NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft atop launches the agency’s Artemis I flight test, Wednesday, Nov. 16 from Launch Complex 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA/Brandon Hancock NASA finally launched the first SLS...
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on Nov. 1 carrying the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) and NASA’s Low-Earth...
Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket launched the S.S. Sally Ride Cygnus spacecraft November 7, 2022 from Wallops Island, Virginia for cargo delivery to crew aboard the International Space Station. (Credit: Northrop Grumman) On November 7th the 18th Antares rocket...
This week in space history, we look back at both the Venera 4 mission which gathered information on Venus’ atmosphere and the supersonic test flight of the Bell X1.
NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory images Abell 98, a system of galaxy clusters which includes a pair in an early stage of collision.
The JWST has released an incredibly detailed image of the Pillars of Creation, an open cluster full of gas, dust, and star-forming regions.
A trio of asteroid stories: OSIRIS-REx’s sample of Bennu on schedule to return; researchers develop method to map asteroid density distribution; and 3200 Phaethon’s rotation speeds up.
A team of researchers modeled how an emerging ecosystem of microbes on Mars could have impacted the climate, forcing the microbes deep underground.
The Curiosity rover has finally arrived at a sulfate-bearing rock unit first seen by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter over ten years ago.
The four astronauts of the Crew 4 mission arrived on Earth from the ISS on October 14 aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Freedom.