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October 8, 2018

SpaceX launches Argentine satellite, posts first ground-landing on West Coast

WASHINGTON — SpaceX conducted its seventeenth launch of the year Oct. 7, sending an Argentine radar satellite into low-Earth orbit on a Falcon 9 rocket. The […]
October 6, 2018

In the hunt for aliens, satellites may light the way

If aliens love satellites as much as we do, we might be able to spot them The Earth is expanding, satellite by satellite, every rocket launch […]
October 5, 2018

Why NASA needs to flip Curiosity’s ‘brain’ over

It’s having memory issues. The past few months have been pretty rough on NASA’s Mars rovers. Opportunity is still not responding to NASA’s frequent missives, and […]
October 4, 2018

Astronomers think they’ve found a moon the size of Neptune in a distant star system

Nearly eight thousand light-years away from Earth, there’s a star about the same size as our sun. Like our own solar system, that distant star is […]
October 3, 2018

Animal study suggests deep space travel may significantly damage GI function in astronauts

Simulations with animal models meant to mirror galactic cosmic radiation exposure to astronauts are raising red flags for investigators at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) about […]
October 2, 2018

Top 15 Facts about the Emirates Mars Mission

The Hope Mars Mission or Emirates Mars Mission is a space exploration mission of sending a probe to Mars to explore and study the planet’s atmosphere. Take a […]
October 2, 2018

Grinning-Skull Asteroid Set to Whiz by Earth

Better late to the Halloween party than never: An asteroid shaped like a grinning skull is set to pass by Earth on Nov. 11. Asteroid 2015 […]
October 1, 2018

It’s Official: NASA Just Announced a Bold 3-Part Plan to Send Humans to The Moon And Mars

NASA’s got a whole new plan. It wants boots on the Moon in 10 years and on Mars in 20. Give or take. On Wednesday, the […]
September 30, 2018

If Extra Dimensions Do Exist, They Must Be Really, Really Small

Does our universe exist in more than just three dimensions? Probably not on large scales, according to new research published July 23 in the Journal of Cosmology […]