Missions

Watch a Nicely Stabilized Video of DART Flying Past Didymos and Slamming Into Dimorphos

Here’s one of the best videos we’ve seen of the last minutes of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission…

6 days ago

South Korea’s First Orbital Mission to the Moon is on its Way

South Korea launched its first robotic mission to the Moon last week, as a SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched the…

2 months ago

ESA’s EnVision Mission Doesn’t Have a lot of Fuel, so it’s Going to Aerobrake in the Atmosphere of Venus

Venus has almost been “the forgotten planet,” with only one space mission going there in the past 30 years. But…

2 months ago

First Images From JWST are Coming on July 12th

We're about to reach a milestone that many thought we would never reach. After years of wrangling, cost overruns, threats…

4 months ago

NASA is Building a Mission That Will Refuel and Repair Satellites in Orbit

NASA is planning a mission to demonstrate the ability to repair and upgrade satellites in Earth orbit. The mission, called…

4 months ago

InSight is Losing Power, it Probably Will be Shut Down in a Few Months

The InSight Mars lander will cease science operations sometime in the next few months due to a decreasing power supply,…

5 months ago

Five Rover Teams Chosen to Help Explore the Moon’s South Pole

The Moon may seem barren, and it is. However, a certain species of inquisitive primates is still very interested in…

6 months ago

Strange Terraces on Mars are a Clear Signal of Sedimentary Rock

If we’ve learned anything about Mars the past 2-3 decades from the various rovers, landers and orbiters we’ve sent to…

7 months ago

There’s a Big Rock Stuck Inside one of Perseverance’s Wheels

It looks like the Perseverance rover has an unwanted passenger, a rock stuck inside one of its wheels. The image…

7 months ago

Germany’s Space Agency Cancels all its Projects With Russia. They Even Turned off an Instrument on a Russian Space Telescope

Germany is flexing its muscles. The German government recently announced a massive increase in military spending to counter Russian military…

7 months ago