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How to Watch the First Spacewalk With All Women on Friday

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will conduct the historic spacewalk after the event was initially cancelled in March.

9.27.19

OK, WTF Is Google's 'Quantum Supremacy'?

A leaked paper from Google and contributing researchers from NASA announced a mind-boggling advance in computer science last week. Here's everything you need to know about what it is and if it matters.

9.27.19

Three Supermassive Black Holes Are on a Crash Course, NASA Says

“This is the strongest evidence yet found for such a triple system of actively feeding supermassive black holes.”

9.10.19

This Is What Happens When Two Satellites Collide In Space

The first-ever collision between artificial satellites changed how the world looked at space. Now, low-Earth orbit is about to get a lot more crowded.

9.6.19

Everything You Need To Know Before India’s First Moon Landing Tonight

The Indian Space Research Organisation calls the upcoming moments of descent “terrifying”.

9.1.19

Hurricane Dorian Could Pose a Historic Threat to Kennedy Space Center

The forecast is still uncertain, but one possibility is a landfall right near the historic spaceport. NASA isn’t taking any chances.

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8.28.19

NASA Has Turned on a Deep Space GPS

The miniature atomic clock is a big step toward self-driving deep space probes.

7.4.19

How Humans Will Bring the Internet to Space

In the future, orbiters, rovers, deep space probes, and even human space habitats will be nodes on the internet of things.

6.28.19

NASA Will Fly a Copter on Saturn's Moon Titan

“Dragonfly will visit a world filled with a wide variety of organic compounds, which are the building blocks of life and could teach us about the origin of life itself.”

6.17.19

NASA Spots a Martian Feature That Resembles the 'Star Trek' Logo

The 'ghost dune' was created by a volcanic eruption on Mars.

6.14.19

Why NASA Is Renting the International Space Station for Dirt Cheap

Companies will charge tens of millions of dollars for a single ticket to space, but NASA will see barely any of the money.

6.12.19

Scientists Have Detected a Huge Anomaly Under the Moon’s Largest Crater

An object five times larger than Hawaii’s Big Island is embedded miles under an impact crater on the far side of the Moon.

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