Comet NEOWISE could be a sight for sore eyes this month.
Source: How To See Comet NEOWISE From Your Backyard This Week
The dayside of this scorching world is so hot that it splits hydrogen molecules in twain. But don’t worry, they can recombine after migrating to the planet’s cooler nightside.
Source: The hottest known exoplanet is melting molecules in its atmosphere | Astronomy.com
Many of the “Moon Trees” didn’t fare so well back on Earth.
Source: Whatever Happened to All the Moon Trees? – Atlas Obscura
A spacecraft with vials of cow cells landed at the International Space Station in September. From there, cosmonauts fed the vials into a 3D printer.
Source: Meat grows in space with 3D printer on International Space Station – Business Insider
Alexei Leonov, the first person to perform a spacewalk, died this week. He was 85.
Source: Alexei Leonov, the first man to ever walk in space, has died – CNN
The Beresheet lunar lander carried thousands of books, DNA samples, and a few thousand water bears to the moon. But did any of it survive the crash?
Source: SpaceIL’s Crashed Spacecraft Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon | WIRED
Images of the Starlink constellation in orbit have rattled astronomers around the world.