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open Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin unveils 'Blue Moon' lander, making it way too easy for manchild Elon Musk to take the piss 59
open Rocket Lab picks up the pace while SpaceX sends a Dragon to the Space Station 31
open Cocaine, psychedelics, DMT? They sure knew how to party 1,000 years ago: Archaeologists make startling discovery 54
open Water big surprise: H2O found in samples of 'dry' asteroid brought to Earth over millions of miles by plucky probe 25
By BGatez
open NASA fingers the cause of two bungled satellite launches, $700m in losses, years of science crashing and burning... 159
open Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin successfully lobs another capsule beyond the edge of space 29
By Jon 37
open 'Lightweight' UPS-style flywheels to power naval laser zappers 89
By Bob H
open We regret to inform you the massive asteroid NASA's all excited about probably won't hit Earth 175
By Martin
open Woke up on Wednesday, expecting a SpaceX launch? Surprise! It got postponed 22
open Boeing boss denies reports 737 Max safety systems weren't active 177
open Slip-sliding to May: Another Dragon delay and JAXA makes a bigger splash 10
By defiler
open Eggheads confirm it's not a bug – the universe really is expanding 9% faster than expected 115
open What are we more likely to see? A smooth Windows 10 May release... or a xenon-124 decay? Oh dear, bad news, IT folks 43
open Rising sea levels? How about the rising risk of someone using a nuke? 111
open Thanks to the NASA InSight probe (and British tools), you can now listen to the sound of a Martian earthquake 8
open It was that gosh-darn anomaly again, says SpaceX as smoke billows from Crew Dragon test site 39
open Absolute mad lads are teaching physics to AI because how else will it learn to solve real-world problems (like humans) 28
open Three planets and two stars adds up to one research team made very happy by Kepler's unique discovery 32
By maffski
open So, that's cheerio the nou to Dundee Satellite Receiving Station: Over 40 years of service axed for the sake of £338,000 56
open Last week in space: Giant aircraft, asteroid impacts and exploding satellites 28
open Yay, you lose weight and get rad hardened in space! Nay, your genes go awry and your brain slows down when you return to Earth! 24
By Esme
open Astronomer slams sexists trying to tear down black hole researcher's rep 166
open Hey kids! Want to send teacher on a Zero-G flight? Unleash those mad cool video skillz 3
open Welcome your new ancestor to the Homo family tree; boffins have discovered a new tiny species of human 41
open Humanity gazes into the abyss to get its first glimpse of a black hole 61
By I3N
open Are brown dwarfs stars or planets? Boffins find evidence for proto-suns in a solar system 33
open Two Soyuz launches, Starhopper hops, sats play chicken with Indian weapons test fallout 20
open Brit rocket boffins Reaction Engines notch up first supersonic precooler test 124
open Plasma bubbles 500 times the size of earth, ultra-hot rain - let's face it, the Sun's not a place to hang out nearby 36
By asdf
open Edinburgh-based rocket botherer seeks UK or overseas launch location for fun times, maybe more 31
open Probe-on-asteroid violence as Japan's Hayabusa2 chucks screaming chunk of base metal at Ryugu 15
open Boffins baffled by planet nugget whizzing round white dwarf that should have killed it 35
open Astroboffins may have cracked the mystery of where the photons from weird gamma ray bursts come from 29
open Phew... Oi, was that you, Curiosity? Euro Mars sat inhaled mega methane blast, boffins baffled 24
By Bangem
open Pull! Rocket Lab fires off another potential target as India joins exclusive satellite shooting club 15
open Searching for Skylab: Even the most casual astro-nerd will revel in this respectful elegy to unsung space history 20
By MrReal
open Boffins may have found something more salty than Brexit Brits' tears this week: Underground pools of water on Mars 32
open You spin me right round, baby, right round like an exploding asteroid, baby, right round round round 18
open VP Mike Pence: I want Americans back on the Moon by 2024 (or before the Chinese get there) 136
open There are pictures all over the internet of a big dark spot on Uranu... Oh no, wait, it's Neptune 53
By Javc
open NASA's first all-woman spacewalk outside ISS cancelled – due to lack of spacesuits that fit 69
By jake
open NASA 'nauts do what flagship smartphone fans can only dream of: Change the batteries 69
open Boeing big cheese repeats pledge of 737 Max software updates following fatal crashes 210
open NASA: We need commercial rockets! SLS: Oh no you don't! 38
open What made a super high-tech home in Victorian England? Hydroelectric witchery, for starters 99
open 'Naut trio successfully dock at ISS after Soyuz rocket goes all the way 14
open Yes! Pack your bags! Blossoming planetary system strikingly similar to ours found by boffins 54
open Forget that rare-earth element crunch – we can now just extract them from industrial waste 50
open Brit rocket wranglers get Reaction they wanted after rattling SABRE 22
open NASA admin: What if we switched one delayed SLS for two commercial launchers? 30

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