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In Photos: SpaceX's 1st Reused Dragon Spacecraft Blasts Off

3 June, 2017 - 11:07
SpaceX made history on June 3, 2017 when it launched a used Dragon cargo craft to the International Space Station for the first time. See images of the liftoff, and the successful landing of the company's Falcon 9 rocket, here.

Did a Starry 'Mosh Pit' Spawn LIGO’s Gravitational Waves? (Kavli Roundtable)

2 June, 2017 - 18:00
Scientists are finding dozens of black holes within densely packed collections of stars called globular clusters. A computer simulation is revealing these clusters’ secrets, including whether they gave rise to recently observed gravitational waves.

Save $51 on This All-Inclusive Raspberry Pi Starter Kit [Deal]

2 June, 2017 - 17:58
The Raspberry Pi 3 is a versatile, credit card-sized PC that can be used as the foundation for a variety of projects, from a retro 16-bit gaming console to a media streaming PC for your living room.

Elon Musk Says He'll No Longer Advise Trump After Paris Climate Pact Withdrawal

2 June, 2017 - 12:30
The billionaire founder and CEO of SpaceX said today (June 1) that he plans to resign from the three White House advisory councils on which he sits because Trump is pulling the United States out of the Paris climate pact.

Dragonfly, Meet Dragon: Timely Photo Juxtaposes Insect with SpaceX Rocket

2 June, 2017 - 12:27
A little dragonfly paid a visit to the much larger Dragon spacecraft at Cape Canaveral today (June 1), just hours before SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launch was scrubbed due to inclement weather.

Red Planet Rover Concepts Battle on Desert 'Mars' Habitat

2 June, 2017 - 12:26
Innovative Mars rover ideas will be put to the test starting today (June 1) in the harsh desert of southern Utah.

The Grand Canyon Is Extra Grand in This Stunning Student Photo from Space

2 June, 2017 - 12:16
One of the world's largest canyons – the United States' Grand Canyon – dominates below wispy clouds in this jaw-dropping view from the International Space Station.

BEAM Inflatable Space Habitat Has Successful 1st Year in Orbit

2 June, 2017 - 11:58
After one year in space, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module that's attached to the International Space Station is performing as expected in withstanding the harsh environment of space.

Arianespace Rocket Launches Two Heavy Satellites to Get Back on Schedule

2 June, 2017 - 11:57
New Jersey — European launch provider Arianespace's successful launch of ViaSat and Eutelsat telecommunications satellites June 1 on an Ariane 5 rocket marked the completion of all missions offset by protests in French Guiana during March and April.

How to Play Overwatch's New Moon Map Right Now

2 June, 2017 - 10:45
Overwatch's Horizon Lunar Colony map delivers low gravity Moon battles, and you can try it for yourself right now.

Northern Lights from Space! Astronaut Captures Aurora Over Europe

2 June, 2017 - 09:53
The northern lights shimmer over Europe in a new Space Station photo.

Alien from 'Life' Inspired by Truly Bizarre Earth Organism (Exclusive Video)

2 June, 2017 - 09:21
In the new sci-fi horror flick "Life," a terrifying, tentacled and seemingly immortal alien named Calvin wreaks havoc on the International Space Station. In a new video, the filmmakers explain the art and science behind this weird extraterrestrial.

Will the Thirty Meter Telescope Be Moved to the Canary Islands?

2 June, 2017 - 07:15
A new report by Canadian astronomers considers the benefits of moving the planned Thirty Meter Telescope from its controversial building site at Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano to Spain's Canary Islands.

Turn Your Smartphone into an Astronomy Toolbox with Mobile Apps

2 June, 2017 - 07:14
The phone in your pocket is a veritable Swiss Army knife of functionality for both casual stargazers and serious astronomers.

James Webb Space Telescope to Undergo Testing in Apollo Vacuum Chamber

1 June, 2017 - 18:12
The scientific successor to NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has arrived in Houston for a pre-launch milestone trial using an historic and unparalleled facility that was built for the Apollo spacecraft.

Lego Launches NASA Apollo Saturn V Set & It's Epic! (Time-Lapse Build Video)

1 June, 2017 - 18:00
The countdown is finally over — Lego fans can now build their own towering model of the NASA Apollo Saturn V rocket, thanks to the launch of the new toy set. collectSPACE, Ars Technica and put the Lego moon booster model to test.

Ripples in Space-Time! Gravitational-Wave Observatory Detects 3rd Black Hole Merger

1 June, 2017 - 17:43
It's not a fluke: For the third time, the LIGO gravitational wave observatory has detected ripples in space-time caused when two black holes circle each other at mind-bending speeds and collide.

Carbondale, Illinois Prepares to Broadcast 2017 Solar Eclipse Nationally

1 June, 2017 - 13:00
On Aug. 21, 2017, tens of thousands of people are expected to descent on the city of Carbondale, Illinois to witness a total solar eclipse. A team of organizers are preparing for multiple days of programming and a national broadcast of the event.

SpaceX to Launch 1st Reused Dragon Spacecraft Today: Watch It Live

1 June, 2017 - 13:00
SpaceX is right on track to launch a reused Dragon spacecraft for the first time on Thursday (June 1), and you can watch the momentous mission live.

SpaceX's First Used Dragon Space Capsule Launch Delayed by Lightning

1 June, 2017 - 12:50
The used Dragon was scheduled to launch toward the International Space Station today (June 1) at 5:55 p.m. EDT (2155 GMT) atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. But lightning near the launch site, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, nixed the attempt.