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Artemis 1 Comes Together as the Orion Capsule is Stacked on Top of the Space Launch System

The Artemis I rocket has been fully stacked is ready for the final tests before launch!

4 hours ago

A new Climate Model Suggests That Venus Never had Oceans

A new study has cast doubt on whether or not Venus ever had oceans, challenging the notion that it was…

1 day ago

I Could Look at James Webb Unboxing Pictures all Day

Crews at the Guyanese Space Center recently "unboxed" the James Webb Space Telescope and are now getting it ready for…

5 days ago

Europa has Water in its Atmosphere

New research indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has water vapor in its trailing atmosphere, which could inform missions headed there…

1 week ago

BepiColombo Meets Mercury for the First Time on October 1

BepiColombo made a quick visit to Venus in August and is on to its next rendezvous. On October 1st it'll…

4 weeks ago

ExoMars Will be Drilling 1.7 Meters to Pull its Samples From Below the Surface of Mars

The ESA just finished testing the drill that will allow the Rosalind Franklin rover to search for signs of life…

1 month ago

Astronauts Have Used Bacteria to Extract Useful Metals out of Rocks

History has viewed mining as a job that requires a lot of heavy machinery and physical labor.  Pulling valuable material…

1 month ago

This is a 3D-Printed Steel Floor Prototype for a Lunar Habitat

The ESA's has unveiled a key piece of their proposed lunar habitat, a 3D-printed steel floor frame.

2 months ago

James Webb’s Upper Stage is off to the Launch Site

The rocket that will carry the James Webb Space Telescope to space later this year is on its way to…

2 months ago

Who was Giuseppe ‘Bepi’ Colombo and why Does he Have a Spacecraft Named After him?

Astronomers have an excellent habit of naming large projects after deserving contributors to their field.  From Nancy Grace Roman to…

2 months ago