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March 16, 2019

NASA Television to Air Three Upcoming Spacewalks, Preview Briefing

Four astronauts are preparing for their first spacewalks outside the International Space Station, scheduled for March 22, March 29 and April 8. Experts will preview the work of the […]
March 15, 2019

NASA Astronauts Hague, Koch Arrive Safely at Space Station

Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft Thursday. The Soyuz spacecraft carrying Nick […]
March 14, 2019

NASA Releases Opportunity Rover’s Final Panoramic View of Mars

Opportunity spent its final months building this panorama of its location, which is now its gravesite. When NASA’s Opportunity rover was declared dead in February, the […]
March 13, 2019

NASA Astronaut Nick Hague Prepares for His First Spaceflight (for a Second Time)

NASA astronaut Nick Hague is in the unusual position of having to prepare a second time for his first spaceflight. He and two fellow crewmembers will climb aboard […]
March 12, 2019

Some exoplanets tilt too much, and it’s pushing everyone apart

Orbits are getting a bit less mysterious. The explosion of exoplanet discoveries in the last decade has boosted our hopes of finding another world like Earth […]
March 11, 2019

Rocket Lab Launch of DARPA Satellite Slips

WASHINGTON — Rocket Lab’s first launch of the year, which was scheduled for late February, has been pushed back to the second half of March because of the […]
March 10, 2019

ArianeGroup says Ariane 6 enters crucial development phase as French auditor warns against SpaceX

WARSAW, Poland — ArianeGroup says this year will be decisive for the Ariane 6 rocket as the program is close to having all its propulsion qualified, […]
March 9, 2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon Splashdown Marks Success of First NASA Commercial Crew Flight Test

NASA passed a major milestone Friday in its goal to restore America’s human spaceflight capability when SpaceX’s Crew Dragon returned to Earth after a five-day mission […]
March 8, 2019

SpaceX Dragon demo capsule leaves station for Earth

America’s new commercial astronaut capsule will complete its demonstration flight on Friday with a splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean. The SpaceX Dragon vehicle has left the […]