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Latest New Horizons Images Show the Different Faces of Pluto

New Horizons is drawing closer and closer to the mysterious Pluto, sending us Earthlings more and more detailed photos along the way....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 May 2015 - 2:46PM

Happy Birthday, Sally Ride! Google Doodles Celebrate the First American Woman in Space

Sally Ride passed away in 2012, but today would have been her 64th birthday.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - 2:55PM

NASA Consulted on Tomorrowland Script, Thinks It Could Inspire Real-Life Exploration

NASA made some "tweaks" to the Tomorrowland script for scientific accuracy.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 22 May 2015 - 12:56PM

NASA and ESA Team Up to Stop a Killer Asteroid Impact

ESA and NASA are currently working together to test systems that would deflect a lethal asteroid from hitting Earth.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 2:12PM

NASA Captures Beautiful First Photo of White Dwarf Stars' Mass Exodus

NASA snaps the first image of white dwarf stars migrating from the center of a cluster to the outskirts.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 15 May 2015 - 2:45PM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Snaps Spectacular Color Photos of a Martian Sunset

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity caught a Martian sunset in progress.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 - 1:22PM

NOAA's Mapping of Arctic Microbes Could Help Take the Hunt for Alien Life From Sci-Fi to Reality

NOAA's mapping of microbes in Earth's Arctic circle could aid NASA in their hunt for alien life on Europa.

Alexandra Grunberg
Friday, 08 May 2015 - 3:03PM

'Jets' from Enceladus Geysers May Be Huge Curtain-Like Sheets of Ice and Vapor

Scientists believed Enceladus had geysers that emitted "jets," but new research indicates that they may be giant walls of vapor and...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 - 3:46PM

Watch Live: NASA, MIT, SpaceX and More at the Humans to Mars Conference

The Humans to Mars conference kicked off yesterday, but you can still watch the live stream for two more days.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 - 10:01AM

Author of The Martian Predicts Humans Will Get to Mars Two Decades Later than NASA

At the Humans to Mars conference, The Martian author Andy Weir claims humans will get to Mars in 2050, just hours after NASA claimed...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 - 4:55PM

Watch: NASA Captures Spectacular 'Phoenix' Solar Eruption Over the Course of Six Hours

NASA captures stunning footage of an explosive solar eruption evolving over the course of six hours.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 May 2015 - 1:26PM

ESO Releases Iconic Pillars of Creation Image in Spectacular 3-D

ESO releases the first 3-D view of NASA/Hubble's iconic image.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 01 May 2015 - 11:00AM

NASA's New Horizons Snaps Pictures of Possible Polar Ice Cap on Pluto

New photos from New Horizons detect many planetary features on Pluto, including a possible solar ice cap.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 1:40PM

NASA's Physics-Defying Electromagnetic Drive May Work in Space

NASA's EM drive caused controversy in the scientific community, as it may allow vehicles to go at near-relativistic speeds, but a new...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 10:40AM

NASA's MESSENGER Sends Back Some of Its Last Photos of Mercury Before Its Kamikaze Death

With just one more day before MESSENGER runs out of propellant and crashes into Mercury's surface, the probe sends back some of the...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 11:25AM

Hubble Sends Us Beautiful Retro Postcards for Its 25th Birthday

For Hubble's 25th anniversary, Open University made these beautiful postcards that take us directly to space.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 27 April 2015 - 2:27PM

NASA's MESSENGER Will Crash and Burn on Thursday

Later this week, NASA's MESSENGER probe will end its four-year journey and crash into Mercury's surface.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 27 April 2015 - 10:49AM

NASA Celebrates Hubble's 25th Birthday with Celestial Fireworks

NASA releases a beautiful Hubble image in honor of its 25th anniversary.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 April 2015 - 11:15AM

NASA Launches Ambitious New Alien-Hunting Initiative

NASA is commencing a new interdisciplinary program specifically intended to find life on other worlds.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 4:23PM

NASA's New Horizons Sends Back First Ever Color Image of Pluto and Charon

After nine years of traveling, NASA's New Horizons probe has reached Pluto and sent back the first color image of the dwarf planet.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 11:31AM