Space

T-Minus: An extended asteroid mission, a high-stress moon landing, and more
Freethink’s weekly countdown of the biggest space news, featuring SLIM’s reawakening, a historic moon landing, and more.
Fusion startup plans to shoot space junk with lasers
Japanese startup EX-Fusion plans to test whether lasers it is developing for nuclear fusion can remove space junk from orbit.
US startup makes history with stressful, landmark moon landing
Intuitive Machines just made history with the first private moon landing — and the mission was a nailbiter.
T-Minus: NASA’s Artemis update, a rocket’s maiden flight, and more
Space Force pays Microsoft $20 million for a space simulator
T-Minus: SpaceX’s direct-to-cell satellites, XRISM’s first images, and more
The 21 most exciting space missions of 2024
T-Minus: SpaceX’s spaceplane launch, Jupiter’s “pizza moon,” and more
Scientists rule out a popular alternative theory to dark matter
“Singularities don’t exist,” claims black hole pioneer Roy Kerr
NASA beams home cat video from 19 million miles away
T-Minus: Counting down the 10 greatest space stories of 2023
T-Minus: Missing space tomato found, a stellar remnant revealed, and more