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Serious spacesuit problem forces NASA to pause ISS spacewalks

May 20th, 2022

The International Space Station’s spacesuits might finally need to be retired. NASA has paused ISS spacewalks following a water leak in one of the astronauts’ helmets. This isn’t the first time that the aging spacesuits have sprung a leak, either. Back in 2013, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano had to cut a spacewalk short after his …

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Breathtaking new images show Mars like you’ve never seen it before

May 10th, 2022

The European Space Agency’s Mars Express mission has captured some breathtaking new images of Mars. In the images, we’re able to see the aftermath of movement from Alba Mons, a low relief Martian volcano. Following the movement, the surface of the planet became warped, extended, and even broken. This led to the creation of Tantalus …

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Hubble captured a stunning image of 3 galaxies merging together

February 23rd, 2022

Space is absolutely chock full of mysteries. That’s why we’ve built things like space telescopes, and even sent some satellites out into the vast reaches of the unknown expanse surrounding us. These spacecraft have brought us a lot of information over the years, and some new ones will help bring even more. But, just because …

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New Hubble photo captures a rare galactic phenomenon

February 1st, 2022

The Hubble Space Telescope has returned yet another delightful look at space. The latest subject is a group of three galaxies, which astronomers refer to as NGC 7764A. Hubble captured the image of the galaxies using its Advanced Camera for Surveys as well as its Wide Field Camera 3. This newest Hubble telescope picture gives …

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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 …

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Storms look so cool from the International Space Station

January 24th, 2021

The International Space Station is in a unique position to help scientists on Earth understand some of the more mysterious aspects of thunderstorms. An observatory on the ISS is providing researchers with insights into curious storm phenomenon only seen from space. Bizarre features that have names like “blue jets” and “elves” are being studied using …