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As space goes commercial, the biggest goal for NASA right now is to get more people flying for less money.
While it might be overshadowed by viral videos, there is still science on the ISS.
NASA's planet-finding telescope is now on life support: Here's why it mattered.
NASA's newest exoplanet-hunting telescope has suffered a critical hardware malfunction. But that doesn't mean the mission was for naught--or that we won’t find more exoplanets from Kepler.
The Skylab Space Station launched on May 14, 1973. It was the last time a Satu…
Col. Chris Hadfield managed to do what nobody's done before: he sent millions of eyeballs directly into orbit.
Our disquieting effects on the land, animated.
Uncovering the secrets of mountain snowpack aboard a tiny plane.
We may see ice-free summers in the Arctic in two years, and the president probably wants to know about it.
"It is unacceptable that we don't currently have an American capability to launch our own astronauts," the NASA chief says.
And scientists are going to use it to learn about hurricanes here at home.
The Moon is fair game to private companies as far as NASA is concerned.
In a worst case scenario, tiny runaway pieces of debris could cause a catastrophic domino effect, with each new junk projectile leading to yet more destructive trash that could eventually pulverize everything in orbit.
To quote NASA's multimedia liaison, "Space is hot right now."
The PhoneSats project might seem like small potatoes compared to something like the Curiosity rover, but seeing a new rocket design launch tiny, cheap satellites is a great peek into NASA's leaner future.
But don't start packing just yet.
Bear in mind, these are the words of a scientist, not a preacher going on about the rapture.
"I haven’t taken a photograph in a very, very long time."
NASA's 1975 vision for ringed space cities still shapes sci-fi today.
With the discovery of more hydrogen peroxide, chances for finding life on Jupiter's moon are getting even better.
Despite the terror inspired by nuclear disasters like Fukushima and Chernobyl, the ledgers say nuclear power is way better for humanity.