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ESA captures detailed new images of Mars volcanoes and craters
ESA's Mars Express satellite has observed the Jovis Tholus shield volcano on the Martian surface along with a large nearby crater.
SpaceX Dragon module returns to Earth loaded with scientific goodies
The Light Microscopy Module (LMM), InSPACE-4 experiment and more have returned from the ISS to Earth aboard SpaceX's Dragon craft.
Satellites watched a giant iceberg release 152 billion tons of water
The massive A68A iceberg that broke off Antarctica in 2017 deposited 152 billion tons of water into the ocean near South Georgia.
Not all planets are shaped like Earth, weird deformed planet found
Data acquired by the Hubble Space Telescope indicates that planets aren't strictly spherical and that some can come in weird forms.
NASA drops 'major' update for the James Webb Telescope unfolding
NASA has taken to its blog and social channels to drop a 'major' update for the development of the James Webb Space Telescope.
James Webb Space Telescope closes in on destination, but why there?
NASA and the European Space Agency's James Webb Space Telescope has almost reached its destination, but why was it sent there?
Failed Russian rocket piece uncontrollably meteors back down to Earth
A failed Russian rocket part from the heavy-class launch vehicle Angara-A5 has uncontrollably plummeted back down to Earth.
E3 2022 will be digital as ESA, publishers give up LACC venue spot
The ESA has reportedly gave up its LA Convention Center slots as hybrid approach falters, publishers move to their own events.
ESA releases 360 degree video of ISS crew playing badminton in space
The European Space Agency has released a 4K, 360-degree video of badminton being played aboard the International Space Station.
Mars orbiter photographs 'powdered sugar on a rich velvet cake'
The European Space Agency and Roscosmos ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has captured what looks like a rich red velvet Mars cake.
The International Space Station just had its lease on life extended
The Biden-Harris administration has committed to supporting the International Space Station's (ISS) operation through 2030.
The James Webb Telescope makes it to the launch pad, ready for liftoff
The James Webb Space Telescope has made its way to the launch pad atop its Ariane 5 rocket, and only the weather can stop it now.
Why is NASA tracking two explorers as they trek across Antarctica?
NASA and the ESA are closely following two explorers as they trek across Antarctica to inform how humans might survive on Mars.
NASA spacecraft spots Comet Leonard as it heads toward the Sun
Two spacecraft have observed Comet Leonard on its way to its closest pass by the Sun yet, showing its path and bright tail.
NASA's upcoming James Webb telescope delayed once more
The highly anticipated launch of the James Webb Space Telescope has been delayed by an additional 24 hours due to poor weather.
Have black holes been around since the start of time?
A new study suggests black holes may have formed immediately following the Big Bang, making a new model for the universe's growth.
NASA's confirms new launch date for upcoming space telescope
After a string of technical issues, NASA has confirmed its new launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope for Christmas Eve.
NASA telescope images majestic spiral galaxy, 'bright bands of stars'
A NASA telescope snapped a stunning image of a 'majestic' spiral galaxy located approximately 250 million light-years from Earth.
Recent volcanic activity suspected on Venus
Venus is a hostile planet littered with volcanoes whose activity is unknown, but Idunn Mons may have been recently active.
NASA is due to launch $320 million experimental laser comms satellite
On December 7th NASA will launch its experimental Laser Communications Relay Demonstration, set to orbit the Earth for two years.
Arianespace delays satellite launch aboard Soyuz rocket until tomorrow
Arianespace has had to delay its VS26 launch due to the threat of lightning, but it has been rescheduled for the following day.
Astronauts aboard the ISS go for a spacewalk, fix faulty antenna
After an initial rescheduling due to space debris, NASA astronauts aboard the ISS have made a spacewalk to fix a faulty antenna.
New type of binary star finally observed, confirms theories
A new type of binary star theorized about for years has finally been observed, filling in an important stellar missing link.
NASA scientists explain mid-infrared imagery aboard Webb telescope
The James Webb Space Telescope comes with a host of new technologies, but with that comes a range of new problems to be solved.
Two merging supermassive black holes found near Earth, breaks records
'It is the first time we find two supermassive black holes that are this close to each other,' says the lead author on the paper.
