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Troopers
Troopers

NASA’s Opportunity Rover Is Battling for Its Life in an Epic Martian Dust Storm

Opportunity has driven farther and lived longer than any interplanetary rover. But can it survive one of the most intense dust storms ever observed on Mars?
Becky Ferreira
6.13.18
Lunar Wares
Lunar Wares

A Woman Is Suing NASA Over a Vial of Moon Dust From Neil Armstrong

The case is the latest of many contentious battles between NASA and private citizens over ownership of lunar material.
Becky Ferreira
6.12.18
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presented by toyota

Building Flying Cars Is Less Complicated Than Figuring Out Traffic Control For Them

How do you keep to your lane while traveling in three dimensions?
Kate Fane
6.8.18
Star Wars
Star Wars

The Last NASA Scientist to Work on Nazi Rockets Has Died

Georg von Tiesenhausen helped NASA get humans on the moon, but before he was brought to the US through Operation Paperclip, he was designing missiles for the Nazis.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.6.18
Alien Worlds
Alien Worlds

Explore Distant Exoplanets With These NASA Simulations

Scientists have discovered thousands of alien worlds beyond the solar system. Here’s what some of them might look like on the surface.
Becky Ferreira
5.30.18
climate science
climate science

Trump’s NASA Leader Should Explain His ‘Evolution’ on Climate Change

It’s great that Administrator Jim Bridenstine accepts his own agency’s consensus on climate science. Let’s hope he builds on his new perspective.
Becky Ferreira
5.25.18
ISS Cube
ISS Cube

NASA’s Atomic Fridge Will Make the ISS the Coldest Known Place in the Universe

Putting NASA’s Cold Atom Lab in space will allow quantum states to last for far longer than on Earth, offering researchers unprecedented insight into the quantum realm.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.17.18
Start Rolling Your Blunts
Start Rolling Your Blunts

Roll Your Blunts and Take a Trip Through the Orion Nebula

A close-up view of one of the night sky’s most spectacular features.
Becky Ferreira
5.17.18
water worlds
water worlds

Evidence of an Alien Ocean Found in Defunct 1990s Spacecraft Data

The Galileo spacecraft might have accidentally run through the sprinkler of Europa’s plumes.
Becky Ferreira
5.15.18
A Dose of Good Internet
A Dose of Good Internet

Watch These Trippy NASA Visualizations of Space Magnetism

They will really make you appreciate the safe planetary harbor provided by Earth's magnetic force field.
Becky Ferreira
5.10.18
Deep Space 235
Deep Space 235

NASA’s Decades-Long Quest to Build a Deep Space Nuclear Reactor

NASA has struggled for half-a-century to take a nuclear reactor from the drawing board into space. This year it successfully tested the first new nuclear reactor design in the US in over 40 years.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.7.18
Insight
Insight

NASA's Launching a Lander That Will Dig on Mars

Mars InSight will be the first interplanetary mission to lift off from the West Coast.
Becky Ferreira
5.4.18