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NASA Recovery Ships, Two Ordinary Vessels With an Extraordinary Payload
NASA Recovery Ships, Two Ordinary Vessels With an Extraordinary Payload

13 Aug 2022, 14:27 UTC / These are the twin ships that venture out off the coast of Florida's Kennedy Space Center to retrieve NASA's vital solid rocket boosters

 
This Robotic Space Mechanic Could Be the First Step to Orbital Shipyards
This Robotic Space Mechanic Could Be the First Step to Orbital Shipyards

13 Aug 2022, 03:50 UTC / NASA is planning to launch the first satellite refueling mission of the OSAM-1 in the second half of the decade, could open up prospects of space shipyards

 
NASA Sending Yeast Up on Artemis I, Not Meant for Bread of Beer
NASA Sending Yeast Up on Artemis I, Not Meant for Bread of Beer

12 Aug 2022, 14:41 UTC / The BioSentinel CubeSat is one of ten to be sent to space with the Artemis I mission, to study the effects of space on yeast

 
Ready or Not, Here Comes the Lunar IceCube and You Can't Hide, Dear Moon Water
Ready or Not, Here Comes the Lunar IceCube and You Can't Hide, Dear Moon Water

10 Aug 2022, 12:43 UTC / Integrated into the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, Lunar IceCube is the satellite that will closely investigate the lunar ice dynamics on the Moon's surface.

 
1,640-Foot-Deep Pit May Hold the Secret for the Future of Humans on Mars
1,640-Foot-Deep Pit May Hold the Secret for the Future of Humans on Mars

9 Aug 2022, 09:07 UTC / A HiRISE image of Mars reveals a 1,640-foot-deep flood pit that may still hold a lot of subsurface ice, essential for crewed Mars missions

 
This Martian Crater Is a Preferred Target for Space Photos Since the 1970s, Changed Little
This Martian Crater Is a Preferred Target for Space Photos Since the 1970s, Changed Little

8 Aug 2022, 09:25 UTC / This relatively young crater on Mars has been in the spotlight for scientists on Earth since the 1970s, changed little since first photo taken

 
These US Companies Are on Call if Russia Abandons the International Space Station
These US Companies Are on Call if Russia Abandons the International Space Station

5 Aug 2022, 07:26 UTC / What will eventually happen with regards to the Russian Federation on the ISS? The answer will not be made clear until after 2024

 
Team Behind Robonaut Now Working on Underwater Shape-Shifting Robot Called Aquanaut
Team Behind Robonaut Now Working on Underwater Shape-Shifting Robot Called Aquanaut

4 Aug 2022, 09:34 UTC / A team of people who helped put together NASA's space-going Robonaut is now involved in the development of an underwater robot

 
This Is How Today’s Rovers and Landers Become Mars’ Future Archeological Finds
This Is How Today’s Rovers and Landers Become Mars’ Future Archeological Finds

4 Aug 2022, 08:19 UTC / HiRISE image shows a dust-covered InSight lander, the tool is barely working on account of dust now blocking its solar panels

 
NASA and Zipline Team Up to Create a Future in Which Delivery Drones and Air Taxis Thrive
NASA and Zipline Team Up to Create a Future in Which Delivery Drones and Air Taxis Thrive

3 Aug 2022, 09:54 UTC / NASA signed an agreement with drone logistics company, Zipline, to research various use cases for UAVs and pursue a future vision of U.S. aviation

 
Best Artemis I Launch Viewing Spots Sold Out, a Parking Lot Is Pretty Much All That’s Left
Best Artemis I Launch Viewing Spots Sold Out, a Parking Lot Is Pretty Much All That’s Left

3 Aug 2022, 09:03 UTC / 2 of the 3 viewing packages NASA offers for the Artemis I launch, the best ones, are already sold out, only Atlantis South, Rocket Garden, or Parking Lot 3 left

 
Here's Why NASA Can't Just Send a Submarine to Explore Europa's Oceans (Yet)
Here's Why NASA Can't Just Send a Submarine to Explore Europa's Oceans (Yet)

2 Aug 2022, 20:01 UTC / The idea we could send a space probe over vast distances to Jupiter and stick an even smaller drilling lander onto Europa's icy surface are dubious at best.

 
SLS Rocket Now Has Flight Batteries, Work Underway to Get It Ready for August 29 Launch
SLS Rocket Now Has Flight Batteries, Work Underway to Get It Ready for August 29 Launch

2 Aug 2022, 08:37 UTC / NASA engineers are now on the final stretch of preparations for the Artemis I Moon launch, rocket and spaceship getting ready inside VAB

 
NASA's Proposed Titan Mare Explorer Could Have Sailed Over Seas of Liquid Methane
NASA's Proposed Titan Mare Explorer Could Have Sailed Over Seas of Liquid Methane

2 Aug 2022, 01:35 UTC / As ludicrous as it sounds, such a mission could provide an entirely different perspective as to how a planetary body acquires and maintains liquid oceans.

 
Here's Most Recent Proof Unshielded Mars Still Gets Bombarded From Space
Here's Most Recent Proof Unshielded Mars Still Gets Bombarded From Space

1 Aug 2022, 08:37 UTC / An most recent impact crater (possibly as young as 2014) was discovered in an image taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter back in 2020

 
It’s Time To Get Fired Up About Artemis I’s Launch, the Next Moon Landing Finally in Sight
It’s Time To Get Fired Up About Artemis I’s Launch, the Next Moon Landing Finally in Sight

31 Jul 2022, 13:31 UTC / If you haven't been paying attention, and we totally understand if you haven't, Artemis I is set to launch its first uncrewed test flight on August 29th

 
Artemis I Is One Step Closer To Launch, the Final One
Artemis I Is One Step Closer To Launch, the Final One

30 Jul 2022, 21:32 UTC / NASA is almost done working on the first Space Launch System rocket (SLS), which is the most powerful rocket that NASA ever built

 
If You Look Close Enough, These Martian Polygons Look Like the Remnants of an Ancient City
If You Look Close Enough, These Martian Polygons Look Like the Remnants of an Ancient City

30 Jul 2022, 02:20 UTC / A formation of natural polygons in the Elysium Planitia region of Mars looks like the remnants of ancient roads and building foundations

 
VIPER Lunar Rover Fights Quicksand and a Tilt Bed in Most Realistic Tests to Date
VIPER Lunar Rover Fights Quicksand and a Tilt Bed in Most Realistic Tests to Date

28 Jul 2022, 15:11 UTC / NASA just completed the most realistic test to date of the VIPER lunar rover at the Simulated Lunar Operations (SLOPE) Laboratory

 
Perseverance Promoted to Sample Return Rover, NASA to Send More Helicopters to Mars
Perseverance Promoted to Sample Return Rover, NASA to Send More Helicopters to Mars

28 Jul 2022, 13:06 UTC / NASA ditched the Sample Fetch Rover from its Sample Return missions, existing Perseverance to carry samples to their launch site on Mars