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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...
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...

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NASA announced a November 14 launch date for the launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 mission.

NASA Announce November 14 SpaceX Crew-1 Launch Date

NASA has announced that it is now targeting November 14 at 23:49 UTC for the launch of the first operational SpaceX Crew Dragon mission...
Russian launches third Glonass-K1 satellite aboard Soyuz-2 rocket.

Russia Launch First Glonass-K Navigation Satellite Since Since 2014

Russia launched a third Glonass-K1 navigation satellite on October 26 aboard a Soyuz-2 equipped with a Fregat upper stage. The launch was the first...
SpaceX has successfully launched their 100th Falcon mission.

SpaceX Launch 100th Successful Falcon Mission

With the launch of its thirteenth Starlink mission of 2020, SpaceX successfully completed its 100th mission aboard a Falcon rocket since the first took...
Issues with an upper stage camera prompted SpaceX to postpone its latest Starlink mission.

Falcon 9 Camera Issues Prompt SpaceX to Postpone Starlink Launch

SpaceX has postponed its latest Starlink mission after an issue with an upper stage camera was discovered. The launch, which has not yet been...
SpaceX plans to use data collected from the launch of the Sentinel-6 satellite to ensure the Falcon 9 is safe for NASA’s Crew-1 mission.

SpaceX to Use Sentinel-6 Launch to Validate Falcon 9 for Crew-1 Mission

NASA officials have announced that SpaceX will utilise data from the launch of the joint NASA-ESA Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich climate satellite on November 10...