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  • newSpaceX adds mystery “Zuma” mission, Iridium-4 aims for Vandenberg landing
    In what has already been a busy year for SpaceX, the commercial launch provider is adding one more mission to its jammed-packed end-of-year schedule.  A mysterious mission codenamed...Related posts:SpaceX, Air Force assess more landing pads, Drag…
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:23pm -
  • newProgress MS-07 docks after missing out on record rendezvous option
    Roscosmos, the federal space agency of the Russian Federation, launched the Progress MS-07 craft on a resupply mission to the International Space Station on Saturday and docked on...Related posts:Progress MS-01 departs following off-nominal test…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:01am -
  • Atlas V successfully launches with NROL-52
    United Launch Alliance’s clandestine Atlas V launch in support of the US National Reconnaissance Office finally departed SLC-41 on Sunday, after previously failing to dodge bad weather and...Related posts:Atlas V launches NROL-42 spy satellite…
    - 2 days ago 15 Oct 17, 5:01am -
  • Sentinel-5p launches on Russia’s Rokot launch system
    The European Space Agency’s Sentinel 5 Precursor satellite launched Friday aboard what could be the penultimate flight of Russia’s Rokot carrier rocket. Liftoff, from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in...Related posts:Russian Rokot launches Sentinel-3…
    - 4 days ago 13 Oct 17, 2:20am -
  • Falcon 9 conducts second launch this week with SES-11 mission
    SpaceX launched its third re-flown Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday, carrying the EchoStar-105/SES-11 communications satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit for SES and EchoStar. Liftoff, from Launch Complex 39A at...Related posts:SpaceX, Air Force…
    - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 1:31pm -
  • Spacewalkers continue LEE tasks on station’s robotic arm

    - 7 days ago 10 Oct 17, 6:05am -
  • Japan’s H-2A conducts QZSS-4 launch
    Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launched an H-IIA (H-2A) rocket Tuesday (local time) carrying the country’s QZSS-4 navigation satellite. The rocket departed from the picturesque Tanegashima Space Centre on...Related posts:Japanese H-IIA ro…
    - 7 days ago 9 Oct 17, 6:47pm -
  • Chinese Long March 2D launches VRSS-2
    China launched the second remote sensing satellite for Venezuela using a Long March-2D (Chang Zheng-2D) launch vehicle on Monday. This was the first use of the CZ-2 rocket...Related posts:Tianzhou-1 – China launches and docks debut cargo resuppl…
    - 8 days ago 9 Oct 17, 4:19am -
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launches third set of Iridium-NEXT satellites
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base Monday, before succcessfully deploying the third batch of ten Iridium-NEXT communications satellites into low Earth orbit. Liftoff...Related posts:SpaceX, Air Force assess more landi…
    - 8 days ago 8 Oct 17, 8:43pm -
  • SpaceX static fires Falcon 9 for Iridium 3, Vandenberg manifest realigns
    SpaceX completed a Static Fire test at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Thursday.  The test, a pivotal pre-launch requirement of the fully integrated Falcon 9, comes close on...Related posts:SpaceX, Air Force assess more landing pads, Dragon processi…
    - 12 days ago 5 Oct 17, 10:15am -

NASA Breaking News

  • newNASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event
    For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra.
    - 10 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 1:36pm -
  • Facebook Live with Astronauts Kicks Off Year of Education on Space Station
    The first major event for the Year of Education on Station (YES) will be hosted by NASA astronaut Joe Acaba and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli on a special Facebook Live broadcast from the International Space Station.
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 11:15pm -
  • NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike
    A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 6:26pm -
  • NASA Announces Briefing on Carbon Mission Science Results
    NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 12, to discuss new research to be published this week on changing global levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The research is based on data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observ…
    - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 5:49pm -
  • NASA TV to Broadcast Hispanic Heritage Event
    NASA will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the James Webb Auditorium in the agency’s headquarters in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 12, with a discussion of the contributions of Hispanics to NASA’s mission and the importance of Hispanic represe…
    - 6 days ago 10 Oct 17, 5:03pm -

