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Space.com

SpaceX's news that it will fly passengers on a trip around the moon drew comparisons to Apollo 8, the 1968 mission that launched the first humans to the moon. But are those comparisons apt?

03/08/2017

Space.com

The Hubble Space Telescope has been observing this bright supernova — the remains of a star that exploded — for the last 30 years.

03/08/2017

Science Daily

Astronomers have used ALMA to detect a huge mass of glowing stardust in a galaxy seen when the Universe was only four percent of its present age. This galaxy was observed shortly after its formation and is the most distant galaxy in which dust has been detected. This observation is also the most distant detection of oxygen in the Universe. These new results provide brand-new insights into the birth and explosive deaths of the very first stars.

03/08/2017

Science Daily

Using mice transplanted with human stem cells, a research team has demonstrated for the first time that the radiation encountered in deep space travel may increase the risk of leukemia in humans.

03/08/2017

ESA Observing the Earth

Managing a mission Ahead of International Women’s Day, the ‘Earth from Space’ team caught up with Sentinel-2 mission manager Bianca Hoersch to talk about her role in the recently launched Sentinel-2B satellite

03/08/2017

Space.com

For Blue Origin, Rocket Size Does Matter | VideoBlue Origin's New Glenn rocket could be the largest rocket on Earth when it launches. See how it stacks up against the company's New Shepard suborbital rocket and others.

03/08/2017

Space.com

Blue Origin released an animated video of its two-stage New Glenn rocket launching, releasing a satellite into orbit and its reusable booster returning to Earth.

03/08/2017

Space.com

Astronomers have spotted a young galaxy far, far away that is loaded with ancient stardust from some of the earliest stars in the universe.

03/08/2017

Space.com

This August, NASA plans to launch to the space station an experiment that will freeze atoms to only 1 billionth of a degree above absolute zero — more than 100 million times colder than the deep reaches of space.

03/08/2017

Space.com

A spectacular new photo shows the dual nature of Enceladus, Saturn's icy, geyser-spewing moon.

03/08/2017