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A pair of scientists published a paper in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society this week that asks the question “which stars can see Earth as a transiting exoplanet?”
There are three more asteroid missions to look forward to. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) and Lucy missions will launch in July and October 2021, respectively, and the Psyche mission has a 2022 launch date.
Those of you who know me know that I have a favorite small body in our solar system: Jupiter’s moon Io.
The next story comes to us from a collaboration that includes one of the most prolific researchers in astronomy: Avi Loeb.
In a new paper in Astronomy & Astrophysics with first author JD Soler, researchers let computers take their turn in understanding our galaxy.
In case you have been hiding under a rock, the OSIRIS-REx mission has successfully booped the rubble pile asteroid Bennu.
On Sunday, October 18th at 12:25 UTC, SpaceX launched a batch of Starlink satellites from LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at 5:45 UTC, three more humans and one more toilet were sent to space aboard a Soyuz-2.1a from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at 13:38 UTC, Blue Origin launched a New Shepard rocket from Corn Ranch Spaceport in Texas.