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BulgariaSat-1 Blazes to Orbit on Used SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket as Breakthrough Booster Lands 2nd Time on Oceanic Platform


Blastoff of 2nd flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 with 1st geostationary communications for Bulgaria at 3:10 p.m.

Weekly Space Hangout – June 23, 2017: NEOShield-2 Project Team

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: This week’s special guests are the NEOShield-2 Project Team.

Snake Rovers Might be the Best Way to Explore the Surface and Tunnels on Mars


Human space exploration is going to kick into high gear in the coming decades. Within the inner Solar System alone, missions are being planned that will see robotic explorers and crews sent to Near Earth Objects (NEOs), back to the Moon, and even on to Mars.

2nd SpaceX Recycled Falcon 9 Rocket Launching 1st Bulgarian GeoComSat June 23, Plus Potential Weekend Launch ‘Doubleheader’ – Watch Live


Flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage arrives at Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida slated for launch of BulgariaSat-1 on June 23, 2017.

Hubble Finds a Dead Galaxy that was Finished Making Stars Just a Billion Years After the Big Bang


Thanks to recent improvements in space-based and ground-based telescopes, astronomers have been able to probe deeper into the Universe than ever before.

Saturn Rides Bareback On The Galactic Dark Horse


The bright dot is Saturn and it shines on the back of the Galactic Dark Horse, a collection of dark nebulae in the constellation Ophiuchus that resembles a prancing horse.

See NASA’s Curiosity Rover Simultaneously from Orbit and Red Planet’s Surface Climbing Mount Sharp


NASA’s Curiosity rover as seen simultaneously on Mars surface and from orbit on Sol 1717, June 5, 2017.

Is Human Hibernation Possible? Going to Sleep for Long Duration Spaceflight


We’ve spent a few articles on Universe Today talking about just how difficult it’s going to be to travel to other stars.

Let’s Clean up the Space Junk with Magnetic Space Tugs


After 50 years of sending rockets, satellites, and payloads into orbit, humanity has created something of a “space junk” problem.

LISA is On! Gravitational Wave Detection is Going to Space


The discovery of gravitational waves by the LIGO experiment in 2015 sent ripples through the scientific community.

An Astronomical Detective Tale and the Moon of 2007 OR10


These two images reveal a moon orbiting the dwarf planet 2007 OR10. NASA/Hubble/ESA/STScI It isn’t every day we get a new moon added to the list of solar system satellites.

Astronomy Cast Ep. 453: Favorite Things We’ve Done These 10 Years

10 years of Astronomy Cast… wow. It’s been a long, fun journey. What are some of our favorite episodes and adventures over the decade we’ve been doing this show.

NASA Announces 10, That’s Right 10! New Planets in Their Star’s Habitable Zone


The Kepler space telescope is surely the gift that keeps on giving. After being deployed in 2009, it went on to detect a total of 2,335 confirmed exoplanets and 582 multi-planet systems.

Carnival of Space #514

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brad Rogers at The Evolving Planet blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #514.

Messier 47 – the NGC 2422 Open Star Cluster


Welcome back to Messier Monday! In our ongoing tribute to the great Tammy Plotner, we take a look at Orion’s Nebula’s “little brother”, the De Marian’s Nebula!

The Aerospike Engine Was Considered for the Shuttle, But Never Flew. That’s About to Change


The aerospike engine is a time-honored concept. In the past, NASA tested the concept extensively on the ground and hoped to incorporate it into the Space Shuttle and their next-generation Venture Star program (a Single-Stage-To-Orbit (SSTO) vehicle).

Gravitational Astronomy? How Detecting Gravitational Waves Changes Everything


Just a couple of weeks ago, astronomers from Caltech announced their third detection of gravitational waves from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory or LIGO.

Elon Musk Details His Vision for a Human Civilization on Mars


Elon Musk has never been one to keep his long-term plans to himself. Beyond the development of reusable rockets, electric cars, and revolutionizing solar power, he has also been quite vocal about establishing a colony on Mars within his lifetime.

Opportunity Reaches ‘Perseverance Valley’ Precipice – Ancient Fluid Carved Gully on Mars


Opportunity rover looks south from the top of Perseverance Valley along the rim of Endeavour Crater on Mars in this partial self portrait including the rover deck and solar panels.

The Corona Borealis Constellation


Welcome to another edition of Constellation Friday! Today, in honor of the late and great Tammy Plotner, we take a look at the “Northern Crown” – the Corona Borealis constellation.


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