NASA's DART spacecraft is closing in on its appointment with Dimorphos, but the energetic encounter is just the very speartip of global efforts to keep life on Earth safe from asteroid impacts.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope launched in 1990 and has taken some of the most stunning photographs of the universe around us.
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The Virtual Telescope Project will attempt to show DART's impact through its network of ground-based telescopes.
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NASA continues to target Tuesday (Sept. 27) for the launch of Artemis 1 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, even though a big storm could head toward the Space Coast soon.
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The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a star surrounded by a shroud of gas created by a recent explosion.
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Leading space companies such as Boeing and Blue Origin are targeting training opportunities for underrepresented populations in the space workforce.
During a media briefing on Thursday (Sept. 22), the DART mission team said they are confident that the craft will smash into the asteroid Dimorphos as planned on Monday (Sept. 26).
Satellites watch the Atlantic hurricane season of 2022 pick up momentum after a slow start as hurricane Fiona becomes a Category 4 hurricane and four more tropical depressions brew above the ocean.
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The Russia-Ukraine war has already stretched into space, with satellites providing internet and intel and longstanding international relations in outer space shifting rapidly.
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