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Germs and Geothermals
The collaboration is looking at a group of organisms called 'extremophiles'--organisms that live in extremely hot or extremely cold environments unsuited to human habitation....
Dune's Bene Gesserit Getting Their Own TV Show
Tying into the 2020 movie.
Cassini Team Delivers New Findings on Saturn’s Ring System
Although NASA’s Cassini mission ended in 2017, science continues to flow from the data collected. In a series of papers in the journal Science, planetary researchers analyzed data from Cassini’s ring grazing orbits (December 2016 to April 2017) and its Grand Finale phase (April to September 2017). Key among the findings is the discovery that [...]
Marking World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over west Africa
Arianespace and ESA announce Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer launch contract
The Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, Juice, will ride into space on an Ariane launch vehicle, Arianespace and ESA confirmed today at the International Paris Air Show.
Forward to the Moon… and beyond
Tune in on 21 June at 18:00 CEST (16:00 GMT) as OasISS mission astronauts talk about their mission to the International Space Station on the tenth anniversary of the flight, live from Belgium’s Planetarium of the Royal Observatory.
'Ready Jet Go!' Takes Kids to the Moon Today on PBS to Celebrate Apollo 11
PBS KIDS is celebrating this summer's Apollo 11 anniversary today (June 17) with a special program "Ready Jet Go!: One Small Step," which celebrates and explores the lunar landing.
Youngest Confirmed Exoplanet Provides Clues on Its Formation
Observations of the youngest confirmed planet, CI Tau b, suggest it's still hot from its birth — a point in favor of a quick-start model of formation. The post Youngest Confirmed Exoplanet Provides Clues on Its Formation appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
NASA Is Tracking One of Earth's Most Valuable Resources — Water
Water is a complex problem on Earth: Some places get far too little of it and some get far too much.
Safety Panel Calls on NASA to Apply Commercial Crew Lessons for Artemis
As NASA starts development of lunar landers for Artemis, it should carefully incorporate the lessons learned from the commercial crew program, a safety panel advised.