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Spacecraft that successfully 'bombed' an asteroid is close to home with valuable cargo

By Chris Ciaccia A Japanese spacecraft that successfully "bombed" an asteroid after a journey of more than 3 billion miles through space is close to returning to...

China’s spacecraft heads to the moon

ByCHINA hailed as a success its pre-dawn launch on Nov 24 of a robotic spacecraft to bring back rocks from the moon in the...

Spacecraft With Precious Asteroid Cargo Is Almost Home After 5-Billion Km Trek

ByMichelle Starr In the dusty desert town of Woomera, in the South Australian desert, scientists are getting ready. On 6 December 2020, after six years...

A NASA Spacecraft Is About to Land on an Asteroid And Grab a Sample. Watch It Live

ByElizabeth Cantwell, The Conversation Imagine parallel parking a 15-passenger van into just two to three parking spaces surrounded by two-story boulders. On October 20, a...

Voyager Spacecraft Detect an Increase in The Density of Space Outside The Solar System

ByMichelle Starr In November 2018, after an epic, 41-year voyage, Voyager 2 finally crossed the boundary that marked the limit of the Sun's influence and...

How to Build a Spacecraft to Save the World

Daniel Oberhaus The little we already know about Didymos and Dimorphos is thanks to observations done by ground-based optical and radio telescopes. In fact, the...

Mystery 'high-speed' object seen tumbling past ISS as spacecraft disembarks

staronline@reachplc.com (Simon Green) Strange footage claiming to capture a UFO hurtling past the International Space Station (ISS) at great speeds has sparked a conspiracy frenzy. The...

Incoming Object With Earth Impact Trajectory Turns Out to Be Old NASA Spacecraft

Michelle Starr With all sorts of rocks flying around willy-nilly in the space around Earth, telescopes around the world are keeping a careful eye on...

NASA's Mars-Bound Spacecraft Is Back Online After Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Mars 2020, the spaceship carrying NASA's new rover Perseverance to the Red Planet, experienced technical difficulties and was temporarily running on essential systems only,...

Three Spacecraft Need to Leave For Mars in The Next Two Weeks or Wait Until 2022

By this time next year, Mars will be abuzz with robotic activity. That's because three countries are sending spacecraft to the red planet this month....

Asteroid SHOCK: NASA begins building spacecraft to explore '$10,000 QUADRILLION' asteroid

There are so many valuable metals buried within the asteroid, it could make every single person on Earth a billionaire if it were returned...

NASA news: Deep Space 1 spacecraft photographed 2.3 MILLION MILES from Earth

This extraordinary image of the Deep Space 1 spacecraft was today released by NASA to mark International Asteroid Day 2020. The photograph was taken...

What It’s Like to Be First to Fly a Brand New Spacecraft

Later this week, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are expected to launch on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station....

X-37B space plane: US Space Force to launch mystery spacecraft on weekend in record flight

Commander Schiess said: "That would be about 20 hours, which would break our record of last August of 34 hours. "That hasn't been broken in...

How NASA Certifies New Spacecraft Safe Enough for Humans

During the design process, NASA and its contractors also had to agree on a flight test program that would demonstrate that each spacecraft works...

China launches new spacecraft in key milestone to building space station

The spacecraft is reported to be a new crew capsule, eventually intended to house astronauts. However, yesterday’s launch was a test flight, so there...

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Why was Ohio State-Illinois canceled? COVID-19 impacts Buckeyes' Big Ten, Playoff hopes

ByBill Bender No. 4 Ohio State canceled Saturday's game with Illinois after more positive tests for COVID-19 within the program were discovered Friday afternoon.  The university's athletic department...

I'm A Celeb fans gush over Vernon Kay as Victoria Derbyshire grabs his booty

Bystaronline@reachplc.com (Jack Hardwick) I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! viewers couldn't hide their excitement on Friday night after Vernon Kay showed off his...

Rachael Ray Has a ‘Covid-Safe’ Thanksgiving Three Months After Her Devastating House Fire

ByRachael Ray made the best of her Thanksgiving after a difficult year.Ray took to Instagram Stories to share a photo of her "Covid safe...

The Best Salad Recipe to Get You Through the Winter

ByBiography OF COURSE I love stews, casseroles and the other cold-weather greatest hits. But I’m here to sing the praises of the winter salad. I can...