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Jacob Knutson
14 hours ago - Science

NASA's lunar rocket arrives at launch pad before first Artemis mission

NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard at the Kennedy Space Center on Aug. 16.
NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket with the Orion spacecraft aboard at the Kennedy Space Center on Aug. 16. Photo: Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images
Miriam Kramer
Aug 16, 2022 - Science

A new chapter in the search for alien planets

Animated illustration of a planet with a blinking neon vacancy sign
Illustration: Natalie Peeples/Axios
Miriam Kramer
Aug 11, 2022 - Science

How to watch the Perseid meteor shower

Streaks of meteors streaming in a dark, star-dotted sky.
A time lapse of meteors streaking through the sky. Photo: NASA/JPL
Miriam Kramer
Aug 9, 2022 - Science

Taking space junk seriously

Illustration of an astronaut floating in outer space while collecting trash and holding a garbage bag.
Illustration: Victoria Ellis/Axios
Miriam Kramer
Aug 5, 2022 - Science

A decade of Curiosity on Mars

Illustration of "ten" number candles on the surface of Mars.
Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios
Miriam Kramer
Jul 30, 2022 - Science

Scientists discover "first of its kind" triple star system

A quadruple star system seen by the Hubble Space Telescope
A star system like the one detailed in this story with two sets of binary stars. Photo: NASA/ESA/STScI
Miriam Kramer
Jul 26, 2022 - Science

Russia's blow to the International Space Station

Illustration of an astronaut scraping a Russian flag sticker off the side of a space station
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Miriam Kramer
Jul 26, 2022 - Science

Russia to pull out of International Space Station after 2024

Illustration of a flag patch made up of the American and Russian flags unravelling.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Miriam Kramer
Jul 19, 2022 - Science

The Voyager mission's critical moment

Illustration of a blueprint with an image of the universe on it
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios