A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch on April 22, sending astronauts from NASA, ESA and the Japanese Space Agency to the ISS.
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NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission has given scientists the first complete look at Venus' orbital dust ring, a collection of microscopic dust particles that circulates around the Sun along Venus' orbit. Though earlier missions have made some...
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This extraordinary image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of the galaxy cluster Abell 2813 (also known as ACO 2813) has an almost delicate beauty, which also illustrates the remarkable physics at work within it. The image spectacularly...
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Married NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Bob Behnken present a spaceflight achievement award during a 2012 ceremony.
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Megan McArthur is about to pilot the SpaceX spaceship that her husband, Bob Behnken, flew last year.
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ISS crew member Sergey Kud-Sverchkov lands with the Soyuz MS-17 space capsule in a remote area outside Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on April 17, 2021.
Two Russian cosmonauts and one NASA astronaut have returned from the...
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Enlarge / NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter is seen here in a close-up taken by Mastcam-Z, a pair of zoomable cameras aboard the Perseverance rover. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)
NASA has resolved the issues with its Ingenuity helicopter on the...
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Researchers are pinning their hopes on the telescope’s super-advanced lenses to study the very onset of the universe, without the process being disturbed by radio interference from Earth.
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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and two Russian crewmates, Sergey Ryzhikov and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov, have returned safely to Earth. The crew members returned to Earth after six months of being station aboard the ISS. They departed the ISS aboard a Soyuz...
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NASA’s new horizons spacecraft reached Pluto on July 14, 2015. In doing so, it became the first spacecraft to investigate the dwarf planet closely. On January 1, 2019, it passed a large 36-kilometer long Kuiper belt object known as Arrokoth....
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Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut touched down Saturday on the steppe of Kazakhstan following a half-year mission on the International Space Station, footage broadcast by the Russian space agency showed.
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New Horizons is just the fifth spacecraft to reach this great distance, following the legendary Voyagers 1 and 2 and their predecessors, Pioneers 10 and 11. It’s almost 5 billion miles (7.5 billion kilometers) away; a remote region where one of...
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In 2024, NASA plans to land two American astronauts on the Moon in order to "explore more of the lunar surface than ever before" and lay the groundwork for the next step, which may see the US space agency send humans to Mars.
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Coalition for Deep Space Comment As NASA Continues Path to Return to Moon
"The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration (Coalition) applauds NASA for awarding a Human Landing System (HLS) contract for the Artemis program. Along with the Space Launch...
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