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Lia De La Cruz

U.S. and China: Cooperation or competition in space?

Between the U.S. and China: Will it be collaboration or competition that defines international space science and exploration in the 21st century?

 Inspiration4: 1st all-civilian crew goes to space

SpaceX made history again on September 15, 2021, as it successfully launched Inspiration4, "the world’s first all-civilian mission."

SpaceX lasers define next era of Starlink technology

SpaceX lasers launched this week with a new batch of Starlink satellites marks a transition in tech for the satellite broadband network.

Webb Telescope new launch date December 18

The Webb Telescope is the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. NASA said on September 8 that the new launch date is December 18.

NEA Scout, NASA’s solar sail mission, readies for launch on Artemis 1

NASA’s Near-Earth Asteroid Scout (NEA Scout), a cubesat launching on Artemis 1, will navigate space and visit a near-Earth asteroid by sailing on sunlight.

ESA screens a record number of astronaut hopefuls

Astronaut hopefuls are being asked for their patience as ESA processes over 23,000 applications to its astronaut recruitment; a number that far exceeds the agency’s most optimistic forecasts.

Blockchains work like DNA in cells, scientists say

Blockchains work like DNA, says a new study. Its instructions are replicated across thousands of "nodes," much as DNA is replicated in cells.

Starship stacking produces world’s tallest rocket

Starship by SpaceX is a 2-stage, fully reusable space transportation system . It'll carry crew and cargo to Earth orbit, the moon, Mars, and beyond.

Perseid photos 2021: A week of shooting stars

2021 Perseid photos from this year's favorite summertime meteor shower. Thanks to all who are contributing at EarthSky Community Photos!

Watch the NG-16 Cygnus cargo launch August 10

On August 10, the uncrewed NG-16 Cygnus cargo launch takes place on Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.