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New mass spectrometer for NASA's Europa Clipper mission

A groundbreaking new mass spectrometer designed and built by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been delivered for integration onto NASA's Europa Clipper spacecraft. Scheduled to launch in 2024 and arrive in the Jovian ...

Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham dead at 90

Walter Cunningham, the last surviving astronaut from the first successful crewed space mission in NASA's Apollo program, died Tuesday in Houston. He was 90.

Five space exploration missions to look out for in 2023

It's been an eventful year for space exploration, with successes including the completion of Nasa's Artemis 1 mission (finally), the inauguration of the James Webb Space Telescope, and the completion of China's Tiangong space ...

Construction begins on NASA's next-generation asteroid hunter

A space telescope designed to search for the hardest-to-find asteroids and comets that stray into Earth's orbital neighborhood, NASA's Near-Earth Object Surveyor (NEO Surveyor) recently passed a rigorous technical and programmatic ...

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