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NASA Breaking News

NASA and Boeing will hold a joint teleconference at 2:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 19, to update media on the company’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.

10/15/2021

New Scientist - Space

A NASA spacecraft is set to explore ancient asteroids clumped around Jupiter. The Lucy mission will travel billions of miles in hopes of uncovering the secret beginnings of the giant outer planets

10/15/2021

Space.com

Using a technique called gravitational microlensing, which occurs when a star close to Earth momentarily aligns with a more distant star, astronomers have discovered a giant exoplanet in a Jupiter-like orbit around a white dwarf star. Located at approximately 2,000 parsecs (6,523 light-years) towards the center of our Milky Way Galaxy, this system is likely to [...]

10/15/2021

Deep Astronomy

Live now: Watch the 2021 International Mars Society Convention online this weekThe 24th Annual International Mars Society Convention begins Thursday (Oct. 17), and you can watch the whole thing online for free.

10/15/2021

Deep Astronomy

Watch live @ 3:30 pm ET: NASA talks science of Lucy mission to JupiterNASA's Lucy mission will launch on Saturday to explore the Trojan asteroids. Watch live today as scientists and engineers explain the mission.

10/15/2021

Deep Astronomy

NASANASA's newest planetary science mission, an asteroid-observing probe named Lucy that will fly by a record eight different asteroids, is ready to launch and you can watch the action live online.

10/15/2021

Deep Astronomy

NASA Lucy asteroid mission-inspired craft ideas to try at homeThe launch window for NASA's Lucy mission launch window opens on Saturday (Oct. 16). Here are some Lucy-inspired craft activities to keep you occupied until then.

10/15/2021

Deep Astronomy

Meet the 8 asteroids NASAThe Lucy mission is scheduled to launch on Oct. 16, 2021, to study the unique Trojan asteroids, which orbit ahead of and behind the planet Jupiter.

10/15/2021

Deep Astronomy

Disabled Twelve disability ambassadors will fly weightlessly on Sunday (Oct. 17) as part of an initiative to advance disability inclusion in space.

10/15/2021

Deep Astronomy

Orionid meteor shower 2021: When, where & how to see itThe Orionid meteor shower is peaks in the early morning of Wednesday, Oct. 20, but a bright full moon will disrupt viewing until shortly before dawn.

10/15/2021