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Deal extended: Huge 47% off this Cyber Monday home planetarium deal

1 December, 2023 - 12:22
One of the best star projectors, the Pococo galaxy is now 47% off, equalling its best ever price for Cyber Monday.

US Space Force postpones launch of secretive X-37B space plane to Dec. 10

1 December, 2023 - 12:00
The U.S. Space Force has announced a delay in the upcoming launch of its elusive X-37B space plane, the first aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.

Last chance! Black Friday telescope deal continues: Save $310 on Celestron NexStar 8SE at Walmart

1 December, 2023 - 11:01
The best telescope for stargazing is now 19% off in Walmart's Black Friday deal — hurry, we don't know how long this deal will last!

Nuclear-powered Dragonfly mission to Saturn moon Titan delayed until 2028, NASA says

30 November, 2023 - 23:00
"The Dragonfly team has successfully overcome a number of technical and programmatic challenges in this daring endeavor to gather new science on Titan."

Here's what astronauts in orbit around Mars would see from their spacecraft

30 November, 2023 - 21:59
New images from NASA's Mars Odyssey Orbiter capture what the Red Planet would look like from the vantage point of a spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet.

For Henry Kissinger, NASA'S Apollo 11 lunar landing was about more than the moon

30 November, 2023 - 21:45
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger passed away Nov. 29, 2023. After the Apollo 11 moon landing, Kissinger helped organize a world tour of the moonwalking astronauts.

Our solar system's planets aren't weird after all. Exoplanets have tilted orbits, too

30 November, 2023 - 15:00
All solar system planets circle our sun with slightly tilted orbits — and a new study shows even distant planetary systems in quiet neighborhoods have orbital tilts, too.

Big blob of hot water in Pacific may be making El Niño act weirdly

30 November, 2023 - 14:00
El Niño is in full swing and will likely remain "strong" this winter, but its effect on weather patterns in the U.S. depends on the behavior of an unusually warm blob in the western Pacific, experts say.

Earth-like planets may form even in harsh environments, James Webb Space Telescope finds

30 November, 2023 - 14:00
The James Webb Space Telescope has found water and organic carbon molecules in the vicinity of a massive, active young star.

Our neighbor the Andromeda Galaxy shines overhead this week. Here's how to see it

30 November, 2023 - 12:00
Located at a distance of 2.5 million light-years, the Andromeda Galaxy is readily visible to the unaided eye on dark, clear nights. Here's where you should look this week.

ISS astronauts watch Russian cargo ship burn up in Earth's atmosphere (photos)

30 November, 2023 - 00:36
NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli watched Russia's Progress MS-23 cargo ship burn up in Earth's atmosphere just hours after it undocked from the International Space Station.

Watch Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket fire its engines in new timelapse video

29 November, 2023 - 22:59
A newly released video from the European Space Agency highlights a recent wet dress rehearsal for the space agency's new heavy-lift launch vehicle, and its 7-minute hot fire engine test.

Artemis 2 moon astronauts autograph their own rocket 1 year before launch

29 November, 2023 - 20:59
Just one year before flying around the moon, the Artemis 2 astronauts autographed a part of the massive lunar rocket that will send them aloft in late 2024.

China releases 1st images of complete Tiangong space station (photos)

29 November, 2023 - 20:00
The crew of China's Shenzhou 16 mission captured incredible images of the Tiangong Space Station as they departed on their way back to Earth.

Satellites watch world's largest iceberg break away from Antarctica (photos)

29 November, 2023 - 19:00
The world's largest iceberg, known as A23a, has broken loose and is moving past the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula in new satellite images from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission.

SpaceX rockets keep tearing blood-red 'atmospheric holes' in the sky, and scientists are concerned

29 November, 2023 - 15:00
Experts are concerned that these blood-red light shows could be causing unknown problems for astronomy and communication.

Over the past six years, governments proposed launching over one million satellites, but where will they all go?

29 November, 2023 - 14:00
As the number of satellites in orbit increase, so will the possibilities of space debris. There are currently 8,000 satellites in orbit, but hundreds of thousands more are being proposed.

Rocket Lab to return to flight with Electron launch on Dec. 13 after failure in September

29 November, 2023 - 14:00
Rocket Lab is gearing up for the 42nd launch of its Electron rocket, which has been grounded since a malfunction led to the loss of a payload during a mission in September.

This Antarctic glacier dramatically retreated. Then, its ice shelf totally collapsed (satellite image)

29 November, 2023 - 12:00
This might indicate a "glaciological tipping point" on the Antarctic Peninsula, an important consideration as global warming continues to affect ocean temperatures.

Dark matter may be hiding in the Large Hadron Collider's particle jets

29 November, 2023 - 02:00
A new study helped scientists better constrain the possible properties of dark matter particles.