If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again … April 19, 2019

And that’s what Israel’s SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) plan to do after a failed attempt at landing their Beresheet spacecraft on

Why, Hello Black Hole! April 14, 2019

For more than a hundred years, astronomers have been studying something they have never even seen: black holes. First identified in Einstein’s theor

A Great Opportunity February 15, 2019

We love space stories here at Xyza! This week, we’re talking about Opportunity, the space rover that hadn’t called home since June 2018! As with a

Welcome To The Dark Side … January 19, 2019

Of the moon that is! The start of 2019 has been an exciting one for space scientists and space enthusiasts alike! First it was the confirmed discoveri

TESS-ting, TESS-ting, 1, 2, 3 January 11, 2019

It launched last April and only started surveying the sky and space around it since July, but TESS, otherwise known as the Transiting Exoplanet Survey

Bright Idea? November 30, 2018

Can it be? A second moon in China? Oh, you better believe it! It might seem like an impossibility, but if you’ve been keeping up with Xyza news, the

Landing Was Just The First Step November 30, 2018

On November 27th, people waited with bated breath as NASA landed its eighth spacecraft, InSight, on Mars. The mission? To spend two years gathering in

What Happens When A Spacecraft Dies? November 17, 2018

Two spacecrafts born in 2007 and 2009 died recently. Wait, how can a spacecraft die? Well, when scientists send a spacecraft into space, that spacecra

NASA’s Big 6-0! October 12, 2018

To some, it seems like NASA has been around forever, but believe it or not, it has only been around since October 1st, 1958. Last week, NASA celebrate

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