Message from NASA Acting Administrator Steve Jurczyk and Senior White House Appointee Bhavya Lal - SpaceRef
In case you missed the great conjunction last month, when the two biggest planets in our solar system -- Jupiter and Saturn -- appeared to come within 1/10 of a degree from each other, there’s another spectacular sight to catch this weekend: The triple conjunction.
"As we prepare to observe the holidays far away from our loved ones, we look down at our precious planet, and it becomes clear how connected we really are," said NASA astronaut Shannon Walker.
Millions of Americans will vote by mail or in person for the next president of the US. At least one vote will be cast some 200 miles above the Earth.
NASA has released its first full plan for its Artemis missions, which aim to put the first woman on the moon and the first man since 1972.
A beautiful new image of Jupiter from the Hubble Space Telescope - captured in August 2020 - shows the planet's icy moon Europa as well as several famous storms in Jupiter's atmosphere.
Scientists said on Monday they have detected in the harshly acidic clouds of Venus a gas called phosphine that indicates microbes may inhabit Earth's inhospitable neighbor, a tantalizing sign of potential life beyond Earth.
A French team reported in the journal Science they had identified which space rocks were responsible for water on Earth, and suggested our planet has been wet ever since it formed.
Google is introducing Kids Space, a new way for kids to explore apps, books, and videos. It will have parental controls and ways for parents to pick “teacher-approved” apps for kids to play. Google Kids Space will be available globally for Lenovo tablets initially, and will be coming to more Android tablets soon.
A former CIA Intelligence Officer turned astronaut is set to become the first Black woman to join the International Space Station. Jeanette Epps has a doctorate in Aerospace Engineering and joined the the Astronaut Corps in 2009. She is now preparing to join the flight crew for Boeing's new spacecraft, Starliner One. It's still being tested and developed by NASA. NASA astronauts already assigned to the Starliner One Mission welcomed Epps to the crew on Twitter Tuesday.
The recently announced space sector reforms are not aimed at privatisation of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its Chairman and Secretary in the Department of Space, K Sivan asserted on Thursday.
Data from two new studies gives scientists a much clearer idea of what’s contributing to sea-level rise.
The International Space Station (ISS), in Earth orbit at hundreds of kilometres altitude, is not perfectly airtight. Every day, the cabin loses a minute amount of air, monitored carefully so that a liveable atmospheric pressure can be maintained, a
An asteroid the size of an SUV passed 1,830 miles (2,950 kilometers) above Earth, the closest asteroid ever observed passing by our planet, NASA said Tuesday.
NASA is actively monitoring a strange anomaly in Earth's magnetic field: a giant region of lower magnetic intensity in the skies above the planet, stretching out between South America and southwest Africa.
The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into whether NASA's former head of human spaceflight gave Boeing Co improper guidance during a lucrative lunar-lander contract competition, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an "ocean world" with a big reservoir of salty water under its frigid surface, scientists said in findings that raise interest in this dwarf planet as a possible outpost for life.
The two NASA astronauts who rode to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's new Crew Drago are due to return on Sunday after a nearly four-month voyage that marked NASA's first crewed mission from home soil in nine years.
The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft shoved off from the International Space Station on Saturday with two US astronauts on board, beginning their journey back to Earth despite a storm threatening Florida.
SpaceX on Tuesday successfully completed a flight of less than a minute of the largest prototype ever tested of the future rocket Starship, which the company hopes to use one day to colonise Mars.
The two NASA astronauts brought back to Earth on Sunday said they felt they were inside the belly of a beast as it careened into the atmosphere at 17,500 mph.
Two NASA astronauts are back home in Houston after a historic return to Earth. It was the first splashdown by U.S. astronauts in 45 years, and the first comm...
Virgin Galactic revealed the cabin of its commercial spaceliner, SpaceShipTwo, in an online event. Featuring a dozen windows for viewing, the spacecraft also features mood lighting and G force-adjusting seats.
China's first Mars probe, Tianwen-1, has beamed back a photo of the Earth and the Moon as it heads toward its destination. The image was taken 1.2 million km away from Earth, three days after launch.
NASA launched its Perseverance rover on a seven-month journey to Mars, where it will search for signs of past life on the red planet. CBS News' Chris Martine...
In this “On the Go” episode of #EZScience, we’re on the scene at Kennedy Space Center with the rocket that will take the Perseverance rover and the Ingenuity...
Two 14-year-old girls from India have discovered an Earth-bound asteroid by poring through images from a University of Hawaii telescope. They have been receiving training at the SPACE India private institute.
The Anker Soundcore Space NC noise cancelling wireless headphones are now available on Flipkart for Rs. 10,999. The device is equipped with 40mm drivers, Bluetooth 5.0 and comes with an 18-month warranty.
Scientists have identified 37 volcanic structures on Venus that appear to be recently active - and probably still are today - painting the picture of a geologically dynamic planet and not a dormant world as long thought.
Researchers from University of Warwick in the UK rediscovered the planet named NGTS-11b using the Next-Generation Transit Survey (NGTS) telescopes in Chile. The planet was originally found in 2018 using data from NASA’s TESS telescope which scans for a dip in light from the star to identify a planet.
The incredibly rare family portrait highlights two baby exoplanets orbiting a very young, sun-like star.
The US and UK militaries on Thursday accused Russia of conducting a space-based anti-satellite weapons test earlier this month, saying that a Russian satellite released an object capable of targeting a satellite.
Researchers identify 37 ring-like structures known as coronae that are believed to be living volcanoes
The first crewed flight of the Dragon-2 capsule in May this year carried two astronauts to the ISS on a two-month mission.
Chris Hemsworth-starrer Extraction was the most watched title on Netflix this past lockdown-hit quarter (between April and June). 99 million tuned into Extraction. Money Heist season 4 brought in 65 million viewers. That was followed by 59 million for The Wrong Missy. All numbers are for the first 28 days post-release.
NASA executed its third spacewalk in a mission to replace old batteries on the International Space Station. Launched in 2017, the mission aimed to replace 48 power units. A fourth spacewalk is scheduled next week for other tasks.
Watch Dogs 2 free, release dates for Watch Dogs: Legion, Far Cry 6, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Brawlhalla on mobile, Hyper Space open beta, Ghost Recon Breakpoint AI teammates — the biggest announcements from Ubisoft Forward.
NASA's most advanced Mars rover, Perseverance, launches from Earth on July 30, on a mission to seek out signs of ancient microbial life on what was once a river delta three-and-a-half billion years ago.
UAE had to delay the launch of its Mars probe, again due to bad weather at the Japan launch site. The original launch was planned for Wednesday, but was delayed until Friday. Now, UAE delayed the launch further due to continuing bad weather. A new date will be announced soon.