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Space.com

This Is What 2 Dozen Satellites Look Like Packed for Launch on a SpaceX Falcon HeavySpaceX is gearing up for its busiest Falcon Heavy megarocket launch yet and now, thanks the U.S. Air Force, we know what the epic rideshare looks like.

06/19/2019

Space.com

In NYC? See The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City is hosting a movie night that's out of this world on Friday (June 21).

06/19/2019

Space.com

NASA Wants Robots to Sniff Out Moon Pits for Astronaut HomesWith funding from NASA, researchers are working to build robots that can explore moon pits, sinkhole-like structures that could be full of resources and could even make good astronaut homes.

06/19/2019

New Scientist - Space

Our regular column sorting the week's supernovae from the absolute zeros

06/19/2019

New Scientist - Space

After the success of Rosetta, the European Space Agency plans to launch three spacecraft to wait in space until a speedy comet from the edge of the solar system passes by

06/19/2019

Breaking Science News | Sci-News.com

Planetary scientists have long observed water-ice clouds in the Martian middle atmosphere (18.6-37.2 miles, or 30-60 km, above the surface). Now, a University of Colorado, Boulder-led study suggests that those clouds owe their existence to a phenomenon called ‘meteoric smoke.’ “Clouds don’t just form on their own. They need something that they can condense onto,” [...]

06/19/2019

Space.com

Oldest Known Galactic Get-Together Occurred Shortly After Big BangSignals written in elements from the early universe have revealed the oldest known merger between two galaxies, taking place less than a billion years after the Big Bang.

06/19/2019

Astronomy News - Sky & Telescope

A recent study suggests the dwarf galaxy Antlia 2 had a long-ago run-in with our galaxy, rippling and warping its disk. But not everyone agrees with that scenario. The post Did a Dwarf Galaxy Crash into the Milky Way? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

06/19/2019

Space.com

Breakthrough Listen Releases 1 Million Gigabytes of Data from Its Search for E.T.On Tuesday (June 18), the project announced that it's made the largest data release ever in the search for extraterrestrial life.

06/19/2019

Observing - Sky & Telescope

Twilight's end brings the return of the summer Milky Way to the eastern sky. We unravel the anatomy of our home galaxy by teasing out the hidden structures within that glowing band.  The post Welcome Back, Milky Way! appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

06/19/2019