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OSIRIS-REx successfully collects samples from Asteroid Bennu

The little satellite that could: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is even more successful than the space agency anticipated. When we last left REx, he was 200 million...

NASA announces new launch date for SpaceX Crew-1 launch to ISS

NASA announced on Thursday that the new target for the SpaceX Crew-1 launch has been fixed for 7:49 p.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 14. This...

NASA to launch delicate stowing of samples from asteroid Bennu

NASA's spacecraft OSIRIS-Rex that collected material samples from asteroid Bennu last week is leaking materials into space due to a flap that got wedged...

The REx has landed: NASA spacecraft makes landing on asteroid Bennu

It wasn’t quite the moon landing, but this touchdown was historic for NASA. NASA made space history when its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully touched down...

DuAxel – NASA’s transforming rover to explore tough terrains on Mars

NASA recently unveiled a new four-wheeled rover called the DuAxel, designed to descend craters and near-vertical cliffs on the Moon, Mars, and beyond. The...

Moon has hazardous levels of radiation – A study reveals

A team of Chinese and German scientists reported that astronauts to the moon would be exposed to 200 to 1000 times the radiation we...

Space debris causes ISS to carry out avoidance maneuver

Russian and US astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) carried out an avoidance maneuver this Tuesday to adjust the station's orbit to avoid...

Hubble’s new photo of the Cygnus loop reminds of Nexus from Star Trek

For Star Trek fans like me, the above image reminds of "Nexus" from Star Trek: Generations - an extra-dimensional realm in which one's thoughts...

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin delivers first Artemis moon lander model to NASA

NASA's Artemis program aims to put American astronauts back on the surface of the moon by 2024, eventually establishing a long-term moon base by...

Artificial intelligence discovers 50 new planets from old NASA data

Planetary data has become so vast; it is impossible now for humans to sit through everything and find out nothing has been missed. The...

NASA still investigating space station air leak after last week’s evacuation of its segment

NASA is still investigating the slow leak of air from its segment of the International Space Station as NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy is forced...

There may be billions of ‘rogue’ drifting planets, not bound to any stars

New research suggests that there may be billions of planets just drifting in our galaxy (Milky Way), not bound to any stars. Unlike planets...

Eyes on the Solar System – Provides a real-time view of Perseverance rover

NASA's Mars 2020 is an ambitious mission that helps pave the way for future human expeditions to Mars and demonstrates technologies that may be...

NASA: Ceres, a dwarf planet like Pluto, is an ocean world

Pluto was considered a planet when it was first discovered and was later declared as the first dwarf planet. Ceres is a dwarf planet...