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Royal Mail marks 200th anniversary of Royal Astronomical Society with new stamp set | Design Week
Visions of the Universe celebrates the UK’s contributions to the field by featuring astronomical phenomena discovered and investigated by the country’s astronomers and astrophysicists.
post  space 
18 days ago by tonys
'Not cool': telescope faces interference from space-bound satellites | Science | The Guardian
Disruption will hamper efforts to unlock secrets of universe, say scientists
space 
november 2019 by tonys
First meat grown in space lab 248 miles from Earth | Science | The Guardian
Israeli company successfully cultures bovine cells on International Space Station
space 
october 2019 by tonys
Area 51 raid: people gather near US military base to 'see them aliens' | US news | The Guardian
Photographer said it was unclear if arrests were made as crowd gathered at 3am Friday in response to hoax to ‘raid’ the base
space 
september 2019 by tonys
Water found on most habitable known world beyond solar system | Science | The Guardian
But humans would not fare well on planet K2-18b despite wispy clouds and huge red sun
space 
september 2019 by tonys
Tardigrades may have survived spacecraft crashing on moon | Science | The Guardian
Scientists believe the Beresheet’s unusual cargo may be alive and well on the moon
science  space 
august 2019 by tonys
Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin greeted by cheers on moon landing's 50th anniversary | Science | The Guardian
Aldrin accompanies Mike Pence to launch site in Florida as vice-president repeats Trump’s determination that Americans should walk on Mars
nasa  space 
july 2019 by tonys
How should we respond to alien contact? Scientists ask the public | Science | The Guardian
Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contact
space 
july 2019 by tonys
Could US Navy's Railgun Help Tap Moon's Resources? | Space
A new directed-energy weapon could end up aiding exploration of the final frontier.
space 
june 2019 by tonys
SpaceX's Crew Dragon Homecoming Friday May Be Toughest Part of Its Mission | Space
SpaceX's new astronaut taxi will return to Earth tomorrow morning (March 8), but a safe return is no slam dunk.
space 
march 2019 by tonys
How SpaceX lowered costs and reduced barriers to space
SpaceX's advances in space technology have reduced barriers to space and changed the direction of American space policy, but it is not without its challenges.
space 
march 2019 by tonys
Heavens-Above
Satellite predictions and other astronomical data customised for your location.
space 
february 2019 by tonys
Japan’s Hayabusa 2 successfully touches down on Ryugu asteroid | Science | The Guardian
The probe was due to fire a pellet into the surface of the asteroid to try to capture dust
space 
february 2019 by tonys
Battlefield moon: how China plans to win the lunar space race | Science | The Guardian
Successful Chang’e 4 mission reveals nation’s ambitious attempts to thwart its rivals
space 
january 2019 by tonys
Alien theories natural after mysterious signals, say scientists | Science | The Guardian
Fast radio bursts have caused more suspicion about extraterrestrial activity
space 
january 2019 by tonys
Astronaut Accidentally Calls 911 from Space
"I made a mistake, and the next day I received an email message: did you call 911?” André Kuipers explained.
nasa  space 
january 2019 by tonys
What could Chang'e 4 discover on far side of the moon? | Science | The Guardian
Chang’e 4 will test soil composition, try to grow plants, and listen for traces of Big Bang
space 
january 2019 by tonys
'One giant leap': China's Chang'e 4 rover Jade Rabbit 2 sets off on moon mission | World news | The Guardian
Project leader echoes Neil Armstrong’s quote after rover’s successful separation from lander
space 
january 2019 by tonys
First close-ups of Ultima Thule reveal it resembles dark red snowman | Science | The Guardian
Images of rock on the edge of the solar system were taken on the most distant flyby in history
science  space  nasa 
january 2019 by tonys
Chang'e-4: China mission primed for landing on Moon's far side - BBC News
It is the first attempt to land robotic craft on the side of the Moon which never faces Earth.
space 
january 2019 by tonys
Mars Express beams back images of ice-filled Korolev crater | Science | The Guardian
Trapped layer of cold air keeps water frozen in 50-mile-wide impact crater
space  mars 
december 2018 by tonys
Virgin Galactic launches SpaceShipTwo to the edge of space | Science | The Guardian
Spacecraft launched on Thursday in test mission that would be first commercial US flight beyond the atmosphere since 2011
space 
december 2018 by tonys
Five planned missions to Mars | Technology | The Guardian
Space agencies around the world are set to explore the red planet, while Elon Musk has even grander plans
space  mars 
december 2018 by tonys
Startups defy gravity to explore space's commercial frontiers | Science | The Guardian
Small firms spot an opportunity in emerging industry of microgravity experimentation
space 
november 2018 by tonys
We have a problem: can a city spaceport keep Houston in the space race? | Cities | The Guardian
Famously the home of Nasa’s Mission Control, Houston is struggling how to stay relevant to modern spaceflight. Is a new spaceport the answer?
