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Stratolaunch Systems is considering buying a smaller three-person version of Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser space plane to fly paying passengers into orbit. Continue reading →
A spectacular new photo shows a cluster of stars whose brightest objects form a triangle that has been likened to a flock of ducks in flight.
Titan's mysterious south pole vortex is much colder than expected... and it's laced with a highly toxic compound. Continue reading →
The moon's largest mare, called Oceanus Procellarum, was thought to have been formed by a massive impact crater, but gravitational data from a NASA mission suggests otherwise. Continue reading →
Mass and gravity are intimately related, so it stands to reason that the link between the Higgs boson and gravity is just as fundamental -- now astronomers are looking to the stars to actually test the finer details of this relationship. Continue reading →
Cubesats provide a valuable low-cost research space platform for institutions, universities, laboratories and space agencies, but could their use create a new hazard for the increasingly crowded orbital environment? Continue reading →
A nearby star is not acting its age, thanks to the influence of a massive exoplanet.
India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has released its first beautiful global view of the Red Planet.
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