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Space

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.
Jordan Pearson
9.9.19
Space

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.
Maddie Stone
8.29.19
tech-science

NASA Has Turned on a Deep Space GPS

The miniature atomic clock is a big step toward self-driving deep space probes.
Becky Ferreira
8.27.19
Tech news

NASA Made a Rare Flight Right Through a Thundercloud Formed by a Wildfire

Scientists conducted the most detailed reconnaissance of one of Earth's rarest atmospheric phenomena in a spectacular flight.
Maddie Stone
8.16.19
tech-science

Under Trump, 26% of Climate Change References Have Vanished From .Gov Sites

A new report documents two years of science being scrubbed from government websites.
Sarah Emerson
7.22.19
tech-science

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.
Becky Ferreira
7.3.19
tech-science

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.”
Becky Ferreira
6.27.19
tech-science

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

The 'ghost dune' was created by a volcanic eruption on Mars.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.19
tech-space

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.
Jordan Pearson
6.13.19
tech-science

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.
Becky Ferreira
6.11.19
Tech news

NASA Is Selling Out the International Space Station

The ISS will be open to tourists and commercial manufacturing, NASA leaders announced on Friday at the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York City.
Matthew Gault
6.7.19
tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of an Ocean Deep Inside Pluto

Reddish deposits of ammonia on Pluto suggest that liquid water, the key to life as we know it, exists below its surface.
Becky Ferreira
5.30.19
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