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Virtual reality takes you on a trip to Mars with NASA rover – and to alien worlds, too

Virtual reality takes you on a trip to Mars with NASA rover – and to alien worlds, too

NASA has been offering virtual-reality tours of Mars for years — but now, with Google’s help, the space agency has come…
Blue Origin space venture fires up BE-4 rocket engine, marking a win for Jeff Bezos

Blue Origin space venture fires up BE-4 rocket engine, marking a win for Jeff Bezos

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture says it has successfully test-fired its BE-4 rocket engine, marking a key…
Google Maps expands its interplanetary domain all the way out to Pluto

Google Maps expands its interplanetary domain all the way out to Pluto

If you zoom way, way out on Google Maps, you can now find your way around places like Sputnik Planum,…
Relativity Space lifts the curtain on its plan to make rockets with robotic 3-D printer

Relativity Space lifts the curtain on its plan to make rockets with robotic 3-D printer

Can a robotic 3-D printer spit out all the parts of a rocket without humans stepping in until the end?…
Lego shows off its ‘Women of NASA’ toy set, without ‘Hidden Figures’ star

Lego shows off its ‘Women of NASA’ toy set, without ‘Hidden Figures’ star

Seven and a half months after its selection, Lego unveiled a set of minifigures celebrating NASA women researchers and explorers,…
Bigelow Aerospace and ULA widen their sights to plan an outpost in lunar orbit

Bigelow Aerospace and ULA widen their sights to plan an outpost in lunar orbit

NASA is shifting its attention to the moon, and so are Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance: Today the two…
Systima’s pyrovalves make their debut with Atlas 5 launch of NROL-52 spy satellite

Systima’s pyrovalves make their debut with Atlas 5 launch of NROL-52 spy satellite

After more than a week of delays, the National Reconnaissance Office was glad to see its latest spy satellite go…
After delayed launch, Russian robotic craft makes cargo delivery to space station

After delayed launch, Russian robotic craft makes cargo delivery to space station

Almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies were delivered to the International Space Station today aboard a robotic Russian…
A cosmic first! Gravitational waves and telescopes reveal the clash and flash of neutron stars

A cosmic first! Gravitational waves and telescopes reveal the clash and flash of neutron stars

For the first time ever, researchers have recorded the cataclysmic smash-up of two neutron stars by virtue of their gravitational…
Moon, Mars and jobs: Trump puts his spin on space policy, with details to come

Moon, Mars and jobs: Trump puts his spin on space policy, with details to come

President Donald Trump today signed a space policy directive that calls on NASA to establish an outpost on the moon…
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