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3 days ago
Celebrate NASA's Apollo 12 50th Launch Anniversary with Special Webcasts

Apollo 12 launched 50 years ago today for a landing on the moon's Ocean of Storms four days later. The landing crew of Pete Conrad and Alan Bean made the first pinpoint landing on the moon, arriving ... See more

Apollo 12 launched to the moon 50 years ago today (Nov. 14), and NASA has several livestreamed events celebrating the milestone. You can catch all broadcasts online and on NASA Television.

1 week ago
SpaceX goes for two big reuse milestones with next launch

Nearly three months have passed since SpaceX flew a rocket—the company last launched the AMOS-17 satellite on August 6 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.

But now the company is returning to the launch pad ... See more

On Tuesday, the company completed a static test firing of the Falcon 9.

1 week ago
SpaceX goes for two big reuse milestones with next launch

Nearly three months have passed since SpaceX flew a rocket—the company last launched the AMOS-17 satellite on August 6 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.

But now the company is returning to the launch pad ... See more

On Tuesday, the company completed a static test firing of the Falcon 9.

2 weeks ago
Scientists Find Water Vapor on the Most Habitable Exoplanet Yet

On Wednesday, a team of astronomers from University College London announced that they detected water vapor in the atmosphere of a “super-Earth” planet outside our own solar system. This is the ... See more

A so-called super-Earth with water in its atmosphere has many appealing attributes. But that doesn't mean it hosts life.

2 weeks ago
Taurid meteor – Watch the Skies

This year, the Taurids may be more active than usual.

Bright Taurid fireballs may be more numerous this year, according to some scientists. Known as the Taurid “swarm,” these bright meteors are ... See more

3 weeks ago
Orionid meteors late night until dawn | EarthSky.org

The Orionid meteor shower will peak early this week, with the best morning likely being Tuesday, October 22. Try watching on the mornings of October 21 and 23, too. In 2019, the moon will be at or ... See more

A bright moon interferes for much of the night for 2018's Orionid meteor shower. Watch shortly before dawn, after moonset. Try watching on the mornings of October 20, 21 and 22. A dark sky is always ... See more

1 month ago
Interstellar comet just like ones from our solar system – astronomers

The first interstellar comet to be tracked by astronomers as it hurtles through the solar system is unremarkable in every way apart from where it comes from, researchers have said.

Scientists ... See more

Scientists tracking 2I/Borisov say some formation processes may be common between stars

1 month ago
Saturn has been crowned the new ‘moon king’ over Jupiter after discovery of 20 new moons

Saturn now reigns as the solar system’s “moon king,” thanks to 20 newfound moons. That brings the ringed planet’s total known satellites to 82, knocking Jupiter — with 79 moons (SN: ... See more

The discovery brings Saturn’s moon tally to 82. The previous record-holder, Jupiter, has 79.

1 month ago
Meat Grown in Space for the First Time Ever

Aleph Farms, an Israeli food company, announced today (Oct. 7) that its experiment aboard the International Space Station resulted in the first-ever lab-grown meat in space. The company focuses on ... See more

This cultivated meat is "slaughter-free."

1 month ago
Nobel prize in physics awarded to cosmology and exoplanet researchers

Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel prize in physics for groundbreaking discoveries about the evolution of the universe and the Earth’s place within it.

James Peebles, from Canada, ... See more

James Peebles laid foundation for modern cosmology while Swiss pair found first exoplanet

1 month ago
This is how a 'fuzzy' universe may have looked

Dark matter was likely the starting ingredient for brewing up the very first galaxies in the universe. Shortly after the Big Bang, particles of dark matter would have clumped together in ... See more

Dark matter was likely the starting ingredient for brewing up the very first galaxies in the universe. Shortly after the Big Bang, particles of dark matter would have clumped together in ... See more

1 month ago
The oldest discovered cluster of galaxies is revealing the early univ

In an effort to understand the large structures that make up our universe, Harikane’s team peered deep into space. Because light takes time to travel from distant galaxies, studying those farther ... See more

To understand the large structures that make up our universe, astronomers peered deep into space. They found a group of galaxies converging when the universe was just 800 million years old.

1 month ago
Supernova 1987A | aavso.org

Right now, in the center of the Sun, there's a nuclear reaction converting hydrogen to helium, producing neutrinos, photons, & positrons. A neutrino from this reaction will pass through you just over ... See more

1 month ago
Japan Is Launching an Unpiloted Cargo Ship to the Space Station Today. Watch Live

Watch the launch of Japan's unpiloted cargo ship live

Liftoff is at 12:05 p.m. EDT (1605 GMT).

2 months ago
Juno captures stunning images of a solar eclipse on Jupiter

On September 12, NASA’s Juno spacecraft performed its twenty-second close flyby of Jupiter, careening down until it was just 8,000 kilometers (4,970 miles) above the gas giant’s clouds.

From ... See more

See the shadow of the moon Io fall upon Jupiter.

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