Two possibilities exist: Either we are alone in the Universe or we are not.
Both are equally terrifying.

— Arthur C. Clarke

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A navigation glitch on NASA's Mars orbiter MAVEN has stalled its science work

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 9:08am
A navigation system glitch on NASA's MAVEN orbiter at Mars earlier this year has hobbled science.
Categories: Astronomy

'Blade Runner' meets 'Rocky' in new comic series 'Metal Society' from Image and Top Cow

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 8:18am
Image/Top Cow’s "Metal Society" is the new robot boxing miniseries that's a solid sci-fi knockout.
Categories: Astronomy

This Week In Space podcast: Episode 13 — Landing on Luna

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 8:01am
On this episode of This Week in Space, Rod Pyle and Tariq Malik look at NASA's plans to use new commercial vehicles to land astronauts on the moon.
Categories: Astronomy

Star Wars Celebration 2022: Jude Law aims for outer space in 'Star Wars: Skeleton Crew'

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 7:52am
Lucasfilm announces the upcoming "Star Wars: Skeleton Crew" at Star Wars Celebration 2022
Categories: Astronomy

Watch the Mars helicopter Ingenuity take a record-breaking flight in daring NASA video

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 7:44am
NASA has unveiled incredible footage of its Mars helicopter Ingenuity on a record-breaking flight in April 2022.
Categories: Astronomy

See Mars and Jupiter shine super-close in the predawn sky this Memorial Day weekend

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 7:27am
See Mars and Jupiter appear to practically high-five each other in the early-morning sky this Memorial Day weekend.
Categories: Astronomy

The top space stories of the week!

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 7:17am
Starliner touches down, a former astronaut speaks out about gun safety, and wealthy nations create inequality in space.
Categories: Astronomy

Space photos: The most amazing images this week!

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 7:16am
See the best photos on Space.com this week.
Categories: Astronomy

On This Day In Space: May 28, 1959: Able & Baker are 1st monkeys to survive spaceflight

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 7:09am
On May 28, 1959, two monkeys named Able and Baker became the first monkeys to go to space and make it back alive. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space video series.
Categories: Astronomy

Fragments of a dying comet might put on a spectacular show — or pass by without a trace

Sat, 05/28/2022 - 6:00am
Occasionally, Earth runs through a particularly narrow, dense clump of debris, resulting in a meteor storm.
Categories: Astronomy

A potential new meteor shower from shattered comet has scientists excited

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 5:50pm
This weekend, Earthlings might be treated to the sight of a new meteor shower. Astronomers certainly hope it happens.
Categories: Astronomy

The greatest meteor storms of all time

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 5:39pm
Meteor storms can contain thousands of meteors an hour. Here, we take a look at some of history's greatest meteor storms dating back to the late 18th century.
Categories: Astronomy

Marvel reveals 2 new 'Star Wars: The High Republic' comic series at Star Wars Celebration 2022

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 5:37pm
Marvel Comics just announced two new "Star Wars: The High Republic" series arriving in October and November 2022.
Categories: Astronomy

This Obi-Wan Kenobi Fortnite outfit is the Star Wars skin you're looking for

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 5:13pm
Obi-Wan Kenobi, decked in his Jedi glory from the new Disney Plus series, is available for a brief time in the Fortnite shop.
Categories: Astronomy

South Pole aurora dances around total lunar eclipse in stunning astronomer photo

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 4:35pm
A stunning time-lapse photograph showing the May 15 total lunar eclipse and aurora above the South Pole Telescope in Antarctica.
Categories: Astronomy

Save up to 30% on Estes model rockets with these early Memorial Day deals

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 2:40pm
Grab an Estes rocket or launch set at a bargain price with these Amazon Memorial Day discounts.
Categories: Astronomy

Imagining early Earth as an exoplanet can help us search for alien life, scientists say

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 1:00pm
What if we thought of our ancestors as a form of alien life?
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New Mars study traces erosion history on the Red Planet in search for water

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 12:26pm
A new Mars study attempts to find periods of intense erosion to find when water flowed on the Red Planet.
Categories: Astronomy

NASA denies claim of dangerous heat shield issue during SpaceX's Ax-1 mission

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 11:59am
NASA has refuted a report alleging a potentially dangerous complication during SpaceX's Ax-1 mission to the International Space Station last month.
Categories: Astronomy

Mile-wide asteroid 7335 (1989 JA), the largest yet of 2022, flies safely by Earth

Fri, 05/27/2022 - 11:37am
There were no worries whatsoever about the space rock, which passed by at a very safe distance.
Categories: Astronomy