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Space.com

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.

03/29/2017

Space.com

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.

03/29/2017

Space.com

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.

03/29/2017

Space.com

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.

03/29/2017

Space.com

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.

03/29/2017

Space.com

See photos from the Expedition 50 mission to the International Space Station, with images taken by the outpost's six-person crew.

03/29/2017

ESA Space Engineering & Technology

Minisat Technology image of the week: snow-dusted Norwegian fjords imaged by ESA’s Earth-observing Proba-V minisatellite

03/29/2017

Space.com

See photos of some asteroids lurking in deep space.

03/29/2017

Space.com

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.

03/29/2017

Space.com

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.

03/29/2017