Data from the European Space Agency’s Gaia star mapping satellite has revealed tantalising evidence that the Hyades open star cluster -- the nearest star cluster to the Sun -- is being destroyed by the gravitational influence of a massive but unseen structure in our galaxy.
The crew aboard the International Space Station have once again resorted to using tea leaves to try and find more air leaks in the Russian Zvezda module.
SpaceX has launched another 60 Starlink satellites as it continues to build its record setting broadband constellation.
The star nearest the Sun, The Southern Cross, and the Lyrids meteor shower.
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