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Jessica Watkins makes history as first Black woman on ISS crew

NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins departs with Crew-4 to prepare for liftoff t from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, Wednesday, April 27.
NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins as Crew-4 prepares for launch to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday. Photo: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
Apr 19, 2022 - Science

Once-in-a-decade report urges NASA to explore Uranus

The planet Uranus viewed by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986.
The planet Uranus viewed by the Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986. Photo: Heritage Space/Heritage Images/Getty Images

Harris: U.S. will no longer test anti-satellite missiles

Vice President Kamala Harris speaking at Vandenberg Space Force Base on April 18.
Vice President Kamala Harris speaking at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on April 18. Photo: Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
Erin Doherty
Apr 16, 2022 - Science

Chinese astronauts land on Earth after longest crewed space mission

Students wave Chinese national flags as they watch a live TV broadcast of the landing of Shenzhou-13 return capsule.
Students wave Chinese national flags as they watch a live TV broadcast of the landing of the Shenzhou-13 return capsule at Chongqing Vocational College of Intelligent Engineering on April 16 in Chongqing, China. Photo: Chen Shichuan/VCG via Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
Updated Apr 9, 2022 - Science

NASA and SpaceX launch first all-private crewed mission to ISS

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Crew Dragon spacecraft with four passengers lifting off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April 8.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Crew Dragon spacecraft with four passengers lifting off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on April 8. Photo: Red Huber/Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
Apr 7, 2022 - Science

Hubble takes a peek at "ultra-hot" Jupiter-like planets

An artist's depiction of an ultra-hot gas planet, KELT-20b.
An artist's depiction of an ultra-hot gas planet, KELT-20 b. Illustration: NASA, ESA, Leah Hustak
Erin Doherty
Apr 2, 2022 - Science

Russia threatens to end cooperation with International Space Station

The head of Russia's Roscosmos space agency, Dmitry Rogozin, attends a report ceremony.
Dmitry Rogozin before a launch at the Baikonur cosmodrome on Dec. 8, 2021. Photo: Pavel Pavlov/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
Mar 30, 2022 - Science

Hubble Space Telescope detects light from farthest star ever seen

Jacob Knutson
Mar 30, 2022 - World

NASA's Mark Vande Hei returns to Earth after record mission

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei inspecting a flight suit aboard the International Space Station in August 2021.
NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei inspecting a flight suit aboard the International Space Station in August 2021. Photo: NASA