space exploration

A NASA spacecraft will fly through an oceanic world orbiting Jupiter | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – A NASA spacecraft will fly close to one of the most interesting ocean worlds in our solar system on Thursday. The Juno spacecraft, which has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, was due to make …

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Spiral galaxy captured in ‘unprecedented detail’ by the Webb Telescope | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – A dazzling spiral galaxy located 29 million light-years from Earth appears in “unprecedented detail” in a new image released by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope. The Galaxy “bones”which are usually obscured by dust, are …

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NASA’s DART mission will hit an asteroid moon today | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory newsletter. Explore the universe with news of amazing discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN – A NASA spacecraft will deliberately collide with an asteroid on Monday, all in the name of planetary protection. The DART mission, or the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, will hit the space rock at 7:14 …

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NASA spacecraft will detect first look at an asteroid, then collide with it | CNN

A version of this story appeared in the Scientific Bulletin of The Theory of Wonders on CNN. To get it in your inbox, Subscribe for free here. CNN – Get ready to see the young moon of an asteroid for the first time. Then, watch how a spacecraft deliberately collides with it. This scenario sounds …

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This reusable space cargo ship will open the door to European space exploration

Artist depiction of SUSIE performing a vertical landing (video speed 2.5 times). GIF: ArianeGroup / Gizmodo French aerospace company ArianeGroup has unveiled a concept for a reusable upper stage spacecraft capable of delivering heavy payloads into space and carrying out manned missions before landing vertically on Earth. It was SUSIE, short for Smart Upper Stage …

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