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The BepiColombo Mission To Mercury is Losing Power

BepiColombo is a joint ESA/JAXA mission to Mercury. It was launched in 2018 on a complex trajectory to the Solar…

2 days ago

Solar Orbiter Takes a Mind-Boggling Video of the Sun

You've seen the Sun, but you've never seen the Sun like this. This single frame from a video captured by…

2 weeks ago

Hubble Has Accidentally Discovered Over a Thousand Asteroids

The venerable Hubble Space Telescope is like a gift that keeps on giving. Not only is it still making astronomical…

4 weeks ago

There Was a Doomed Comet Near the Sun During the Eclipse

A surprise cometary appearance made the April 8th total solar eclipse all the more memorable.

4 weeks ago

The Solar Wind is Stripping Oxygen and Carbon Away From Venus

The BepiColombo mission, a joint effort between JAXA and the ESA, was only the second (and most advanced) mission to…

1 month ago

Here's the Total Solar Eclipse, Seen From Space

On Monday, April 8th, people across North America witnessed a rare celestial event known as a total solar eclipse. This…

1 month ago

Ice is Starting to Cloud Euclid's Optics

On July 1st, 2023, the European Space Agency (ESA) launched the Euclid Observatory, a mission that will spend the next…

2 months ago

Ariane 6 is Coming Together

The European Space Agency (ESA)’s next generation heavy lift rocket is just months away from its first flight, and its…

2 months ago

Crew-8 Arrives at the ISS, Despite a Crack in the Capsule

Space travel seems to be a fairly regular occurrence now with crews hopping up and down to the International Space…

2 months ago

Comets: Why study them? What can they teach us about finding life beyond Earth?

Universe Today has explored the importance of studying impact craters, planetary surfaces, exoplanets, astrobiology, and solar physics, and what this…

3 months ago