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Astrobiology

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....

06/17/2019

Space.com

Tying into the 2020 movie.

06/17/2019

Breaking Science News | Sci-News.com

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 [...]

06/17/2019

ESA Top News

Desert greenery Marking World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over west Africa

06/17/2019

ESA Top News

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.

06/17/2019

ESA Human Spaceflight

  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.

06/17/2019

Space.com

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.

06/17/2019

Astronomy News - Sky & Telescope

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.

06/17/2019

Space.com

NASA Is Tracking One of EarthWater is a complex problem on Earth: Some places get far too little of it and some get far too much.

06/17/2019

Space.com

Safety Panel Calls on NASA to Apply Commercial Crew Lessons for ArtemisAs NASA starts development of lunar landers for Artemis, it should carefully incorporate the lessons learned from the commercial crew program, a safety panel advised.

06/17/2019