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NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter made a record-breaking 25th flight on April 8, 2022.

See stunning footage captured by Mars helicopter Ingenuity in flight

See stunning footage captured by Mars helicopter Ingenuity in flight

NASA has released a stunning video, showing a helicopter's eye view of surface of Mars as seen from the air.
This infrared image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope shows the broken Comet 73P/Schwassman-Wachmann 3 skimming along a trail of debris left during its multiple trips around the sun. The flame-like objects are the comet’s fragments and their tails, while the dusty comet trail is the line bridging the fragments.

There could be a brand new meteor shower visible on Monday

There could be a brand new meteor shower visible on Monday

This memorial day weekend there's a chance to view a special astronomical event: A never-before-seen meteor shower called the Tau Herculids.
This new image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope looks at two spiral galaxies, collectively known as Arp 303. The pair, individually called IC 563 (bottom right) and IC 564 (top left), are 275 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Sextans.

Two galaxies captured by Hubble are a hotbed of star formation

Two galaxies captured by Hubble are a hotbed of star formation

This week's image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows two galaxies that are a hotbed of star formation.
The Psyche spacecraft sits in the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

NASA’s Psyche spacecraft launch delayed by several weeks

NASA’s Psyche spacecraft launch delayed by several weeks

The launch of NASA's Psyche spacecraft, set to visit a metal asteroid, has been delayed due to a software issue.
An image of NASA’s moon rocket at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, rolling out of the Vehicle Assembly Building for a 4.2-mile journey to Launch Complex 39B on March 17, 2022.

NASA’s next test of its new rocket is set for June

NASA’s next test of its new rocket is set for June

NASA has set the date for its next test of its new rocket, the Space Launch System, and the accompanying Orion spacecraft.
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter is seen here in a close-up taken by Mastcam-Z, a pair of zoomable cameras aboard the Perseverance rover. This image was taken on April 5, the 45th Martian day, or sol, of the mission.

NASA’s plan to save the Ingenuity helicopter from the cold Martian nights

NASA’s plan to save the Ingenuity helicopter from the cold Martian nights

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has captured the world's affections. But after 28 flights, it is beginning to suffer from the harsh conditions of Martian winter.
NASA's mega moon rocket on the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center.

NASA ready for key launchpad test of its mega moon rocket

NASA ready for key launchpad test of its mega moon rocket

NASA engineers have finished work to get the agency's next-generation SLS moon rocket and Orion spacecraft ready for a key launchpad test.
Starliner launches to space in May 2022.

Watch Boeing’s 5-day spacecraft test in 140 seconds

Watch Boeing’s 5-day spacecraft test in 140 seconds

Boeing has shared a video showing the key moments from its five-day Starliner test mission that involved a round-trip to the space station.
An artist's impression of 55 Cancri e.

James Webb Telescope eyes exoplanet with oceans of lava

James Webb Telescope eyes exoplanet with oceans of lava

The James Webb Space Telescope team has identified a couple of exoplanets it wants to explore, including one featuring oceans of lava.
SpaceX engineers inspect a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster shortly after it landed at Cape Canaveral.

Elon Musk tweets photo showing true scale of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket

Elon Musk tweets photo showing true scale of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX chief Elon Musk has shared a remarkable image that highlights the true scale of SpaceX’s workhorse Falcon 9 rocket.
Boeing's Starliner spacecraft shortly before landing in New Mexico.

Watch Boeing’s Starliner capsule land at end of crucial test mission

Watch Boeing’s Starliner capsule land at end of crucial test mission

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft has returned to Earth at the end of a crucial test mission, landing in New Mexico on Wednesday.
Boeing's Starliner capsule docked at the ISS.

How to watch Starliner capsule return to Earth tomorrow

How to watch Starliner capsule return to Earth tomorrow

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is about to begin its journey home after a short stay at the International Space Station, and NASA will livestream its homecoming.
The InSight Mars lander's final selfie.

NASA shares InSight Mars lander’s final selfie

NASA shares InSight Mars lander’s final selfie

The final selfie of NASA's InSight Mars lander reveals the full extent of the dust problem that's causing it to gradually lose power.
A Starlink dish next to an RV.

SpaceX announces Starlink for RVs, with no wait for dishes

SpaceX announces Starlink for RVs, with no wait for dishes

SpaceX on Monday announced a “Starlink for RVs” internet service, and at the current time, there’s no waitlist for dishes.
NASA's SLS rocket on its way to the launchpad.

NASA’s new moon rocket will return to launchpad in early June

NASA’s new moon rocket will return to launchpad in early June

NASA is aiming to conduct final ground tests for its next-generation moon rocket and capsule in early June ahead of the maiden flight in August.
Boeing's Starliner capsule docked at the ISS.

NASA astronaut offers glimpse inside new Starliner capsule

NASA astronaut offers glimpse inside new Starliner capsule

A NASA astronaut has offered a glimpse inside Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which docked with the ISS for the first time on Friday, May 20.
This newly revised NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the Hickson Compact Group 31 (HCG 31) of galaxies highlights streams of star-formation as four dwarf galaxies interact.

See four dwarf galaxies merging into one in this Hubble image

See four dwarf galaxies merging into one in this Hubble image

An image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows an unusual interaction of four dwarf galaxies, so close together that all of them would fit within the Milky Way.
May 20, 2022: International Space Station Configuration. Six spaceships are parked at the space station including Boweing's Starliner crew ship and the SpaceX Crew Dragon Freedom; the Northrop Grumman Cygnus space freighter; and Russia's Soyuz MS-21 crew ship and the Progress 79 and 80 resupply ships.

