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Mars Hope

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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

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

Space Missions

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

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

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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.

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

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

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

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.

JWST

Space Missions

Critical Step Complete as Webb Space Telescope Deploys Sunshield

Its sunshield now in place, the James Webb Space Telescope is unfolding by the numbers while en route to its new home.

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!

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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.

JWST

Space Missions

What Will the James Webb Space Telescope Uncover?

The soon-to-be-launched James Webb Space Telescope should shed light on exoplanet atmospheres and peer back to the universe's first stars.

IXPE Launch

Space Missions

NASA Launches New X-ray Explorer

The Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer will shed new light on energetic and enigmatic sources such as magnetars, supernovae, and black holes.

ISS

Space Missions

What's Next After the International Space Station?

NASA will end support for the International Space Station by 2030, transitioning low-Earth orbit to commercial operations.

Earth Flyby

Space Missions

Solar Orbiter to Fly Past Earth Thanksgiving Weekend

The Solar Orbiter mission will fly past Earth Friday night, setting up a dramatic sunward plunge.

ISS

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Russia Conducts Antisatellite Test; Space Station Crew Takes Cover

A Russian missile struck a defunct satellite early Monday morning, forcing International Space Station crew to shelter in place.

Nova-C Lander

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NASA Announces Drilling Site on the Moon

NASA has revealed the landing site for Intuitive Machines’ ambitious drilling mission, set to launch for the Moon in 2022.

GMT

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Astronomers Announce Priorities for Next Decade

The National Academy of Science detailed the direction for astronomy and astrophysics today for the coming decade.

Astronomy in Space with David Dickinson

NASA Selects Gamma-Ray Mission to Explore Positron Sources, Supernovae

The COSI mission will study the recent history of star birth, star death, and the formation of chemical elements in the Milky Way.

Lucy

Space Missions

NASA Launches Lucy Mission to Trojan Asteroids

NASA’s ambitious Lucy mission has launched to explore Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, pristine examples of the solar system's early years.

New Horizons

Solar System

New Horizons Discovers Kuiper Belt "Twins"

New Horizons has spotted two asteroid pairs in the outer solar system. Their existence sheds light on how planets formed.

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