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open Axiom signs up with SpaceX to fly private astronauts to the International Space Station 14
open No joy for all you Rover McRoverface fans: NASA's next Mars bot is christened Perseverance 30
open Australia down for scheduled maintenance: No talking to Voyager 2 for 11 months 45
open It is 50 years since Blighty began a homegrown and all-too-brief foray into space 70
By DiViDeD
open Come kneel with us at UK's Cathedral, er, Oil Rig of the Canal: Engineering masterpiece Anderton Boat Lift 73
By rg287
open After 1.5 million days of computer time, SETI@home heads home to probe potential signs of alien civilizations 68
open Bloodhound gang handles the pan again to get back to Hakskeenpan 27
By JDPower
open Boeing didn't run end-to-end test on Calamity Capsule, DSCOVR up and running, and NASA buys a Falcon Heavy 36
open How's this for a remote support fix? Solar storm early-warning satellite repaired with million-mile software update 22
By jake
open Starship bloopers: Watch Elon Musk's Mars ferry prototype explode on the pad during liquid nitrogen test 48
open Surprise! Plans for a Brexit version of the EU's Galileo have been delayed 157
open RIP Freeman Dyson: The super-boffin who applied his mathematical brain to nuclear magic, quantum physics, space travel, and more 71
open Northrop Grumman's space zombie slayer grants Intelsat 901 five more years in orbit 14
open Aww, a cute mini-moon is orbiting Earth right now. But like all good things, it too will abandon us at some point 79
open RIP Katherine Johnson: The extraordinary NASA mathematician astronauts trusted over computers 47
open SpaceX Falcon 9 meets watery end, and NASA needs someone to go to Mars and whack its mole 18
open If you're struggling to keep new year resolutions, try NGTS-10b, a mere 1,000 LY away. One year is just 18 hrs 18
By ThatOne
open Worried about future planet-cleansing superbugs? But distrust AI? Guess you're not interested in these antibiotics 28
By jmch
open Galileo got it wrong – official: Jupiter actually wet, not super-dry: 'No one would have guessed that water might be so variable across the planet' 44
open Private equity ponies up £2m to help launch satellites from sunny Shetland by next year 43
open I'm sorry, Elon. I'm afraid I can't do that... SpaceX touts robo-rides for orbital vacations, lift-off in 2021-ish 27
open Jeff Bezos bungs $10bn at climate change after chump change for Oz bush fires 38
open SpaceX's next Starlink volley remains stuck on Earth to glee of astronomers everywhere 19
open 'That's here. That's home. That's us': It's 30 years since Voyager 1 looked back and squinted at a 'Pale Blue Dot' 35
open Ever dream of being an astronaut? Now’s your chance. NASA wants new people for the Moon and Mars 30
open Astroboffins agog after spotting the first repeating fast radio burst that pings every 16 days from another galaxy 64
open Voyager 2 gets back to sciencing while 'unstoppable' Iran promises world more 'Great Iranian Satellites' 20
open Raw sunlight is going to cause our asteroid belt to spin itself to death by YORPing – but not for another six billion years 24
open Forget the Oscars, the Solar Orbiter is off to take a close look at our nearest (and super-hot) star 16
open NASA's Christina Koch returns to Earth as the longest-serving woman astronaut – after spending 328 days in space 35
By ds6
open Astroboffins may have raged at Elon's emissions staining the sky, but all those satellites will be more boon than bother 162
By Yup
open Billionaire pulls out of reality telly show that was supposed to find him a date to take aboard Musk's space loveboat 14
By dajames
open EU tells UK: Cut the BS, sign here, and you can have access to Galileo sat's secure service 155
open The show Musk go on: Elon asks Uncle Sam to let him fly his Starship over Texas, scores fat NASA contract 21
open Finally, that cruel dust world Mars proves useful: Helping scientists understand Earth's radio-scrambling plasma 15
open Shouldn't Uber freeze app accounts to prevent spread of coronavirus by drivers and fares? Oh, OK, it already is 23
open European Space Agency chief will quit 'perfect job' in 2021 after 'dirty games' to oust him 10
open Vulture discovers talons are rubbish for building Lego's International Space Station 27
open US's secret spy payload offloaded: Rocket Lab demos missile muscle with second Electron guided home 20
open In case you wanna launch your boss into the Sun, good news: Earth's largest solar telescope just checked and, yeah, it's still pretty fiery 50
open Voyager suffers a power wobble as boffins start the final countdown for Spitzer 33
By quxinot
open Star wreck: There's a 1 in 20 chance a NASA telescope and US military satellite will smash into each other today 116
open Remember when Europe’s entire Galileo satellite system fell over last summer? No you don’t. The official stats reveal it never happened 121
open Over the Moon? Not quite: NASA boss has a good whinge about 'counterproductive' Authorization Bill 31
open Boris celebrates taking back control of Brexit Britain's immigration – with unlimited immigration program 393
By Kiwi
open Remember that 2024 Moon thing? How about Mars in 2033? Authorization bill moots 2028 for more lunar footprints 64
open Brit brainiacs say they've cracked non-volatile RAM that uses 100 times less power 76
By ThatOne
open German scientists, Black Knights and the birthplace of British rocketry 42
open SLS goes vertical at Stennis while NASA practises SRB stacking 42
By Bobboh
open Two billion years ago, snowball Earth was defrosted in huge asteroid crash – and it's been downhill ever since 82


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