Barney Magrath • April 19, 2019
The sky is the limit, providing you’re willing to invest a little time for what is a surprisingly low-budget, hands-on project.
Jason Davis • April 17, 2019
Six days after SpaceIL's Beresheet spacecraft crash-landed on the Moon, we now have an explanation for what went wrong.
Ian Regan • April 16, 2019
Last month marked the 40th anniversary of the historic Voyager 1 encounter with Jupiter in 1979.
Jason Davis • April 11, 2019
SpaceX also went three-for-three on booster landings, marking another milestone for its Falcon Heavy rocket.
Mission controllers announced Beresheet had a problem with its main engine, and the spacecraft stopped transmitting shortly thereafter.
Jason Davis • April 10, 2019
A successful landing will make SpaceIL the first private organization, and Israel the fourth country, to soft-land on the Moon.
Meg Schwamb • April 09, 2019
It’s time to give 2007 OR10 a name. We’re asking for your help to pick a suitable name for the largest as-yet-unnamed solar system world to submit to the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
Brendan Curry • April 08, 2019
On March 27, 2019, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies held a hearing titled, “NASA’s FY 2020 Budget Request.”
Casey Dreier • April 04, 2019
Can NASA really return astronauts to the Moon by 2024?
Jason Davis • April 04, 2019
Hayabusa2 successfully used its explosive-packed SCI experiment to create an artificial crater on asteroid Ryugu.
SpaceIL's Beresheet Moon lander successfully entered lunar orbit today after a 6-minute engine burn that began at 14:18 UTC / 10:18 EDT.
Mark Marley • April 02, 2019
Mark Marley explains what planetary scientists mean when they say the word "ice."
Emily Lakdawalla • April 01, 2019
The Hayabusa2 team held a press briefing last week at LPSC to report newly published results on asteroid Ryugu.
Jason Davis • April 01, 2019
The Hayabusa 2 spacecraft will deploy its Small Carry-on Impactor experiment, SCI, on 5 April.
Jason Davis • March 28, 2019
The Israeli spacecraft is set to enter lunar orbit on 4 April at 17:57 UTC (13:57 EDT).
Adam Block • March 22, 2019
Award-winning astrophotographer Adam Block shares some of his latest images highlighting some hidden gems.
Jason Davis • March 19, 2019
The asteroid's rotation rate is also increasing, and scientists continue refining the plan to collect a regolith sample next year.
Emily Lakdawalla • March 12, 2019
I’m very pleased to announce the publication of the March Equinox issue of The Planetary Report: “Inside the Ice Giants.” The print issue shipped to members yesterday!
Emily Lakdawalla takes us on a tour of the spacecraft currently exploring from within our solar system. All planets and spacecraft locations are shown at their location for April 1st, 2019.
Hannah Wakeford • March 12, 2019
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