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Japan Will Send Real-Life Transformer to the Moon in Star Wars-Like Lunar Droid
Japan Will Send Real-Life Transformer to the Moon in Star Wars-Like Lunar Droid

29 Mar 2022, 11:48 UTC / The SORA-Q robot was co-developed by a company called TakaraTomy, best known for creating the original Transformers toys

 
Solar Orbiter Probe Stares at the Sun, Takes Insanely High-Res Photo of Our Star
Solar Orbiter Probe Stares at the Sun, Takes Insanely High-Res Photo of Our Star

25 Mar 2022, 04:14 UTC / ESA's Solar Orbiter has snapped the highest-resolution image of the Sun from a distance that's about halfway between Earth and its star

 
Pete Davidson's Seat on Blue Origin's Next Flight Taken by New Shepard Architect Gary Lai
Pete Davidson's Seat on Blue Origin's Next Flight Taken by New Shepard Architect Gary Lai

21 Mar 2022, 18:05 UTC / Blue Origin announced the sixth member of the crew that will take off next week on the company's fourth human flight: New Shepard architect Gary Lai

 
Kanye Is Hoping Elon Musk Will Launch Him, His Kids and His Music Into Space
Kanye Is Hoping Elon Musk Will Launch Him, His Kids and His Music Into Space

21 Mar 2022, 08:49 UTC / “They are friends and they talk about everything,” including the possibility of taking a space flight together, says new report

 
Asteroid Detected Less Than Two Hours Before Entering Earth’s Atmosphere! Wait, What?
Asteroid Detected Less Than Two Hours Before Entering Earth’s Atmosphere! Wait, What?

16 Mar 2022, 15:58 UTC / Even though astronomers are getting better at identifying near-Earth objects, the fact remains that sometimes we are still spotting them way too late

 
Exoskeleton to Push Robots Into the Moon's Mysterious Underground Tunnels
Exoskeleton to Push Robots Into the Moon's Mysterious Underground Tunnels

15 Mar 2022, 17:59 UTC / Underneath its rugged surface, the Moon features a system of underground caves that space agencies plan to explore using various robots

 
Psyche Spacecraft Gears Up for Historical Journey, Gets Massive Solar Arrays
Psyche Spacecraft Gears Up for Historical Journey, Gets Massive Solar Arrays

7 Mar 2022, 21:14 UTC / NASA's Psyche spacecraft has received its massive solar arrays that will help it reach a mysterious metal-rich asteroid located between Mars and Jupiter

 
Americans Will Fly Broomsticks Instead of Russian Rockets, and Elon Musk Has the Best Kind
Americans Will Fly Broomsticks Instead of Russian Rockets, and Elon Musk Has the Best Kind

5 Mar 2022, 08:14 UTC / Roscosmos chief said “let them fly broomsticks” when announcing Russia’s decision to stop supply of rocket engines to the U.S., and service of those delivered

 
Pete Davidson Is Next to Go to Space With Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin
Pete Davidson Is Next to Go to Space With Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin

4 Mar 2022, 06:16 UTC / Davidson and Bezos had an extended dinner date in January, when they talked about plans of getting the comedian to the edge of space

 
NASA's SUV-Size Europa Clipper Spacecraft Begins to Take Shape
NASA's SUV-Size Europa Clipper Spacecraft Begins to Take Shape

4 Mar 2022, 02:37 UTC / NASA has started to assemble the Europa Clipper spacecraft. Once completed, the probe will be launched in 2024 to study Jupiter's icy moon Europa

 
Wozniak's Latest Start-Up Company Lets You Track Satellites and Space Junk
Wozniak's Latest Start-Up Company Lets You Track Satellites and Space Junk

3 Mar 2022, 09:23 UTC / Steve Wozniak's new company, Privateer, has revealed the first fruit of the project, called Wayfinder. The result allows ordinary people monitor things in space

 
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Will Send You to Space if You Own a Land Rover Vehicle
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Will Send You to Space if You Own a Land Rover Vehicle

1 Mar 2022, 15:47 UTC / Basically, all you need is to be a new or current owner of a Land Rover model, which includes all Range Rovers, and enter the sweepstakes

 
SpaceX Will “Save” the International Space Station If Russia Decides to Crash It on Earth
SpaceX Will “Save” the International Space Station If Russia Decides to Crash It on Earth

28 Feb 2022, 06:08 UTC / Elon Musk responds to Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin’ not-so-veiled threat that further sanctions on Russia could bring the ISS down in an uncontrolled manner

 
Meteorite-Struck Doghouse Is Up for Sale, Could Fetch $300,000 (Without the Rock)
Meteorite-Struck Doghouse Is Up for Sale, Could Fetch $300,000 (Without the Rock)

21 Feb 2022, 12:19 UTC / Not everyone can afford a trip to space, but a meteorite-damaged doghouse or the meteorite that damaged it could be more affordable collectibles

 
NASA Perseverance Rover Celebrates Its First Year on Mars Today
NASA Perseverance Rover Celebrates Its First Year on Mars Today

18 Feb 2022, 16:47 UTC / On February 18th, 2021, Perseverance touched the Marian soil for the first time. A year has passed and the rover continues to unlock mysteries of the Red Planet

 
Spectacular Full Snow Moon Will Grace the Winter Sky This Week
Spectacular Full Snow Moon Will Grace the Winter Sky This Week

16 Feb 2022, 00:14 UTC / This week, we're in for an incredible spectacle. Tomorrow (Feb. 16) comes with a full Snow Moon that will light up the winter sky

 
World’s Largest Cut Diamond, The Enigma, Came From Space and Sold for Crypto
World’s Largest Cut Diamond, The Enigma, Came From Space and Sold for Crypto

11 Feb 2022, 09:29 UTC / It is believed the black diamond Enigma has interstellar origins and is a couple of billion years old. It is now named after a rising cryptocurrency

 
Largest Comet Ever Discovered Is Toying With Our Solar System, Let’s Hope It Stays Away
Largest Comet Ever Discovered Is Toying With Our Solar System, Let’s Hope It Stays Away

9 Feb 2022, 12:15 UTC / The Bernardinelli-Bernstein comet is estimated to be five and a half times as long as Mars’ Olympus Mons, the solar system’s tallest mountain

 
Startup Company Ran by Ex NASA Boss Wants To Do Things Near the Moon
Startup Company Ran by Ex NASA Boss Wants To Do Things Near the Moon

3 Feb 2022, 17:23 UTC / A startup company based in Maryland intends to build and deploy at least one robotic outpost near the Moon. It is run by a former NASA administrator

 
SpaceX Inks $102 Million Deal to Demonstrate Tech to the U.S. Air Force
SpaceX Inks $102 Million Deal to Demonstrate Tech to the U.S. Air Force

20 Jan 2022, 21:29 UTC / "The DoD is very interested in the ability to deliver the cargo anywhere on Earth to support humanitarian aid and disaster relief," said manager Greg Spagners