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With $100 million and a lot of volunteer labor, SpaceIL's Beresheet spacecraft could be the first privately built vessel to reach the lunar surface. [Read More]
And a roundup of other stories from around the world... [Read More]
Elon Musk shared a stage at a SpaceX factory on Monday night with Yusaku Maezawa, who will make a significant investment in the company's next-generation... [Read More]
The mystery passenger would follow a looping path around the moon without landing aboard a new rocket, but when the flight might occur is uncertain. [Read More]
Tags: Moon - SpaceX - Announce
After speaking for the first time, Jim Bridenstine of NASA and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Rogozin, set out to reaffirm cooperation on orbital matters. [Read More]
Don't expect to see astronauts in Coca-Cola commercials any time soon, or NASA's Mars rover rebranded as Curiosity, brought to you by Aflac. [Read More]
Don't expect to see astronauts in Coca-Cola commercials any time soon, or NASA's Mars rover rebranded as Curiosity, brought to you by US insurer AFLAC. [Read More]
And a roundup of other stories from around the world... [Read More]
The spacecraft, which NASA says will "touch the sun," was unable to get off the launchpad early Saturday morning because of technical issues. [Read More]
There's a lot we don't know about the sun and its power, and this mission will help to fill in the blanks in the years... [Read More]
Eugene N. Parker predicted the existence of solar wind in 1958. The NASA spacecraft, scheduled to launch on Saturday, is the first named for a... [Read More]
The discovery suggests that watery conditions beneath the icy southern polar cap may have provided one of the critical building blocks for life on the... [Read More]
He shared the 1976 physics prize for the discovery of an unexpected particle, a building block of the universe, in a high-speed accelerator he had... [Read More]
Two years ago, NASA dismissed and mocked an amateur's criticisms of its asteroids database. Now Nathan Myhrvold is back, and his papers have passed peer... [Read More]
He examined the chemistry behind secreted substances that can attract a mate or repel a predator, helping to establish a new field, chemical ecology. [Read More]
NASA currently has two cars roaming Mars — the Opportunity and Curiosity rovers. But the next mission will carry a vehicle with a new approach... [Read More]
He helped explain the electric flow of superconductors and the churning matter inside collapsed stars, work that led to Nobel Prizes (but not for him). [Read More]
Propelled by a predawn rocket launch Saturday from California, NASA's InSight spacecraft is now on a voyage of some six months to Mars to study... [Read More]
The mission, leaving from California early on Saturday morning, will peer deep inside the red planet, searching for signs of marsquakes and more. [Read More]
The $814 million mission hinges on detecting something that has never been definitively detected before: Marsquakes. [Read More]
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