Parabolic Arc 13 Jul 2019, 19:20 UTC India is aiming for the moon for the second time with the most ambitious space mission the nation has ever attempted. On Monday, the GSLV-Mk III booster is set to launch the Chandrayaan 2 mission, which includes an orbiter, lander and rover.
All About Space 12 Jul 2019, 09:58 UTC Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed an unexpected thin disc of material encircling a supermassive black hole at the heart of the spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located 130 million light years away.
SPACE.com 11 Jul 2019, 20:07 UTC Eris was one of the first dwarf planets to be discovered in the solar system. It is almost the same size as Pluto, and its discovery directly led to the former ninth planet's demotion. Eris also has a moon, Dysnomia, which was discovered not long after Eris.
AAS Nova 11 Jul 2019, 08:56 UTC When the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) discovered its first merging black holes, astronomers were surprised: these black holes were much larger than we had expected! A new study looks at what these observations might tell us about black holes in star clusters.
ABC 11 Jul 2019, 08:23 UTC It's been half a century since the magnificent Apollo 11 Moon landing, yet many people still don't believe it actually happened. Conspiracy theories about the event dating back to the 1970s are in fact more popular than ever.
SPACE.com 11 Jul 2019, 02:35 UTC A European Vega rocket suffered a "major anomaly" while launching a satellite for the United Arab Emirates late Wednesday (July 10), leading to the loss of the rocket and its payload, according to Arianespace, which built the booster.
Starts With a Bang! 10 Jul 2019, 14:24 UTC Dark matter is one of the biggest mysteries in all of modern science. Everywhere we look on large cosmic scales — from low-mass galaxies to the largest galaxy clusters, from the cosmic microwave background to the cosmic web that traces the Universe’s structure — we can see the imprints and effects of its presence.
NASASpaceFlight.com 10 Jul 2019, 08:33 UTC Since its launch last year, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has completed two perihelion – closest approach to the Sun – sweeps past our parent star. While an independent mission, the Parker Solar Probe is being used in tandem with ongoing and newly approved missions to provide a better understanding of how the Sun generates the stream of charged particles – the solar wind – that flies out in all directions and interacts with every corner of the heliosphere.