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The Sun and Moon Today

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the DaySpiral Galaxy M66 from Hubble

Satellite Events for Tonight

Watch live at 2 pm ET: NASA to preview spacewalks at International Space Station

Watch live at 2 pm ET: NASA to preview spacewalks at International Space Station

Reported by Space.com

NASA will hold a press conference today, Feb. 24, to discuss two upcoming spacewalks at the International Space Station and you can watch live. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:36 +0000

We're giving away a commemorative US Space Force silver coin!

We're giving away a commemorative US Space Force silver coin!

Reported by Space.com

One lucky winner will be walking away with a commemorative U.S. Space Force silver coin, courtesy of the Space Store! ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:27 +0000

Where to find the latest Mars photos from NASA's Perseverance rover

Where to find the latest Mars photos from NASA's Perseverance rover

Reported by Space.com

NASA's most powerful rover yet is regularly sending back images from the Red Planet, and you can stay updated on the Perseverance mission's latest snapshots....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:23 +0000

The Space Court Foundation Presents: “Women of Color in Space”

Reported by Universe Today

The Space Court Foundation has launched a new series titled Women of Color in Space! Their first interview with Ruvimbo Samanga is now available for viewing. The post The Space Court Foundation Presents: “Women of Color in Space” appeared first...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 17:12 +0000

Space Chat with Space.com: Tune in Fridays for science, space and more!

Space Chat with Space.com: Tune in Fridays for science, space and more!

Reported by Space.com

This Friday (Feb. 26), "Space Chat" will explore NASA's Perseverance rover, what's on board and the incredible sights, sounds and discoveries that have so far come from the mission. ...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:20 +0000

There was a Secret Code in the Perseverance Parachute

Reported by Universe Today

A secret coded message was hidden on the gigantic parachute used to land the Perseverance rover safely on the surface on Mars. And no, it wasn’t a clandestine message to the Martians. It was a message of inspiration for us humans. But it also came as a c...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 16:10 +0000