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2024-06-13T09:36:36.328665-07:00

Apollo 8 Astronaut Bill Anders Dies in Plane Crash

Retired Maj. Gen. William Anders, an Apollo 8 astronaut, succumbed to multiple blunt-force injuries following the crash of the plane he was piloting last week.

2024-06-13T09:36:29.113191-07:00

Armenia Joins NASA's Artemis Accords

Armenia has become the 43rd nation to sign the Artemis Accords, promoting safe and responsible space exploration. The signing took place in Washington, D.C., highlighting Armenia's commitment to international space collaboration.

2024-06-13T07:02:16.441347-07:00

Hubble Maps High-Speed Plasma Burps from Quasar I Zwicky 1

Astronomers using the Hubble Telescope have, for the first time, mapped plasma 'burps' moving at 6.5 million mph from the quasar I Zwicky 1, located relatively close to Earth.

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2024-06-13T09:36:29.113191-07:002024-06-13T09:36:29.113191-07:00

Armenia Joins NASA's Artemis Accords

Armenia has become the 43rd nation to sign the Artemis Accords, promoting safe and responsible space exploration. The signing took place in Washington, D.C., highlighting Armenia's commitment to international space collaboration.

2024-06-13T03:06:22.019679-07:002024-06-13T03:06:22.019679-07:00

NASA Engineers Revive Voyager 1 in Interstellar Space

Voyager 1, launched in 1977, has resumed communication after a seven-month silence, thanks to NASA's engineering team. The challenge now is to ensure its continued operation in the harsh environment of interstellar space.

2024-06-12T14:14:20.854332-07:002024-06-12T14:14:20.854332-07:00

NASA Plans Dual Mission to Uranus and Neptune with SLS

NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) now facilitates a robust dual mission to Uranus and Neptune, expanding the scope of outer-planet exploration with its enhanced capabilities following the successful 2022 launch.

2024-06-11T17:20:13.904791-07:002024-06-11T17:20:13.904791-07:00

NASA Funds DYNAMIC Mission Concept Studies

Three proposals selected will explore how to implement the DYNAMIC mission, a recommendation from the 2013 Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics. They aim to study the interactions between space weather systems and Earth's atmosphere.

2024-06-11T09:05:31.640111-07:002024-06-11T09:05:31.640111-07:00

NASA Monitors Starship for Human Landing System Readiness

NASA is closely observing SpaceX's Starship developments to assess its viability as a Human Landing System, critical for future missions. The agency's concerns hinge on the availability and effectiveness of the system to support scheduled missions.