space news

October 20, 2020
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touches asteroid Bennu

NASA Johnson builds labs to study new asteroid samples, cosmic mysteries

When the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touches asteroid Bennu, it will capture NASA’s first sample from an asteroid and provide rare specimens for research that scientists hope will […]
September 9, 2020
Neptune

Best time to see Neptune

Neptune will be well placed in the sky, in the constellation Aquarius. It will be visible for much of the night, reaching its highest point in the sky around midnight […]
September 8, 2020

Astra aiming for 1st orbital launch in early August

The spaceflight startup Astra plans to reach orbit for the first time in early August. On Monday (July 20), the California-based company announced that its 38-foot-tall (11.6 meters) […]