Lots of interesting news about space -- you know we SF authors love the stuff. But interesting and credible can be different ...
But you don't need an expensive spacecraft to make space news. An expensive telescope will suffice, as we see with this report of an asteroid(?) strike on Jupiter.
It's seriously keen that the Hayabusa probe made it home with samples from an asteroid.
Not news -- except in the way any person making wild claims is news -- is this assertion of a Watergate-scale cover-up of UFOs.
astronomer and SF author Mike Brotherton, bringing us the sociological perspective, suggests that overly sensitive people be eaten by black holes. I wonder what the people who have drawn Mike's ire would make of the Winnie the Pooh lyric, "Sing Ho! for the life of a bear."