Space Politics Blog

  • A new chapter
    I wanted to pass along some personal news: I’ve taken a position starting today with SpaceNews, as a senior writer there. I’ll be writing there on a lot about what you’ve seen here and elsewhere: space policy, commercial space, and related topi…
    - 2 Sep 14, 3:24pm -
  • House members seek details on SLS/Orion schedules and spending
    A day after NASA announced that the first SLS may not be ready for launch until as late as November 2018, two key members of the House Science Committee asked NASA for details on both the schedule and funding levels of the SLS and Orion programs. In…
    - 28 Aug 14, 4:28pm -
  • With an SLS slip looming, one senator wants to keep NASA’s budget “on track”
    An announcement Wednesday by NASA that the first launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket could slip by nearly a year has led one key senator to suggest the program needs some budgetary help. NASA announced Wednesday that…
    - 28 Aug 14, 12:18am -
  • Air Force starts search for an RD-180 replacement
    Although the supply of Russian-built RD-180 engines that power the first stage of the Atlas V do not appear to be in the same level of jeopardy as feared earlier this year—United Launch Alliance took delivery of two of those engines last week—the…
    - 26 Aug 14, 4:12pm -
  • House gearing up for CR to last until December
    With no sign of progress on appropriations bills stalled in the Senate, the House is making plans to pass a “clean” continuing resolution that will keep the government running at least into December, a top House member said this week. In an inte…
    - 22 Aug 14, 1:23pm -
  • As China tests ASAT, US pushes multilateral space security efforts
    In a speech at a US Strategic Command symposium last week, a top State Department official made the case again for various multilateral efforts to improve space security, even as China appeared to perform another test of an anti-satellite (ASAT) wea…
    - 21 Aug 14, 2:58pm -
  • Buzz Aldrin endorses candidate in Alaska Senate race
    Republicans in Alaska are going to the polls today to select a candidate to run against incumbent Sen. Mark Begich (D) in the November general election. One of those candidates is hoping that a last-minute endorsement from a famous former astronaut w…
    - 19 Aug 14, 3:21pm -
  • The curious case of a deleted Forbes.com commentary on SpaceX
    SpaceX is no stranger to both strong support and harsh criticism of its activities, particularly in political circles. Last month, for example, three members of the House of Representatives asked NASA for details on an “epidemic of anomalies” the…
    - 19 Aug 14, 2:19pm -
  • Improving SOFIA
    Although a final resolution may not come until late this year, when Congress finally approves a fiscal year 2015 appropriations bill, it appears that NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) program has survived its near-deat…
    - 14 Aug 14, 3:57pm -
  • Orion manager warns he’s “challenged” to make December 2017 launch
    In two separate public appearances last week, the manager of NASA’s Orion spacecraft warned that he is “challenged” to keep Orion on track for the first Space Launch System (SLS) mission in late 2017. Mark Geyer spoke at the Mars Society’s a…
    - 13 Aug 14, 3:13pm -

