeast.

YouTuber MrBeast purchases space aboard NASA-sponsored Astrobotic Moon mission

YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson, also known as MrBeast, has purchased space aboard the NASA-sponsored Astrobotic Technology mission to the Moon. The mission is slated to...
United States President Joe Biden has received a 332-gram Moon rock on load from NASA for display in his White House Oval Office.

Biden Oval office features a Moon rock on loan from NASA

The day President Joe Biden was sworn into office, White House personnel were hard at work redecorating the Oval Office to the new occupant's...
The SpaceX successfully returned a Falcon 9 booster to the launchpad in just 38 days, fast than ever before.

SpaceX set new reusability benchmark with 8th booster reuse

The launch of the latest batch of 60 Starlink satellites on January 20 made use of the first Falcon 9 booster to be launched...
NASA officials are yet to decide whether the first SLS core stage will require a second static fire test after the first was aborted 60 seconds into an eight-minute burn.

SLS core stage in good condition following anomalous static fire

NASA officials confirmed that the first SLS core stage had not suffered any damage following an anomalous static fire test that was automatically aborted...
SpaceX has acquired a pair of offshore oil platforms and renamed them after the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos.

SpaceX to repurpose offshore oil platforms for Starship launches

SpaceX appears to have purchased a pair of offshore oil platforms from a bankrupt offshore drilling contractor. The launch provider is expected to convert...