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June 27, 2018 1:05 PM 'World's strongest coffee' set to launch off-world for space station

Death Wish Coffee freeze-dried coffee packets as prepared for the International Space Station Expedition 56 crew. (Death Wish Coffee Company via collectSPACE.com) "The world's strongest coffee" is about to become the strongest off-world, too. "We couldn't think of a better way to showcase the smoothness and strength of our coffee than by providing the crew aboard 93

June 25, 2018 12:55 PM NASA's new picture of Jupiter is stunning and 'turbulent' at the same time, like a Van Gogh painting

The astonishing images come courtesy of the Juno spacecraft, which recently had its 13th close flyby of the planet. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt /Seán Doran) NASA unveiled a remarkable image of Jupiter's northern hemisphere on its website, reminiscent of one of Vincent Van Gogh most famous paintings works, "The Starry Night." The images 80

June 20, 2018 2:38 PM Space 'dumpling' looms into view as spacecraft prepares for asteroid rendezvous

The “dumpling-shaped” asteroid Ryugu is looming into view of Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft as it prepares to rendezvous with the space rock. Launched on Dec. 3, 2014, Hayabusa 2’s goal is to retrieve samples from Ryugu. The BBC reports that the unmanned spacecraft should arrive at its ‘home position’ 20 km (12.4 miles) from the asteroid around June 27. During 115

May 14, 2018 2:00 PM Saturn's gorgeous rings and 3 moons shine in stunning Cassini photo

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this image of Saturn, its rings and the moons Mimas, Janus and Tethys on March 13, 2006. Tethys is below the ring plane, Mimas is above it and tiny Janus appears to sit right on the rings in this view. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) NASA and the Cassini team have given us another gorgeous blast from Saturn's 256

April 30, 2018 5:53 AM New Mexico firm hopes to offer Wi-Fi for space travelers

New Mexico firm hopes to offer Wi-Fi for space travelers A small New Mexico-based firm is hoping to join NASA in offering Wi-Fi in space. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Solstar Space Co. of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is working to create reliable internet connections in space for everyone, starting in the orbital realm. Solstar CEO M. Brian Barnett recently 70

April 6, 2018 4:33 AM NASA, Boeing Signal Regular Missions to Space Station to Be Delayed

Revised Boeing contract signals capsule won’t fly with crew until 2019 NASA and Boeing Co. have agreed to turn the initial test flight of the company’s commercial crewed capsule into an operational mission, one of several recent signs officials are hedging their bets on when U.S. spacecraft will start regularly ferrying astronauts to the international 78

April 2, 2018 8:46 PM SpaceX launches 14th Space Station resupply mission

On April 2, SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon 9 rocket which then deployed the SpaceX Dragon resupply capsule into orbit. SpaceX launched its 14th resupply mission to the International Space Station Monday, sending a reused cargo ship packed with supplies and equipment to the orbiting lab. Lifted by the company’s Falcon 9 rocket, the unmanned Dragon 127

April 2, 2018 5:55 PM SpaceX set to launch resupply mission to the International Space Station

File photo - The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida June 4, 2010. (REUTERS/Scott Audette) SpaceX is set to launch a resupply mission to the International Space Station Monday. The launch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. EDT at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida 174

April 2, 2018 7:36 AM China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific China's defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry into the atmosphere Monday over the central South Pacific, Chinese space authorities said. The experimental space laboratory re-entered around 8:15 a.m. Beijing time, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said. Scientists 86

March 19, 2018 11:05 AM China's Tiangong-1 Space Lab expected to fall to Earth in 2 to 3 weeks

An artist's Illustration of China's Tiangong-1 space lab, which is expected to fall back to Earth soon. (CMSA) The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Space Debris Office in Darmstadt, Germany, has issued a new update on the expected re-entry of China’s Tiangong-1 space lab. The new forecast, which was issued March 15, predicts that the 8.5-ton Tiangong- 102