space  nasa 
november 2018 by tonys
ESA
The European Space Agency portal features the latest news in space exploration, human spaceflight, launchers, telecommunications, navigation, monitoring and space science.
space 
november 2018 by tonys
Space: how far have we gone – and where are we going? | Science | The Guardian
Billionaire entrepreneurs are trying to create rockets fit for human travel, while government agencies spend billions furthering their explorations. But we are still a long way off from making our way to the red planet
space 
november 2018 by tonys
Irish authorities investigate UFO sightings by commercial pilots | World news | The Guardian
BA and Virgin pilots report seeing bright lights that disappeared at high speed
space  ufo 
november 2018 by tonys
Best Space Movies in the Universe
Here is our list of the best space movies in the universe! We boldly go beyond the "Star Trek" and "Star Wars" franchises to find the most epic entries to cosmic cinema.
scifi  space 
november 2018 by tonys
The 25 Greatest Spaceships of Science Fiction
Which is the neatest science fiction ship of all time? Check out the epic battle between 25 ships in this slideshow.
scifi  space 
november 2018 by tonys
Weird Rectangular Iceberg Isn't Alone in Antarctica, NASA Photos Show
A NASA scientist actually spotted two sharp-cornered icebergs during a recent research flight over Antarctica.
space  nasa 
october 2018 by tonys
Virgin Orbit fits LauncherOne rocket under the wing of Cosmic Girl 747 jet – GeekWire
What do you get when you cross a Boeing 747 with a rocket launcher? You get something like what you see in Virgin Orbit’s pictures of a rocket tucked beneath a jet’s wing.
space 
october 2018 by tonys
ICON of Delay? NASA, Northrop Grumman Postpone Earth Satellite Yet Again
NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer mission to study the interaction of terrestrial and space weather has again been postponed.
space  nasa 
october 2018 by tonys
The BFR in Images: SpaceX's Giant Spaceship for Mars Colony & Beyond
On Sept. 29, 2017, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company’s latest Mars-colonization architecture, which centers on a rocket-spaceship combo dubbed the BFR (Big F***ing Rocket). See how it works in images.
space 
september 2018 by tonys
SpaceX Will Fly a Japanese Billionaire (and Artists, Too!) Around the Moon in 2023
A Japanese billionaire and a coterie of artists will become the first private citizens ever to fly beyond low-Earth orbit just five years from now, if all goes according to plan.
space 
september 2018 by tonys
Alien Life May Be Rare in Our Galaxy Today
When it comes to calculating whether the Milky Way is filled with aliens, researchers may be doing the math all wrong.
space 
july 2018 by tonys
Moon of Jupiter prime candidate for alien life after water blast found | Science | The Guardian
Nasa’s Galileo spacecraft flew through a giant plume of water that erupted from the icy surface of Europa, new analysis shows
space 
may 2018 by tonys
Elon Musk Shares Photo of SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 Before Launch | Inverse
Elon Musk posted an image of SpaceX's latest upgrade to the company's most popular rocket, Falcon 9. These upgrades could mean big things for the booster in 2018, which already had a monumental year in 2017. Find out what these improvements include and what it means for the company.
space 
may 2018 by tonys
Life on Mars? Scientists close to solving mystery of the red planet | Science | The Guardian
Mission to find source of methane detected in atmosphere may have an answer in months, researchers believe
space  mars 
may 2018 by tonys
'It's about expanding Earth': could we build cities in space? | Science | The Guardian
Meet the startup hoping to colonise the final frontier, one zero-gravity 3D printer at a time
space  nasa 
april 2018 by tonys
I, Cringely The space race is over and SpaceX won - I, Cringely
Elon Musk knows that for SpaceX to dominate, scale is everything
space 
april 2018 by tonys
Mars mission: how increasing levels of space radiation may halt human visitors
Cosmic radiation is much higher today than it was during the Apollo era.
space 
march 2018 by tonys
Interstellar visitor ’Oumuamua probably came from a two-star system | Science | The Guardian
Astronomers studying the interstellar asteroid ’Oumuamua find that it probably formed around a binary star
space  nasa 
march 2018 by tonys
Ground Control to Major Tom: Elon Musk’s Miracle – Extra Newsfeed
Yeah, the middle booster apparently missed its mark out there in the sea somewhere. I know. But…do you really care? This wasn’t just for show. This wasn’t just for ego. Elon Musk is putting his money…
space  spacex 
february 2018 by tonys
Elon Musk seeks to revive Apollo era with test launch of heavy-duty rocket | Science | The Guardian
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy will be the most powerful to leave Earth since the Saturn V in the 1970s – and will hurl a Tesla electric car into space
space  nasa  spacex 
february 2018 by tonys
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