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Astrophysics

JAXA's XRISM mission was successfully launched at 23:42 UT 06 September.

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope released its latest deep field image, featuring never-before-seen details in a region of space known as Pandora’s Cluster (Abell 2744). More...

Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), a joint NASA/ASI mission, has uncovered important new information regarding blazars, supermassive black holes feeding off of surrounding material. More...

Heliophysics

The Parker Solar Probe made its 15th perihelion pass of the Sun, at a distance of 0.06 AU, on 17 March 2023.

ESA's Solar Orbiter reached its 6th perihelion, at 0.29 AU, on 10 April 2023.

The ASO-S mission to study solar flares and CMEs launched on 08 October 2022.

Lunar and Planetary Science

The CNSA (China) Chang'e-6 ascent vehicle rendezvoused with the orbiter-return vehicle at 06:48 UT on June 6 and transferred its samples to the return capsule over the next 40 minutes. The samples will be headed back to Earth soon, and should land around June 25.

On May 29, JAXA, the Japanese Space Agency, announced that contact had been lost with the Venus orbiter, Akatsuki. The spacecraft has been operating in orbit around Venus since 2015. Ground controllers are trying to reestablish contact.
 
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