• By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    NASA'S NEW PLANET HUNTER JUST FOUND ITS 1ST ALIEN WORLD - AN EVAPORATING 'SUPER-EARTH'

    NASA's TESS spacecraft has detected its first alien world - a "super-Earth" that is likely evaporating under the heat from its star,...

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    TINY JAPANESE ROBOTS ARE SET TO LAND ON ASTEROID RYUGU TOMORROW

    The Hayabusa2 spacecraft will drop two tiny rovers onto the asteroid Ryugu tomorrow , if all goes according to plan.

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    NASA'S CURIOSITY MARS ROVER SIDELINED BY GLITCH

    NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has temporarily halted science operations because of a glitch, mission team members announced today .

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  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    NASA'S NEW PLANET-HUNTER TESS BEAMS 'FIRST LIGHT' IMAGE TO EARTH

    NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite , which launched in April to search for alien worlds orbiting stars relatively close to...

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  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    'ASK A SPACEMAN' REVEALS WHY YOU WOULDN'T WANT TO ENTER A WORMHOLE

    In the latest installment of "Ask A Spaceman," astrophysicist and Space.com columnist Paul Sutter explains why trying to use a wormhole...

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    WHY THE SPACEX LUNAR TOURISTS WON'T WALK ON THE MOON

    Twelve people have walked on the moon, and Elon Musk won't add any Japanese billionaires to that number anytime soon.

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    THE STRONGEST MATERIAL IN THE UNIVERSE COULD BE PASTA

    These noodles of neutrons may be 10 billion times stronger than steel.

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    JAPANESE CARGO SHIP GETS NEW LAUNCH DATE FOR SPACE STATION DELIVERY

    The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has set a new launch date for its next uncrewed cargo ship bound for the International Space...

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    SPACEX'S NEW BFR SPACESHIP REALLY DOES LOOK LIKE TINTIN'S MOON ROCKET

    SpaceX's new BFR spaceship iteration now looks a lot like the vehicle the beloved comic-book character Tintin uses in the 1954 adventure...

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    NEW STEPHEN HAWKING GRAPHIC BIOGRAPHY TO REVEAL THE SCIENTIST - AND THE MAN

    A new graphic biography details the life and science of the late Stephen Hawking.

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  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    JAPAN'S HAYABUSA2 SEES ITS SHADOW ON ASTEROID RYUGU IN NEW PHOTOS

    Hayabusa2's shadow is visible on asteroid Ryugu in new pictures, taken during a dress rehearsal to prepare the spacecraft for deploying...

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    GIANT ICE VOLCANOES ONCE COVERED DWARF PLANET CERES

    Dozens of ancient ice volcanoes once dotted the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres, a new study finds.

  • By Space   -   Sep 19, 2018

    WEIRD INFRARED SIGNAL EMANATES ACROSS SPACE, BUT WHAT CREATED IT?

    The signal extends over a huge swath of space, an area that's 2.5 times bigger than the orbit of Pluto.

  • By Space   -   Sep 18, 2018

    APOLLO 8: FIRST AROUND THE MOON

    The Apollo 8 mission took astronauts around the moon for the first time.

  • By Space   -   Sep 18, 2018

    APOLLO 10: LUNAR LANDING DRESS REHEARSAL

    The lunar module, called Snoopy, got within 50,000 feet of the moon's surface.

  • By Space   -   Sep 18, 2018

    APOLLO 9: THE LUNAR MODULE FLIES

    The Apollo 9 crew had to contend with human illness as they flew the lunar module in space for the first time.

  • By Space   -   Sep 18, 2018

    NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON REMINDS US WHY SMOKING WEED IN SPACE IS A BAD IDEA

    The famed astrophysicist would prefer if you didn't smoke weed in space, thanks.

  • By Space   -   Sep 18, 2018

    BIZARRE PHYSICS PHENOMENON SUGGESTS OBJECTS CAN BE TWO TEMPERATURES AT ONCE

    Schrödinger's cat has a new friend: Schrödinger's thermometer.

  • By Space   -   Sep 18, 2018

    YUSAKU MAEZAWA WILL FLY AROUND THE MOON, TAKING HIS PASSION FOR ART WITH HIM

    Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa has announced the creation of an epic art project called dearMoon, and his Instagram feed shows...

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  • By Space   -   Sep 18, 2018

    SPACE & SCIENCE FESTIVAL LAUNCHES AT NYC'S INTREPID MUSEUM THIS WEEK

    The seventh annual Space & Science Festival at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum kicks off this week, and Space.com will be there...

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