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open Astroboffins baffled as Curiosity rover takes larger gasps of oxygen in Martian summers 62
open Boeing comes clean on parachute borkage as the ISS crew is set to shrink 69
By rg287
open Astroboffins capture video of Mercury passing across the Sun's surface 39
open SpaceX flings another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit in firm's heaviest payload to date 62
By Grunchy
open 'That roar is terrific... look at that rocket go!' It's been 52 years since first Saturn V left the pad 149
open Bloodhound rocket car target of 550mph put on ice after engine overheat 63
open To avoid that Titanic feeling, boffins create an unsinkable hydrophobic metal with laser power 58
open Oh chute. Two out of three ain't bad, right? asks Boeing after soft-ish crew module landing 47
open Boffins hand in their homework on Voyager 2's first readings from beyond Solar System 110
open Cubans launching sonic attacks on US embassy? Not what we're hearing, say medical boffins 72
open Astroboffins rethink black hole theory after spotting tiny example with its own star buddy 56
By herman
open Watch tiny swimming magnetic robots suck up uranium in a droplet of radioactive wastewater 41
open Boffins blow hot and cold over li-ion battery that can cut leccy car recharging to '10 mins' 421
By Screwed
open USAF spaceplane back on Earth after mystery 2-year jaunt in orbit. Jeepers creepers, what has it been doing up here? 26
By Kiwi
open Dammit Insight! You just had two big jobs to do on Mars and you're failing at one of those 55
open Move over Ceres! There's a new, smaller dwarf planet in town called Hygiea 13
open Slow down, ice-on-Mars fans: Those 'streams' on Red Planet may be caused by landslides 29
open Wondering where the strontium in your old CRT monitor came from? Two colliding neutron stars show us 33
open Billionaire Bezos unveils plans to land humans on Moon, with a little help from some old friends 31
open Reaction Engines' precooler tech demo chills 1,000°C air in less than 1/20th of a second 113
By Kiwi
open Two astronauts conduct a successful spacewalk, world+dog lose minds 33
By MyffyW
open Yay! The ozone layer hole the smallest it's ever been seen. That's not necessarily good... 49
open Rocket Lab plans to send small satellites to the Moon with Photon 12
open Guess what's on the receiving end of more NASA dollars for SLS? 23
open What's the scoop with Mars InSight's mired mole? It's digging again, thanks to trowel trickery 38
open Hubble grabs first snap of interstellar comet... or at least that's what we hope this smudge is 72
By quxinot
open Some assembly required as Dream Chaser mini-shuttle's empty husk arrives in Colorado 25
open So, what's fashion going to look like on the Moon in 2024? NASA's ready to show you the goods 65
open Imagine finding this bad boy in your shower: Brit startup pulls the sheets off Moon spider mech 45
open Chemists bitten by Python scripts: How different OSes produced different results during test number-crunching 157
open RIP: First space-walk badass Alexei Leonov, who made it to 85 despite best efforts of Soviet machine 19
open ESA bigwigs: Euro Moon efforts are going the way they 'should' – which is to say not by 2024 9
By Zolko
open That lithium-ion battery in your phone or car? It has just won three chemists the Nobel Prize 69
open Mission Extension Vehicle-1 launches to save space from zombie satellites 39
open 'We go back to the Moon to stay': Apollo vets not too chuffed with NASA's new rush to the regolith 131
open A trio of boffins scoop the Nobel Prize in physics for the first exoplanet discovery and big bang model 6
open Tough luck, Jupiter, you've lost your crown for now: Boffins show Saturn has more moons 44
open Spacecraft that told us 'you're screwed' finally gives up the ghost after doubling its shelf life 69
By Kiwi
open Diggerland comes to Mars as boffins battle to save InSight's mole 18
open Watch out! Andromeda, the giant spiral galaxy colliding with our own Milky Way, has devoured several galaxies before 66
By Mips
open RAF pilot seconded to Virgin Orbit for three years of launching rockets from a 747 47
By Kerisun
open Cassini may be dead – but its data shows basic building blocks of life spewing from Enceladus 32
By Schultz
open When one of NASA's sun-studying satellites went down, AI was there to fill in the gaps 27
By Draco
open Thanks to all those tax dollars, humans can now hear the faint sounds of earthquakes on Mars 23
open Rocket Lab crows about launch, SpaceX zipwires, and a monster mock-up arrives at Kennedy 9
open NASA Administrator upends the scorn bucket on Elon Musk's Starship spurtings 96
open Astroboffins spy the most ancient protocluster of galaxies yet found post Big Bang 14
open Astroboffins baffled after spotting solar system with great gas giant that shouldn't exist 50
By aks
open Gagarin's Start now Soyuz-FG's End as shutters pulled on historic launchpad 9
By eldel
open Black holes are like buses: You wait for one – and three turn up at once in galaxy merger 45
By jake


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