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Atlas V rocket rolled to pad for 2nd time for 'Silent Barker' spysat launch (photos)

7 September, 2023 - 23:30
United Launch Alliance has rolled out an Atlas V rocket ahead of a planned spysat launch on Saturday (Sept. 9). It was the second rollout for this particular mission.

Newfound Comet Nishimura got its tail blown off by a solar storm. It grew back and still looks gorgeous (photos)

7 September, 2023 - 23:00
Astrophotographers worldwide have been snapping incredible photos of Comet Nishimura as it makes its way through the solar system.

What is India's Aditya-L1 sun mission?

7 September, 2023 - 22:30
As it orbits the Earth studying the sun, the Aditya-L1 mission operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation will attempt to solve some of the most pressing solar mysteries.

India's Aditya-L1 solar mission takes an epic selfie with Earth and moon

7 September, 2023 - 22:00
India's Aditya-L1 solar probe has snapped some striking shots in space, capturing itself and the Earth and moon. Aditya-1 is getting ready for its mission to study the sun, which is a first for India.

Powerful Hurricane Jova spotted from space (video)

7 September, 2023 - 21:30
Watch ferocious hurricanes Jova and Lee spring up above the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean through the eyes of satellites.

China launches classified Yaogan remote sensing satellites (video)

7 September, 2023 - 21:00
China has added to its growing network of classified Yaogan series satellites with a pair of Long March rocket launches, adding a third satellite in the Yaogan 33 series of classified Chinese remote sensing satellites.

Newly discovered asteroid zooms within 2,500 miles of Earth

7 September, 2023 - 20:00
A newly discovered space rock about 6.5 feet wide (2 meters) zipped past Earth today at a distance five times closer than GPS satellites orbit.

Who is Ezra Bridger?

7 September, 2023 - 19:00
As the Star Wars: Ahsoka series on Disney Plus continues, you might be wondering why Ezra Bridger is such a big deal. Meet the lost Padawan.

See the Great Square of Pegasus trot through the night sky this month

7 September, 2023 - 18:00
Look to the east in the evenings throughout September to find the Great Square of Pegasus, a group of four stars of roughly equal brightness, as it climbs higher in the night sky.

Tropical Storm Lee could become an 'extremely dangerous major hurricane' by this weekend

7 September, 2023 - 00:00
Forecasters are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Lee, which they predict could soon become a full-blown hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter soars past 100 minutes of total Mars flight time

6 September, 2023 - 23:00
NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter flew for the 57th time on Sept. 3, a sortie that pushed the robot's total Red Planet air time over 100 minutes.

Bubble of galaxies spanning 1 billion light-years could be a fossil of the Big Bang

6 September, 2023 - 22:30
An immense bubble of galaxies, one billion light years wide and located 820 million light-years away, could be fossilized remains of the Big Bang.

SpaceX launch of NASA's Psyche mission to bizarre metal asteroid just 1 month away

6 September, 2023 - 22:14
NASA's Psyche mission is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket on Oct. 5 and begin heading toward its metal-asteroid namesake.

Hubble Space Telescope sees lonely galaxy looming in isolation (photo)

6 September, 2023 - 22:00
A distant galaxy sits isolated in a new photo from the powerful observatory.

'Star Trek: Lower Decks' drops a wild new Season 4 trailer and official poster (video)

6 September, 2023 - 21:30
Paramount+ released a new "Star Trek: Lower Decks" Season 4 trailer and official poster ahead of the season premiere on Thursday (Sept. 7).

See the sun's atmosphere like never before thanks to a simple Solar Orbiter camera hack (video)

6 September, 2023 - 21:00
The European Solar Orbiter spacecraft has peered into yet unexplored parts of the sun's atmosphere thanks to a simple hack to its main camera.

Here's our last look at Europe's Aeolus satellite falling to its fiery death (photo)

6 September, 2023 - 20:00
ESA's wind-measuring Aeolus satellite was spotted before its flaming demise over Antarctica.

Orbiting debris trackers could be a game changer in space junk monitoring

6 September, 2023 - 19:30
Tiny devices on satellites could soon track small pieces of space debris that are invisible to existing space junk monitoring systems but capable of destroying spacecraft if they collide with it.

Could an 'Earth-like' planet be hiding in our solar system's outer reaches?

6 September, 2023 - 19:00
A hypothetical Kuiper Belt Planet adds to the list of possibly undiscovered worlds in our solar system. Also on that list? Planet Nine.

Australia launching moon rover on NASA Artemis mission as soon as 2026

6 September, 2023 - 00:00
Australia will launch its first moon rover as early as 2026, on one of NASA's Artemis missions. And you can help name the rover — if you're an Australian resident.