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More than 50 years after the Apollo era, major governments and well-funded private companies still struggle with lunar landing missions. Why is landing on the moon so hard in 2024?
Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks, also known as the "devil comet," will be positioned close to the sun during the April 8 total solar eclipse. Some photographers also predict that the volcanic comet may be visible to the naked eye, especially if it blows its top before the big event.
The Odysseus lander powered down yesterday as it braces for two weeks of lunar night. This farewell image may be its last.
A group of extremely bright stars may be slowly reshaping the Orion Nebula and stopping one of their neighbors from forming planets, new James Webb Space Telescope observations suggest.
NASA's DART spacecraft seems to have completely reshaped asteroid Dimorphos after violently crashing into it in Sept. 2022
Passing stars may have altered Earth's orbit, and its climate, many times throughout cosmic history. New research digs into what that means when it comes to understanding our planet's past.
The researchers who originally proposed the Planet Nine hypothesis have narrowed down where the giant elusive world might be hiding, after carrying out an exhaustive sweep of the theoretical planet's orbital pathway.
NASA's TIMED satellite narrowly avoided hitting a defunct Russian satellite in the early hours of the morning.
Traveling to Mars will involve close quarters for more than two years. Here's how astronauts can deal with the stress of those conditions.
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