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New measurement of universe's expansion rate is 'stuck in the middle'A team of collaborators from Carnegie and the University of Chicago used red giant stars that were observed by the Hubble Space Telescope to make an entirely new measurement of how fast the universe i [...]

ESA confirms asteroid will miss Earth in 2019Asteroid 2006 QV89, a small object 20 to 50 metres in diameter, was in the news lately because of a very small, one-in-7000 chance of impact with Earth on 9 September 2019. [...]

ESA identifies demand for satellites around the moonDozens of very different commercial and institutional missions to the moon are planned for the coming decades. [...]

Fundamental parameters, evolutionary status determined for three chemically peculiar starsAstronomers have conducted spectroscopic observations of three magnetic chemically peculiar (CP) stars, HD 188041, HD 111133 and HD 204411. Results of these observations, presented in a paper publishe [...]

Telescope viewing suspended as protesters block Hawaii roadAstronomers have indefinitely stopped looking through 13 existing telescopes at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii while protesters block the road downslope in an attempt to prevent the construction of [...]

Supernova observation first of its kind using NASA satelliteResearchers have published findings about a supernova observed using TESS, adding new insights to long-held theories about the elements left behind after a white dwarf star explodes into a supernova. [...]

Modeling the shape and movement of near-Earth asteroids is now up to 25 times faster thanks to new research. [...]

The first direct measurement of the bar-shaped collection of stars at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy has been made by combining data from the Gaia mission with complementary observations by ground [...]

Astronomers have made a new measurement of how fast the universe is expanding, using an entirely different kind of star than previous endeavors. The revised measurement falls in the center of a hotly [...]

A material way to make Mars habitableNew research suggests that regions of the Martian surface could be made habitable with a material -- silica aerogel -- that mimics Earth's atmospheric greenhouse effect. Through modeling and expe [...]

​NASA is offering new opportunities, in addition to those announced July 2, for America to celebrate with the agency the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future [...]

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 7:35 p.m. EDT Sunday, July 21, for the launch of its 18th agency-contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will b [...]

NASA has awarded eight contracts for architect-engineering services in support of the Facilities Infrastructure Division at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. [...]

NASA has awarded a $73.7 million contract to Made In Space, Inc. of Mountain View, California, to demonstrate the ability of a small spacecraft, called Archinaut One, to manufacture and assemble space [...]

A multinational crew of space travelers, including NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, is scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station on Saturday, July 20 – the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s hi [...]