45 Years Ago: Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

12.04.2024 20:36, NASA Breaking News

Enterprise, the first space shuttle orbiter that NASA built, arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on April 10, 1979. Although not space worthy, as a pathfinder Enterprise carried out tasks critical to ensuring the success of the...

The Ocean Touches Everything: Celebrate Earth Day with NASA

12.04.2024 20:10, NASA Breaking News

On Earth Day, Learn How NASA Investigates the Blue in Our Blue Planet This Earth Day, join us in person and online to learn how NASA studies the ocean from space. Explore the complex connections between sea, air, land, and climate through a mix of...

'Fly Me to the Moon' trailer mixes real-life Apollo history with moon landing hoax

12.04.2024 20:00, SPACE.com

Watching the new trailer for the upcoming movie "Fly Me to the Moon" might leave you thinking that it is an entire work of fiction. And for the most part, you would be correct....

HALO Space unveils capsule design for stratospheric space 'glamping'

12.04.2024 19:42, SPACE.com

Spanish start-up HALO Space has unveiled its capsule design for stratospheric space tourism.

The First Space Shuttle

12.04.2024 19:37, NASA Breaking News

In this image from April 12, 1981, the first space shuttle, STS-1, launches from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with NASA astronauts John W. Young, commander, and Robert L. Crippen, pilot, aboard. STS-1 was meant to demonstrate a safe...

NASA Invites Media to Mars Sample Return Update

12.04.2024 19:08, NASA Breaking News

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Monday, April 15, to discuss the agency’s response to a Mars Sample Return Independent Review Board report from September 2023, including next steps for the program. The teleconference will...

One of the universe's most 'extreme' dead stars just sprang back to life unexpectedly

12.04.2024 18:00, SPACE.com

The closest extreme magnetic dead star or magnetar to Earth suddenly burst back to life to give astronomers a sight of unexpected and unexplained phenomena that are unlike anything seen before....

'Space Shuttle Columbia: The Final Flight' documentary set to conclude on CNN

12.04.2024 17:38, SPACE.com

CNN is set to conclude airing a four-part series on space shuttle Columbia's ill-fated last return to Earth. "Space Shuttle Columbia: The Final Flight" airs on Sunday (April 14)....

SpaceX launches Starlink satellites on record 20th reflight of a Falcon 9 rocket first stage

12.04.2024 17:06, SPACE.com

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stage lifted off for a record-setting 20th time on Friday (April 12), sending 23 Starlink internet satellites to orbit....

No, you didn't see a solar flare during the total eclipse — but you may have seen something just as special

12.04.2024 16:02, SPACE.com

Several media outlets have incorrectly claimed that explosive solar flares were spotted during the April 8 total solar eclipse. But there were no flares during totality, so what did people see?...

Tech Today: Folding NASA Experience into an Origami Toolkit 

12.04.2024 15:42, NASA Breaking News

Math for designing lasers becomes artist’s key to creating complex crease patterns

EarthCARE mission card for portal

12.04.2024 15:10, ESA Top News

EarthCARE - ESA's cloud and aerosol mission

Week in images: 08-12 April 2024

12.04.2024 15:06, ESA Top News

Week in images: 08-12 April 2024 Discover our week through the lens

Fallout and the Space Age: The franchise's connections and nods to the final frontier

12.04.2024 15:00, SPACE.com

The Fallout video game franchise (now also a streaming series) is known for its unique take on the post-apocalypse, but it's also quite interested in outer space....

ESA astronaut class of 2022 graduation ceremony

12.04.2024 15:00, ESA Top News

Video: 00:01:00 As they reach the end of one year of rigorous basic astronaut training, ESA astronaut candidates Sophie Adenot, Rosemary Coogan, Pablo Álvarez Fernández, Raphaël Liégeois, Marco Sieber and Australian Space Agency...

Sierra Space wants to drop cargo from orbit to anywhere on Earth in 90 minutes

12.04.2024 14:00, SPACE.com

Sierra Space has unveiled a new "global payload delivery" system known as Ghost that is designed to drop vital payloads from orbit to anywhere on Earth's surface within 90 minutes....

Juice’s first year in space: “it’s real now”

12.04.2024 14:00, ESA Top News

One year since the launch of ESA’s Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice), we catch up with core team members Claire Vallat, Giuseppe Sarri, Olivier Witasse and Ignacio Tanco.From memories of launch day to hopes for the future, they talk honestly...

Hubble Spots a Galaxy Hidden in a Dark Cloud

12.04.2024 13:01, NASA Breaking News

The subject of this image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is the spiral galaxy IC 4633, located 100 million light-years away from us in the constellation Apus. IC 4633 is a galaxy rich in star-forming activity and also hosts an...

A tour of the International Space Station with Andreas Mogensen

12.04.2024 12:00, ESA Top News

Video: 00:07:30 On the last day of his Huginn mission, ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen takes us on a tour of the place he called home for 6 months: the International Space Station. From the beautiful views of Cupola to the kitchen in...

DJI Avata 2 drone review

12.04.2024 11:58, SPACE.com

The DJI Avata 2 offers an incredibly tantalizing FPV experience that can be as simple or as complicated to fly as you require....