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February 10, 2020

What We Learned In Space and Astronomy News In 2019

Like previous years before it, the year 2019 had some memorable moments relating to space and astronomy. There are a number of memorable events noted by […]
February 9, 2020

Europe’s Solar Orbiter Begins Its Journey to the Sun

ESA’s orbiter will work with NASA’s Parker Solar Probe to unveil the mysteries of our home star and the origin of violent storms that spew plasma […]
February 8, 2020

Space Minerals: A New Frontier?

Thousands of meteorites plunge to Earth each year and to the untrained eye look remarkably like terrestrial rocks. But many of these ancient geological wonders originate […]
February 7, 2020

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, built to carry astronauts, faces new safety concerns

New York (CNN Business)Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which is designed to carry NASA astronauts to the International Space Station, encountered a second, previously undisclosed, software issue during a botched test […]
February 6, 2020

Astronaut Christina Koch lands back on Earth after a record-breaking 328 days in space. Here’s what she did

NASA astronaut Christina Koch made the most of her first trip to the International Space Station by breaking the record for the longest single spaceflight by […]
February 5, 2020

British ‘X-Files’ of UFO sightings is going public

The U.K.’s Ministry of Defense will publish secret UFO reports for the first time. From the early 1950s until 2009, a department in the United Kingdom’s […]
February 4, 2020

How to Prepare Kids to Lead Space Discovery in the Future

Kids commonly answer: “an astronaut!” to the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” There’s little doubt why. Ever since the space […]
February 3, 2020

Decades in the making, Solar Orbiter finally meets launcher at Cape Canaveral

The European-built Solar Orbiter spacecraft was installed on top of its United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 launcher Friday at Cape Canaveral, ready for final charging and […]
February 2, 2020

Voyager 2 Went Into Fault Protection Mode, But Engineers Brought it Back Online

NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft went into fault protection mode on Tuesday January 28th. The fault protection routines automatically protect the spacecraft in harmful conditions. Both Voyagers […]