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Artemis Program Nova-C Lunar Lander

Artemis Program Nova-C Lunar Lander

February 10, 2024
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In the upcoming next stage of the Artemis Program, SpaceX is gearing up for a launch slated for 12:57 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 14th, to send Intuitive Machines’ first lunar lander to the Moon's surface using a Falcon 9 rocket. The action will kick off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

James Webb Space Telescope

James Webb Space Telescope

August 25, 2022
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The James Webb Space Telescope is the largest optical telescope in space, primarily designed to conduct infrared astronomy. Its high infrared sensitivity and resolution allow it to view objects otherwise unable to be observed.

Artemis Moon Program

Artemis Moon Program

August 18, 2022
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The Artemis program is a planned NASA-led spaceflight program to explore the Moon, aiming for a touchdown near the lunar south pole by 2024

Ax-1 and Axiom Space

Ax-1 and Axiom Space

April 8, 2022
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Ax-1 launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on April 8, 2022, beginning a 10-day journey that includes eight days aboard the ISS, as the first-ever fully private crewed mission to launch to International Space Station.

Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer

Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer

December 11, 2021
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The Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer, IXPE, is a space observatory that was launched on December 9, 2021, designed to measure the polarization of cosmic X-rays.

Review of the Year in Space

Review of the Year in Space

December 31, 2020
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2020 has been an unprecedented year, but who knew we would get some of the most exciting space news in such a tumultuous year?

A Look at Human Space Travel

A Look at Human Space Travel

December 10, 2020
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It has been nearly 50 years since travel outside of low-Earth orbit has seemed possible, but now, with the impending Artemis Deep Space Outpost, and NASA's announcement of the Artemis crew, it could become a reality once more. As the future of space travel looms ahead of us, we must recognize how far we have come since the start of the "Space Race" and how groundbreaking it is to have traveled to the Moon at all.

November 6, 2020
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Mars Exploration Rovers: Opportunity and Spirit

Spirit and Opportunity were launched in 2003, making their way to Mars by 2004, where they both successfully landed on the surface. Their purpose was to explore Mars and search for signs of past life, both rovers outlasting their planned 90-day mission.

Artemis Deep Space Gateway

Artemis Deep Space Gateway

October 29, 2020
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NASA and ESA have come to an agreement on the collaboration for the Artemis Gateway earlier this week!

OSIRIS-REx Encounters Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx Encounters Asteroid Bennu

October 23, 2020
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Earlier this week, the OSIRIS-REx touched down on and collected samples from asteroid Bennu. If the spacecraft returns as scheduled in 2023, it will be the first to return samples from an asteroid to the United States.