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NASA may shift New Horizons Pluto probe to sun-studying mission

9 May, 2023 - 14:00
The future of NASA's New Horizons Pluto probe is uncertain following debates at NASA over how best to use the spacecraft.

NASA platform used to launch Apollo 11 to the moon set for demolition

9 May, 2023 - 12:00
NASA's Mobile Launch Platform-3, from which the first astronauts departed Earth to fly around and land on the moon now, itself, only has a limited time left on the planet.

The 1st photo of Earth from Europe's powerful new satellite is amazing

9 May, 2023 - 12:00
Europe's newest weather satellite has snapped an image of the Earth from space, revealing our planet in incredible detail.

Powerful sun storm could supercharge auroras this week

8 May, 2023 - 23:30
The sun fired a huge cloud of plasma directly at Earth on Sunday evening (May 7), an outburst that could boost auroras in the next day or so.

The moon's heart of iron revealed for the 1st time

8 May, 2023 - 23:00
New research has revealed the heart of the moon as never seen before, demonstrating that it has a solid core that is composed of iron like Earth.

Chinese startup aims to debut new reusable rocket next year

8 May, 2023 - 22:30
The Chinese launch startup Galactic Energy is making moves toward launching Pallas 1, its small Falcon 9-like rocket.

James Webb Space Telescope snaps amazing photo of alien asteroid belt

8 May, 2023 - 21:04
The first asteroid belt ever found outside the solar system is more complex than expected, new observations by the James Webb Space Telescope reveal.

Look for 'Earthgrazers' as the Eta Aquarid meteor shower overlaps the new moon on May 19

8 May, 2023 - 20:30
The peak of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower unfortunately coincided with a bright full moon, but there is still time to catch a few stragglers was we approach the new moon on May 19.

China's mysterious space plane returns to Earth after 9-month orbital mission

8 May, 2023 - 20:00
China's mysterious space plane landed on Monday (May 8), bringing its second orbital mission to an end after 276 days.

Strange winds blow on Saturn's moon Titan. New clues could solve this decades-old mystery

8 May, 2023 - 15:00
New research aims to shed light on the puzzling winds on Titan, Saturn's largest moon, whose mysterious weather patterns have puzzled astronomers for decades.

See 1st lunar eclipse of 2023 darken the full Flower Moon in eerie photos

8 May, 2023 - 14:00
The full Flower Moon of May 2023 was darkened by a penumbral lunar eclipse that was visible to most of the Eastern Hemisphere.

'Star Trek Online' grapples with a space-time rip in new episode coming on May 9

8 May, 2023 - 12:00
The latest episode of 'Star Trek Online' warps into a humanitarian mission that goes sideways fast when your crew uncovers a space-time issue causing conflict across the galaxy.

Will SpaceX's Starlink megaconstellation make Earth more detectable to aliens?

8 May, 2023 - 12:00
Intelligent aliens looking for life in the universe might be able to find Earth using our radio signals, a new SETI study suggests.

Rocket Lab launches 2 NASA satellites to study tropical storms and hurricanes like never before

8 May, 2023 - 03:44
Rocket Lab just launched a pair of storm-hunting cubesats toward orbit, the first of two missions it will fly for NASA's TROPICS constellation.

Artemis 2 will use lasers to beam high-definition video from the moon (video)

7 May, 2023 - 18:00
Watch NASA explain how the Orion Artemis 2 Optical Communications System (O2O) will enable the first high-speed transmission of images and video from the moon.

Roy Bridges, Senator Mark Kelly inducted into US Astronaut Hall of Fame

7 May, 2023 - 15:00
Retired Major General Roy Bridges and Senator Mark Kelly were honored by their peers as the newest inductees into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

Visit the edge of space in style with new luxury balloon tourism startup

7 May, 2023 - 14:00
A French startup is offering elegant high-altitude balloon flights to the stratosphere that include fine dining for a ticket price of $132,000 per person.

Europe wants its own satellite megaconstellation to compete with SpaceX Starlink: report

7 May, 2023 - 12:00
Planning is underway for a European constellation that will provide internet connectivity from low-Earth orbit similar to SpaceX's controversial Starlink megaconstellation.

Watch Rocket Lab launch 2 NASA storm-watching satellites tonight

7 May, 2023 - 12:00
Rocket Lab will launch the first set of NASA's TROPICS satellites on May 7, to provide better forecasts amid extreme weather.

Everything we know about Star Wars Skeleton Crew: Plot, release window, cast & crew

6 May, 2023 - 18:00
Details are scarce at the moment, but this is everything we know about Skeleton Crew.