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Cassini Captures Another Stunning View of Saturn’s Frozen Moon Enceladus
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft currently orbiting Saturn has captured a breathtaking new image of Enceladus, the sixth-largest of the gas giant’s moons. The image was captured using Cassini’s narrow-angle camera in visible light in November 2016. The view was obtained at a distance of approximately 41,000 miles (66,000 km) from Enceladus. Enceladus was discovered on August [...]
A Mass of Viscous Flow Features
Viscous, lobate flow features are commonly found at the bases of slopes in the mid-latitudes of Mars, and are often associated with gullies.
NASA to Test Orion Space Capsule Parachute
The NASA spacecraft that could one day help ferry humans to Mars is scheduled to undergo a parachute test tomorrow (March 8).
Saturn's Moon Daphnis Kicks Up Wild Ring Waves (Photo)
Daphnis, one of Saturn's moons orbiting within the planet's rings, has an interesting effect on the A ring.
Chanel 'Launches' Rocket at Paris Fashion Week
Chanel launched a line of space-themed fashion — and a custom Chanel rocket — at Paris Fashion Week in Paris on Tuesday (March 7).
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin Secures Customer for New Glenn, Releases Video of Rocket
Billionaire Jeff Bezos' spaceflight company Blue Origin has secured its first satellite customer for its orbital rocket, New Glenn. A new video illustrates how the reusable rocket will launch, deliver a payload and land its first stage booster.
Discovery of Earth's Oldest Fossils Could Spur the Search for Life on Other Planets
Evidence of iron-eating microbes that existed earlier in Earth's infancy than previously known offers clues about where and what to look for in seeking signs of life elsewhere in space.
From ESA’s mission control in Germany, watch the replay of the #Sentinel2Go event to celebrate the launch of the second satellite for the Sentinel-2 ‘colour vision’ mission
Full launch coverage
Watch the replay of the full Sentinel-2B launch coverage from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on 7 March
Sentinel-2B in orbit
The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission