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InSight lander detects first likely ‘quake’ on Mars – Spaceflight Now

This image of InSight’s seismometer was captured March 19. Credit: NASA/JPL-CaltechSensors delivered to Mars by NASA’s InSight lander have detected the first signals...

New ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Comic Book Miniseries Will Go Boldly Into Spock’s Past

Good news, "Star Trek: Discovery" fans! As you process last week's weird finale for Season 2, you'll be able to learn more about...

Russia May Soon Mothball Its Most Historic Launchpad: Report

Russia may soon decommission its most historic launch site, from which the world's first satellite, Sputnik, was lofted into space. Site No. 1, also...

You Can See the Moon Occult Saturn Thursday! Here’s How.

On Thursday (April 25) the moon will make a close approach to Saturn in the predawn sky. For lucky skywatchers in part of...

Lessons of Apollo Can Help NASA Ace Return to the Moon, Experts Say

As NASA prepares for the ambitious goal of landing a person on the moon within five years, a conference from the Universities Space...

You Can Now Build Boeing’s Starliner Capsule With Cobi Toy Blocks

With work underway to return astronauts to space from U.S. soil, you can now piece together one of NASA's new commercial crew spacecraft...

The Science of Launch Aborts: How SpaceX and Boeing Will Protect Astronauts

If anything goes wrong when a crew of astronauts launches into space, their spacecraft always has a built-in abort system to help them...

Martian Rocks Tumble Down Steep Slopes in Dynamic Red Planet Pics

The HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of landslides at Cerberus Fossae on Mars on Jan. 24, 2019.(Image: ©...

The Best Hubble Space Telescope Images of All Time!

To celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's 29th anniversary, we've picked our favorite images from the iconic deep-space observatory. From colorful nebulas to...

The Mystery of Antimatter | Space

At the beginning of time, just moments after the Big Bang, numerous particles came into existence; at the same time, an almost equal...