A new study by an international team of researchers has shown that Enceladus has been producing enough energy in its interior to keep a warm water ocean for billions of years.
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The most powerful space telescope ever built will have to wait on the ground for a few more months into 2019 before launching to the High Frontier and looking back nearly to the beginning of time and unraveling untold astronomical secrets on how the early Universe evolved – Engineers need a bit more time to complete its incredibly complex assembly and testing here on Earth.
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A new study by a team led by the Smithsonian Institution has cast doubt on there being subsurface ice on one of Mars most-explored regions, but could also help point the way to other deposits
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A new study by a team of international astronomers studies the newly-discovery Gaia 1 star cluster, resulting in new estimates on its age and composition
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At the European Planetary Science Conference in Riga this week, scientists urged Europe to remain committed to the AIDA asteroid mission
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A new study by an international team of scientists takes a look at Venus’ mysterious night side, which revealed some unexpected atmospheric phenomena
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NASA’s Peggy Whitson, America’s most experienced astronaut, returned to Earth safely and smiling Sunday morning on the steppes of Kazahsstan, concluding her record-breaking stay in space aboard the International Space Station along with Soyuz crewmates Jack Fischer of NASA and Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of Roscosmos. The multinational trio touched down softly on Earth inside their […]
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The complex multilayered sunshield that will protect the delicate optics and state of the art science instruments of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is now fully installed on the spacecraft bus in California, completing another major milestone on the path to launch, NASA announced.
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An all veteran multinational trio of astronauts and cosmonauts rocketed to orbit aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule and safely arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) after a fast track rendezvous on Friday, July 28.
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The ESA’s Gaia mission made a startling discovery recently, detecting six stars that appear to have been kicked out of the Milky Way
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