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James Webb Telescope Starts Its Journey to French Guyana on Its Way to Space
James Webb Telescope Starts Its Journey to French Guyana on Its Way to Space

27 Aug 2021, 13:03 UTC · By: Tudor Serban / Game on! The NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb telescope passed with flying colors its final tests and is prepared for a trip to French Guiana

 
You Can Now Launch and Play With Your Own New Shepard Model Rocket
You Can Now Launch and Play With Your Own New Shepard Model Rocket

27 Aug 2021, 03:38 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Blue Origin and merchandising partner Estes introduce the New Shepard model rocket: a cool toy, but also a joke that writes itself

 
Mars Trio of Craters Line Up Like Some Replica of the Great Pyramids at Giza
Mars Trio of Craters Line Up Like Some Replica of the Great Pyramids at Giza

25 Aug 2021, 12:54 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) released this month an image showing three neatly arranged impact craters in a region of Mars

 
Space Combat and Trading Sim "Star Citizen" Is Free to Play Until August 27
Space Combat and Trading Sim "Star Citizen" Is Free to Play Until August 27

24 Aug 2021, 16:59 UTC · By: Cosmin Vasile / The highest crowdfunded in the history of video games, Star Citizen is running a “free fly” promotion that invites new players to try out the game for free

 
Ispace Shows Its New Tough Lunar Lander, Plans to Put It on the Moon in 2024
Ispace Shows Its New Tough Lunar Lander, Plans to Put It on the Moon in 2024

24 Aug 2021, 01:43 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Ispace has revealed the design of its new lunar lander. Called Series 2, the lander is not only larger than Series 1, but it is also tougher.

 
Can You Spot the Tiny Alien Moon Hovering Above NASA's Perseverance Rover?
Can You Spot the Tiny Alien Moon Hovering Above NASA's Perseverance Rover?

24 Aug 2021, 00:00 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Recently, NASA's Perseverance rover has spotted one of the Martian moons, Deimos, hovering above its robotic head in the sky.

 
Terminator Tape Draws Satellites Back to Earth Faster to Their Fiery Doom
Terminator Tape Draws Satellites Back to Earth Faster to Their Fiery Doom

23 Aug 2021, 21:52 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Millennium Space Systems, a Boeing company, has successfully proven its Terminator Tape ability to safely and quickly de-orbit an inactive satellite.

 
Space Agency Drowns in Applications From People Wanting to Become Astronauts
Space Agency Drowns in Applications From People Wanting to Become Astronauts

23 Aug 2021, 13:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Of the 23,000 applications for an astronaut position it received over the past few months, ESA is now left with over 18,000

 
Image From Space With Hurricane Henri Makes You Stare in Awe
Image From Space With Hurricane Henri Makes You Stare in Awe

23 Aug 2021, 10:38 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Tropical depression Henri looks just as scary from space as it does from down here. Astronauts on the International Space Station took a photo of it.

 
Jeff Bezos Got Himself a Soft-Serve Ice Cream Mini-Truck at Home
Jeff Bezos Got Himself a Soft-Serve Ice Cream Mini-Truck at Home

22 Aug 2021, 08:48 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The “space cowboy” is officially the first residential client of a CVTeeny, a soft-serve ice cream machine that looks just like the CVT truck

 
Watch Out for the Rare Seasonal Blue Moon This Weekend, With Guest Appearances
Watch Out for the Rare Seasonal Blue Moon This Weekend, With Guest Appearances

20 Aug 2021, 05:02 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / This month, we get the chance to see not only a rare and special kind of full moon, but also two planets that will shine extra brightly.

 
Japan Tests Explosion-Powered Rocket for the First Time in Space, Is a Success
Japan Tests Explosion-Powered Rocket for the First Time in Space, Is a Success

19 Aug 2021, 23:40 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / For the first time, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has successfully demonstrated the efficiency of a rotating detonation engine in space.

 
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Scores Another Flight on Mars, Crosses Challenging Terrain
NASA Ingenuity Helicopter Scores Another Flight on Mars, Crosses Challenging Terrain

17 Aug 2021, 14:13 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On Tuesday, August 17th, NASA's Ingenuity helicopter powered through another flight on Mars, successfully crossing the rugged terrain of South Séítah.

 
Get Ready for Many Shooting Stars, the Perseid Meteor Shower Is Peaking Tonight
Get Ready for Many Shooting Stars, the Perseid Meteor Shower Is Peaking Tonight

11 Aug 2021, 05:39 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / According to NASA, this is one of the best skywatching events of the year. Get ready to spot one shooting star every minute, if you can find a great location.

 
A Look Back at No Man's Sky's Story of Redemption, a Space Saga in 17 Acts
A Look Back at No Man's Sky's Story of Redemption, a Space Saga in 17 Acts

9 Aug 2021, 17:56 UTC · By: Cosmin Vasile / The 17th major free update for No Man’s Sky is coming this year, but this is just another step on Hello Games’ voyage to redemption

 
Star Citizen: A Space Trade/Combat Game, Now With a Gigantic Floating City
Star Citizen: A Space Trade/Combat Game, Now With a Gigantic Floating City

9 Aug 2021, 15:28 UTC · By: Cosmin Vasile / The highest crowdfunded game is getting a new landing zone amongst the clouds, a $200 transport ship, and a bucketload of new gameplay features

 
LEGO Version of the James Webb Telescope Is Spot On, It Even Folds for Launch
LEGO Version of the James Webb Telescope Is Spot On, It Even Folds for Launch

9 Aug 2021, 13:38 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / An astronomer was so taken with the James Webb Space Telescope that he built a LEGO model of it, incorporating all its major components and subsystems.

 
Astronauts on the Space Station Held Their Own Olympics, Had Some Unique Games
Astronauts on the Space Station Held Their Own Olympics, Had Some Unique Games

9 Aug 2021, 07:44 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / The Olympic Games are universal, so there's no reason why you can't hold them in space. Zero gravity is no excuse, as the astronauts on the ISS have proven.

 
NASA Will Pay You to Pretend You Live on Mars for a Full Year
NASA Will Pay You to Pretend You Live on Mars for a Full Year

7 Aug 2021, 06:02 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The first one-year analog simulation at the Mars Dune Alpha Habitat starts in the fall of 2022, and NASA wants you to apply for one of the four jobs

 
Astronauts’ Future Home on Mars Could Look Like This 3D-Printed Habitat
Astronauts’ Future Home on Mars Could Look Like This 3D-Printed Habitat

6 Aug 2021, 16:18 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA awarded a contract to Texas-based 3D printing company ICON to construct a simulated habitat using its 3D printing system Vulcan.