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Here’s how to watch NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope launch

December 24th, 2021

It’s almost time for the James Webb Space Telescope to launch, and you aren’t going to want to miss it. The successor to NASA and Europe’s Hubble Space Telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope will launch on December 25 at 7:20 a.m. from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. NASA will be streaming …

Audio of Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede is absolutely chilling

December 20th, 2021

Have you ever wondered what a moon sounds like? Apparently, NASA has. Over the weekend, NASA shared a 50-second audio recording taken of Ganymede, Jupiter’s largest moon (and the largest in our Solar System). Earlier this year, NASA’s June spacecraft did a flyby of the massive moon and captured audio of the moon.

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NASA has found evidence of life’s building blocks on Mars

December 17th, 2021

Perseverance, NASA’s Mars rover, has found evidence of organic chemicals, life’s building blocks, on the planet. The team behind the rover announced the discovery on Wednesday. It’s not quite the proof of life that many have been hoping for, but it’s definitely an intriguing find. NASA just found evidence of organic chemicals on Mars Perseverance …

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A NASA spacecraft just touched the Sun for the first time ever

December 16th, 2021

NASA has finally taken another step in its goal to touch the sun. Earlier this year, the Parker Solar Probe dipped beneath the Sun’s corona. This marks the first time that we’ve managed to breach the Sun’s atmosphere. The Parker Solar Probe is the first to breach the Sun’s atmosphere NASA has been trying to …

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Don’t miss one of the last meteor showers of the year

December 13th, 2021

2021 is almost over and that means a new year of epic discoveries and celestial events. Before we go, though, there’s at least one last meteor shower you’re going to want to see. And, your only chance to see it is tonight. The Geminid meteor shower is one of the last showers of the year. …

Epic NASA video imagines the surreal future of space travel

November 30th, 2021

NASA has released a video showcasing its vision for the future of space travel, including kayaking on Titan. NASA continues to share inspiration for the future of space travel and tourism. A new video published in October has been making the rounds again recently. The video focuses heavily on animated illustrations of what NASA envisions …

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Russia blames frightening ISS Nauka incident on a software error

August 1st, 2021

The Russian Nauka module docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Thursday at 9:29 AM EST, more than a week after its rocky launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on July 21. At around 12:34 PM, the Nauka began firing its thrusters without explanation, initiating a frightening sequence of events. The ISS lost attitude control …