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Print Out This NASA Exoplanet Travel Poster and Transport Yourself to a Whole New World

NASA's Exoplanet Travel Bureau is Open For Business.

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 06 August 2015 - 12:51PM

Watch: NASA Video Reveals the Dark Side of the Moon as It Transits the Earth

The mysterious side of the satellite is revealed in all its glory.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 06 August 2015 - 9:51AM

The Martian's Andy Weir on Whether He Would Ever Go to Space: 'Hell No'

"I don’t think I would ever be able to handle something like that."

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 - 1:07PM

Shoebox-Sized 'Lunar IceCube' Spacecraft Could Help Us Colonize the Moon

This tiny, tiny spacecraft could find water and other resources on the Moon.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 - 3:43PM

NASA Confirms Closest Rocky Exoplanet to Earth

NASA’s Spitzer Space telescope just confirmed that a newly discovered exoplanet is indeed the closest rocky planet to orbit a star...

Zain Charkawi
Friday, 31 July 2015 - 1:29PM

'Impossible' and Controversial EM Drive Can Get Us to the Moon in Four Hours

If it actually works, the engine could get us to Pluto in only 18 months.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - 1:58PM

NASA Engineer Talks Futuristic Spacesuit that Will Protect Astronauts on Mars

NASA has spent years developing the state-of-the-art, more flexible, more supportive Z-2 spacesuit, which is designed to withstand...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 27 July 2015 - 4:03PM

7 James Bond Gadgets That Could Work in Real Life

This week, the new trailer was released for the next James Bond movie (watch it below), Spectre, and not surprisingly it looks...

Johnny Brayson
Saturday, 25 July 2015 - 3:08PM

NASA's New Horizons Finds Flowing Ice, Dazzling Atmospheric Haze on Pluto

Astronomers have only seen similar surfaces on active planets, like Earth or Mars.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 July 2015 - 2:40PM

Kepler Discovers 12 'New Earths,' Including Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

The planet is in its star's habitable zone, and there's a "better than even" chance that it's rocky.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 12:50PM

Chris Hadfield to Make Free Educational YouTube Series: 'It's Not Rocket Science'

Sometimes, it actually is rocket science.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 - 11:43AM

Paleontologists Dig Up a Dragon (Sort Of)

Paleontologists in north-east China have discovered an almost perfect fossil of a huge dinosaur. The catch? This one has wings....

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 18 July 2015 - 1:00PM

New Horizons Sends Back Stunning Images of Frozen Plains in the Heart of Pluto

NASA's groundbreaking mission revealed carbon monoxide ice in the heart-shaped structure.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 17 July 2015 - 4:00PM

ISS Astronauts Take Shelter in Soyuz Spacecraft During a Gravity-Style Space Debris Scare

ISS astronauts almost got the Sandra Bullock Gravity treatment.

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 16 July 2015 - 3:05PM

First Photos of Pluto's Surface Reveal Huge Water Ice Mountains

Pluto may be host to water ice structures as large as the Rocky Mountains.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 16 July 2015 - 10:24AM

New Horizons Phones Home, Sends Back First Amazing Pictures of Pluto

After New Horizons's historic flyby, we can finally see Pluto in all its glory.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 - 10:43AM

New Horizons Reaches Pluto! Everything You Need to Know About NASA's Historic Mission

New Horizons has traveled 3 billion miles to make its closest approach to the former ninth planet.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 - 9:54AM

Top Ten Highlights from Our 'Science of Star Wars' SDCC Panel

Thank you to everyone who came to our panel at SDCC! We had a ton of fun, as panelists Fon Davis (production designer, Star Wars...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 July 2015 - 3:26PM

Astrobiologists Are Trying to Make a Real-Life Tricorder, and Other Highlights from NASA's SDCC panel

Thursday is generally a less eventful day at SDCC, but NASA's "Turning Science Fiction into Science Fact" panel did not disappoint....

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 July 2015 - 1:07PM

NASA's New Horizons Officially Begins Its Pluto Encounter

New Horizons switches into "flyby mode" for its July 14th close encounter.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 - 7:08PM