Watch NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Attempt to Capture a Sample of Asteroid Bennu

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Tonight (Tuesday 20th October) will see NASA attempt to set its' OSIRIS-REx spacecraft down to the surface of Bennu. The mission is a first for NASA, it will the US space agency attempt to scoop up a sample and bring it home from Bennu - a small...

Space Milestone to look forward to this year

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Space missions to look forward to in 2020 Last year was an excellent year for space exploration, with the icing on the Christmas cake the first ever image acquired of a black hole by the Event Horizon Telescope. This year, 2020, is set to be interesting too. Here’s...

Computer simulations reveals how the Moons huge Orientale Crater formed

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A collaboration between Imperial College London and Brown University has allowed Scientists to create a new model of how they think the Orientale impact basin, a huge bullseye-shaped crater on the Moon, was formed. The Orientale crater can be found in the south-western region of the Moon (the...