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This Scientist Wants to Send Building Blocks of Life to Distant...

A German theoretical physicist has proposed a modification to the first-ever interstellar spacecraft that would allow it to decelerate enough to orbit an exoplanet...

The Juno Space Probe Isn’t Where It Should Be, And This...

In the early 1960s, scientists developed the gravity-assist method, where a spacecraft would conduct a flyby of a major body in order to increase...

Should we seed life through the cosmos using laser-driven ships?

Richard Bizley/Science Photo LibraryOur galaxy may contain billions of habitable worlds that don't host any life. Should we attempt to change that?Claudius Gros at...

China Will Launch Their Highly Classified Reusable Spaceplane in 2020

Officials from the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASTC) released a statement on Tuesday saying they'll be ready to launch the next-generation...

Mysterious Balls of Light Aren’t UFOs, Says Science

A "flying object" was seen over Russia last night, but luckily for those fearing an alien invasion, the object can be identified. Intercontinental ballistic...

Dawn spacecraft approved to spend another year studying Ceres

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDANASA'S Dawn mission will spend another year orbiting Ceres, an icy dwarf planet in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. Since arriving at...

There’s a Hidden Spacecraft Dump in The Middle of The Ocean...

The most remote location on Earth has many names: It's called Point Nemo (Latin for 'no one') and the Oceanic Pole of Inaccessibility. Most...

How to See a Space Station Fall From the Sky

Six years after it launched, a truck-sized space station is flying out of control on a collision course with Earth -and it could come...

Cemetery, graveyard or burning in the sky:u2009How spacecraft meet their end

Retirement may be a kinder way to put it, but spacecraft also die. Chinese space station Tiangong-1, a 8.5-tonne spacecraft launched in 2011 and...

This Strange Sensor Russia Sent to the ISS Is Baffling US...

The Progress MS-07 spacecraft before launch. The mysterious sensor is the black object on the forward edge in the upper-right corner of the photo....