Doris Elín Urrutia

Doris is a news writer at Inverse covering Space.

She previously worked at Inverse as a contributor, writing stories that bridged archaeological and paleontological discoveries with modern life. She has written about astronomy and spaceflight for Space.com and on marine life for Scientific American.

Doris is a bilingual Spanish speaker, and has adored science and storytelling since her childhood days growing up with her South American immigrant parents in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx, NY. When she isn't writing about science, she takes music classes at Juilliard's Evening Division and performs with her husband.

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Reveal! NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will unmask quasar secrets

The James Webb Space Telescope will see if quasars limit the growth of big galaxies.

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Virgin Orbit targets June launch window for U.S. Space Force collaboration

"Straight Up" is Virgin Orbit's next collaboration with the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Moonbound
Moonbound

NASA hints its Artemis Moon rocket may not need a fifth dress rehearsal

There are still questions about the Moon readiness of Artemis 1.

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Artemis 1 wet dress rehearsal

NASA is running a two-day preflight test of Artemis 1.

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Look! Cosmic dust swirling around these baby stars might become a future planetary system

Six different planet-forming disks around young stars shine in a new mosaic.

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10 years ago, China docked to its space station — and changed the space race forever

The Tiangong-1 docking announced to the world that the country was ready for a new space race.

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Rogue star gatecrashes cosmic baby-making party

A twisted beam of particles reveals a hidden baby star.

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Peep this! The Hubble telescope just took its largest infrared image ever

Astronomers have cast a wide net to collect treasures from deep space.

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The behemoth emerges: NASA rolls out Artemis 1 Moon rocket (again)

A new picture of NASA's Artemis 1 rocket is serving déjà vu.

All sewn up

NASA is sending slices of human skin to the ISS for a perturbing reason

Injured space travelers far away from Earth will need help to heal in microgravity.

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NASA's CAPSTONE mission will send a CubeSat on a gnarly orbit around the Moon

A small spacecraft will wade the gravitational tides between Earth and the Moon.

Show some teeth
Space Sangria
It's not aliens

Voyager 1 is sending bizarre, glitchy signals back to NASA

The puzzling signal is coming from onboard the spacecraft, but there’s a challenge in diagnosing from afar.