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'The Mandalorian' Episode 6 Is the Most Original and Entertaining Yet

13 December, 2019 - 22:43
The sixth episode of the "Star Wars" live action series, "The Mandalorian" is an inventive, exciting installment, arguably the best yet.

Sunlight Shines on Mars Moon in Detailed New Photos from Orbiter

13 December, 2019 - 20:52
A brief spacecraft encounter with the Martian moon Phobos shows off the tiny world's surface in detail.

Our Large, Adult Galaxy Is As Massive As 890 Billion Suns

13 December, 2019 - 20:49
We live in a very big house, but we can't see most of it.

'The Expanse' Is Back! Season 4 Launches Today on Amazon Prime

13 December, 2019 - 20:05
The long and winding road (through space) continues for the crew of the Rocinante.

'The Expanse': Here's a Recap of Seasons 1-3 Ahead of Season 4 on Amazon Prime

13 December, 2019 - 15:16
Make a fresh cup of coffee, maybe even a slice of lasagna, sit back, relax and recap.

NASA Spacecraft Spies Huge New Storm on Jupiter After Death-Dodging Maneuver

13 December, 2019 - 13:14
NASA's Juno probe discovered a giant new storm swirling near Jupiter's south pole last month, a few weeks after pulling off a dramatic death-dodging maneuver.

Curious Kids: Why is the Moon Called the Moon?

13 December, 2019 - 13:00
Other planets' moons have great names, ours is just what it is.

Boeing Shows Off 1st Starliner Destined to Carry Crew to Space

13 December, 2019 - 13:00
Boeing's first Starliner capsule is on the launchpad waiting to fly, and got a first look at its successor, which will carry astronauts for the first time.

Europe Challenges Amateurs to be the First to Catch a Signal From Brand New Satellite

13 December, 2019 - 13:00
You could be the first to catch a signal from the European Space Agency's (ESA) brand new experimental satellite.

It's No Lark: NASA Asteroid Mission Picks 'Nightingale' As Sampling Site

13 December, 2019 - 00:11
We now know where NASA's first asteroid sample-return mission aims to snag its otherworldly stuff.

Boeing's Starliner Astronaut Taxi Is 'Go' for Launch on Dec. 20

12 December, 2019 - 23:52
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is ready to deliver holiday presents on its inaugural trip to the International Space Station.

How to See Friday Night's Geminid Meteor Shower, Despite the Moonshine

12 December, 2019 - 23:51
So far, 2019 has been a disaster if you are an enthusiastic watcher of "shooting stars."

Rocket Lab Opens US Launch Site for Small Satellite Missions

12 December, 2019 - 21:52
Rocket Lab officially opened its new U.S. launch site for business today (Dec. 12) and the U.S. Air Force will be the company's first customer to fly from the complex.

Life on Mars? Europe Commits to Groundbreaking Mission to Bring Back Rocks to Earth

12 December, 2019 - 21:00
It will be one of the most daunting, complicated and, potentially, scientifically rewarding missions ever undertaken to the red planet.

1st Global Map of Martian Winds Reveals 'Ripple Effects' from Extreme Terrain

12 December, 2019 - 20:01
A new global map of winds on Mars shows "ripple effects" from the extreme terrain below.

'Monster Black Hole' Discovery Found to be Incorrect — But That's How Science Progresses

12 December, 2019 - 18:41
Apparently, that "monster black hole" that researchers found isn't so monstrous after all.

Indian Rocket Marks Historic 50th Launch with Spy Satellite

12 December, 2019 - 18:33
India's workhorse rocket celebrated its 50th flight with a successful launch of 10 satellites, including a spy vehicle.

Star Wars' Bounty Hunters Assemble for Marvel Ongoing

12 December, 2019 - 18:00
With Boba Fett, Bossk, and another familiar face give an eye-opening look at their 'complicated' profession.

Blue Origin Sends Kids' Postcards to Space on New Shepard Launch

12 December, 2019 - 16:28
A commercial rocket's brief trip to space and back has given new meaning to the popular postcard slogan, "Wish you were here!"

How A.I. Could Help Find Alien Planets and Asteroids

12 December, 2019 - 16:00
Using artificial intelligence could aid in the search for life and detection of nearby asteroids.