Although the public part of the worldwide experiment is coming to an end this month, the world’s greatest extraterrestrial hunt is far from finished.
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Every 10 years, astronomers weigh in on the state of their field. For the first time, they’re tackling Earth-centric issues like gender bias and diversity.
A scan revealed a clot in a patient’s jugular. The challenge? That patient was an astronaut, 250 miles overhead in the International Space Station.
Last year, the vice president directed the space agency to put astronauts back on the moon. NASA crunched the numbers—and it won’t come cheap.
Humans are headed for the cosmos, and we’re taking our appetites with us. What will fill the void when we leave Earth behind?
The history of the search for extraterrestrial life is a good way to understand the unintended consequences of fence-building and boundary-setting in other disciplines.
ESA’s orbiter will work with NASA’s Parker Solar Probe to unveil the mysteries of our home star and the origin of violent storms that spew plasma across space.
The company is scheduled to launch 34 satellites Thursday from Kazakhstan.