• NASA prepping for September arrival of OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    NASA PREPPING FOR SEPTEMBER ARRIVAL OF OSIRIS-REX ASTEROID SAMPLE

    As OSIRIS-REx flies its return trajectory through space, teams on Earth are preparing for the sample's Sept. 24 landing in the Utah...

  • 1st 'Asteroid City' trailer reveals Wes Anderson's take on a space-age alien encounter By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    1ST 'ASTEROID CITY' TRAILER REVEALS WES ANDERSON'S TAKE ON A SPACE-AGE ALIEN ENCOUNTER

    The trailer for Wes Anderson's film "Asteroid City" shows junior astronomers and space cadets gathering to witness an incredible outer...

  • Spain establishes its own space agency By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    SPAIN ESTABLISHES ITS OWN SPACE AGENCY

    The country's Council of Ministers voted to allow the Spanish Space Agency, or Agencia Espacial Espa├▒ola , to commence operations on...

  • 'Hole' in the sun unleashes powerful X1.2 solar flare, threatens space weather mayhem By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    'HOLE' IN THE SUN UNLEASHES POWERFUL X1.2 SOLAR FLARE, THREATENS SPACE WEATHER MAYHEM

    A powerful solar flare knocked out radio communications on Earth last night in what space weather forecasters fear might be the beginning...

  • PlayStation VR 2 review: Stress-free virtual reality By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    PLAYSTATION VR 2 REVIEW: STRESS-FREE VIRTUAL REALITY

    Price tag aside, the PSVR2 is a revelation if you're looking for a stunning, standardized way to experience the heights of modern virtual...

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  • Watch SpaceX launch 10 satellites for US Space Force today By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    WATCH SPACEX LAUNCH 10 SATELLITES FOR US SPACE FORCE TODAY

    SpaceX will launch 10 satellites for the U.S. Space Force today , and you can watch the action live.

  • The deadly atmosphere on Venus could help us find habitable worlds. Here's how By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    THE DEADLY ATMOSPHERE ON VENUS COULD HELP US FIND HABITABLE WORLDS. HERE'S HOW

    Studying exoplanets similar to Venus could aid the search for habitable worlds by teaching us what not to look for in the universe.

  • US Space Force seeks $60 million for 'tactically responsive space' program By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    US SPACE FORCE SEEKS $60 MILLION FOR 'TACTICALLY RESPONSIVE SPACE' PROGRAM

    The Space Force is laying the groundwork to place payloads in orbit with relatively little notice through its 'tactically responsive...

  • Boeing delays 1st Starliner astronaut mission again, targets July 21 liftoff By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    BOEING DELAYS 1ST STARLINER ASTRONAUT MISSION AGAIN, TARGETS JULY 21 LIFTOFF

    The first crewed flight of Boeing's Starliner astronaut taxi has been pushed back by several additional months, with liftoff now targeted...

  • The largest black hole ever discovered can fit 30 billion suns. We found it with gravity and bent light By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    THE LARGEST BLACK HOLE EVER DISCOVERED CAN FIT 30 BILLION SUNS. WE FOUND IT WITH GRAVITY AND BENT LIGHT

    Astronomers have just discovered what may be the largest black hole known to date.

  • Galaxy cluster spied forming in early universe By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    GALAXY CLUSTER SPIED FORMING IN EARLY UNIVERSE

    Hot gas has been detected in a young proto-galaxy cluster in the early universe for the first time, shedding more light on how cluster...

  • Microgravity in space can alter human cells. We now know how By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    MICROGRAVITY IN SPACE CAN ALTER HUMAN CELLS. WE NOW KNOW HOW

    Scientists have discovered how cells respond and adapt to exposure to microgravity, the near-weightless conditions experienced in space.

  • A tiny Eastern European cubesat measured the monster gamma-ray burst better than NASA. Here's how By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    A TINY EASTERN EUROPEAN CUBESAT MEASURED THE MONSTER GAMMA-RAY BURST BETTER THAN NASA. HERE'S HOW

    The brightest gamma-ray burst ever seen blinded all of NASA's flagship gamma-ray missions last year. This tiny Eastern European cubesat,...

  • 'Baa'-ck from the moon, Shaun the Sheep to go on Artemis post-flight ESA tour By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    'BAA'-CK FROM THE MOON, SHAUN THE SHEEP TO GO ON ARTEMIS POST-FLIGHT ESA TOUR

    Europe's first lunar "lamb-assador" returned home as he prepares to be herded off on a post-flight tour. Shaun the Sheep arrived at...

  • By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    CHINA PLANS TO USE PARACHUTES TO CONTROL ITS ROCKET DEBRIS PROBLEM

    China is finalizing testing of a parachute system to help control falling rocket debris downrange.

  • NASA human spaceflight chief Kathy Lueders to retire at end of April By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    NASA HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT CHIEF KATHY LUEDERS TO RETIRE AT END OF APRIL

    Kathy Lueders will step down as associate administrator of NASA's Space Operations Mission Directorate at the end of April, the agency...

  • How to watch NASA's Artemis 2 moon crew reveal live online on April 3 By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    HOW TO WATCH NASA'S ARTEMIS 2 MOON CREW REVEAL LIVE ONLINE ON APRIL 3

    On April 3, we'll learn the identities of the three Americans and one Canadian who will fly around the moon on the Artemis 2 mission,...

  • Hubble telescope spies mysterious celestial object that defies classification By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    HUBBLE TELESCOPE SPIES MYSTERIOUS CELESTIAL OBJECT THAT DEFIES CLASSIFICATION

    The Hubble Space Telescope has imaged celestial object Z-229-15, which is simultaneously classified as a Seyfert galaxy, an active...

  • Watch SpaceX launch 56 Starlink satellites, land rocket at sea today By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    WATCH SPACEX LAUNCH 56 STARLINK SATELLITES, LAND ROCKET AT SEA TODAY

    SpaceX plans to launch 56 of its Starlink internet satellites to orbit and land the returning rocket on a ship at sea today , and you...

  • Mysterious aurora-like phenomenon 'STEVE' appears during strongest solar storm for more than half a decade By Space   -   Mar 30, 2023

    MYSTERIOUS AURORA-LIKE PHENOMENON 'STEVE' APPEARS DURING STRONGEST SOLAR STORM FOR MORE THAN HALF A DECADE

    The STEVE phenomenon was spotted across the U.S. and in parts of the U.K. after the most powerful solar storm to hit Earth for six...