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Launch KPLO

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Korea's Lunar Orbiter Heads for the Moon

South Korea's lunar orbiter has launched successfully for the Moon, joining a growing number of missions there.

Hubble vs Webb comparison

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Hubble's Future in the Webb Era

Even though it's far past its warranty, Hubble is still proving its worth in this new era that includes the James Webb Space Telescope.

Carina Nebula

Galaxies

What We See in the First Science Images from the James Webb Space Telescope

The James Webb Space Telescope released its first science images today. Here's what these images show us.

Capstone spacecraft in orbit around Moon (art)

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Successful Launch of Capstone, the Lunar Gateway Pathfinder

Capstone, a small pathfinder spacecraft with a big mission, launched today to pave the way for crewed return to the Moon.

Impact Crater

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Found: Booster Impact Crater on the Farside of the Moon

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission has found the impact site created March 4th. The crater might help reveal the impactor's identity.

Percy

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Perseverance Watches Wild Winds on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance rover is recording the windy weather in Jezero Crater, chronicling its role in making the Red Planet dusty.

Mars InSight

Solar System

NASA's Insight Lander Detects Monster Marsquake

NASA’s Mars Insight lander witnessed the largest quake detected on another world at just the right time — as the lander begins to run low on power.

Osiris-APEX

Spacecraft and Space Missions

New Target for Asteroid Probe: “Potentially Hazardous” Apophis

Once the primary mission of NASA's OSIRIS-REx is complete, the spacecraft will head toward a new destination: near-Earth asteroid Apophis.

Decadal Survey

Solar System

What's in Store for the Next Decade of Planetary Science

Big winners in the planetary science decadal survey include a Uranus flagship mission, a orbiter and lander for Enceladus, and an emphasis on planetary defense.

OneWeb Launch

Astronomy and Society

Russia-Ukraine War: Impacts on Space (Updates)

Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine has far-reaching consequences for spaceflight and the international space community.

Apollo 17 sample

Solar System

How Apollo 17 Is Preparing Artemis for a Return to the Moon

Researchers gear up for Artemis and a new generation of lunar exploration, with a look at samples from the final crewed mission to the Moon.

Mars Hope

Solar System

Update from the Hope Probe at Mars

The United Arab Emirates' Hope Probe, on a wide orbit around Mars, provides views of the dynamic Red Planet.

Lunar impact site on the Moon's farside

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Booster Set to Hit the Moon Turns Out to be Chinese Rocket (Updates)

The booster previously identified as SpaceX hardware turns out to be from the Chang’e 5-T1 mission. The timing and site of the impact remain the same.

Starlink

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Space Storm Knocks Out Latest Batch of Starlink Satellites

A minor space storm took down much of the latest Starlink batch shortly after launch.

Lunar impact site on the Moon's farside

Spacecraft and Space Missions

SpaceX Rocket Booster to Hit the Moon on March 4th

A discarded Falcon 9 upper stage rocket booster will impact Hertzsprung Crater on the lunar farside on March 4th.

JWST

Spacecraft and Space Missions

The James Webb Space Telescope Has Arrived at Its Destination

Fully deployed, the James Webb Space Telescope arrived at its new home today, in a halo orbit around the Earth-Sun L2 Lagrange point.

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Interstellar Probe Proposed to Explore the Solar Neighborhood

A unique mission concept known as Interstellar Probe would venture beyond the solar system and probe our neighborhood environment.

JWST

Spacecraft and Space Missions

Deployment of the James Webb Space Telescope Is Complete

The James Webb Space Telescope has unfolded its primary mirror, marking the end of the deployment phase for the observatory.

Psyche

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

Spaceflight 2022: Missions to Watch in the Coming Year

The New Year will see missions returning to the Moon and much more.

Liftoff!

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

The James Webb Space Telescope Is Headed to Space

Over a generation in the making, the James Webb Space Telescope is finally headed for space.

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