Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life on Earth possible.News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Monday, August 13, 2018 - 09:22
Russia has announced a new class of cosmonaut trainees, including the younger brother of a crew member now on board the International Space Station.
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NASA is responding to the growing interest in, and capabilities of, small satellites for science applications with an initiative that will spend $100 million a year on a series of projects.
Stellar Exploration, a space technology company based in San Luis Obispo, California, is in the midst of qualification testing of a miniature propulsion system for planetary microsatellite missions.
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Right now, as you read this very text, your DNA is getting sliced up by tiny, invisible bullets.