Top 10 space objects to see during the day

Love astronomy, but don't like to stay up late? Here are the top 10 space objects you can see - under the right conditions - during the day.

Odd Fast Radio Burst only 2nd known of its kind

Astronomers say they have observed an unusual fast radio burst - only the 2nd so far - where smaller bursts persistently occur in-between repeating large bursts.

Life on Venus unlikely, says new study. But …

A new study from the University of Cambridge suggests that atmospheric life on Venus is unlikely. The evidence for phosphine, however, continues to mount.

SLS dress rehearsal complete, ready for moonshot

NASA completed a launch dress rehearsal yesterday. It's part of NASA's preparations for the Artemis 1 launch to the moon, hopefully to be later this summer.

Sun activity: Week of June 20, 2022

Sun activity news for the week of June 20 included some C-class flares and a beautiful CME. Read about past sun activity here.

Artemis 1 (hopefully) this summer. Next up, the moon

Artemis 1 is an uncrewed mission that should launch in late May or early June 2022. It's our first step toward returning to the moon, with a permanent presence.

China’s FAST telescope reports signal from aliens, then deletes report

China's FAST telescope reported on June 14, 2022 on possible artificial signals - presumably sign of an alien intelligence - then deleted the report.

Definitely not aliens, says scientist working on project

Not aliens, said SETI researcher Dan Werthimer of the "suspicious signals" reportedly found by China's FAST telescope.

Valentina Tereshkova: 1st woman in space

On June 16, 1963, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova launched solo aboard a Soviet Vostok 6 rocket, becoming the first-ever woman in space.

Sally Ride: 1st American woman in space

Sally Ride was the 1st American woman to go to space, flying on the STS-7 space shuttle Challenger mission in 1983, and later on another mission in 1984.