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Astronauts are Going to Attach a “Robot Hotel” to the Outside of the International Space Station

The Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS) unit recently launched for the ISS, where it will be integrated and provide a home…

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A Microorganism With a Taste for Meteorites Could Help us Understand the Formation of Life on Earth

A new study by a team astrobiologists shows how certain types of extreme bacteria thrive on meteors, which could reveal…

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Luca Parmitano Takes the Wheel and Test Drives a Rover From Space.

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano just completed the second round of tests where he remotely-controlled a rover on Earth from the…

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Using Balloons to Launch Rockets

LEO Aerospace is developing a "Rockoon" system that will provide commercial launch services for microsatellites, as well as a platforms…

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Giant Meteor Impacts Might Have Triggered Early Earth’s Plate Tectonics

A new study by an Australian-US team has found that a large impact that happened ca. 3.2 billion years ago…

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Messier 94 – the Cat’s Eye Galaxy

Located in the constellation Canes Venatici, roughly 15 million light years from Earth, is the spiral galaxy known as the…

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Cancer Seems to Have Trouble Spreading in Microgravity

A team of Australian researchers have found evidence that microgravity can disrupt the spread of cancer cells, which could lead…

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There’s Now an Operational Radio Telescope on the Far Side of the Moon

The Chang'e-4 satellite (Queqiao) recently deployed the NCLE radio observatory, a joint Netherlands-Chinese experiment that will probe the early Universe.

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There Could be Planets Orbiting Around Supermassive Black Holes

A team of scientists from Japan have theorized that planetary systems could form around Supermassive Black Holes.

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Using Bacteria to Build a Base on Mars

A researcher, whose work is supported by the ESA and NASA, has developed an idea for using bacteria to help…

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