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NASA's Future Moon Rocket Just Took a Huge Step Towards Being Ready to Launch

This critical piece of rocket hardware is finally whole.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
‘Odysseus’ Just Performed First American Moon Landing Since Apollo

The landing was packed with drama.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
The Webb Telescope Just Solved a 37-Year-Old Space Explosion Mystery

SN 1987a is the only supernova that's been visible with the unaided eye in the last 400 years, and we're only now figuring out what's at its center.

ByKiona Smith
Space
The Uncanny Donut-Shaped Region Beyond Neptune Could Be ‘Billions of Miles’ Larger Than We Thought

A NASA spacecraft has encountered a puzzling finding in this cosmic hinterland.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
A Backbone Holding Up the Milky Way Is Bending — And Astronomers Don't Know Why

The nearby Radcliffe Wave is in motion, a new study reveals.

ByKiona Smith
Space
An Oversized Baby Star Is Hiding In This Rare Hubble Space Telescope Snapshot

Space images are one part science, one part artistry.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Look! Epic Images Show ‘Odysseus’ Lander On Its Way To the Moon

It's smooth sailing for now.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
SpaceX Could Launch Intuitive Machines’ Moon Lander Tonight And Finally Make History

Intuitive Machines hopes its Nova-C lander, dubbed Odysseus, will launch to the Moon tonight aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

ByKiona Smith
Space
Watch Out For These Bizarre Animal Behaviors That Occur During a Solar Eclipse

When the Moon passes in front of the Sun, animals get very confused.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Rare Meteorites That Could Be Long Lost Chunks of Mercury Just Fell To Earth

The meteorites are an extremely rare type of space rock called aubrites.

ByKiona Smith
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Constellation Finds the True Horrors of Space

How Apple TV+ rebuilt the International Space Station to bring its astronaut story to life.

ByAaron Pruner
Space
Look! This Warped Galaxy Is Erupting With New Stars From Inside Its Tail

A new Hubble Space Telescope image from NASA showcases the beautiful distortion of a galaxy.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Look! NASA Captured A Rare Closeup of the Solar System’s Most Terrifying Moon

Io is the most volcanically active moon in the Solar System.

ByKiona Smith
Space
40 Years Ago, NASA Astronauts Captured This Iconic Space Photo

Here’s the history behind an incredible NASA photo.

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Space
Saturn's "Death Star" Moon Mimas May Actually Be Packed Full of Water

Still no sign of that exhaust port, though.

ByKiona Smith
Space
What Happens If You Look Directly At a Solar Eclipse? An Ophthalmologist Reveals the Damage

Spoiler alert: Don't.

ByKiona Smith