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Verge Science is here to bring you the most up-to-date space news and analysis, whether it’s about the latest findings from NASA or comprehensive coverage of the next SpaceX rocket launch to the International Space Station. We’ll take you inside the discoveries of new exoplanets, space weather, space policy, and the booming commercial space industry.

SpaceX capsule swarmed by boaters after successful splashdown

Virgin Galactic releases renders of proposed supersonic jet that can reach Mach 3

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon successfully returns NASA astronauts back to Earth

How to watch two NASA astronauts journey home in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule

Rocket Lab says it has approval to return to flight after losing a rocket during launch

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon slated to bring NASA astronauts home for the first time this weekend

FCC approves Amazon’s internet-from-space Kuiper constellation of 3,236 satellites

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NASA’s life-hunting Mars rover is officially on its way to the Red Planet

How to watch NASA launch its next rover to Mars

A stowaway helicopter on NASA’s Mars rover will attempt the first flight on another world

Virgin Galactic unveils the interior cabin of its tourist spaceplane

NASA’s new Mars rover is about to embark on a hunt for ancient alien life

Russia just tested satellite-destroying tech in space, US Space Command claims

US Space Force explains why its logo isn’t a Star Trek ripoff

China successfully launches interplanetary mission to Mars with rover in tow

China is about to launch a trio of spacecraft to Mars — including a rover

The United Arab Emirates successfully launches its first spacecraft bound for Mars

Watch the United Arab Emirates launch its first mission to Mars

NASA astronauts set to return to Earth in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon on August 2nd

NASA delays the launch of its next powerful space observatory, the James Webb, by seven months

The closest images of the Sun ever taken reveal tiny solar flares dotting the star’s surface

New details and images emerge of SpaceX’s Starlink user antennas and planned beta testing

The UAE’s first interplanetary mission to Mars set for launch

SpaceX delays launch of its latest batch of Starlink satellites, with two hitchhiking spacecraft

How to catch a glimpse of the comet NEOWISE dazzling the skies right now

NASA is updating its guidelines on how to prevent contamination of the Solar System

House budget bill denies major increases for NASA to fund ambitious Moon program

Rocket Lab’s 13th launch ends in failure, after rocket experiences problem mid-flight

UK government takes $500 million stake in space exploration firm OneWeb

NASA delays launch of its next Mars rover as time runs out for takeoff

SpaceX successfully launches an updated GPS satellite for the US Space Force

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A rocket launch can’t unite us until the space world acknowledges our divisions

Spaceflight seems to exist in a bubble