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Space.com

How to see SpaceXIf the skies are clear this evening (May 30), observers across the central and northern United States and southern Canada could get an opportunity to see Crew Dragon move across their local skies.

05/30/2020

Space.com

The top space stories of the week!SpaceX's historic first launch was scrubbed, Virgin Orbit's first test launch fails, and a Japanese cargo ship makes one last space station delivery. All this, and more top stories from Space.com.

05/30/2020

Space.com

Space photos: The most amazing images this week!Two astronauts gear up for a historic SpaceX launch, Ben and Jerry's launches a moon-inspired ice cream flavor, and astronomers spot a "ring of fire" galaxy. Here are the top images from Space.com.

05/30/2020

NPR Space News

After an aborted launch attempt on Wednesday, NASA and SpaceX once more set their sights on the space station.

05/30/2020

NPR Space News

After an aborted launch attempt to the International Space Station on Wednesday, the weather cleared and the launch went ahead on Saturday.

05/30/2020

ESA Top News

Forty-five years of the ESA ConventionAfter celebrating the 50th anniversary of the European space cooperation in 2014, we now mark 45 years since the signing of the Convention for the creation of a single European Space Agency on 30 May 1975.

05/30/2020

Space.com

NASA and SpaceX eye weather for historic Demo-2 astronaut launch SaturdayWeather was top of mind at a prelaunch briefing for NASA's first crewed launch on a SpaceX capsule, dubbed Demo-2 and currently scheduled for tomorrow (May 30).

05/30/2020

Space.com

Sun unleashes biggest flare since 2017. Is our star waking up?This morning (May 29), our star fired off its strongest flare since October 2017, an eruption spotted by NASA's sun-watching Solar Dynamics Observatory.

05/30/2020

Space.com

What time is SpaceXSpaceX is now targeting Saturday (May 30) at 3:22 p.m. EDT (1922 GMT) for the liftoff of the Falcon 9 rocket that will carry veteran NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station.

05/29/2020

Space.com

Pictures from space! Our image of the dayThe massive star cluster Westerlund 2, seen here in a new image from the Hubble Space Telescope, is filled with young stars surrounded by dense clouds of interstellar dust that's in the process of forming baby planets.

05/29/2020