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Deep Astronomy

Total solar eclipse 2021: When, where and how to see it on Dec. 4Antarctica will see nearly two minutes of totality at most, with surrounding regions getting a partial view.

12/02/2021

Deep Astronomy

Rocket launch tonight! Watch SpaceX launch 50 satellites, including Starlink and BlackSkySpaceX will launch a new Starlink mission at 6:12 p.m. EST (2312 GMT).

12/02/2021

Deep Astronomy

The bright Comet Leonard will pass a brilliant star cluster tonight and you can watch it live hereA live webcast will track a newly found bright Comet Leonard star cluster in the Earth's sky and you can watch it live.

12/02/2021

NASA Breaking News

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Future Mega Moon Rocket BoostersNASA has awarded the Booster Production and Operations Contract (BPOC) to Northrop Grumman of Brigham City, Utah, to build boosters for the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket to support nine SLS flights.

12/02/2021

Deep Astronomy

Newfound rocky exoplanet has a year less than 8 hours longA newfound alien world could shed some light on one of the darkest and strangest corners of the exoplanet family tree.

12/02/2021

Space.com

A black hole in the center of a dwarf spheroidal galaxy called Leo I is almost as massive as the central black hole of our own Milky Way Galaxy. Leo I is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy located about 820,000 light-years away in the constellation of Leo. Also known as DDO 74, LEDA 29488 and UGC [...]

12/02/2021

NASA Breaking News

NASA Selects Companies to Develop Commercial Destinations in SpaceNASA has signed agreements with three U.S. companies to develop designs of space stations and other commercial destinations in space.

12/02/2021

New Scientist - Space

NASA's TESS telescope finds a small, iron-rich planet which could help explain the origins of Mercury, the innermost planet in our solar system

12/02/2021

Deep Astronomy

SpaceX to launch its next Starlink fleet and 2 BlackSky satellites tonight. Watch it live!SpaceX will launch its next stack of Starlink satellites from the East Coast tonight (Dec. 2) as part of a rideshare mission, and you can watch the action live online.

12/02/2021

NASA Image of the Day

Photographing MarsNASA’s Curiosity Mars rover used its black-and-white navigation cameras to capture panoramas of this scene at two times of day on Nov. 16, 2021.

12/02/2021