China, Space Junk
16 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new study by a team of Chinese researchers considers whether a space-based laser station would be a good way to remove space junk
A series of possibly “skylights” have been spotted in the Moon’s norther polar region, offering possibilities for future exploration and maybe even a lunar base someday.
13 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
A recent study based on data from multiple orbiters indicates that Mars has multiple sheets of subsurface ice, and they run deep!
Astronomy, Black Holes
12 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a recent study by an international team of researchers, scientists now know why rapidly-spinning black holes blast out jets of charged particles.
According to a recent statement by a top engineer from the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, China is still in control of the Tiangong-1 space station.
China, Missions, Moon
10 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Chinese National Space Administration is going to have a busy year, with more than 40 launches to space scheduled for 2018
Astronomy, Atmosphere, Earth
According to recent study by a team of NASA scientists, ozone depletion around the south pole has decreased by 20 percent in the past 12 years.
Astronomy, Guide to Space
8 Jan , 2018 by Tammy Plotner
Located in the Leo constellation, roughly 35 million light-years from Earth, is the intermediate spiral galaxy known as Messier 65 – one of three small galaxies that make up the Leo Triplet.
8 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
This year, a number of companies will begin deploying constellations of internet satellites to space with the intent of providing global internet
Astronomy, Gravitational Waves
5 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
A team of astronomers from the University of Cambridge recently showed how the Gaia mission could also help in the search for gravitational waves.
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