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Space.com

This Is NASANASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft inched closer still to an asteroid called Bennu, breaking the record it set previously — but the real reward is the stunning photographs the probe has captured since.

06/19/2019

Space.com

Pictures from Space! Our Image of the DayOutside the International Space Station, the Japanese Small Satellite Orbital Deployer ejects three small cubesats into low Earth orbit for the BIRDS-3 mission.

06/19/2019

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On This Day in Space! June 19, 1963: Vostok 5 & Vostok 6 Return to EarthOn June 19, 1963, two Soviet spacecraft named Vostok 5 and Vostok 6 returned to Earth, ending a historic joint mission. See how it happened in our "On This Day in Space" video series!

06/19/2019

ESA Top News

ESA’s new mission to intercept a comet  ‘Comet Interceptor’ has been selected as ESA’s new fast-class mission in its Cosmic Vision Programme. Comprising three spacecraft, it will be the first to visit a truly pristine comet or other interstellar object that is only just starting its journey into the inner Solar System.

06/19/2019

ESA Top News

As above, so below – lunar rescue device tested underwater With its rocky, sandy terrain and buoyant salt water, the bottom of the ocean floor has more in common with the lunar surface than you might imagine. That is why this week two members of NASA mission NEEMO 23 are testing ESA’s latest prototype to rescue astronauts on the Moon.

06/19/2019

Space.com

NASA to Adjust SOFIA Flying TelescopeNASA plans to adjust operations of an airborne astronomical observatory in order to increase its scientific productivity.

06/19/2019

Space.com

"Men in Black: International" carries on the decades-old science fiction franchise with more extraterrestrial action, funky aliens, memory-zapping neuralizers and goofy humor.

06/19/2019

Space.com

Orbit Fab Demonstrates Satellite Refueling Technology on Space StationA startup company that plans to develop tankers for refueling satellites has completed a key test of its technology on the International Space Station.

06/19/2019

Space.com

Secret of the SunNASA may discover the secrets of the sun's early history in an unlikely location: Earth's moon.

06/19/2019

ESA Top News

Grown for 3D printing Technology image of the week: this organically-styled part for an Ariane 5 has been 3D printed in metal as part of ESA’s R&D into future launcher technology

06/19/2019