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Past articles by Michael:

Mars helicopter Ingenuity phones home, breaking 63-day silence

Rugged terrain had kept Ingenuity from communicating with its robotic partner, the Perseverance rover. → Read More

James Webb Space Telescope spots huge star about to go supernova (video, photos)

Newly released James Webb Space Telescope photos of a giant star that's about to go supernova could shed light on lingering mysteries about cosmic dust. → Read More

SpaceX's Starship has 50% chance of success on 1st orbital flight, Elon Musk says

SpaceX's huge Starship vehicle has a roughly 50% chance of success on its debut orbital mission, which could lift off in the next month or so, Elon Musk said. → Read More

NASA wants new 'deorbit tug' to bring space station down in 2030

The agency doesn't want to depend solely on Russian cargo spacecraft to deorbit the ISS. → Read More

Watch NASA discuss 2024 federal budget request Monday

NASA will host a budget telecon at 1 p.m. ET on Monday (March 13). → Read More

ULA rolls 1st Vulcan Centaur rocket to launch pad for testing (photos)

On March 9, ULA rolled its first Vulcan Centaur rocket to the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station for testing ahead of the vehicle's debut flight. → Read More

Watch Rocket Lab launch 2nd mission from US soil tonight

Liftoff will occur during a two-hour window that opens at 6 p.m. ET tonight (March 11). → Read More

NASA to reveal Artemis 2 moon astronauts on April 3

We'll soon learn the identities of the four astronauts who will fly around the moon on Artemis 2 in 2024. → Read More

NASA gets $27.2 billion in White House's 2024 budget request

That's $1.8 billion more than the agency received this year. → Read More

NASA chief to give 'State of NASA' address today. Here's how to watch it live.

NASA chief Bill Nelson will give his annual 'State of NASA' address, an update about the agency's plans and achievements, on Thursday (March 9) at 3 p.m. ET. → Read More

Watch SpaceX Crew-5 astronauts leave the space station March 11 after delay

Undocking is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. ET on Saturday (March 11). → Read More

Watch SpaceX launch 40 OneWeb internet satellites on Thursday

Liftoff is scheduled for 2:13 p.m. ET on Thursday (March 9). → Read More

Sun unleashes powerful X2-class flare (video)

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured footage of the flare, which erupted on Friday afternoon (March 3). → Read More

Blue Origin still investigating New Shepard failure 6 months later

Blue Origin's New Shepard has now been grounded for almost six months, and it's unclear when the suborbital space-tourism vehicle will take to the skies again. → Read More

Japan targeting Sunday for 2nd try at H3 rocket's debut launch

Liftoff is scheduled for 8:37 p.m. ET on Sunday (March 5). → Read More

China's Shenzhou 15 astronauts perform 2nd spacewalk and 1st 'fire in space' test (video)

The three spaceflyers have been busy aboard China's Tiangong space station. → Read More

Watch SpaceX's Crew-6 astronauts arrive at space station early Friday (March 3)

Docking is expected to occur at 1:17 a.m. ET on Friday (March 3). → Read More

'Absolutely unreal:' NASA astronaut snaps amazing photo of auroras from space station

NASA astronaut Josh Cassada captured a stunning shot of green auroras dancing in Earth's skies from his vantage point on the International Space Station. → Read More

SpaceX now targeting early Thursday for Crew-6 astronaut launch

SpaceX and NASA are now targeting early Thursday morning (March 2) for the launch of the Crew-6 astronaut mission, after Monday (Feb 27) attempt was scrubbed. → Read More

Interview with Bernard Harris, the 1st African-American spacewalker

Space.com caught up with Bernard Harris recently to discuss his astronaut days, NASA's role in helping advance STEM engagement and the future of spaceflight. → Read More