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NASA’s New Budget for Artemis? $28 Billion

Just in time for the upcoming elections, NASA has presented Congress with the projected budget for sending astronauts back to…

4 months ago

It Looks Like Firefighters Saved Mt. Wilson Observatory

Thanks to the heroic efforts of firefighters, the Mt. Wilson Observatory is now safe from the California wildfires raging through…

4 months ago

The SpaceX Starship Could be Making its Biggest Hop Yet (and a Belly-Flop) Next Month!

Elon Musk and SpaceX appear to be gearing up for a high-altitude hop test with the SN8 before the end…

4 months ago

An Update on the Damage to the Arecibo Observatory

The Arecibo Observatory suffered some serious damage last month, but an assessment and investigation is underway and repairs will follow!

4 months ago

SpaceX’s Starship Prototype Nails Another Hop Test! Bring on Orbital Flights!

SpaceX has nailed the hop test once again and the Starship is on its way toward making high-altitude flights and…

4 months ago

SpaceX is Going to Hop Starship Again This Weekend

SpaceX has a busy weekend ahead with three missions scheduled for Sunday, including a 150 m hop test with the…

5 months ago

Microbes Were Dormant for Over 100 Million Years, But They Were Able to Spring Back to Life

At the bottom of the ocean in the South Pacific Gyre, there's a sediment layer that is among the most…

6 months ago

Here’s the New Space Force Logo

The newest branch of the US Military has a logo and a motto now. The mottos is Semper Supra, meaning…

6 months ago

Astronomers Do the Math to Figure Out Exactly When Johannes Vermeer Painted this, More than 350 Years Ago

Most of us will be forgotten only a generation or two after we pass. But some few of us will…

6 months ago

Will We See a Starship Test This Week?

Barring a further delays, the fifth Starship prototype (SN5) could be ready for a static fire and hop test by…

6 months ago