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Monday June 18 2018 05:52:33 PDT

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This evening, a crew of 4 will exit an isolated habitat after a 45-day simulated visit to an asteroid. This mission…

Explosive volcanoes spawned mysterious Martian rock formation

Just how big is the Milky Way? The answer might be larger than you thought.

NASA Administrator Statement on Space Policy Directive-3
NASA Breaking News6 hours ago

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Monday’s signing of Space Policy Directive-3 by President Donald Trump:

NASA, NSF Plunge Into Ocean ‘Twilight Zone’ to Explore Ecosystem Carbon Flow
NASA Breaking News7 hours ago

A large multidisciplinary team of scientists, equipped with advanced underwater robotics and an array of analytical instrumentation, will set sail

Find more #WorldCup geography from a satellite perspective here:

Does this false-color satellite image show part of:

One more #WorldCup #geoquiz inspired by yesterday's Group E action.

Explosive volcanoes spawned mysterious Martian rock formation
Astrobiology Magazine: Latest News8 hours ago

Explosive volcanic eruptions that shot jets of hot ash, rock and gas skyward are the likely source of a mysterious Martian rock formation, a new

Brooklyn Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station
NASA Breaking News9 hours ago

Students from Brooklyn, New York, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station this week as part of NASA’s

Brooklyn Students to Link Up with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Poll time. Let's test your #WorldCup2018 #geography smarts.

Brush up on more #WorldCup geography as seen from space here:

Iron-rich minerals on Mars could contain life’s fatty acids
Astrobiology Magazine: Latest News11 hours ago

Ancient microbial life on Mars could have left evidence of its existence trapped inside iron-rich minerals exposed to acidic water.

Artificial Sun
ESA Top News14 hours ago

Space Science Image of the Week: Demonstrating that the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer can endure extreme temperatures

This image shows part of one of the countries competing in Group G. Is it:

Team from the Mauritius Research Council selected for third round of KiboCUBE

RT @spaceweather: Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 18 June 2018 #spaceweather

Long suspected theory about the moon holds water
Astrobiology Magazine: Latest News1 day ago

Scientists have discovered a mineral known as moganite in a lunar meteorite found in a hot desert in northwest Africa.

Ceres Has Even More Organic Molecules on it Than Previously Thought
Universe Today1 day ago

According to a new study from Brown University, it appears Ceres has more organic molecules on its surface than previously thought The post Ceres Has

The Moon & Milky Way are visible in the night sky behind the ARADS rover in Chile’s Mars-like Atacama Desert. This…

ESA/Hubble #Flashback: This diagram shows how the plumes on Europa are seen in silhouette as the moon moves across…

Watch live as crewmembers emerge from a 45-day mission testing isolation, confinement, and remote conditions in exp…

NASA Encounters the Perfect Storm for Science
Astrobiology Magazine: Latest News2 days ago

One of the thickest dust storms ever observed on Mars has been spreading for the past week and a half.

A Meteoroid Smashed Into the Side of a Crater on Mars and Then Started a Landslide
Universe Today3 days ago

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) recently captured an image of an impact crater on Mars that triggered an avalanche that left behind a dark

RT @NASAWatch: White House press briefing question moments ago about the #SPACEFORCE that the President wants to build and whether this has…

"Losing the Nobel Prize": A Q&A with Author and Astrophysicist Brian Keating

ASRC Federal Subsidiary Awarded $1.2 Billion NASA Contract for Advanced Computing Services

The Black Hole Ultimate Solar System: a Supermassive Black Hole, 9 Stars and 550 Planets
Universe Today3 days ago

Physicist Dr. Sean Raymond recently created a hypothetical system where 550 planets and 9 Suns orbit around a central black hole, with fascinating

Trio of infant planets discovered around newborn star
Astrobiology Magazine: Latest News3 days ago

Two independent teams of astronomers have uncovered convincing evidence that three young planets are in orbit around an infant star known as HD

NASA Administrator Statement on Space Policy Directive-3

Relativity: The Thought Experiments Behind Einstein's Theory

RT @Space_Station: Updated time! - @AstroHague will be answering your #askNASA questions in a tweet chat today at 5:20 p.m. ET. Learn more…

Record-Setting NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Retires
NASA Breaking News3 days ago

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who holds the U.S. record for most cumulative time in space, is retiring from the agency, effective Friday.

ESA celebrates Unispace+50
ESA Top News3 days ago

Next week, ESA will join the international community at UNISPACE+50 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the

How hard is it to launch a rocket from a super-Earth? Harder than you might think!

On this day in @NASAhistory, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space in 1983. Read more about her journ…

A milestone in securing ESA’s future role in the global exploration of space
ESA Top News3 days ago

Over the past 18 months, ESA and its Member States have gathered in a series of space exploration workshops culminating in a discussion in the ESA

Week In Images
ESA Top News3 days ago

Our week through the lens: 11 - 15 June 2018

Solving the 200-Year-Old Mystery of a Strange Eclipsing Star

RT @AsteroidDay: 11 Days until #AsteroidDay2018 ! @esa Director General @janwoerner is going to join us on June 29 in #Luxembourg to parti…

RT @NASAWatch: Btw this is the official stool of @nasa photographer Bill Ingalls @nasahqphoto

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