Drone racing is helping train AI to autonomously drive spacecraft

15.07.2024 21:00, SPACE.com

ESA and the Delft University of Technology are training neural-network AI systems to race drones in preparation for complicated spacecraft maneuvers....

“The Meatball’ Turns 65

15.07.2024 20:47, NASA Breaking News

NASA’s official logo, nicknamed the “meatball,” turned 65 on July 15, 2024. The insignia dates back to 1959, when the National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) metamorphosed into an agency that would advance both space...

'Meatball' milestone: NASA's original logo still soars after 65 years

15.07.2024 20:00, SPACE.com

One of the world's best known and certainly most-traveled logos is 65 years old. The NASA insignia has adorned t-shirts and spacesuits, been reproduced 10 stories tall and reached the moon and Mars....

Save $30 on this magnificent Lego Ideas Tales of the Space Age lo-fi sci-fi set

15.07.2024 19:30, SPACE.com

Got an eye for the retro-futuristic? An early Prime Day Lego deal means you can get this gorgeous sci-fi-inspired Lego set for just $39.99....

Scarlett Johansson serves up Apollo-era nostalgia in 'Fly Me to the Moon' (review)

15.07.2024 19:28, SPACE.com

"Fly Me To The Moon" provides an undeniably enjoyable time capsule tied to those adventurous days of Apollo when national pride swelled and the world was united in the summer of 1969....

One of my favorite star projectors is almost half price and under $20

15.07.2024 18:24, SPACE.com

The Astronaut Galaxy Projector is a great gift for any space enthusiast, especially when it costs less than $20....

25 years of Space.com: Space exploration and astronomy in the 21st century (special report)

15.07.2024 18:14, SPACE.com

To celebrate our 25th anniversary, Space.com is running a weeklong special report on some of our favorite topics of space exploration....

Save up to 50% with these Prime Day streaming deals

15.07.2024 18:12, SPACE.com

Save up to 50% on your first month of Paramount Plus and AMC Plus and enjoy a month-long free trial of Prime Video with these Amazon Prime Day streaming deals for Paramount+ and AMC+....

Save over $50 on the Nikon Prostaff P3 10x42 — the lowest price since Black Friday.

15.07.2024 18:06, SPACE.com

We loved the 8x42 version of these Nikon Prostaff P3 binos. With this pair, you can get even closer to the action and save over 35%....

SpaceX, the rise of China and more: How spaceflight has changed since 1999

15.07.2024 18:00, SPACE.com

Space travel has changed from government-driven missions to a dynamic, commercially driven frontier over the past 25 years, driven by advancements in technology and the rise of private companies....

Cosmic curiosity is climbing, thanks to social media

15.07.2024 18:00, SPACE.com

How social media has changed the way we get information this century.

Thank you for 25 amazing years of Space.com: A letter from the editor

15.07.2024 18:00, SPACE.com

Twenty-five years ago this week, on July 20, 1999, Space.com went live for the very first time and what a trip its been in space....

The spaceships of the 'Star Wars' High Republic era

15.07.2024 17:00, SPACE.com

The Acolyte is the High Republic's live-action debut, but this new Star Wars era has been expanding for a while and contains some memorable ship designs....

NASA’s Webb Investigates Eternal Sunrises, Sunsets on Distant World

15.07.2024 17:00, NASA Breaking News

Near-infrared spectral analysis of terminator confirms differences in morning and evening atmosphere Researchers using NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope have finally confirmed what models have previously predicted: An exoplanet has differences...

Sun unleashes powerful X-class solar flare triggering radio blackouts over Australia, Southeast Asia and Japan (video)

15.07.2024 16:39, SPACE.com

Watch a powerful X-class solar flare erupt from the sun's surface on July 13 and find out how it affected Earth....

Can the James Webb Space Telescope see galaxies over the universe's horizon?

15.07.2024 16:00, SPACE.com

The James Webb Space Telescope has revolutionized astronomy in just two years of operations, but how can it see a galaxy 33.8 billion light-years away in a universe that is only 13.8 billion years old?...

Sky High Sustainability: NASA Johnson’s Pocket Prairie Flourishes Atop Building 12

15.07.2024 15:50, NASA Breaking News

Buzzing with bees, baby birds, and wildflowers, the rooftop garden atop building 12 at Johnson Space Center in Houston reflects NASA’s commitment to environmental stewardship. Originally constructed in 1963, the facility was transformed in...

Save $80 on this Celestron Inspire 100AZ refractor telescope, great for skygazing beginners

15.07.2024 15:04, SPACE.com

Want to experience the beauty of our solar system? This Celestron Inspire 100AZ telescope is, perfect for getting close up with the moon and planets and it's 22% off with this early Prime Day telescope deal....

See Mars and Uranus make a close approach in the night sky tonight

15.07.2024 15:00, SPACE.com

Skywatchers will see both Mars and Uranus in the same field of view overnight using a pair of binoculars. Here's how to spot the planetary pair....

Soar through the skies with the DJI Mini 3 Fly More Combo camera drone, $94 off in this early Prime Day deal

15.07.2024 14:46, SPACE.com

The super-portable mid-level DJI Mini 3 offers amazing 4K image quality. And with this Fly More Combo early Prime Day deal, you get three extra batteries and a host of other accessories....