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January 26, 2020

U.S. Space Force says its new seal is not a Starfleet knockoff

U.S. Space Force statement: The seal “honors the Department of the Air Force’s proud history” WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday evening unveiled on Twitter the […]
January 25, 2020

How A Year In Space Affected An Astronaut’s Genes

The long-await results of the study comparing twin astronaut brothers, Scott and Mark Kelly, were published in Science. The Twins Study produced some important findings on […]
January 24, 2020

Space cookies: First food baked in space by astronauts

Chocolate chip cookies have become the first food to be baked in space in a first-of-its-kind experiment. Astronauts baked the cookies in a special zero-gravity oven […]
January 23, 2020

Meet Vyom – India’s first robot ‘astronaut’

India’s space agency has unveiled a robot that will travel to space later this year as part of an unmanned mission. Scientists hope that it will […]
January 20, 2020

SpaceX successfully completes its Dragon abort test

The capsule successfully separated and splashed down gently into the Atlantic. Today, SpaceX attempted a critical test of its ability to launch humans to orbit: the […]
January 18, 2020

Astronaut Spotlight: Claudie Haigneré

Claudie Haigneré is the first French woman to have gone into space. Doctor, scientist, astronaut and politician…. Like most astronauts, she wears many hats and has […]
January 17, 2020

SpinLaunch raises $35 million

WASHINGTON — SpinLaunch, a startup pursuing an alternative approach for placing payloads into orbit, has raised $35 million in a new funding round disclosed Jan. 16. […]
January 16, 2020

Moon ‘shrooms? Fungi eyed to help build lunar bases and Mars outposts

Fungus could be very much among us when humanity sets up shop on the moon and beyond. NASA researchers are investigating the potential of mycelia — the mass […]
January 15, 2020

Stereotypes Breaker: Top 7 Things to Forget When Talking About Astronauts in Space

Take some time to imagine an astronaut – what do you see? Is it a woman or a man? Does he or she look young or […]