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Recent articles by Georgina:

Cosmic comms: How the first humans on Mars will communicate with Earth

In order to establish a human colony on Mars, we'll first need to get a reliable communications network built. Here's how scientists are making that happen → Read More

You might be able to see a NASA research rocket launch tonight

Tonight, NASA will be launching a research rocket which people in parts of the U.S. and Bermuda may be able to see if they look to the skies at the right time. → Read More

Parker Solar Probe detects a natural radio signal coming from Venus

A NASA spacecraft intended to study the sun has been doing some bonus science, revealing new information about Venus as it passes by the planet. → Read More

There Could Be Active Volcanoes on the Red Planet

New research shows Mars may be more active than previously thought, giving evidence that there could have been volcanoes erupting within the last 50,000 years. → Read More

Debris from Chinese Long March rocket falls into the Indian Ocean

The world has been watching the skies as a Chinese rocket came tumbling back to Earth in an uncontrolled reentry. The debris landed in the Indian Ocean. → Read More

SpaceX sets record with the tenth flight of a Falcon 9 rocket

For the first time, SpaceX has sent a Falcon 9 rocket booster on its tenth flight, marking an important milestone in rocket reusability. → Read More

How to spot a habitable exoplanet by investigating its core

New research aims to go beyond the concept of a habitable zone, and to understand the habitability of exoplanets based on the geology of how planets are formed. → Read More

Hubble captures giant galaxy cluster that could help us understand dark matter

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of the enormous galaxy cluster Abell 3827, site of a famous debate over the nature of dark matter. → Read More

Hear the sounds of Mars in first-ever audio recording of Ingenuity in flight

The Perseverance rover recorded audio of the Ingenuity helicopter in action on Mars, making it the first spacecraft to record the sounds of another spacecraft. → Read More

How to watch NASA bring home a piece of asteroid on Monday

OSIRIS-REx is the first NASA craft to visit an asteroid and collected a sample. This week, it will begin its journey home to Earth, and you can watch it live. → Read More

Ingenuity helicopter explores Mars on its own for the first time

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has made another successful flight on Mars, traveling away from the location which has been its home base and exploring a new area. → Read More

Medicine on Mars: How To Maintain Health on the Red Planet

The first human visitors that reach Mars will face countless health risks, and when something goes wrong, there won't be doctors around to help → Read More

A 10,000-year-old conflict between two stars formed the Necklace Nebula

The dramatic interactions of two very close stars formed the beautiful Necklace Nebula, recently captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. → Read More

What Space Agencies Learned From a Simulated Asteroid Impact

This week, space agencies from around the world came together to figure out how to respond if a large asteroid were to strike Earth. → Read More

See where stars are born and where they die in the dwarf galaxy Sextans B

Dwarf galaxy Sextans B is only a few thousand light-years in diameter. But it hosts a whole range of astronomical phenomena squeezed into its diminutive size. → Read More

Crew-1 Astronauts Splash Down Safely off the Florida Coast

The four astronauts of Crew-1 have made it home safely from the International Space Station, splashing down off the coast of Florida early this morning. → Read More

SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts return to Earth tomorrow in rare nighttime splashdown

After several delays, the four astronauts comprising the Crew-1 mission are scheduled to return to Earth tomorrow in a rare after-dark splashdown. → Read More

We Finally Know Exactly How Long a Day on Venus Lasts

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles finally have an answer to how long a day on Venus is, after 15 years of painstaking observations. → Read More

Hubble observes a giant planet growing as it gobbles up dust and gas

Hubble has made a rare direct observation of giant planet PDS 70b to learn about how such large planets grow. → Read More

SpaceX scrubs the high altitude test of its SN15 Starship prototype

SpaceX has scrubbed the high altitude test of its Starship prototype, which had been scheduled for Friday. The test will likely be pushed back to next week. → Read More