Commercial Space Watch

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  • newPuerto Rico Seen From Orbit
    Joseph M. Acaba‏ "Finally a chance to see the beautiful island of Puerto Rico from @Space_Station. Continued thoughts throughout the recovery process."...
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:30pm -
  • newA Closer Look at Holden Crater
    Holden Crater in southern Margaritifer Terra displays a series of finely layered deposits on its floor (white and light purple in an enhanced color image)....
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:28pm -
  • newHubble Observes Source of Gravitational Waves for the First Time
    The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has observed for the first time the source of a gravitational wave, created by the merger of two neutron stars....
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:23pm -
  • newUnlocking Secrets of Neutron-Star Collision
    When a pair of superdense neutron stars collided and potentially formed a black hole in a galaxy 130 million light-years from Earth, they unleashed not only a train of gravitational waves....
    - 9 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 2:38pm -
  • Sentinel-5P Launched by Rockot From Plesetsk Cosmodrome
    Sentinel-5P was launched on a Rockot from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) on 13 October 2017....
    - 2 days ago 14 Oct 17, 9:43pm -
  • This Week at NASA: NASA Pinpoints Record CO2 Levels and More
    The Oct. 10th spacewalk outside the International Space Station was the second in less than a week by NASA's Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hei - and one of three U.S. spacewalks planned for October....
    - 2 days ago 14 Oct 17, 4:17pm -
  • NASA ISS Weekly Space to Ground Report - October 13, 2017
    NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station....
    - 2 days ago 14 Oct 17, 4:10pm -
  • Titan Has Extreme Methane Rainstorms
    Titan, the largest of Saturn's more than 60 moons, has surprisingly intense rainstorms, according to research by a team of UCLA planetary scientists and geologists....
    - 4 days ago 13 Oct 17, 12:58am -
  • Reconstructing Cassini's Plunge into Saturn
    As NASA's Cassini spacecraft made its fateful dive into the upper atmosphere of Saturn on Sept. 15, the spacecraft was live-streaming data from eight of its science instruments, along with readings from a variety of engineering systems....
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 9:05pm -
  • NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth's Recent Record Carbon Dioxide Spike
    A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth's tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years....
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 7:44pm -
  • Martian Prospecting From Orbit
    The combination of morphological and topographic information from stereo images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, as well as compositional data from near-infrared spectroscopy has been proven to be a powerful tool for understanding the geology…
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 4:08pm -
  • NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 11 October 2017 - Soyuz Cargo Resupply Mission Scheduled
    Two astronauts checked in with ground engineers today after completing the second of three spacewalks yesterday that are planned for this month. Meanwhile, a Russian cargo ship stands at its launch pad ready to blast off Thursday morning on a...
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
  • The Science Case for an Extended Spitzer Mission
    Although the final observations of the Spitzer Warm Mission are currently scheduled for March 2019, it can continue operations through the end of the decade with no loss of photometric precision....
    - 5 days ago 12 Oct 17, 1:13am -
  • Orbital View Of Wildfires in California
    Wildfires continue to cause widespread destruction in the Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley areas of California....
    - 5 days ago 12 Oct 17, 1:05am -
  • NASA Space Station On-Orbit Status 10 October 2017 - Spacewalk Today
    Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik and Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei of NASA will head outside the International Space Station at approximately 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday to begin a 6.5-hour spacewalk. Live coverage will be available on NASA Television a…
    - 5 days ago 11 Oct 17, 8:46pm -

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  • newFirst Four Space Launch System Flight Engines Ready To Rumble
    Huntsville AL (SPX) Oct 16, 2017The flight preparations for the four engines that will power NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) on its first integrated flight with Orion are complete and the engines are assembled and ready to be joined to the deep s…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newRussia launches cargo ship to space station
    Moscow (AFP) Oct 14, 2017 Russia on Saturday launched an unmanned Progress space freighter carrying supplies to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying the ship successfully reach…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newIntense storms batter Saturn's largest moon, UCLA scientists report
    Los Angeles CA (SPX) Oct 16, 2017Titan, the largest of Saturn's more than 60 moons, has surprisingly intense rainstorms, according to research by a team of UCLA planetary scientists and geologists. Although the storms are relatively rare - they oc…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newRocket motor for Ariane 6 and Vega-C is cast for testing
    Paris (ESA) Oct 16, 2017The first full-scale model of the rocket motor that will propel Ariane 6 and Vega-C into orbit has been cast and filled with inert propellant for testing at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. The P120C is the largest soli…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newClose Approach of Asteroid 2012 TC4 Poses no Danger to Earth
    Los Angeles CA (SPX) Oct 16, 2017The house-sized asteroid 2012 TC4 is slated to give Earth a close shave on Thursday, October 12, swooshing by our planet at approximately 5:41 UTC (1:41 a.m. EDT) at a distance of about 31,000 miles (50,000 kilomet…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newRS-25 Engines Ready for Maiden Flight of NASA's Space Launch System
    Stennis Space Center MS (SPX) Oct 16, 2017Aerojet Rocketdyne reports that four RS-25 engines slated to fly on Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), the maiden flight of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), are ready for integration with the rocket's core sta…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newEutelsat's Airbus-built full electric EUTELSAT 172B satellite reaches geostationary orbit
    Toulouse, France (SPX) Oct 16, 2017The EUTELSAT 172B spacecraft, built by Airbus for Eutelsat, one of the world's leading satellite operators, has now reached geostationary orbit, breaking the record for the fastest satellite electric orbit raisin…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newWhat NASA's simulated missions tell us about the need for Martian law
    Kent UK (SPX) Oct 16, 2017Six people recently returned from an eight-month long isolation experiment to test human endurance for long-term space missions. Their "journey to Mars" involved being isolated below the summit of the world's largest acti…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newDebate over Mars exploration strategy heats up in astrobiology journal
    Washington DC (SPX) Oct 16, 2017Current robotic missions to Mars that have not been appropriately cleaned and sterilized must steer clear of designated Special Regions to avoid introducing Earth-borne biological and organic contaminants. However,…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newMimetic Martian water is under pressure
    Leeds, UK (SPX) Oct 16, 2017Researchers investigating whether liquid water could exist on Mars have provided new insight into the limits of life on the red planet. A team led by Dr Lorna Dougan from the University of Leeds has analysed the structu…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newRing around a dwarf planet detected
    Garching, Germany (SPX) Oct 16, 2017Ten observatories in six European countries teamed up for recent observations of a stellar occultation by the dwarf planet Haumea, which surprisingly show a narrow and dense ring orbiting the dwarf planet. I…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newAncient asteroid impact exposes the moon's interior
    West Lafayette IN (SPX) Oct 16, 2017Scientists have long assumed that all the planets in our solar system look the same beneath the surface, but a study published in Geology on Oct. 4 tells a different story. "The mantle of the earth is made m…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newJILA's 3-D quantum gas atomic clock offers new dimensions in measurement
    Washington DC (SPX) Oct 09, 2017JILA physicists have created an entirely new design for an atomic clock, in which strontium atoms are packed into a tiny three-dimensional (3-D) cube at 1,000 times the density of previous one-dimensional (1-D) cloc…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newAsteroid Tracking Network Observes Close Approach
    Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 16, 2017On Oct. 12 EDT (Oct. 11 PDT), a small asteroid designated 2012 TC4 will safely pass by Earth at a distance of approximately 26,000 miles (42,000 kilometers). This is a little over one tenth the distance to the Moon an…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -
  • newSpace radiation won't stop NASA's human exploration
    Houston TX (SPX) Oct 16, 2017While it's true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, it's also true that NASA is developing technologies and countermeasures to ensure a safe and successful journey to the…
    - 18 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:13am -

SpaceNews

CBS Space News

  • CBS News Space Page is Moving!
    By WILLIAM HARWOODCBS NewsEDITOR’S NOTE: We are in the process of moving stories on this page to the CBS News Sci-Tech page. This site will be taken down in the next few weeks. We appreciate your patience!
    - 30 Jul 15, 3:32am -
  • Cause of Russian Progress failure still TBD
    Four weeks after a Progress space station supply ship spun out of control in a launch mishap, Russian engineers have not yet revealed what might have gone wrong, casting a cloud of uncertainty over downstream flights of unpiloted cargo ships as well…
    - 28 May 15, 2:51am -
  • NASA selects instruments for Europa mission
    Taking a major step toward an eventual robotic mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, NASA has selected nine sophisticated instruments for a solar-powered spacecraft designed to find out whether the hidden realm could support life of some sort, agency o…
    - 26 May 15, 8:45pm -
  • SpaceX cargo ship returns to Earth
    A SpaceX cargo capsule loaded with 3,100 pounds of research samples, no-longer-needed equipment and trash returned to Earth Thursday after a month-long stay at the International Space Station.
    - 21 May 15, 6:25pm -
  • X-37B spaceplane launched on secret mission
    A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket thundered away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday, boosting an unpiloted military spaceplane into orbit for a secret mission.
    - 21 May 15, 2:13am -
  • Air Force set to launch spaceplane on mostly secret mission
    An Air Force X-37B spaceplane, a mini shuttle making the program's fourth flight, is poised for launch Wednesday on a mostly classified mission featuring an unusual hitchhiker: a small publicly-funded satellite built to test the feasibility of using…
    - 19 May 15, 5:35pm -
  • Brightman steps down from station flight
    Soprano and would-be space tourist Sarah Brightman, who was in training for a flight to the International Space Station this fall aboard a Russian Soyuz ferry craft, will not be chasing her dream aloft after all, the singer's website and Facebook pag…
    - 13 May 15, 7:45pm -
  • Russia delays upcoming ISS flights in wake of Progress failure
    Russia is delaying the return to Earth of three space station crew members by about a month in the wake of the April 18 failure of a Russian Progress supply ship. Launch of three fresh crew members also will be delayed, from May 26 to late July.
    - 12 May 15, 8:33pm -
  • SpaceX stages emergency escape system test
    Simulating a launch pad emergency, an unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule was blasted away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday, shooting to an altitude of several thousand feet before arcing over for an offshore splashdown in a dramatic emergency escape system…
    - 6 May 15, 2:15pm -
  • SpaceX gears up for pad abort test
    SpaceX is readying an unmanned Dragon capsule for a simulated launch pad abort Wednesday, a short, high-speed flight to demonstrate an innovative rocket-powered escape system designed to quickly pull a crew to safety in the event of an impending boos…
    - 5 May 15, 4:24pm -
  • Messenger probe, out of gas, crashes into Mercury
    NASA's hardy Messenger spacecraft, out of fuel at the end of a remarkably successful 11-year mission, ended its life with a bang Thursday, smashing into the hellish surface of Mercury at some 8,750 miles per hour and blasting out a new crater in the…
    - 30 Apr 15, 9:01pm -
  • Blue Origin launches sub-orbital New Shepard test flight
    Blue Origin, a rocket engine and spacecraft development company owned by Amazon-founder Jeff Bezos, carried out an unpiloted maiden test flight of the company's New Shepard sub-orbital launch vehicle Wednesday, the company revealed early Thursday.
    - 30 Apr 15, 7:19am -
  • New Horizons detects possible polar cap on Pluto
    New photos and animations of Pluto and its large moon Charon taken by the fast-approaching New Horizons probe are revealing distinct surface features for the first time, including a bright area that could be a snowy polar cap, mission managers said W…
    - 29 Apr 15, 9:30pm -
  • Russian abandon efforts to salvage wayward cargo ship
    Russian flight controllers have given up attempting to salvage a Progress cargo ship loaded with 3 tons of supplies and equipment intended for the International Space Station. Instead, the spacecraft likely will re-enter the atmosphere and burn up wi…
    - 29 Apr 15, 4:04pm -
  • Progress cargo ship spins out of control after launch
    A Russian Progress supply ship loaded with more than 3 tons of supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station apparently spun out of control shortly after reaching orbit Tuesday, putting the resupply mission in jeopardy.
    - 28 Apr 15, 2:34pm -

