Space Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Jake Stones on December 21, 2018

Mars Express finds winter wonderland in space

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Posted by Emma Sims on December 20, 2018

NASA hacking scandal sees employees’ data leaked

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Posted by Emma Sims on December 14, 2018

Virgin Galactic just reached the edge of space

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Posted by Emma Sims on December 13, 2018

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe just took its closest EVER picture of the sun

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Posted by Emma Sims on December 4, 2018

Geminids meteor shower 2018: The celestial spectacle of the year peaks TONIGHT

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on November 30, 2018

NASA announces the nine companies that will help us go back to the moon

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Posted by Jake Stones on November 27, 2018

NASA’s InSight probe successfully lands on Mars

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Posted by Tom Bedford on November 26, 2018

Elon Musk might move to Mars

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Posted by Tom Bedford on November 23, 2018

A space bug has infected an ISS astronaut

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on November 16, 2018

SpaceX’s Starlink approved to launch almost 12,000 satellites

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Posted by Tom Bedford on November 12, 2018

New photos of Jupiter show off Van Gogh-like clouds

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on November 8, 2018

‘Oumuamua: Interstellar rock, or alien spaceship?

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on November 8, 2018

An ancient star has been discovered right in our own galaxy

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Posted by Tom Bedford on November 6, 2018

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster just sailed past Mars

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Posted by Alan Martin on November 2, 2018

RIP Dawn: NASA spacecraft’s 11-year mission comes to an end

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Posted by Jake Stones on October 31, 2018

The Kepler Telescope’s decade-long run comes to an end

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Posted by William Stanton on October 29, 2018

China’s answer to SpaceX fails maiden voyage

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on October 11, 2018

Astronauts land safely after Soyuz spacecraft malfunction

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Posted by Claire Tourigny on October 4, 2018

Have astronomers found a moon in another solar system?

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 19, 2018

Britain launches satellite to scoop up space junk with giant net

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 14, 2018

SpaceX is flying this Japanese billionaire around the moon

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Posted by Emma Sims on September 10, 2018

NASA’s Curiosity rover gives us a breathtaking 360-degree view of Mars

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on September 6, 2018

Japanese engineers begin work on a space elevator

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Posted by Emma Sims on August 9, 2018

Perseids meteor shower 2018: How, when and where to watch this celestial showstopper

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Posted by Emma Sims on July 23, 2018

The Blood Moon lunar eclipse 2018: What time it happens tonight and how to watch it in the UK

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Posted by Alex Lee on July 5, 2018

The realities of space travel: Why a holiday in space might not be a dream vacation

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Posted by William Stanton on July 3, 2018

Car-sized NASA spacecraft nears closest possible point to sun

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Posted by Benjamin Sachs on July 2, 2018

Eight ethical questions about exploring outer space that need answers

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 29, 2018

NASA is sending 20 mice on a trip to the ISS

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 25, 2018

SpaceX snaps up $130 million classified 2020 USAF satellite launch

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on June 15, 2018

Astronomers just spotted a black hole the size of 20 million suns devouring a wandering star

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Posted by Alex Lee on June 13, 2018

Interstellar dust found whizzing around Earth is older than the solar system

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Posted by Alan Martin on June 11, 2018

SpaceX plans its own futuristic patch at the Kennedy Space Center

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 8, 2018

Another mystery around the moon has finally been solved

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Posted by Alex Lee on June 6, 2018

Our days are getting longer and it’s all thanks to the moon

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on June 1, 2018

Elon Musk tells Boeing to put its money where its mouth is over claims it will beat SpaceX to Mars

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on May 31, 2018

What happens when a supermassive black hole devours a star? This computer model gives us some clues

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 30, 2018

We just took a step closer to unlocking the mysteries of black holes using next-level supercomputer code

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 23, 2018

NASA releases spectacular video of Jupiter’s swirling clouds

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 18, 2018

Planet Nine: Research suggests our solar system has a hidden world

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on May 15, 2018

This monster black hole eats the mass of our own sun every two days and is the fastest-growing quasar ever seen

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Posted by Edward Munn on May 8, 2018

The sun will turn into a spectacular planetary nebula when it dies, claim scientists

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on May 5, 2018

Watch the Mars InSight launch live online as NASA begins its next mission to the Red Planet

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Posted by William Stanton on May 4, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 is successfully relaunched and retrieved

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 4, 2018

Listen to our galaxy’s rotation as cosmic jazz

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Posted by Alan Martin on May 2, 2018

Flat-Earthers use Pac-Man to explain why we don’t fall off the edge of the planet

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Posted by Alex Lee on May 2, 2018

A tiny galaxy has been found hiding in orbit around the Milky Way

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on May 2, 2018

NASA funds a self-assembling telescope that can build itself in space from a “swarm” of parts

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 30, 2018

SpaceX is rocketing towards being the third-largest private tech company in the US

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on April 26, 2018

We now have a 3D map of the Milky Way to help fuel new astronomical breakthroughs