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Paris (ESA) Nov 11, 2022

ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft recently conducted tests in which it relayed data gathered by NASA’s Perseverance …more

Paris (AFP) Nov 23, 2022

The European Space Agency named five new career astronauts Wednesday, as well as the world’s …more

Paris (ESA) Nov 25, 2022

For the second time this year, a small asteroid has been discovered before impacting the Earth. …more

Paris (ESA) Nov 23, 2022

The double spacecraft of ESA’s Proba-3 mission will become the most precisely controlled objects in space, …more

Washington DC (UPI) Nov 25, 2021

NASA’s Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft is expected to begin its orbit around the moon …more

Stephen Clark

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo capsule climb into space from Florida on Saturday. Credit: Stephen Clark / Spaceflight …more

Jeff Foust

CRS-26 launch

A brand new SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched a new cargo Dragon spacecraft Nov. 26, carrying supplies, experiments and new …more

Theresa Cross

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches the CRS-26 cargo mission to the International Space Station. Credit: Theresa Cross / Spaceflight Insider

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launches the CRS-26 cargo mission to the International Space Station. Credit: Theresa Cross / Spaceflight …more


Together for the first time. She’s a longtime SLS critic who served a decade in senior NASA roles under Clinton and Obama. …more

Andy Tomaswick

First light is an exciting time for astronomers and engineers who help bring new telescopes up to speed. One of …more

In September 2022 the United Nations organized the first-ever high-level Transforming Education Summit, inviting stakeholders to put forward commitments and …more

On July 31, 2013 a constellation of US defense satellites saw a streak of light over South Australia as a …more

Brian Berger

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle blasts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre Nov. 26, carrying nine satellites

India’s space agency ISRO launched a one-ton Earth observation satellite and eight nanosatellites to sun-synchronous polar orbit Nov. 26 aboard …more

A quartet of researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder, has found that the reason more prestigious universities are able …more

An international team of astronomers has conducted optical and near-infrared observations of a rare Type Icn supernova known as SN …more

Using a remote-controlled submarine, my colleagues and I discovered five new species of black corals living as deep as 2,500 …more

Stephen Clark

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy …more

Paul Scott Anderson

Webb telescope: Large planet with banded, cloudy atmosphere and bright sun in distance.

View larger. | Artist’s concept of what WASP-39b might look like. NASA’s

A global wildlife summit that ends Friday passed resolutions to protect hundreds of threatened species, including sharks, reptiles, turtles as …more

In one of the most polluted rivers in Central America, a vulnerable crocodile species is thriving despite living in waters …more

Laurence Tognetti

25 years ago, the film Contact made its theatrical debut starring Jodie Foster and Matthew McConaughey and told the story …more

Scott Alan Johnston

When you test launch the most powerful rocket ever successfully flown, there’s bound to be some collateral damage. With 8.8 …more

Matt Williams

NASA made history on November 16th when the Artemis I mission took off from Launch Complex 39B at Cape …more

Jeff Foust

Orion and Earth

NASA’s Orion spacecraft entered a high-altitude orbit around the moon Nov. 25 in the latest major step in the Artemis …more

William Graham

India will launch a new ocean monitoring satellite on Saturday morning, using its PSLV rocket to deliver the EOS-06 spacecraft …more

Stephen Clark

Live coverage of the flight of the Space Launch System moon rocket and Orion spacecraft on NASA’s Artemis 1 mission. …more