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  • newGround- and Space-Based Telescopes Join Forces To Tell the Tale of What Happens When Neutron Stars Collide
    Two neutron stars collided 130 million years ago and the result was — gold.  That was the news today from an international team of scientists who presented their findings and the story of how it all unfolded from observations by ground- and space-…
    - 1 hour ago 16 Oct 17, 10:39pm -
  • DELGADO IS NEW EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF JOURNAL OF SPACE POLICY
    Laura Delgado López is the new Editor-In-Chief (EIC) of the Journal of Space Policy, published by Elsevier.  She succeeds Jill Stuart, who is transitioning to become the publication’s social media editor.  The change was effective on October 1.…
    - 1 day ago 15 Oct 17, 9:44pm -
  • What’s Happening in Space Policy October 15-20, 2017 – UPDATE
    Here is our list of space policy events for the week of October 15-20, 2017 and any insight we can offer about them.  The Senate is in session this week.  The House is in recess (except for pro forma sessions). During the Week The week-long DPS17 m…
    - 1 day ago 15 Oct 17, 8:01pm -
  • Today’s Tidbits: October 14, 2017
    Here are our tidbits for October 14, 2017:  Progress MS-07 gets off this time, but weather scrubs NROL-52 yet again (next attempt is early Sunday morning); and sound barrier breaking anniversaries — with an airplane, and without one.  Be sure to…
    - 2 days ago 14 Oct 17, 10:59pm -
  • Today’s Tidbits: October 13, 2017
    Here are our tidbits for today, October 13, 2017: space launches for night owls; dueling Washington Post op-eds on sending people to the Moon or Mars; and the Onion weighs in, too.  Be sure to check our website for feature stories, and follow us on…
    - 3 days ago 14 Oct 17, 2:43am -
  • Todd May: NASA Will Decide SLS Launch Date “Soon”
    Todd May, Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) said today that NASA will decide the date for the first Space Launch System (SLS) launch “soon.”  NASA had been planning for the first launch in December 2018, but recently conce…
    - 4 days ago 13 Oct 17, 2:42am -
  • Today’s Tidbits: October 12, 2017
    Here are our tidbits for today, October 12, 2017: reaction to the Myers nomination for NOAA Administrator; and the House appoints conferees for the FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  Be sure to check our website for feature articles,…
    - 4 days ago 13 Oct 17, 12:43am -
  • Last Moment Abort for Launch of Russia’s Progress MS-07 Cargo Spacecraft-UPDATE
    The launch of Russia’s Progress MS-07 cargo ship to the International Space Station (ISS) was aborted just before liftoff this morning Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) when engine ignition did not occur.  Troubleshooting is underway. The next opportuni…
    - 4 days ago 12 Oct 17, 1:10pm -
  • MYERS TO BE NOMINATED AS NEXT NOAA ADMINISTRATOR
    President Trump announced tonight his intent to nominate Accuweather CEO Barry Myers to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, which would also make him Administrator of NOAA.  The nomination has been expected for some time. Myers…
    - 5 days ago 12 Oct 17, 3:43am -
  • Today’s Tidbits: October 11, 2017
    Here are our tidbits for today, October 11, 2017:  the Moon once had an atmosphere; Moon Express teams with NanoRacks; SpaceX scores another launch and landing success. Be sure to check our website for feature stories and follow us on Twitter (SpcPl…
    - 5 days ago 12 Oct 17, 3:12am -

