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Reference Here's a guide to all the rocket launches and astronomical events in 2022, as well as milestones for space missions, anniversaries and conferences.
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Earth observation companies have been sharing optical satellite imagery of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, but radar data are what's needed most, Ukrainian entrepreneur Max Polyakov said.
The James Webb Space Telescope is one step closer to finishing the deployment of its massive sunshield.
The rocket that will finally launch NASA's James Webb Space Telescope today (Dec. 25) has begun fueling for liftoff.
NASA is launching a huge observatory into space early Christmas morning (Dec. 25), but you don't need to worry about it hitting Santa Claus.
The Geminid meteor shower peaks the night of Dec. 13-14. This guide tells you the best times and places to see these shooting stars (no equipment necessary).
In mid-November, the fickle Leonid meteor shower hits Earth once again. The annual shower will peak Nov. 16-17.
A Vega rocket launched three French military satellites from a South American spaceport Tuesday (Nov. 16).
NASA Administrator Bill Nelson has condemned a Russian anti-satellite test on Monday (Nov. 15) that put the International Space Station at risk of colliding with the resulting debris.
Glen de Vries, one of the passengers who accompanied the "Star Trek" legend William Shatner on a Blue Origin spaceflight last month, was killed in a plane crash in New Jersey on Nov. 11.
The full Hunter's Moon will light the way to Uranus in the early morning sky this week, and with some luck you could see a "shooting star" while looking for the celestial pair.
William Shatner has boldly gone where no 90-year-old has ever gone before with a Blue Origin launch into space on New Shepard.
William Shatner and three other passengers will launch into space today (Oct. 13) on the second crewed flight of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket, and you can watch all the action live online.
After a 24-hour delay due to high winds, the New Shepard rocket is now scheduled to lift off at 10 a.m. EDT (9 a.m. local time; 1400 GMT).
NASA launched its powerful new Landsat 9 Earth-observing satellite into orbit on Sept. 27, 2021, on a mission to monitor our planet's land resources.
From ultrasounds to ukulele jam sessions and space art, it appears the Inspiration4 crew is staying busy in orbit.
Four private astronauts are currently circling the globe in a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, and you can see the capsule from Earth.
Mercury, Venus and the first-quarter moon — along with the stars Spica and Arcturus — will appear to form a straight line in the evening sky on Sept. 13, 2021.