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January 9, 2018 5:11 PM See Jupiter Looking Downright Gorgeous in These New NASA Photos

The Juno spacecraft takes batches of photos about every 53 days as it orbits Jupiter. NASA researchers uploaded the raw images online last month, prompting several people to process the photos into colorful views of Jupiter, including self-described citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran. Eichstädt and Doran’s enhanced images from Juno’s 137

December 18, 2017 1:25 PM Recycled SpaceX Dragon capsule makes second delivery to Space Station

SpaceX’s uncrewed Dragon cargo ship approaches the International Space Station (ISS) on April 17, 2015, in this still from a camera on the orbiting lab’s exterior. This same Dragon arrived at the space station on Dec. 17, 2017. (NASA TV) A used SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station for the second time Sunday (Dec. 17), delivering 201

December 17, 2017 9:40 PM SpaceX capsule back at space station with pre-Christmas haul

A recycled SpaceX capsule is back at the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas. NASA astronauts used the space station's big robot arm to grab the Dragon capsule out of orbit Sunday. It's the second visit for this particular supply ship, which made a delivery for NASA back in 2015 as well, and only the second time a Dragon has had a repeat 52

December 15, 2017 8:40 PM SpaceX Successfully Launches Reused Booster for NASA, a First

Reuse of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 booster rocket on a U.S. government flight is another first for company founder Elon Musk SpaceX successfully launched a refurbished cargo capsule atop a previously used rocket toward the international space station, seven years after sending and recovering the first private spacecraft from Earth orbit. With Friday morning’s 59

December 14, 2017 9:20 PM U.S. to Rely on Russia for Astronaut Transportation Into 2019

NASA move reserving additional seats for American crews highlights challenges of developing U.S. vehicles NASA will continue using Russian spacecraft to take American astronauts into orbit for two more years, despite projections by U.S. government and industry officials that domestic vehicles will be ready to take over the job in 2018. A National Aeronautics 28

December 14, 2017 4:38 PM Three-man crew returns from space station: NASA TV

(Reuters) - A capsule carrying U.S., Russian and Italian astronauts from the International Space Station landed in Kazakhstan on Thursday after a five-month mission, a NASA TV live broadcast showed. The spacecraft brought back Randy Bresnik from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Sergey Ryazanskiy from Russian space agency Roscosmos 93

November 12, 2017 12:41 PM Orbital ATK Successfully Launches Antares Rocket Carrying Cargo Capsule Into Orbit

Mission to international space station comes as company seeks to establish itself as major Pentagon launch provider Orbital ATK Inc. launched a civilian cargo capsule into orbit Sunday, marking the second successful flight of the redesigned Antares rocket and raising the company’s hopes of developing a more powerful booster for Defense Department missions 49

October 30, 2017 1:04 AM SpaceX Falcon 9 to send Koreasat 5A to space Monday

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — SpaceX is getting ready to launch a South Korean communications satellite, Koreasat 5A, into orbit atop a Falcon 9 rocket. The flight will be the 16th that the Hawthorne, California-based company has performed in 2017. Liftoff from seaside Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) is slated for 3:34 p.m. EDT (19:34 GMT) Oct. 30, 2017 – the opening 139

October 25, 2017 3:45 PM Moon photobombs the Sun in amazing view from NASA spacecraft

The moon photobombs the sun in a lunar transit in this view from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft taken on Oct. 19, 2017. (Joy Ng/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/SDO) While keeping an eye on the sun's weather, a NASA spacecraft caught an awesome view of the moon passing across the face of the sun last week. The Oct. 19 lunar transit — called 118

October 20, 2017 9:05 PM 'Gone, Gone, Gone!' Styx Teams Up with NASA for Megarocket Music Video

Houston, we have a rockin' rocket. The legendary rock band Styx has teamed up with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center to unveil an awesome space-age music video set to the band's song "Gone Gone Gone." "We will return American astronauts to the moon, not only to leave footprints and flags, but to build a foundation we need to send Americans to Mars and beyond 84