Moon Express Becomes the First Company to be Granted Permission to Land on Moon

For the first time ever, a company that goes by the name Moon Express has been granted the permission to land on the moon. Technically, the company has been allowed to travel beyond the earth's orbit though for Moon Express, that entails travelling all the way to the moon. more


Toyota's Kirobo Robot Astronaunt Sets Two Guinness World Records

Two Guinness World Records titles have been awarded to Kirobo. more


Startup Wants To Clean Up Space

Astroscale plans to put a Japanese soft drink on the moon to fund its work in cleaning up space debris orbiting the Earth. more

'Beast' Asteroid Captured in June Flyby

Images Reveal 'Beast' Asteroid

Scientists say the massive asteroid is actually a beauty. more

Milky Way Astronomers estimate there are 10 to 80 billion 'Earth cousins' in our Milky Way alone.

Earth-Like Planet Found

Astronomers have found a planet about five times heavier than Earth that has temperatures mild enough to support water on its surface. more


Saturn Visible in Evening Sky

Saturn will go into opposition with the sun this weekend, meaning that the ringed planet will be especially visible from Earth. more


Study Maps Massive Asteroid Collision

Scientists have modeled a huge space rock believed to have struck our planet more than 3 billion years ago. more


Total Lunar Eclipse Expected on Tax Day

A total lunar eclipse will turn the moon red in the early morning on April 15. more


Asteroid To Block the Star Regulus

An asteroid known as Erigone will briefly block Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, around 2 a.m. on Thursday. more


Plasma Shield Protects the Earth

Researchers have detailed their findings on the plasma in Earth's magnetic field that provides a covering for our planet from the Sun. more

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