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Astronaut Pee Will Help Build Bases on the Moon

In a strange development, a new ESA-supported study has shown that urine could actually help astronauts build bases on the…

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This Powerful Ion Engine Will Be Flying on NASA’s DART Mission to Try and Redirect an Asteroid

Despite humanity's current struggle against the novel coronavirus, and despite it taking up most of our attention, other threats still…

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Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden has Passed Away

The world recently lost another luminary, NASA astronaut Al Worden, who was part of the Apollo program and piloted the…

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NASA Chooses 4 New Astronomy Space Missions for Additional Study

NASA recently selected four new missions for development that will study gravitational waves, supernovae, relativistic jets, and exoplanet habitability.

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The Lunar Gateway is No Longer a Required Part of the Artemis Mission to Return to the Moon by 2024

As anticipated, NASA has announced that the Lunar Gateway will no longer be part of their "return to the Moon"…

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NASA tells Boeing to Make 61 Corrective Actions to Starliner Before the Program can Continue

An independent review has found 61 issues that need to be fixed before Boeing's CST-100 Starliner can take to space…

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Good News! The New Strategy of Using InSight’s Arm to Push the Mole Seems to be Making Progress.

There's at least one small bit of good news in these challenging Covid-19 times. And it's playing out on the…

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These are the Boulders OSIRIS-REx is Going to Use to Navigate Down to the Surface of Bennu

Meet OSIRIS-REx's "Guide Boulders." When the NASA spacecraft first arrived at asteroid Bennu over a year ago, the surface of…

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SpaceX Launches its Last Dragon 1 Mission to the ISS

SpaceX just launched its 20th mission as part of its resupply services to the ISS, which also happened to be…

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