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NASA Missions Catch First Light From a Gravitational-Wave Event
NASA Missions Catch First Light From a Gravitational-Wave Event
- 10 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
NASA's Hubble Observes the Farthest Active Inbound Comet Yet Seen
NASA's Hubble Observes the Farthest Active Inbound Comet Yet Seen
- 18 days ago 28 Sep 17, 5:00pm -
Comet or Asteroid? Hubble Discovers that a Unique Object is a Binary
Comet or Asteroid? Hubble Discovers that a Unique Object is a Binary
- 26 days ago 20 Sep 17, 5:00pm -
NASA's Hubble Captures Blistering Pitch-Black Planet
NASA's Hubble Captures Blistering Pitch-Black Planet
- 32 days ago 14 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
Hubble Detects Exoplanet with Glowing Water Atmosphere
Hubble Detects Exoplanet with Glowing Water Atmosphere
- 75 days ago 2 Aug 17, 5:00pm -
NASA's Hubble Sees Martian Moon Orbiting the Red Planet
NASA's Hubble Sees Martian Moon Orbiting the Red Planet
- 88 days ago 20 Jul 17, 5:00pm -

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The Scientific Quest to Explain Kepler’s Most Enigmatic Find
The Scientific Quest to Explain Kepler’s Most Enigmatic Find
- 12 days ago 4 Oct 17, 7:32pm -
What Does Kepler Have Its Eye On?
What Does Kepler Have Its Eye On?
- 46 days ago 31 Aug 17, 3:31pm -
Scientists Improve Brown Dwarf Weather Forecasts
Scientists Improve Brown Dwarf Weather Forecasts
- 60 days ago 17 Aug 17, 5:36pm -
An Eclipse by Any Other Name: Doing Science with Transits and Occultations
An Eclipse by Any Other Name: Doing Science with Transits and Occultations
- 60 days ago 17 Aug 17, 1:48pm -
Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller
Hidden Stars May Make Planets Appear Smaller
- 97 days ago 11 Jul 17, 4:25pm -
Geert Barentsen Talks About Bringing People Together To Contribute to Exoplanet Science
Geert Barentsen Talks About Bringing People Together To Contribute to Exoplanet Science
- 23 Jun 17, 5:08pm -

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NASA News Aggregated

  • newWhen (Neutron) Stars Collide
    This illustration shows the hot, dense, expanding cloud of debris stripped from neutron stars just before they collided.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 6:10pm -
  • newCalifornia Still Under the Throes of Wildfire Woes
    Northern parts of California especially around the Napa and Somona Valley areas are still having major wildfire issues that continue to be exacerbated by weather conditions.
    - 6 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 5:27pm -
  • newOphelia (Atlantic Ocean)
    NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a thermal view of the clouds in hurricane Ophelia as it lashed Ireland.
    - 8 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 3:22pm -
  • newNASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event
    For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra.
    - 10 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 1:36pm -
  • newChandra Makes First Detection of X-Rays from a Gravitational Wave Source
    Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to make the first X-ray detection of a gravitational wave source. Chandra was one of multiple observatories to detect the aftermath of this gravitational wave event, the first to produce an ele…
    - 10 hours ago 16 Oct 17, 1:35pm -

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