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How to Watch NASA’s Second Artemis I Launch Attempt Today

NASA is ready for its second attempt at launching the Artemis I Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on September 3. On August 29,...

Unknown Mini-Moon Found Orbiting Asteroid Polymele in Outer Solar System

Astronomers working on US space agency NASA's Lucy mission may have spotted an undiscovered mini-moon orbiting an asteroid in the solar system....

Gases Found in Lunar Meteorites in Antarctica to Shed Light on Moon’s Origin

The most popular theory about the formation of the Moon is that it is the result of a collision between Earth and...

Exoplanets With Leaking Atmosphere Could Explain Gap in Planetary Evolution

Scientists have discovered four exoplanets that appear to be shrinking in size and losing their atmosphere gradually. The rate at which this...

NASA Chooses Draper Labs to Deliver Payloads to Moon Under Artemis Mission

The US space agency NASA has chosen engineering Draper Labs of Massachusetts for delivering Artemis science investigations to the far side of...

Comet K2 Expected to Grow Brighter in December as It Will Approach Sun

The comet C/2017 K2 has offered a spectacular celestial show for stargazers and astronomers as it hurtled past Earth this week. In...

NASA’s James Webb Telescope Releases First Pictures: All You Need to Know

The James Webb Space Telescope from NASA has released the first of many images that it has captured of the deep space....

Largest Survey Suggests Planets Are Extremely Rare to Find Near Pulsars

A survey of rapidly rotating neutron stars, known as pulsars, has revealed that the first exoplanet discovery was an extremely rare find....