Space.com This Week's Top Space Stories! 2018-07-22T08:04:00.000000000-04:00 Diamonds in the Earth, 79 moons around Jupiter, and a bunch of weird stars — it's Space.com's best news stories of the week. 12 Cool Pieces of Space History You Can See in Russia (and Kazakhstan) 2018-07-22T07:58:00.000000000-04:00 The Russian space program has many museums celebrating its space history in Moscow and Baikonur, Kazakhstan (near the Baikonur Cosmodrome), honoring everything from the first people in space to the modern missions on the International Space Station. Women in Space: A Gallery of Firsts 2018-07-22T07:56:00.000000000-04:00 Here's a run-through of the trailblazing women who achieved major firsts in space. New Look Inside Sun's Atmosphere Yields Clues About Mysterious Solar Wind 2018-07-22T07:54:00.000000000-04:00 Our sun is surrounded by a deep, million-degree atmosphere that affects everything in the solar system — but how, precisely, it works is a mystery. SpaceX Launches Communications Satellite on 2nd-Ever Flight of New Rocket 2018-07-22T02:25:00.000000000-04:00 The latest version of SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket lifted off for the second time ever today (July 22), lighting up the skies over Florida's Space Coast in a dazzling predawn launch. Milky Way Glimmers Over Gorgeous Landscape During the Spring Equinox (Photo) 2018-07-22T01:00:00.000000000-04:00 The Milky Way galaxy shimmers over a field of yellow flowers at dawn in this photo taken from the village of Monsaraz in Portugal's Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve. On This Day In Space! July 22, 1972: Venera 8 Spacecraft Lands on Venus 2018-07-21T10:30:00.000000000-04:00 On July 22, 1972, a spacecraft landed on Venus! See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series. Data from Weather-Tracking Satellite Helps Scientists Predict Cholera Outbreak 2018-07-21T07:51:00.000000000-04:00 Hurricanes are devastating for the populations they hit, not only because of the damage caused by winds but also because of the increased risk of diseases after the storm passes. Where to Search for Signs of Life on Titan 2018-07-21T07:49:00.000000000-04:00 New findings suggest that large craters are the prime locations in which to find the building blocks of life on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite 2018-07-21T07:47:00.000000000-04:00 SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out its new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time.