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NASA's planet-finding telescope is now on life support: Here's why it mattered.
Col. Chris Hadfield managed to do what nobody's done before: he sent millions of eyeballs directly into orbit.
The ISS astronauts have more important things to worry about than the blue screen of death.
Intergalactic space—at least in one instance—may not be as empty as we thought.
Isn't it a little unsettling that a project as huge as an interplantary Internet is being masterminded by a Google employee?
Don't you think you'd be a bit nervous to become the first person to walk on the Moon?
"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.
Virgin Galactic today broke the sound barrier in its first rocket flight test of its SpaceShipTwo, and now the private spaceflight company has released video.
The company claims it's now on track to complete its first full space flight by the end of the year.
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.
So it's a little chaotic in America right now. Look on the bright side: At least you're not in deep space.
It would be awesome if this turned out to be the lost lander.
When cyber attacks lead to missile launches, a virtual war can become a real war real fast.
With Celestia, all James T. Mangan wanted was to carve out a little corner of the Universe for you.
"I haven’t taken a photograph in a very, very long time."
Becoming a planet owner is a lot easier than you might think. All you have to do is take a quick glance at an astronomical map, pick out whichever planet or moon tickles your fancy, tell everyone you own it, and you're set. It's a littl…
The latest data returned from the rover suggest that the bulk of the Martian atmosphere floated off into space long ago.