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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 […]
February 1, 2020

Ancient life might have escaped Earth and journeyed to alien stars

A pair of researchers presented a wild new theory in a new paper. A pair of Harvard astrophysicists have proposed a wild theory of how life […]
January 31, 2020

NASA to allow researchers to fly on commercial suborbital vehicles

WASHINGTON — NASA plans for the first time to allow researchers to fly with their payloads on commercial suborbital vehicles, ending years of debate and deliberation. […]
January 30, 2020

NASA TV to Air Landing of Record-Setting Astronaut Christina Koch, Crewmates

NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who has spent more time in space on a single mission than any other woman, is scheduled to return to Earth on Thursday, […]
January 29, 2020

The Future of HR Recruitment for Aeronautics and Space Exploration

Although NASA formally ended its space shuttle program almost a full decade ago, in 2011, becoming an astronaut remains a dream for a large number of […]
January 28, 2020

NASA selects Axiom Space to build commercial space station module

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected a startup led by a former International Space Station program manager to develop a commercial module for the station. NASA announced […]
January 27, 2020

Japan seeks to finalize agreement with the U.S. on lunar exploration cooperation

WASHINGTON — The Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to have an agreement in place outlining its contributions to NASA’s lunar exploration efforts in the next few […]