Earth & Space

Stories and features from our home planet to the farthest reaches of the Universe. Covers earth and space sciences and related disciplines.


Earth & Space

SpaceX capsule splashes down, returning 4 astronauts from space station

SpaceX capsule splashes down, returning 4 astronauts from space station

Earth & Space

Asteroid’s path altered in NASA’s first test of planetary defense system

Asteroid’s path altered in NASA’s first test of planetary defense system

Earth & Space

Latest 4-member SpaceX crew, including cosmonaut, welcomed aboard space station

Latest 4-member SpaceX crew, including cosmonaut, welcomed aboard space station
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Cosmonaut launched by SpaceX with next NASA crew headed to space station

Cosmonaut launched by SpaceX with next NASA crew headed to space station

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NASA’s DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test

NASA’s DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test
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NASA’s next-generation Artemis moon rocket tanks up for debut launch

NASA’s next-generation Artemis moon rocket tanks up for debut launch

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NASA to make second attempt at debut moon rocket launch on September 3

NASA to make second attempt at debut moon rocket launch on September 3
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NASA postpones debut Artemis test flight of new moon rocket after engine snag

NASA postpones debut Artemis test flight of new moon rocket after engine snag

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NASA’s mega-moon rocket ready for liftoff on eve of debut Artemis mission

NASA’s mega-moon rocket ready for liftoff on eve of debut Artemis mission
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Rock-hunting NASA rover reveals Martian crater’s surprising geology

Rock-hunting NASA rover reveals Martian crater’s surprising geology