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NASA Solar-Powered Probe Gears Up for Close Encounter With Icy Moon Europa
NASA Solar-Powered Probe Gears Up for Close Encounter With Icy Moon Europa

23 Sep 2022, 18:39 UTC / Juno is preparing to have a close-up meeting with Europa. The close flyby will allow the probe to collect incredibly high-resolution images of the icy moon

 
Test-Fly Star Citizen’s Best Spacecrafts During the Ships Showdown Event
Test-Fly Star Citizen’s Best Spacecrafts During the Ships Showdown Event

8 Sep 2022, 15:30 UTC / Vote for your favorite ships and vehicles available in the game, and win additional prizes if you own any of the final four ships with the most votes

 
Think Fuel Here on Earth Is Expensive? Wait to Hear How Much It’ll Cost in Space
Think Fuel Here on Earth Is Expensive? Wait to Hear How Much It’ll Cost in Space

4 Sep 2022, 03:30 UTC / A start-up called Orbit Fab plans to build the first in-space propellant supply chain to refuel spacecraft and satellites, price is astronomical

 
HERA Spacecraft Will Follow NASA's Plan To Change an Asteroid's Orbit
HERA Spacecraft Will Follow NASA's Plan To Change an Asteroid's Orbit

2 Sep 2022, 20:34 UTC / The European Space Agency is sending Hera Spacecraft to investigate the aftermath of the impact of NASA’s DART spacecraft into an asteroid

 
The Sun Is Getting Increasingly Nervous as Fastest Spacecraft Ever Approaches It Once More
The Sun Is Getting Increasingly Nervous as Fastest Spacecraft Ever Approaches It Once More

2 Sep 2022, 09:38 UTC / The Parker Solar Probe is getting ready to make its 13th close approach to the Sun, at a time when it could encounter solar flares

 
Learn About the Artemis I Mission With This Unique LEGO Interactive Experience
Learn About the Artemis I Mission With This Unique LEGO Interactive Experience

27 Aug 2022, 21:40 UTC / NASA teamed up with LEGO for the Artemis I mission with an online experience in which everyone can participate and learn about the mission

 
Orion Spacecraft Undergoes Final Preparations for Artemis I Launch
Orion Spacecraft Undergoes Final Preparations for Artemis I Launch

25 Aug 2022, 16:52 UTC / NASA's Artemis I mission to the Moon is closer than ever to launch. Teams have opened the Orion capsule for the last time to inspect its interior

 
NASA's Ready for the Moon, Artemis I Mission Scheduled for Launch on August 29
NASA's Ready for the Moon, Artemis I Mission Scheduled for Launch on August 29

23 Aug 2022, 02:03 UTC / On August 29th, NASA will officially kickstart the Artemis program. The SLS rocket will blast off with Orion on top from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida

 
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

 
Star Citizen Launches New Siege of Orison Dynamic Event, Anvil Centurion Vehicle
Star Citizen Launches New Siege of Orison Dynamic Event, Anvil Centurion Vehicle

28 Jul 2022, 22:47 UTC / The event set in a new location pits players against Nine Tails pirate forces, where they must work together and be creative to achieve victory

 
Watch ESA’s EarthCARE Satellite Spread Its 11-Foot Solar Wing
Watch ESA’s EarthCARE Satellite Spread Its 11-Foot Solar Wing

21 Jul 2022, 20:11 UTC / ESA's EarthCARE satellite successfully stretched its 11-foot solar wing. Several vibration and thermal-vacuum tests are expected to follow before its launch

 
EVE Online and Star Citizen Players Are Building Spaceships for Charity
EVE Online and Star Citizen Players Are Building Spaceships for Charity

17 Jul 2022, 12:59 UTC / One of the most interesting competitions between two rival communities of gamers has a noble goal, so be there or be square

 
Six-Wheeled Rover Sets the Stage on Mars for NASA’s Future Spacecraft
Six-Wheeled Rover Sets the Stage on Mars for NASA’s Future Spacecraft

12 Jul 2022, 20:54 UTC / NASA's Perseverance rover has been busy searching for the ideal landing spot for future spacecraft that will come to collect precious Martian samples

 
This Apollo Era Lunar Module Never Made it to the Moon, Stranded In A Museum Instead
This Apollo Era Lunar Module Never Made it to the Moon, Stranded In A Museum Instead

9 Jul 2022, 01:30 UTC / Among the pieces in the Cradle of Aviation's significant collection, LM-13 just might be the crown jewel. Its own dedicated section in the museum is the proof.

 
Spacecraft Gets Close to Mercury, Snaps Incredible Images of the Planet's Surface
Spacecraft Gets Close to Mercury, Snaps Incredible Images of the Planet's Surface

27 Jun 2022, 12:37 UTC / During its second flyby, ESA/JAXA's BepiColombo managed to capture incredible close-up images of Mercury's crater-strewn surface

 
NASA's TROPICS Satelite Launch Ends in Disaster, Whole Mission Might Be in Doubt
NASA's TROPICS Satelite Launch Ends in Disaster, Whole Mission Might Be in Doubt

13 Jun 2022, 18:06 UTC / Using new advancements in microwave radiometer technology, scientists hoped to gain insight into how the effects of climate change influenced tropical storms

 
Starfield’s First Gameplay Trailer Confirms It’s Fallout in Space
Starfield’s First Gameplay Trailer Confirms It’s Fallout in Space

13 Jun 2022, 08:49 UTC / Despite some obvious technical issues, Bethesda’s most ambitious project to date shapes up to be a great action RPG with a heavy focus on exploration

 
Microsoft Flight Simulator Adds Halo Infinite Pelican Aicraft and It’s Free
Microsoft Flight Simulator Adds Halo Infinite Pelican Aicraft and It’s Free

13 Jun 2022, 08:07 UTC / The famous UNSC space-to-ground craft is coming to Microsoft’s flight simulator today for all owners of the game and Xbox Game Pass members

 
Advanced Gemini: The Little Known Spacecraft Concept That Could Have Outshined Apollo
Advanced Gemini: The Little Known Spacecraft Concept That Could Have Outshined Apollo

6 Jun 2022, 17:52 UTC / This is the curious case of a NASA initiative referred to as Advanced Gemini. The little-known project that would have put the Gemini program on steroids.

 
Star Citizen Releases New Videos on the Drake Corsair Spaceship, Derelict Outposts
Star Citizen Releases New Videos on the Drake Corsair Spaceship, Derelict Outposts

16 May 2022, 17:59 UTC / The multi-crew explorer spaceship that is still in development is the focus of a new video, alongside new details about salvaging and AI navigation