NASA unveiled the winners of its space poop challence, life's building blocks were found on the dwarf planet Ceres and an Indian rocket launched a record-breaking 104 satellites to orbit. Here are the most interesting things that happened this week.
A backup copy of NASA’s Lightning Imaging Sensor (LIS) that was built in the 1990s is finally getting its chance in space. The LIS is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Saturday (Feb. 18) on the 10th SpaceX cargo resupply mission.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket stands tall on Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Saturday's launch will be the first time SpaceX utilizes NASA's historic launch pad, where 11 Apollo missions and 82 space shuttle flights blasted off.
Our love of black holes continues to grow as our knowledge of these celestial bodies expands. The latest news is the discovery of a rare "middleweight" black hole, a relative newcomer to the black hole family.