A 2011 law called the Wolf Amendment effectively bans the U.S. from working with China in space. But as the two countries move closer to the moon, some in the space community ask: Has this law helped or hurt NASA?
A Hubble Space Telescope image shows the scattered and chaotic population of stars in a globular cluster located 31,000 light-years from Earth.
SpaceX is set to launch a commercial communications satellite for the Spanish company Hispasat on Sunday evening.
- The Conversation
Chinese spy balloon over the US: An aerospace expert explains how the balloons work and what they can see
A Chinese surveillance balloon in U.S. airspace before it was shot down by the U.S. military. Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesThe U.S. military shot down what U.S. officials called a Chinese surveillance balloon off the coast of South Carolina on Feb. 4, 2023. Officials said that the U.S. Navy planned to recover the debris, which is in shallow water. The U.S. and Canada tracked the balloon as it crossed the Aleutian Islands, passed over Western Canada and entered U.S. airspace over Idah
The weather outside is frightful, though the full moon in Leo will be anything but.
It's a meeting of the GOATs this weekend when superstar green comet C/2022 E3 meets up with Capella, the Goat Star. Capella should help skywatchers spot C/2022 E3 as it races away from Earth.
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A bad throw by an ancient hunter reveals how the first Americans lived nearly 14,000 years ago.
- Business Insider
SpaceX tested its Super Heavy Booster prototype in July at its facility in Boca Chica, Texas, but it ended in an unexpected explosion.
- Florida Today
Citing poor weather at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, SpaceX has decided to delay this launch to no earlier than the evening of Monday, Feb. 6.
The stratospheric rise of Elon Musk’s SpaceX’s masks growing turbulence for space startups: ‘We’re going to see some of that get wiped out’
As Musk's SpaceX soars to new heights this year, space startups may struggle to keep the lights on.
- Yoga Journal
It's a week of stepping forward into greater alignment with the full Moon culminating in change and Mercury inviting liberation of the mind when it transits into Aquarius. There is healing available as we connect with this full Moon, healing that comes from saying yes to the self, to our inner worth, and releasing anything that does not match up to that worth.
The discovery of Stone Age homes is helping experts understand Foyle valley's early settlers.
Do full-fledged quantum computers already exist, or will it be a decade before they come into being? Will they have to be the size of a football field? A data center cabinet? A microwave oven? It seems as if the more you talk to computer scientists involved in the quantum computing quest, the less certain the answers become. It’s the flip side of the classic case of Schrödinger’s Cat, which is both dead and alive until you open the box: Quantum computers could be regarded as already alive, or no
The island was destroyed by the same volcano that formed it seven years before.
- Women's Health
Scientists are reincarnating the woolly mammoth to return in 4 years. See how they're bringing the ancient beast back from extinction.
A huge filament of solar plasma has broken off the sun's surface and is circling its north pole like a vortex of powerful winds, but scientists have no clue what caused it.
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Homeowners around the Outer Banks or in St. Augustine, Florida, are just some of those along the East Coast feeling the slow power of sea-level rise.
Crew-6 will head to the International Space Station after its Feb. 26 launch, but three of its four crewmembers are preparing for the next generation of missions to the moon.
February's Full Snow Moon rises on Sunday (Feb. 5) and will be the smallest full moon of the year due to the current position of the moon in its orbit.
A full moon was spotted over the Sea Mills neighborhood of Bristol, England, on Sunday, February 5.According to NASA, February’s full moon is also known by several other names, such as Snow Moon or Storm Moon.“The Maine Farmers’ Almanac began publishing “Indian” names for full Moons in the 1930s and these names are now widely known and used," NASA said. “According to this almanac, as the full Moon in February the tribes of the northeastern United States called this the Snow Moon or the Storm Moon because of the heavy snows in this season.”Video filmed by Twitter user @BrisVADAR shows the moon low in the sky in Sea Mills on Sunday. Credit: @BrisVADAR via Storyful
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They say space is the place — and there’s a whole lot going on out there. Here’s what you may have missed this week in outer space.