Space

Private firms trying to slash NASA’s dependence on Russia

Multiple American private space firms are trying to helping government-run space agency NASA to get rid of its expensive dependence on Russia.

NASA scientists get additional data on 7 Earth-sized planets

The National Aeronautics & Space Administration’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has provided scientists with additional data about the TRAPPIST-1 ultra-cool dwarf star, which has seven

Supernova 1987A continues to mesmerize astronomers

The massive exploding star, dubbed Supernova 1987A, continues to mesmerize astronomers with its spectacular light show even three decades after its discovery on Feb. 23, 1987.

SpaceX successfully launches rocket from KSC’s historic 39A launch pad

California-based SpaceX Corp. on Sunday successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from the same historic launch pad that was used to launch NASA astronauts to the Moon around 50 years ago.

Kennedy Space Center’s historic pad 39A to see first launch since July 2011

SpaceX is all set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on a space station resupply mission from a historic Kennedy Space Center launch pad on coming Saturday, authorities have confirmed.

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