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• June 12, 2018
NASA's OSIRIS-REx will get the first sight of its target Bennu in August and go into orbit in December.
• June 11, 2018
NASA is providing an instrument for the mission, which will try to uncover the origins of Phobos and Deimos.
• June 08, 2018
We humans have always looked to the night sky and pondered our place in the cosmos.
• June 07, 2018
On June 3, Hayabusa2 ended use of its ion engines, for now, and is coasting the remaining distance toward Ryugu. It's using an optical navigation camera to image the asteroid's position against a field of background stars to help it navigate.
• June 07, 2018
Rocket science met planetary science in the California desert when PlanetVac, a new planetary surface sampling technique, was successfully tested on a Xodiac rocket.
• June 06, 2018
A new poll shows broad support for space exploration in the United States. But sending astronauts to the Moon ranks as the lowest priority among the public.
• June 05, 2018
At five years and counting, the Van Allen Probes mission continues to reshape our thinking about how Earth’s radiation belts flex and reconfigure under the influence of solar storms.
• June 04, 2018
NASA and the National Science Foundation are teaming up to observe exoplanets discovered by Kepler and TESS.
• June 02, 2018
Opportunity continued exploring the south trough of Perseverance in May, still looking for evidence that explains just how this one-of-a-kind valley meandering through Endeavour Crater’s rim formed.
• June 01, 2018
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