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Watch India's prototype space plane ace a landing test (video)

26 March, 2024 - 11:00
The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully carried out a landing test with its prototype space plane last week.

SpaceX fires up Starship rocket ahead of 4th test flight (video)

25 March, 2024 - 23:25
SpaceX fired the engines on the upper stage of its next Starship vehicle, performing a key test ahead of the giant rocket's fourth test flight.

Intuitive Machines' historic private moon moon mission comes to an end

25 March, 2024 - 19:00
Intuitive Machines' Odysseus moon lander has failed to send out a wakeup signal, confirming that its pioneering mission is over.

Fake solar eclipse glasses are everywhere ahead of the total solar eclipse. Here's how to check yours are safe

25 March, 2024 - 18:14
With two weeks until April 8's total solar eclipse, the American Astronomical Society is warning buyers about unsafe and counterfeit solar glasses.

'Star Wars' fan-favorite Sith returns in 'Darth Maul: Black, White & Red'

25 March, 2024 - 17:00
A preview of Marvel Comics' upcoming miniseries, "Darth Maul: Black, White & Red"

3 spaceflyers arrive at the ISS aboard Russian Soyuz spacecraft

25 March, 2024 - 16:30
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft delivered three spaceflyers, including one NASA astronaut, to the International Space Station today (March 23).

Opposites attract? Not in new experiment that finds loophole in fundamental rule of physics

25 March, 2024 - 15:59
Like-charged objects were found to clump together while opposites repelled because of the newly discovered "electrosolvation force."

March's Full Worm Moon wriggles its way through a subtle lunar eclipse in stunning photos

25 March, 2024 - 15:30
The Worm Moon underwent a slightly undramatic lunar eclipse on Sunday, March 24, two weeks before the main event: April's total solar eclipse.

What happens if it's cloudy for the April 8 solar eclipse?

25 March, 2024 - 15:00
Here's why clouds might not be a big issue for the total solar eclipse on April 8 and what you can see if they decide to make an appearance.

Strongest solar storm since 2017 hits Earth but leaves aurora chasers in the dark

25 March, 2024 - 14:41
Earth just experienced the strongest solar storm since September 2017. It opened a crack in our planet's magnetosphere but failed to spark impressive auroras. Why?

How fast will April's total solar eclipse travel?

25 March, 2024 - 13:00
During the total eclipse on April 8, the moon's shadow will slow down and then speed up, but how fast will it travel?

Drilling for water ice on Mars: How close are we to making it happen?

24 March, 2024 - 16:00
Scientists and engineers are making progress on drilling technology that could access Mars' seemingly vast stores of near-surface water ice.

Astronauts' mementos packed on Boeing Starliner for crew flight test

24 March, 2024 - 15:00
A NASA astronaut who had the honor of naming her spacecraft will fly items inspired by that name when she launches to the International Space Station.

'Spaceman' director Johan Renck on making a romantic sci-fi fable (exclusive)

24 March, 2024 - 14:00
An exclusive interview with "Spaceman" director Johan Renck discussing telepathic alien spiders and hanging Adam Sandler on wires.

Eclipse seasons: Why the lunar eclipse on March 25 occurs 2 weeks before the total solar eclipse on April 8

24 March, 2024 - 13:00
How and why the full 'Worm Moon' aligns for March 25's lunar eclipse and April 8's total solar eclipse.

How to stay safe during the April 8 solar eclipse

24 March, 2024 - 11:00
On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will be visible across North America. Here's how to stay safe and protect your eyes during the event.

Massive explosions may be visible on the sun during the April 8 total solar eclipse

23 March, 2024 - 15:00
The April 8 total solar eclipse may coincide with the sun's explosive peak, meaning it might be possible to spot "giant eruptives," coronal mass ejections and solar flares during totality. Here's what to look for.

Satellites watch Iceland volcano spew gigantic plume of toxic gas across Europe

23 March, 2024 - 14:00
A massive column of sulfur dioxide pumped out by the erupting volcano on Iceland's Reykjanes Peninsula is traveling across northern Europe. Scientists are concerned it could impact the ozone layer.

Flight attendant becomes 1st Belarusian in space on ISS-bound Soyuz launch

23 March, 2024 - 13:53
For the first time, a spacecraft has lifted off with a flight attendant aboard. Marina Vasilevskaya of Belarus, Oleg Novitsky of Roscosmos and NASA astronaut Tracy Dyson launched on Soyuz MS-25.

This Week In Space podcast: Episode 103 — Starship's Orbital Feat

23 March, 2024 - 13:21
On Episode 103 of This Week In Space, Rod and Tariq talk with Space.com's Mike Wall about last week's third test flight of SpaceX's Starship.

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