Every issue All About Space delivers fascinating articles and features on all aspects of space and space travel with mind-blowing photography and full-colour illustrations that bring the amazing universe around us to life.
Hubble’s heavenly view
Martian dunes in 3D
Asteroid Ryugu contains material older than the planets
NASA’s Europa Clipper spacecraft takes a big step towards its 2024 launch
New simulation charts how the universe developed within seconds of the Big Bang
Second repeating fast radio burst discovered
LAUNCH FOR THE MOON • NASA’s biggest mission in over 50 years will put boots back on the Moon and bring us one step closer to Mars
EARTH TO THE MOON • Jump on board the Orion as we follow the route planned for the Artemis astronauts
TECH CHECK • From the astronauts’ suits to a Moon-orbiting station, how will the latest technology assist the Moon missions?
STEVEN SWANSON • The three-time NASA astronaut tells us about life in space and the significance of Artemis
PROJECT ICARUS • Masterminded in 2009, this mission aims to make the dream of interstellar exploration a reality
“We’ve never landed something like this on Mars” • All About Space catches up with Chris Carberry, cofounder of Explore Mars Inc, about plans to land humans on Mars’ moon Phobos
MARS ROVER PICKS ITS OWN ROCK SAMPLES • Perseverance is analysing each sample’s elemental composition in the ongoing search for ancient life
MERCURY • This minute world is arguably the least explored of the four terrestrial planets
NEWS FROM MERCURY
FACTS ABOUT MERCURY
EXPLORING THE PAST AND FUTURE OF THE SWIFT PLANET
WOBBLY SPACE JETS MAY AFFECT ALIEN LIFE • Binary star protoplanets could form differently due to infalling material
HOW ARE GALAXIES MADE? • What enables these behemoth structures to come into existence
COMETS, ASTEROIDS & METEOR SHOWERS • Racing through space and crashing into Earth’s atmosphere, All About Space discovers the space rocks that litter our Solar System
HOSTILE ALIEN CIVILISATIONS COULD LURK IN THE MILKY WAY • The probability of us being invaded was calculated based on recent human history and technological capabilities
DARK ENERGY THE FORCE TEARING SPACE APART • It’s the most mystifying phenomenon in the universe, but we’re hot on its trail
STRATOLAUNCH REVEALS ITS FIRST HYPERSONIC DESIGN FOR HIGH-ALTITUDE FLIGHTS
WHY IS THERE A DWARF PLANET IN THE ASTEROID BELT? • Ceres is rich in ammonia, but it should have evaporated in the early days of the Solar System’s formation. Does that mean this tiny world is an intruder?
NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN PARTICLE FOUND SITTING ON A TABLETOP • The newly discovered particle is a magnetic cousin of the Higgs boson
Why do all the planets orbit the Sun in the same direction?
SUMMER DEEP-SKY DELIGHTS • The lighter, warmer months are the perfect time for tracking down some of the most fascinating objects
WHAT’S IN THE SKY?
THIS MONTH’S PLANETS • Mars is excellent viewing this month, while the majority of the outer planets take the morning watch
POSIDONIUS CRATER • This impact makes for prime viewing this month
NAKED EYE AND BINOCULAR TARGETS
GEMS OF THE SWAN AND THE HARP • The summer skies are full of deep-sky objects to point your telescope at
THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE • Summer skies are alive with star clusters and a smattering of galaxies
ASTROSHOTS OF THE MONTH
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