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What’s Up: January 2021 Skywatching Tips from NASA

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Geminids and a ‘Great Conjunction’ of planets in Dec. 2020 skywatching

The Geminid meteor shower and the 'great conjunction' of Juptiter and Saturn will occur in December 2020. Learn when and where to see them.

The SpaceX Lunar Starship: Built Different

Let's take a look at the three moon lander designs NASA is currently funding, starting with the SpaceX Lunar Starship!

Elon Musk says SpaceX’s next Starship test flight may happen as early as Wednesday

Starship SN8 is built of stainless steel, with the prototypes representing the first versions of the rocket that Musk unveiled last year.

Virgin Orbit gears up for its second attempt to reach space

The flight follows the company’s unsuccessful first attempt to reach space earlier in the year, with the team this time sending 10 small satellites along for the ride.

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SpaceX private astronaut launch debut to reuse Crew-1 Dragon spacecraft

Early success aside, there is still some definite uncertainty ahead of Crew Dragon.

NASA Conducts Test of SLS Rocket Core Stage for Artemis I Moon Mission

The test plan called for the rocket’s four RS-25 engines to fire for a little more than eight minutes – the same amount of time it will take to send the rocket to space following launch.