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Exoplanets – meet GJ 367b, an iron planet smaller and denser than Earth

3 days ago — Quick Read

As our Solar System formed 4.6 billion years ago, small grains of dust and ice swirled around, left over from the formation of the Sun. Through time, they collided and...

Orion capsule stacked on top of Artemis 1 as moon mission approaches

1 month ago — Long Read

The final preparations have started for Nasa’s Artemis launch - the first step of the US space agencies plan to return astronauts to moon. Artemis I will be the first...

Jupiter – depth and structure of planet’s shrinking red spot unveiled

1 month ago — Deep Dive

Nasa’s Juno mission, the solar-powered robotic explorer of Jupiter, has completed its five-year prime mission to reveal the inner workings of the solar system’s biggest planet. Since 2016, the spacecraft...

Uncrewed flights to the Moon to start February 2022

1 month ago — Quick Read

US Space Agency NASA has announced plans for the start of uncrewed flights around the Moon in 2020. The plan will see the Orion capsule launched using NASA's Space Launch...

James Webb telescope set to launch this December

3 months ago — Quick Read

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that the James Webb telescope - successor to Hubble telescope - will blast from the ESA spaceport in French Guiana on board a...

New Research – Mars mission reveals surprising secrets of red planet’s interior

4 months ago — Deep Dive

Mars InSight: mission unveils surprising secrets of red planet’s interior – new research We may have walked on the Moon and sent probes across the solar system, but we know very...