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Jeff Bezos unveils Blue Moon, a lunar lander designed by his spaceflight company, Blue Origin, on May 9, 2019.

Jeff Bezos explains why he’s trying to colonize the moon: ‘We need to go to the moon to save the Earth’

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos believes that to save the planet, we'll need to move manufacturing off the earth and onto the moon.
Dinner in space is always fun.

These photos show what life in space is really like — and it looks like a ton of fun

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet lives and works in space. Here are some of his delightful photos of life on the ISS.
Dinner in space is always fun.

These photos show what life in space is really like — and it looks like a ton of fun

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet lives and works in space. Here are some of his delightful photos of life on the ISS.
JAXA's mission control during Friday's mission.

Japan dropped a bomb on an asteroid in the name of science, as it tries to learn more about the history of the solar system

Japan's JAXA space agency offloaded the bomb on Ryugu asteroid on Friday. The agency's mission could help determine the origins of the solar system.
An illustration of the space object 'Oumuamua (formally known as 1I/2017 U1) flying through the solar system in late 2017.

Mysterious space objects like ‘Oumuamua will visit our solar system again. Scientists may intercept the next one with a robotic probe.

Astronomers say more interstellar objects like 'Oumuamua will visit our solar system. They hope to chase down the next one with rockets and robots.
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.
NASA's Mars Opportunity rover in March 2014.

‘This is a hard day:’ NASA’s Opportunity rover is dead, ending the longest-running Mars mission in history

The Opportunity rover hasn't returned NASA's calls. Its lasting silence means the agency's Mars Exploration Rovers program has come to an overdue end.
SpaceX's "test hopper," an experimental stainless-steel ship, in Texas. The person at the bottom is for scale.

Elon Musk says he is ‘confident’ people could afford to ‘sell their home on Earth’ and move to Mars on a SpaceX rocket

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said the first tickets to Mars may cost about $500,000 but eventually could cost less than $100,000 on his new launch system, Starship.
New Horizons took this detailed image of a space object called 2014 MU69 (or "Ultima Thule") at 12:26 a.m. EST on January 1, 2019.

Scientists just released the best photo yet of the most distant object ever visited by humanity

NASA's New Horizons probe flew past the space rock 2014 MU69, or Ultima Thule, on January 1 — but new photos are still downloading from deep space.

New videos of the farthest object humanity has ever explored show that it flips like a giant hourglass

NASA's New Horizons probe recently flew past a snowman-shaped space rock called 2014 MU69 (or Ultima Thule). New animations show its 16-hour rotation.