The Space Force just took a big step from sci-fi-sounding dream toward reality. President Donald Trump signed Space Policy Di...
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We may not have to wait much longer to get our first glimpse of E.T., NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said. NASA has made the sear...
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Astronomers just got the goods on the meteor that flared up over Cuba earlier this month. The daytime sky show dazzled thousa...
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Virgin Galactic called off a planned test flight today (Feb. 20) of its VSS Unity space plane because of bad weather at its M...
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Virgin Galactic will take to the skies again tomorrow (Feb. 20), if all goes according to plan. Virgin plans to perform the f...
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A faint and frigid little moon doesn't have to go by "Neptune XIV" anymore. Astronomers have given a name — "Hippocamp" — to ...
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SpaceX will launch an Israeli robotic lunar lander during the company's Falcon 9 rocket launch tomorrow (Feb. 21). If the lan...
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The weird "neck" between the lobes of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko spotted by the Rosetta spacecraft formed in part becaus...
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NASA's MAVEN orbiter around Mars will pump its brakes in the Martian atmosphere to slide into tighter orbits around the Red Planet as its mission enters a new phase. The 4-year-old mission, whose name ...
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Say you need to prepare to shoot bullets into an asteroid and suck up the debris kicked up from the blast, then tuck it away ...
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This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voic...
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On Tuesday, Feb. 19, you'll no doubt hear the mainstream media proclaiming that on that night Earthlings will witness a "supermoon." It's a term — or, more specifically, a branding — of relatively rec...
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