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Will You Be Able To See It? Mile-Wide Asteroid With Its Own Moon Set To Do A Flyby This Weekend...
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Prepare yourselves, astronomy fans: a mile-wide double asteroid is approaching Earth and may be visible on Saturday night, May 25, according to the Farmers Almanac.The asteroid is categorized as 1999 KW4 and consists of a primary spac...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-24 20:38 UTC
This is your future home in space, according to billionaire Jeff Bezos...
The Blue Origin boss has revealed a set of futuristic space habitats for humankind
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 18:35 UTC
NASA to get an extra $1.6 billion to put the first woman on the moon...
NASA's mission to get humans, including the first woman, to the moon again in 2024 has been named Artemis, after a Greek goddess of the moon
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 18:30 UTC
Trump increases NASA budget proposal to 'return to Space in a BIG WAY'...
The president mentioned on Twitter other projects targeted in his budget, including the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 01:49 UTC
Mars Water: Scientists Think They Know Why Mars Dried Out...
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Mars as we know it today is a mostly dry, dusty place with a few pockets of ice in remote regions. It's barren and we're pretty sure it's lifeless today, but that might not have a...
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-06 21:57 UTC
A 393-Foot Asteroid Will Swing By Earth Tomorrow For A 'Close Approach'...
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A rather sizeable chunk of space rock is due to zoom past our planet tomorrow. Dubbed asteroid 2019 HO3, the celestial object is estimated to be up to 393 feet wide and will swing through our corner of space in the early hours of Wednesday morning for a s
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-01 20:58 UTC
NASA head: Expect a major asteroid strike in your lifetime...
Visions of space rocks slamming into Earth aren't just for dinosaurs and Hollywood movies.
By ceres on 2019-05-01 02:31 UTC
Why the idea of alien life now seems inevitable and possibly imminent...
After a string of discoveries, alien life is not as far-fetched as it used to be.
By ceres on 2019-05-01 01:36 UTC
"Unfathomable Abodes of Life?" Water Worlds of the Milky Way...
Beautiful blue planets with endless oceans may be orbiting many of the Milky Way's one trillion stars. In 2016, for example, Kepler astronomers discovered planets that are unlike anything in our solar system a "water world" planetary system or
By ceres on 2019-05-01 01:33 UTC
As Coachella raged, the L.A. tech world made plans to live on Mars...
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What do NASA engineers, synthetic biologists and Silicon Valley VCs do for Coachella? Throw a party to talk about colonizing space.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-24 01:20 UTC
Can NASA reach the moon safely by 2024?...
Space accelerator to build bridges with military — Mars in 2033 just not possible, report concludes
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-19 14:06 UTC
NASA Experiment Might Have Survived Beresheet Lunar Crash...
An experimental NASA payload from the Beresheet spacecraft might still be intact someplace on the lunar surface. Researchers plan to begin scouring the likely crash site for signs of the Lunar Retroreflector Array (LRA). The post NASA Experiment Might Hav
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-18 14:45 UTC
A Rocket Launch to the Space Station Today Could Be Visible Along US East Coast!...
Today, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Check for it in the afternoon sky.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-17 18:19 UTC
NASA's TESS mission spots Earth-size exoplanet...
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NASA's planet-hunting TESS mission has found its first Earth-size exoplanet in a nearby star system 53 light-years from Earth. Another exoplanet, a warm mini-Neptune, was found in the same system.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-15 19:09 UTC
Lockheed Martin Has A Plan To Bring Astronauts Back To The Moon By 2024...
Lockheed Martin has unveiled the reimagined lunar lander that will carry astronauts to the surface of the Moon. The new design was in response to NASA's accelerated timeline to return to the lunar surface by 2024.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-13 13:52 UTC
Beresheet: Israel spacecraft crashes during historic moon landing attempt, SpaceIL support team says...
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An attempt by Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL to land its spacecraft Beresheet on the moon has failed after the lunar lander crashed.
By ceres on 2019-04-11 19:54 UTC
Eureka! Black Hole Photographed for 1st Time...
For the first time ever, humanity has photographed a black hole, shining light on an exotic realm that had long been beyond our ken.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 15:21 UTC
'Alien' Lights in Norway Were a NASA Test, Not an Extraterrestrial Visit...
'Alien' lights in Norway were a NASA mission, not an extraterrestrial visit.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-09 12:29 UTC
A Japanese spacecraft may have just blown a crater in a distant asteroid...
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Samples from Ryugu's interior could lead to new insights into the early solar system
By ceres on 2019-04-05 17:09 UTC
Mars methane surge spotted from space...
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A European spacecraft has confirmed a report of methane being released from the surface of Mars.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-02 20:49 UTC
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