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This NASA Animation Shows What It’s Really Like to Travel Close...

If you're a fan of science fiction, chances are you encountered a few franchises where humanity has spread throughout the known Universe. The ships...

NASA Is Tracking a Vast, Growing Anomaly in Earth’s Magnetic Field

NASA is actively monitoring a strange anomaly in Earth's magnetic field: a giant region of lower magnetic intensity in the skies above the planet,...

NASA’s Mars-Bound Spacecraft Is Back Online After Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Mars 2020, the spaceship carrying NASA's new rover Perseverance to the Red Planet, experienced technical difficulties and was temporarily running on essential systems only,...

Gorgeous New Footage Lets You Fly Over a Vast, Ice-Filled Crater...

We love flyover videos from other worlds. These stunning videos, created from imagery gathered by orbiting spacecraft, can give us a sense of what...

NASA Just Released a Spectacular 10-Year Timelapse of Our Mesmerising Sun

For once, we're going to break with the usual advice and tell you that you very much should stare into the Sun. Specifically, into...

NASA Spacecraft Just Dove 75 Metres Above an Asteroid’s Surface, And...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is getting ready for its big moment. OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is at asteroid Bennu, preparing...

Physicists Say They’ve Built a Test Sensitive Enough to Test The...

For nearly 20 years, scientists have debated the viability of an EM Drive, a hypothetical type of engine that could propel a spacecraft without...

There’s a Hidden Spacecraft Dump Deep in The Ocean – Here’s...

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...

Astronomy group calls for urgent action on SpaceX Starlink satellites

Victoria Girgis/Lowell ObservatoryWe are entering the age of satellite constellations, and astronomers are worried. On 23 May, SpaceX launched 60 communications satellites, the first...

China just landed on the far side of the moon: What...

Leading up to the historic touchdown, details on Chang'e-4's landing were few and far between. CNSA is notoriously secretive; the last update offered was...