Planning Pivotal Space Science Missions of the Future

Artist impressions of the themes proposed for ESA’s next series of Large-class missions, as part of the Voyage 2050 plan.The themes are moons of...

NASA Approves Continued Development Asteroid Hunting Space Telescope

NEO Surveyor is a new mission proposal designed to discover and characterize most of the potentially hazardous asteroids that are near the Earth. Credit:...

ExoMars Rover Replica Begins Earth-Based Mission in “Mars Terrain Simulator”

Credit: Thales Alenia Space The replica ExoMars rover that will be used in the Rover Operations Control Centre to support mission training and operations is...

Can Drug Trial Volunteers Get The Drug After Approval? Depends Where...

It can be genuinely thrilling when a new drug is approved for use in the U.S. It may be a big step forward in...

See the Northrop Grumman Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch – Visiblity Map

By Keith Koehler, NASA's Wallops Flight Facility June 12, 2021 Credit: NASA Get up early June 15, grab a cup of coffee and watch the rise of...

“The Line Is Getting Fuzzier” – Asteroids and Comets May Be...

Using data from several instruments onboard Rosetta, CASTRA’s team has modeled the properties of cometary dust in the environment of Comet 67P. Image credit...

A New Era of Spaceflight? Exciting Advances in Rocket Propulsion

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) has recently commissioned three private companies, Blue Origin, Lockheed Martin and General Atomics, to develop nuclear fission thermal...

Revolutionary Venus Mission Promises a “New Era” in the Exploration of...

The EnVision mission to Venus will explore why Earth’s closest neighbor is so different. Credit: NASA / JAXA / ISAS / DARTS / Damia...

“What Is This?” – Astronomers Spot a Strange “Blinking Giant” Near...

Astronomers have spotted a giant ‘blinking’ star towards the center of the Milky Way, more than 25,000 light years away. An international team of...

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Begins Its First Science Campaign on Mars

Perseverance’s Mastcam-Z imaging system captured this 360-degree panorama at “Van Zyl Overlook,” where the rover parked during Ingenuity helicopter’s first flights. The full 2.4-billion-pixel...