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Miriam Kramer
Jun 28, 2022 - Science

U.S. and China strive for Mars rocks

Illustration of a gold medal ribbon with Mars in place of a medal
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios
Miriam Kramer
Jun 28, 2022 - Science

NASA mission to investigate a metal-rich asteroid's future is unclear

The Psyche probe in a clean room
Miriam Kramer
Jun 28, 2022 - Science

Small NASA satellite launches on big mission to orbit the Moon

A rocket launching from New Zealand in the dark
The Electron rocket carrying the CAPSTONE satellite. Photo: Rocket Lab
Miriam Kramer
Jun 21, 2022 - Science

SpaceX's up and down week

A SpaceX Falcon 9 booster coming in for a landing
A Falcon 9 rocket coming in for a landing. Photo: SpaceX
Miriam Kramer
Jun 21, 2022 - Science

What scientists can learn from tracking disease outbreaks from space

Illustration of a globe in a petri dish
Illustration: Allie Carl/Axios

Exclusive: Cancer treatment tool gets major boost in funding

A cancer cell.
Illustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios

Arizona wildfire threatens national observatory

An aerial view of the Contreras Fire.
An aerial view of the Contreras Fire near the Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona. Photo: Bureau of Land Management - Arizona/Facebook
Miriam Kramer
Jun 18, 2022 - Science

Scientists find possible black hole wandering the Milky Way

Artist's illustration of a black hole in the Milky Way
Illustration of a black hole in the Milky Way. Image: FECYT, IAC
Miriam Kramer
Jun 14, 2022 - Science

NASA is embarking on a risky mission to investigate UAPs

Illustration of a UFO lifting the NASA logo upward with a beam of light
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios