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  • Australian government to review space legislation

    The Australian government has announced a review of the Space Activities Act 1998 and the Space Activities Regulations 2001​. The review will look space technology developments that have emerged since the Act was introduced.

  • 'Mind blowing' images show Pluto may be active

    Just one day after NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach to distant Pluto, scientists got their first glimpse at images showing that the dwarf planet and its largest moon may both be geologically active.

  • Here's how to follow NASA's Pluto flyby

    As NASA'S New Horizons spacecraft closes in on its Pluto flyby early Tuesday morning, stargazers interested in the historic mission can use a number apps to track it and even print out a 3D model of the spacecraft.

  • NASA readies test for first Mars airplane

    NASA scientists are working on a plane that would be deployed from a rover's landing system to fly across the Martian surface and take images of potential landing sites for future astronaut missions.