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Astronomy.today compiles news, articles and information from thirty-three news sources on astronomy, astrobiology, space and planetary exploration, and other related topics, with an archive of more than 30,000 articles.

On our site, you will also find an online planetarium with the star catalog Hipparcos up to magnitude 8, as well as the deep sky brightest objects of Messier and Bennet catalog.

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Astrobiology

This composite X-ray (blue)/radio (pink) image of the galaxy cluster Abell 400 shows radio jets immersed in a vast cloud of multimillion degree X-ray emitting gas that pervades the cluster....

09/22/2021

Planetary Society Blog

Thomas Pesquet: It's time for lunch, water bears! I took my turn feeding the tardigrades. Fun fact: they have a two-week reproduction cycle, so we are now hosting three generations of them! A whole family tree of space-borne tardigrades!...

09/22/2021

Planetary Society Blog

A study published in the journal Geology rules out that extreme volcanic episodes had any influence on the massive extinction of species in the late Cretaceous....

09/22/2021

Deep Astronomy

Forty-five years after it made its public debut, NASA's space shuttle Enterprise is being rolled out again, this time as a rollerball pen. Retro 51 announced its new Space Shuttle Enterprise Tornado.

09/21/2021

NASA Breaking News

NASA Awards Orion Main Engine Contract for Future Artemis MissionsNASA has awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc. of Redmond, Washington, for the development of the Orion Main Engine (OME), which will be used on the Orion spacecraft as part of the agency’s Artemis program.

09/21/2021