Scientists are stumped by these 7 mysteries about our universe
Researchers are yet to understand the universe in its entirety, and these are seven questions that scientists are working on.
New data shows galaxies accompanying the Milky Way weren't always here
ESA's Gaia mission has released new data, showing galaxies thought to have been orbiting the Milky Way for eons are newcomers.
NASA says it will crash into an asteroid, explains why it's important
NASA has said that it will be crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid and explained why the results are from the test are important.
Hubble photographs deep space 'Running Man', shock waves detected
NASA and the ESA's Hubble Space Telescope have snapped an image of shock waves of colliding gasses happening in the Running Man.
500,000 miles away something is being slowly eaten by this star
Data from NASA's X-ray observatory has been found to contain evidence of something being consumed by a star 500,000 miles away.
Hubble's annual tour of our solar system photographs the outer planets
In its yearly survey of the outer solar system's gas giants, the Hubble Space Telescope returns new images of their surfaces.
NASA telescope photographs the process of a star being born
A famous NASA and ESA space telescope has photographed the process of a star forming hundreds of light-years away from Earth.
Satellite to perform its riskiest Earth fly-by yet, will go to the Sun
The European Space Agency's satellite that is headed towards monitoring the Sun will perform its riskiest fly-by of Earth yet.
NASA will livestream Cygnus spacecraft's departure from the ISS
Three months after being deployed on a resupply mission to the International Space Station, the Cygnus spacecraft is coming home.
SpaceX is primed to break its annual launch record by the year's end
Previously setting the record for Falcon 9 launches in 2020 at 26, SpaceX plans to close out the year with a flurry to reach 30+.
NASA gives update on Hubble Space Telescope health, and why its halted
NASA has published an update on the health of its Hubble Space Telescope and why some of its key instruments are offline.
SpaceX Endurance crew safely docks with ISS, astronauts board station
The SpaceX Endurance crew has successfully docked with the International Space Station. Astronauts are safely onboard the station.
NASA snaps incredible image with Hubble of a snowman out in deep space
NASA and the ESA's Hubble Space Telescope has snapped an incredible image of a snowman sculpted out of cosmic gas and dust.
James Webb Space Telescope inches closer to launch, instrument checked
The James Webb Space Telescope is inching closer to launch as NASA announce one of its four instruments has been checked.
NASA achieves the fastest turnaround in human spaceflight history
NASA has announced that tonight's liftoff has marked a milestone in human spaceflight history as the fastest turnaround.
Watch Hubble's successor being unboxed before its terrifying launch
The European Space Agency has posted a video showcasing the unboxing of the highly anticipated James Webb Space Telescope.
NASA delays SpaceX's fourth crew launch to ISS over 'medical issue'
NASA has delayed the launch of SpaceX's fourth crewed launch to the International Space Station over a 'minor medical issue'.
China's Mars rover needs help to get new data back to Earth
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) will soon relay its data from its rover back to Earth with the help of the ESA.
NASA asked SpaceX Endeavor crew not to use the toilet on the way home
The crew aboard SpaceX Endeavor were asked by NASA's Commercial Crew program manager to 'limit' their toilet usage on the flight.
Blast from the Sun hit Earth, causing beautiful auroras to appear
Close to the start of the month, the Sun emitted a blast of charged particles directly towards Earth. The collision caused auroras.
Solar storm hits Earth, sounds of its impact recorded for the 1st time
Researchers have recorded the sounds of a solar storm impacting Earth's magnetic field and recorded a song for the first time.
NASA's next-gen revolutionary space telescope inches closer to launch
NASA's next-generation space telescope that's poised to revolutionize space observations has arrived at its last place on Earth.
NASA is planning on returning extraterrestrial cargo back to Earth
NASA, along with other space agencies, are currently planning how they will return extraterrestrial cargo from Mars back to Earth.
Spacecraft uses gravity to slow down, takes first image of Mercury
The European Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency have achieved the first fly-by of Mercury with its spacecraft.
Hubble snaps a jaw-dropping image of a cluster of candy-colored stars
The European Space Agency published a new image of a gorgeous cluster of candy-colored stars taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.