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    ByGeorge DvorskyAlertsAn important milestone has been reached in the newly launched CAPSTONE mission, as the tiny probe, moving in excess of 24,000 miles per hour, has escaped low Earth orbit and begun its four-month trek to the Moon.WatchSpoilers of the ...
    Dundee Satellite Station's home turf at Scotland's Errol Aerodrome is to host an Optical Ground Station to test and demonstrate satellite quantum secure communications.The name may sound familiar. Dundee Satellite Station Ltd. is a phoenix risin...
    Just one week ago, we got the confirmation on when we might be able to see the highly anticipated Comet C.2017 K2 (PanSTARRS), and NASA has revealed that its appearance is on schedule as it has just entered the inner solar system. The comet is bigger than...
    Yesterday, June 30, was marked as the World Asteroid Day. The day is celebrated every year to spread awareness and knowledge about the dangers of asteroids and to communicate the crisis-aversion actions which should be taken in case of an asteroid impact ...
    NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) has captured a stunning view of a solar eclipse from a unique vantage point in space. Yes, you read that right! The Moon passed in front of the sun, producing a partial solar eclipse on Wednesday, however, it w...
    A dying star has ripped apart an entire planetary system, reveal scientists. Dubbed as G238-44, this white dwarf is disrupting an entire planetary system by consuming the rock-metallic and icy material. This cosmic phenomenon known as cosmic cannibalism h...
    Ever since NASA Mars Perseverance Rover first landed in February 2021, it has been collecting rock samples, analysing the terrain and trying to find evidence of former microbial life on the planet. However, its mission has been impacted by one of the hars...
    Over the weekend of June 25-26, a rare and strange phenomenon occurred right above everyone’s head. Cracks were formed in the Earth’s primary protective sheath, its magnetic fields, and solar winds rushed inside to cause a surprise geomagnetic storm. The ...
    The excitement and anticipation around the NASA James Webb Space Telescope is building up as the entire astronomical community is waiting for July 12, 2022. That is the date scheduled by the American space agency when the first photos taken by the Webb Sp...
    Almost six months after its launch, NASA James Webb Space Telescope, has started sending images from the far reaches of the universe. It is the largest and most powerful telescope that has ever been put into space. The giant telescope is finally giving ne...
    NASA has launched a tiny spacecraft from New Zealand on Tuesday to take its first steps toward building an orbiting space station around the moon. Dubbed as CAPSTONE, the spacecraft is nearly the size of a microwave oven. It is likely to study a specific ...
    Have you ever wondered when was the last time Earth got hit by an asteroid? If so, then NASA scientist Marina Brozovic might have the answer. Asteroids are small, rocky celestial objects in space which appear as a point of light when seen through a telesc...