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Space.com

HereThe $1.4 billion AEHF-6 military communications satellite took flight on Thursday (March 26) despite the coronavirus pandemic because it's essential to national security, U.S. military officials said.

03/27/2020

Space.com

Astronauts in space are beaming positivity to the people of Earth. (Amazing photos, too.)Astronauts at the International Space Station are sharing positivity and stunning images of our home planet from their temporary home in orbit.

03/27/2020

Space.com

New satellite views show impact of coronavirus on emissions, ChinaAs countries have shut down to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, satellites in orbit around Earth are noticing resulting changes to our home world.

03/27/2020

Breaking Science News | Sci-News.com

Uranus possesses an intrinsic magnetic field that encircles the ice giant and influences the local space environment. The solar wind plasma, made up of charged particles, flows away from the Sun and interacts with Uranus’ magnetic field to form what is called a planetary magnetosphere. In a new study, a duo of space physicists at [...]

03/27/2020

ESA Top News

#SpaceConnectsUs replayVideo: 00:00:00 Asteroid Day and the European Space Agency connected Europe and the world with astronauts, scientists and performers bringing a message of hope and support for those facing the global Coronavirus crisis.This online programme was broadcast sequentially in Dutch, German, Italian, French and English to inspire armchair explorers everywhere.This English broadcast featured Timothy Peake, Rusty Schweickart, Nicole Stott, Tom Jones, Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu and Anousheh Ansari Special guests
Gianluca Masi, Jan Wörner, Mayim Bialik, Murad Osmann, Alison Pill, Paulina Chávez, Angélique Kidjo, Grig Richters Moderator
Brian Cox

03/27/2020

Space.com

Are ChinaU.S. fears that China could set up a moon base for spying do not line up with the country's statements about its space program, according to security experts.

03/27/2020

Space.com

Pictures from space! Our image of the dayComet C/2019 Y4 Atlas is slowly brightening in the night sky as it gets ready to swing around the sun in a couple months.

03/27/2020

ESA Top News

Week in images: 23-27 March 2020Week in images: 23-27 March 2020 Discover our week through the lens

03/27/2020

ESA Top News

Last stop before launch: Orion passes tests and returns to Kennedy Space CenterThe Orion spacecraft that will fly on the Artemis 1 mission around the Moon has returned to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA, after finishing space environment tests. The spacecraft, including ESA’s European Service Module, is now at its final destination before launch.  

03/27/2020

NPR Space News

There's so much we've yet to explore—from outer space to the deep ocean to our own brains. This hour, Manoush goes on a journey through those uncharted places, led by TED Science Curator David Biello.

03/27/2020