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Artemis 1 Comes Together as the Orion Capsule is Stacked on Top of the Space Launch System

The Artemis I rocket has been fully stacked is ready for the final tests before launch!

2 days ago

A new Climate Model Suggests That Venus Never had Oceans

A new study has cast doubt on whether or not Venus ever had oceans, challenging the notion that it was…

3 days ago

I Could Look at James Webb Unboxing Pictures all Day

Crews at the Guyanese Space Center recently "unboxed" the James Webb Space Telescope and are now getting it ready for…

7 days ago

Europa has Water in its Atmosphere

New research indicates that Jupiter's moon Europa has water vapor in its trailing atmosphere, which could inform missions headed there…

1 week ago

How to Prevent our Spacecraft From Contaminating Mars

A new report by the National Academies of Sciences highlights the importance of planetary protection for future missions destined for…

2 weeks ago

Nancy Grace Roman Just Passed a Critical Design Review

The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope just completed it's Mission Critical Design Review, a major milestone on the road to…

3 weeks ago

Communication With Mars is About to Become Impossible (for two Weeks)

Every two years, Mars enters what is known as a "Solar Conjunction," where its orbit takes it behind the Sun…

4 weeks ago

NASA’s Human Space Exploration Division is Being Split in Two

Large government organizations require lots of people to run them.  NASA is no exception.  America’s space agency has long been…

4 weeks ago

A Tiny, Inexpensive Satellite Will be Studying the Atmospheres of hot Jupiters

The Colorado Ultraviolet Transit Experiment (aptly nicknamed CUTE) is a new, NASA-funded mission that aims to study the atmospheres of…

1 month ago

Although it’s Quiet Today, Mars Once had Thousands of Volcanic Eruptions on its Surface

New research has found more evidence that Mars once experienced super-volcanoes that filled the atmosphere with ash and dust.

1 month ago