Arrival of Starliner makes 5 types of spacecraft docked with ISS

Arrival of Starliner makes 5 types of spacecraft docked with ISS

The docking of Boeing's Starliner crew capsule means the International Space Station is hosting an unusually wide variety of spacecraft.
The James Webb Space Telescope.

James Webb will investigate targets in our cosmic backyard

James Webb will investigate targets in our cosmic backyard

Included in the objects James Webb will be studying, as well as distant galaxies and far-off stars, are targets right here in our own solar system,
Engineers at an Airbus Defence and Space facility in Toulouse, France, oversee the final integration and testing of the Juice spacecraft.

The Juice mission is almost ready to explore Jupiter’s icy moons

The Juice mission is almost ready to explore Jupiter’s icy moons

The European Space Agency's Juice spacecraft is getting ready for its mission to Jupiter to see if its icy moons could potentially host life.
NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft, shown in this illustration, has been exploring our solar system since 1977, along with its twin, Voyager 2.

Something strange is up with 45-year-old spacecraft Voyager 1

Something strange is up with 45-year-old spacecraft Voyager 1

Voyager 1's altitude articulation and control system (AACS) is sending back some strange readings, and engineers are puzzled.
Solar activity captured by Solar Orbiter.

Observing wild activity on the sun could help predict space weather

Observing wild activity on the sun could help predict space weather

See the incredible data captured by the Solar Orbiter spacecraft on its recent close pass of the sun.
This collection of 36 images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope features galaxies that are all hosts to both Cepheid variables and supernovae. These two celestial phenomena are both crucial tools used by astronomers to determine astronomical distance, and have been used to refine our measurement of the Hubble constant, the expansion rate of the universe.

How fast is the universe expanding? It’s complicated, Hubble shows

How fast is the universe expanding? It’s complicated, Hubble shows

Researchers using data from the Hubble Space Telescope have come up with the most precise measurement to date of the expansion of the universe.
This illustration shows the Lucy spacecraft passing one of the Trojan Asteroids near Jupiter.

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft captured this week’s lunar eclipse from space

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft captured this week’s lunar eclipse from space

This week's lunar eclipse wasn't only observed from the ground - it was also observed from 64 million miles away from Earth by the Lucy spacecraft.
Boeing’s Starliner crew ship is seen moments after docking to the International Space Station’s forward port on the Harmony module.

With only small hiccups, Boeing’s Starliner capsule docks successfully with ISS

With only small hiccups, Boeing’s Starliner capsule docks successfully with ISS

Following a nail-biting launch on Thursday May 19, Boeing's new crew capsule Starliner has successfully docked with the International Space Station.
A graphic rendering of the Boeing Starliner orbiting Earth.

How to watch Starliner’s first ISS dock attempt today

How to watch Starliner’s first ISS dock attempt today

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station and on Friday will attempt for the first time to dock with the orbital outpost.
Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 Launch

Boeing launches Starliner spacecraft on crucial test flight

Boeing launches Starliner spacecraft on crucial test flight

Boeing Space and ULA have successfully launched the Starliner spacecraft from Cape Canaveral in Florida in a crucial flight test.
A NASA spacewalk

Spacesuit safety issue prompts NASA to halt ISS spacewalks

Spacesuit safety issue prompts NASA to halt ISS spacewalks

NASA is suspending non-emergency spacewalks aboard the ISS while it investigates what caused water to leak into an astronaut’s helmet during a walk in March.
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft is in view in the United Launch Alliance Vertical Integration Facility at Space Launch Complex 41 on Aug. 9, 2021.

Watch Starliner head to launchpad ahead of major flight test

Watch Starliner head to launchpad ahead of major flight test

Boeing has rolled its Starliner spacecraft to the launchpad ahead of Thursday's crucial test flight to the International Space Station.
A graphic rendering of the Boeing Starliner orbiting Earth.

How to watch Boeing’s crucial test flight of Starliner spacecraft today

How to watch Boeing’s crucial test flight of Starliner spacecraft today

NASA and Boeing are about to launch another test flight of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft in a crucial mission following a failed attempt in 2019.
This illustration shows NASA's InSight spacecraft with its instruments deployed on the Martian surface.

NASA’s InSight Mars lander will soon succumb to dust

NASA’s InSight Mars lander will soon succumb to dust

NASA has said its InSight Mars lander will end operations in December due to a gradual loss of power caused by an accumulation of dust on its solar panels.
A lunar eclipse as seen from the space station.

This is how the lunar eclipse looked from space

This is how the lunar eclipse looked from space

An astronaut aboard the International Space Station managed to photograph the awesome sight of the recent lunar eclipse.
Earth seen from the moon.

NASA invites entries for its CineSpace short-film contest

NASA invites entries for its CineSpace short-film contest

Whether you’re an experienced filmmaker or an enthusiastic beginner, NASA is encouraging creatives to get involved in this year’s CineSpace short-film contest.
A telescopic visualization of the total lunar eclipse, happening May 15-16, 2022.

How to watch tonight’s lunar eclipse, online or in person

How to watch tonight’s lunar eclipse, online or in person

There's a chance to observe a special astronomical event this weekend, as the night of May 15/16 will see a total lunar eclipse.