Will satellites destroy our view of space?

Countries with the most satellites in space. Image: Statista Summary: Space clutter is already a problem and as we look ahead to Space 2.0 and Space 3.0, it’s going to get worse. Original author and…

ESA studies human hibernation for space travel

Fictional image of hibernating astronauts. Source: ESA. Summary: The European Space Agency (ESA) investigated how real-life crew hibernation would impact a space mission to Mars. Original author and publication date: Deborah Byrd - November 19,…

China now launches more rockets than anyone in…

The 49th Beidou navigation satellite was successfully launched by a Long March 3b carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China on November 5, 2019. Source: Ars Technica Summary: Through Sunday (November…

China completes Mars lander test ahead of 2020…

This undated handout picture released by the China National Space Administration on November 14, 2019 shows a view of an exploration lander for China's Mars mission before a hovering and obstacle avoidance test at a…

NASA’s Hubble Captures a Dozen Galaxy Doppelgangers

Credit: NASA, ESA, and E. Rivera-Thorsen (Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics Oslo, Norway) Summary: Warped Space Creates Cool Kaleidoscope View of Far-Away Galaxy Original author and publication date: Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) - November 7,…