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AbSciCon 2019 - Livestream
AbSciCon 2019 is the next in a series of conferences organized by the astrobiology community. AbSciCon will be held 24-28 June 2019 in Bellevue, Washington....
Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission
Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission.
NASA Invites Media to Renaming Ceremony for West Virginia Facility
Media are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT Tuesday, July 2, celebrating the renaming of NASA’s Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility in Fairmont, West Virginia, after the West Virginia native and storied NASA icon.
How Martian Microbes Could Survive in the Salty Puddles of the Red Planet
The Red Planet may be more habitable than previously thought.
A Mysterious Glow Warms Rings of Uranus
Some sort of a heat wave has warmed the rings of Uranus, even though the planet orbits far away from the sun.
Sci-Fi Classic 'Moon' Available on 4K Ultra HD for Apollo 11 Anniversary
As part of a double anniversary celebration, the modern sci-fi classic "Moon" will be available for the first time on 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray.
'Apollo 11' Documentary Lands on CNN, in Museums, on Space Station
"Apollo 11" is launching onto the small screen, the giant screen and the only screen in outer space.
Bill Nye and Planetary Society Set to Ride a Sunbeam with LightSail 2 Solar Sail
This Monday (June 24), the nonprofit organization The Planetary Society will launch LightSail 2, the first spacecraft propelled solely by sunlight.
NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to
Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance
Astronomers Capture First Polarized Radio Signal from Gamma-Ray Burst
Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are the most energetic explosions in the Universe, beaming out mighty jets which travel through space at 0.99 times the speed of light, as a star much more massive than our Sun collapses at the end of its life to produce a black hole. Scientists have struggled to understand how these powerful [...]