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Jeff Bezos just gave a private talk in New York. From utopian space colonies to dissing Elon Musk’s Martian dream, here are the most notable thi...

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, his rocket company, gave an interview in New York City for a room full of who's who in aviation.
SpaceShipTwo, or VSS Unity, launches toward the edge of space for the second time on February 22, 2018.

Virgin Galactic just rocketed its first woman past the edge of space — but Jeff Bezos says its astronauts have ‘asterisks’ next to t...

Richard Branson's space tourism company launched its first woman and non-pilot nearly 56 miles high. Jeff Bezos says that's shy of the edge of space.
The moon as seen by astronauts in space.

Earth’s air supply may reach nearly 400,000 miles into space — so far that the moon constantly flies through it

Our planet's gases reach so far into space that they envelope the moon. The discovery could help astronomers refine deep-space observation data.
Falcon 9 seconds after landing on the droneship — "despite the challenging conditions."

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket booster survived a ‘spicy’ landing at sea after launching the first private moon mission

After Falcon 9 landed, Elon Musk tweeted: "Highest reentry heating to date. Burning metal sparks from base heat shield visible in landing video."
An illustration of "Beresheet," a 1,300-lb robotic lunar robot that could make Israel the fourth country ever to land on the moon's surface.

SpaceX just launched an Israeli mission toward the moon. If successful, it would be the world’s first private lunar landing.

SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, has launched a 1,300-lb lunar lander called Beresheet on a SpaceX rocket. Its journey to the moon will take two months.
The Orpheus drone was launched into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Cod in September.

NASA is testing a new submarine that will hunt for undiscovered sea life — and scientists eventually want it to look for aliens on Europa

The Orpheus drone submarine is designed to sit on the bottom of the ocean, but scientists at NASA hope a similar vehicle will one day go into space.
An illustration of SpaceIL's "Beresheet" moon robot landing on the lunar surface.

SpaceX just rocketed the first private mission to the moon — an Israeli lunar lander. Here’s how to watch the launch.

SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, bought space for its 1,300-pound Beresheet moon lander on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Its launch is scheduled for Thursday.
Mark Kelly, now a retired astronaut and US Senate candidate, before NASA's penultimate space shuttle mission in May 2011.

Trump just got a step closer to creating a US Space Force. Mark Kelly, a retired NASA astronaut and Senate hopeful, has said it’s ‘a dumb ...

President Trump signed a directive to help make a US Space Force. Mark Kelly, a Senate candidate and former NASA astronaut, has called it a dumb idea.
A jet flies in front of February's supermoon, also called a "super snow moon."

Tonight’s ‘super snow moon’ will be the biggest and one of the brightest full moons of 2019. Here’s why.

February's full moon, also called a "snow moon," will be the biggest of 2019. That's because it's a perigean moon, or "supermoon," close to Earth.
Sirius is a binary star system and the brightest object that stargazers can see in the night sky from Earth.

An asteroid will block the sky’s brightest star tonight, and astronomers need your help seeing it

Sirius is the brightest night-sky object, but for a moment on President's Day, asteroid Jürgenstock will occult the star system and dim its light.