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China is gearing up for an ambitious combined mission to collect samples from a near-Earth asteroid, deliver the material to Earth, and then head off back into deep space to study a comet.
Our new list of Space Life Goals will help inspire your passion for space. Catch up on this week’s space news, and tick off a few goals while you’re at it.
With JWST up and running, it’s one of our best Year in Pictures issues yet.
Tour the rings of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, plus asteroids, a dwarf planet, and an exoplanet.
With anniversaries come reflections, and there’s a lot to look back on in the history of space.
Get ready for a total lunar eclipse and pick your favorites from this year in space.
Stunning views of Europa and the Eagle Nebula headline our roundup of space images released last month.
An especially spooky Halloween edition of The Downlink.
New stars are being born, new missions are being conceived, and new discoveries are being made all the time.
The future is looking brighter thanks to a proven asteroid deflection technique and an array of visionary ideas for space exploration innovation.
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft intentionally crashed into Dimorphos, the moon of an asteroid named Didymos.
Get ready for NASA's demonstration of a planetary defense technique that could deflect a future asteroid on course to hit Earth.
Rock stars love space, and who can blame them! Take a look at awesome images, exciting science, and the connection between music and exploration.
JWST’s stunning first science images
The enigmatic water-rich world in the inner Solar System could be set for a bold new NASA astrobiology mission.
Planets are beautiful and fascinating enough on their own, but there’s no denying that moons and rings add a little something special.
With so many asteroids out there, it’s up to us to defend our planet from impacts. Find out how you can make a difference.
Brief updates on what the latest Shoemaker NEO grant winners have been working on.
Here is what we know about the capabilities and technologies China is considering developing in the near future for near-Earth object monitoring, cataloging, early warning and response.
The chances of large impacts from asteroids and near-Earth objects capable of causing widespread damage on Earth are small — but they aren’t zero.