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Watch Live Thursday: ISS Spacewalk and SpaceX Launching Used Rocket
Two NASA astronauts will perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station at 8 a.m. EDT Thursday (March 30), and SpaceX will launch a satellite atop a used Falcon 9 rocket at 6:27 p.m. EDT. Watch all the action live here at Space.com.
Something Big Exploded in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: What Was It?
Within seconds of the detection, an alert was automatically sent to the University of WA’s Zadko Telescope. It swung into robotic action, taking images of the sky location in the constellation Ophiuchus.
Weaving for Mars: Ancient Technique Will Aid Red Planet Mission
An updated take on an ancient weaving technique is helping NASA build key components for the Orion spacecraft, which could help carry humans to Mars and other deep-space destinations.
Life Outside Our Solar System Might Exist on Exomoons
The discovery of an exomoon could be years away, but researchers are already theorizing the conditions under which liquid water might be found on their surfaces.
No Joke: April Fools' Comet to Pass Closest to Earth Since Discovery
An unusually favorable opportunity to view a famous periodic comet in small telescopes comes during the next couple of weeks, when Comet 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresák passes closer to Earth than at any return since its discovery in 1858.
Space Station Photos: Expedition 50 Astronauts in Action
See photos from the Expedition 50 mission to the International Space Station, with images taken by the outpost's six-person crew.
Minisat's snowy north
Technology image of the week: snow-dusted Norwegian fjords imaged by ESA’s Earth-observing Proba-V minisatellite
Photos: Asteroids in Deep Space
See photos of some asteroids lurking in deep space.
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Poised for 1st Reflight Thursday
SpaceX aims to re-fly one of its used Falcon 9 rocket first stages for the first time Thursday (March 30), on a mission to loft the SES-10 communications satellite.
Jeff Bezos Reveals 'Sneak Peak' of Blue Origin's Space Tourism Capsule
New images from the spaceflight company Blue Origin show the interior of the New Shepard passenger capsule, which will be used to send paying customers on brief trips into space.