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An artist's concept of LightSail 2 above Earth.

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy has successfully launched the first ‘solar sailing’ spacecraft into orbit. It will be powered purely by light....

At 2:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launched, carrying the first "solar sailing" spacecraft into orbit.
SpaceX's second-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launches the Arabsat-6A communications satellite from NASA's Launch Complex 39-A at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April 11, 2019.

Elon Musk says SpaceX will try its ‘most difficult launch ever’ early Tuesday morning. Here’s how to watch live video of the 3rd-eve...

On June 24, the world's most powerful operational rocket will try launching 24 payloads — including an atomic clock and human cremains — into orbit.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

Elon Musk says people can buy seats to Mars after the first orbital Starship prototype completes its test flight

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that the company is speeding up development of the Starship rocket, which is designed to go to Mars.
Raspberry Pi

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory network was hacked by targeting a Raspberry Pi that wasn’t supposed to be connected to it

In April 2018, a hacker stole 500 megabytes of data from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. It targeted an unauthorized Raspberry Pi.
SpaceX's second-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launches the Arabsat-6A communications satellite from NASA's Launch Complex 39-A at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April 11, 2019.

SpaceX is about to launch 152 dead people’s remains into orbit aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket

A company called Celestis has tucked small pods of cremated "participants" into a spacecraft that will also carry NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock.

The Curiosity rover found a massive spike in methane that could point to life on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover detected nearly three times the amount of previously measured methane in the air on Mars, indicating signs of life.
Amy Christie Hunter told INSIDER she spotted a bizarre cloud formation materializing over Smith Mountain in Virginia on Tuesday evening.

13 surreal photos of rare clouds that were taken at the perfect time

Perfectly captured photos show clouds that look like ocean waves and UFOs. Other rare clouds even glow in the night sky.
A NASA artist's concept of Apollo astronauts outside of a Lunar Excursion Module, or LEM.

NASA built 5 Apollo lunar landers that never launched into space. Here’s what happened to the historic moon ships.

When Congress canceled NASA's final Apollo missions, it had extra moon landers on its hands. Three are in museums, and two might have been scrapped.
Sally Ride looking looks out of the space shuttle window on her first trip to space in 1983.

Read the 40-word letter astronaut Sally Ride wrote to NASA that led to her becoming the 1st American woman in space

Sally Ride went to space twice, and spent her life spreading a passion for science and advocating for better science education.
A man jumps off of Stonehenge during summer solstice celebrations.

The June solstice comes on Friday. Here’s why the event kicks off summer and winter at the same time.

In the northern hemisphere, June 21 will be the longest day of the 2019. But in the southern hemisphere, it will be the shortest.