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Virgin Galactic will work with NASA to train private astronauts for orbital spaceflights

22 June, 2020 - 20:46
NASA and Virgin Galactic have signed a Space Act Agreement, under which they will work together to support commercial space activity.

NASA wants to send astronauts on private suborbital spaceflights

22 June, 2020 - 20:42
NASA's administrator says he wants to step up commercial flight opportunities for astronauts.

Astronaut-aquanaut connects with space station after deep sea dive

22 June, 2020 - 18:12
When ISS astronauts call Earth, they refer to it as "space to ground." For a call they made to Kathy Sullivan, the first astronaut to dive to the deepest point on Earth, a different term was merited.

See the moon's shadow on Earth from the 'ring of fire' solar eclipse in amazing space views

22 June, 2020 - 18:06
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse crossed over Africa and Asia this weekend, and the view from space was spectacular.

Surprise! Pluto may have had an underground ocean from the very beginning

22 June, 2020 - 17:48
Though Pluto is now famously frigid, it may have started off as a hot world that formed rapidly and violently, a new study finds.

Zodiacal Light meets the Milky Way in stunning night sky photo

22 June, 2020 - 16:00
The rare zodiacal light zodiacal light beams up at the Milky Way in this photo captured from Portugal's new "starlight tourism" destination.

Our Milky Way galaxy may be teeming with ocean worlds

22 June, 2020 - 14:01
Far-off alien planets covered in vast oceans might be common in our Milky Way galaxy, scientists find.

Weirdly-shaped wormholes might work better than spherical ones

22 June, 2020 - 14:00
Otherwise, they'd be ferociously unstable.

Behold! Hubble telescope catches stunning photos of planetary nebula fireworks

22 June, 2020 - 13:59
Incredible new images from the Hubble Space Telescope reveal nearly dead stars spewing blasts of hot gas into deep space in strange but stunning ways.

'Star Trek Timelines' celebrates Pride Month with new LGBTQ+ characters

21 June, 2020 - 15:01
Role-playing game "Star Trek Timelines" released three new LGBTQ characters to celebrate Pride Month.

CBS launches #StarTrekUnited campaign to promote unity

21 June, 2020 - 14:32
CBS' "Star Trek" is marking #BlackLivesMatter movement with a #StarTrekUnited drive to promote the unity the iconic science fiction franchise has long professed, and is streaming 15 pivotal episodes from its different series for free.

A golden moon rises above the fields of Portugal's Dark Sky Alqueva reserve (photo)

21 June, 2020 - 13:42
This dreamy night-sky photo features a golden full moon rising above the landscape of Alandroal, Portugal, in Dark Sky Alqueva, the world's first "starlight tourism destination."

'Ring of fire' solar eclipse of 2020 dazzles skywatchers across Africa and Asia

21 June, 2020 - 13:37
The sun and moon converged in a dazzling "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday (June 21), stunning skywatchers across parts of Africa, Asia and more.

'Ring of fire' solar eclipse 2020: Here's how it works (and what to expect)

20 June, 2020 - 16:01
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse, the only annular eclipse of 2020, will wow skywatchers in the Eastern Hemisphere. Here's how it works.

Happy, summer solstice 2020! Google Doodle celebrates Earth's changing seasons

20 June, 2020 - 15:00
It's official: Summer is here for Earth's Northern Hemisphere while winter arrives in the south and Google, as always, is celebrating with artful style.

Kathy Lueders, NASA's 1st female spaceflight chief, will guide a US return to the moon

20 June, 2020 - 14:21
The first woman to be in charge of NASA's human spaceflight program will oversee the first mission to land a woman on the moon, and she's expecting "really big things" to come from the next generation of young, female space enthusiasts.

NASA's next Mars rover is just one month away from launch

20 June, 2020 - 14:20
The launch of NASA's next Mars rover, the life-hunting, sample-caching Perseverance, is just a month away.

Astronomers Without Borders donate 16,000 solar eclipse glasses to Ethiopia for rare 'ring of fire' spectacle

20 June, 2020 - 14:19
Astronomers Without Borders is sending 16,000 recycled eclipse glasses to Ethiopia for the "ring of fire" annular eclipse on June 21.

Summer solstice 2020 heralds changing of Earth's seasons this weekend

19 June, 2020 - 22:41
Summer will arrive in the Northern Hemisphere on Saturday (June 20) at 5:43:32 p.m. EDT (21:43:32 GMT). The June solstice also marks the beginning of winter for those in the Southern Hemisphere.

Astronauts and NASA pay homage to Juneteenth

19 June, 2020 - 22:36
Astronauts have taken to social media to commemorate today's holiday — Juneteenth.