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The Black Knight Satellite: A Hodgepodge of Alien Conspiracy Theories

2 hours 32 min ago
Some think it could be an extraterrestrial spacecraft — but is it?
Categories: Astronomy

Virgin Galactic Powers Up New SpaceShipTwo Vehicle (Video)

5 hours 25 min ago
The Spaceship Co., Virgin Galactic's manufacturing subsidiary, recently wrapped up a landmark "Power On" test of the third SpaceShipTwo vehicle, which is being assembled in Mojave, California.
Categories: Astronomy

Meet NASA's New Leader of Human Spaceflight Operations

6 hours 26 min ago
Agency chief Jim Bridenstine announced last week that Douglas Loverro has been named the agency’s new associate administrator for its Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate.
Categories: Astronomy

We Could Go to Venus with Today's Technology, Scientists Say

6 hours 42 min ago
We could go to Venus tomorrow with the technology we have today, urged a NASA scientific advisory group, and the group's members would like to get a mission off the ground as soon as possible.
Categories: Astronomy

'Whoa, It Worked': Elon Musk Tweets Via SpaceX's Starlink Satellites

7 hours 28 min ago
SpaceX's Starlink internet-satellite constellation is already providing some service, according to Elon Musk.
Categories: Astronomy

NASA Scientists Eye Long-Standing Moon Mysteries in Lunar Return

8 hours 11 min ago
NASA's scientists are thrilled by the prospect of getting back to the moon, where they hope to solve a host of mysteries about Earth, our closest companion and the rest of the solar system.
Categories: Astronomy

Here's How to Become a Space Archaeologist

8 hours 43 min ago
In her new book, "Dr Space Junk vs the Universe," Alice Gorman explores an archaeological perspective on spaceflight. But how does one become a space archaeologist in the first place?
Categories: Astronomy

Where Do Satellites Go to Die? Dr Space Junk Explains It All.

8 hours 43 min ago
One person's space trash is another's space treasure — and that's definitely true for Alice Gorman, an archaeologist specializing in the detritus of spaceflight.
Categories: Astronomy

Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin's Dream Team to Land NASA Astronauts on the Moon

10 hours 40 min ago
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos on Tuesday (Oct. 22) unveiled a "national team" for his company's plan to land astronauts on the moon for NASA's Artemis program, recruiting Draper, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman to the project.
Categories: Astronomy

Spacesuit Gloves Contaminated During Friday's Historic Spacewalk

11 hours 43 min ago
The spacesuit gloves of a NASA astronaut were contaminated during the historic all-woman spacewalk on Friday (Oct. 18), but it's probably just space grease.
Categories: Astronomy

Pictures from Space! Our Image of the Day

11 hours 56 min ago
NASA astronaut Jessica Meir pauses to take a selfie during her historic first all-woman spacewalk together with Christina Koch on Oct. 18.
Categories: Astronomy

Watch Live @ 8:30 am ET: Space Sustainability Talk at the International Astronautical Congress

13 hours 42 sec ago
The 2019 International Astronautical Congress continues in Washington today, and you can watch some of the events live here, courtesy of NASA TV.
Categories: Astronomy

On This Day in Space! Oct. 22, 1992: Gene Roddenberry's Ashes Launch into Space

13 hours 30 min ago
On Oct. 22, 1992, the space shuttle Columbia launched into space with the ashes of Gene Roddenberry, the creator of "Star Trek." See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series!
Categories: Astronomy

Mars Soil Is Very Weird, the Mole's Struggles Show

13 hours 43 min ago
The efforts of the burrowing heat probe aboard NASA's InSight lander have shown that Red Planet dirt is unlike the stuff we're used to here on Earth.
Categories: Astronomy

Plastic Recycler Will Turn Space Station Trash into 3D Printing Stock

13 hours 43 min ago
California-based company Made In Space is set to launch its Plastic Recycler toward the International Space Station next Saturday (Nov. 2) aboard Northrop Grumman's robotic Cygnus cargo spacecraft.
Categories: Astronomy

Here's What China's Yutu 2 Rover Found on the Far Side of the Moon (Photos)

13 hours 43 min ago
The China Lunar Exploration Program has released a photo from the Yutu 2 moon rover that reveals the likely nature of a previously unidentified material.
Categories: Astronomy

A Photo Tour of the Creepy Mars Base from 'Moons of Madness'

13 hours 43 min ago
A brand new video game out today (Oct. 22) is best described as Mars exploration meets Lovecraftian horror.
Categories: Astronomy

'Moons of Madness': 6 Ways This New Space Game Is Terrifying (Video)

13 hours 43 min ago
Check out the haunting encounters a player can experience in the new video game "Moons of Madness" in this new gameplay video.
Categories: Astronomy

Final 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' Trailer

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 10:11pm
The final full-length trailer for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" has been released along with a new poster.
Categories: Astronomy

NASA Aims for Mars Landings in 2035 While Building Support for Lunar Gateway

Mon, 10/21/2019 - 7:13pm
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is looking to land humans on Mars in the 2030s as he recruits partners of the International Space Station to help the agency land humans on the moon by 2024.
Categories: Astronomy