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This Dried Up Riverbed Shows that Water Once Flowed on the Surface of Mars

From some viewpoints, Mars is kind of like a skeleton of Earth. We can see that it had volcanoes, oceans,…

3 days ago

A Satellite Just Launched Whose Job is to Extend the Life of Geosynchronous Satellites

Space Logistics LLC, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman, has launched a satellite that can extend the life of other satellites.…

4 days ago

Nine Astronauts from Four Different Space Agencies are on the International Space Station Right Now

The International Space Station's usual complement of six astronauts grew by 50% recently, making things a little crowded up there.…

2 weeks ago

This Summer’s Asteroid Near-Miss Helped Greenlight NASA’s NEOCam Mission to Search the Skies for Killer Spacerocks

Last July, a once-in-a-lifetime event happened. Not the good kind; the football-field-sized-asteroid near-miss kind. And that near miss is the…

3 weeks ago

Musk Shares the Latest Progress on the Starship Prototypes

Elon Musk just released new images that showcase the progress being made on the Starship prototypes

4 weeks ago

Io’s Largest Volcano, Loki, Erupts Every 500 Days. Any Day Now, It’ll Erupt Again.

Jupiter's moon Io is in stark contrast to the other three Galilean moons. While Callisto, Ganymede, and Europa all appear…

4 weeks ago

Physicists Don’t Know the Mass of a Neutrino, But Now They Know it’s No Larger Than 1 Electron Volt

The Standard Model of Particle Physics is one of science's most impressive feats. It's a rigorous, precise effort to understand…

4 weeks ago

Astronauts Try Mixing Concrete in Space

What sounds like a slap-stick comedy shtick is actually solid science. With so much of humanity's space-faring future involving habitats,…

1 month ago

Thanks to Trump, We’ve Got a Better Idea of the Capabilities of US Surveillance Satellites

The US President has done it again. Just when you think things can't get any more—"unusual"— in the White House,…

1 month ago

Elon Musks Says that his Next Starship Could be Twice as Big

According to Musk's latest tweet, SpaceX's next rocket could be twice as big (and eight times the volume) as the…

1 month ago