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NASA's MESSENGER Captures Most Detailed Images Ever Taken of Mercury's Scorched Surface

NASA's MESSENGER is set to end its four-year mission by taking a kamikaze dive into Mercury's surface on April 30, but until then,...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 4:46PM

Mysterious Bright Spots on Ceres May Be 'Active Ice'

The "white spots" on Ceres have baffled scientists for months now, but new Dawn images may have finally solved the mystery. In a new...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 3:24PM

NASA Releases Photo of Ireland from Space for St. Patrick's Day

Today, NASA celebrated St. Patrick's Day by releasing a true-color photo of a beautifully green Ireland from space:(function(d, s, id)...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 12:14PM

NASA's Cassini Captures Amazingly Detailed View of Saturn's Rings

On January 8 of this year, Cassini captured an image of Saturn's infamous rings in unprecedented detail. The image, which NASA just...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 11:33AM

NASA Developing Augmented Reality Goggles for Astronauts Living on the ISS

Someday soon, astronauts living on the ISS could all be wearing augmented reality goggles. After Google unceremoniously rejected a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 12:40PM

'Planetary' Documentary Features NASA Imagery and Earthly Sights, to Be Released on Earth Day

This Earth Day, filmmakers Guy Reid and Steve Kennedy will celebrate our planet by releasing their new documentary, Planetary, which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 12:56PM

NASA Announces New Evidence Suggesting Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Has a Subsurface Ocean

There's a lot of talk about various moons throughout our solar system having the potential to support life. Europa and Enceladus have,...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 12:32PM

NASA Test Fires SLS - The Biggest Rocket in the World

NASA just test fired the largest rocket in history for the first time this morning, in a significant step on the road to Mars.  ...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 1:48PM

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Achieves Orbit Around Ceres

After a seven-year journey, NASA has confirmed that Dawn has successfully achieved orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres. The spacecraft...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 March 2015 - 10:39AM

Hubble Captures Supernova Split Four Ways by a Gravitational Lens for the First Time

Astronomers recently discovered that Hubble was able to capture four separate images of the same distant supernova. The so-called...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 4:57PM

NASA Scientists Claim They've Confirmed that Early Mars Had an Ocean

Astrobiologists have long been convinced that Mars was once host to water, and the theory that the northern part of the Red Planet was...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 3:34PM

NASA Asks You to Vote for the Most Spectacular Hubble Images

Hubble Mania 2015 has begun! As NASA's version of March Madness, as well as a celebration of Hubble's 25th anniversary in April, the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 3:01PM

Cold-Resistant Compound May Be Key to Life in Titan's Methane Lakes

Liquid water has long been the holy grail in the search for extraterrestrial life, but recently, more and more astrobiologists are...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 - 11:22AM

6 Groundbreaking Science Events Coming This March

February was an exciting month for science, seeing the first pictures of Pluto's small moons, the one-way mission to Mars narrowing...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 - 10:56AM

NASA Astronauts Say Goodbye to Leonard Nimoy

The world has been in mourning ever since Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy passed away last week after a long battle with a pulmonary...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 March 2015 - 12:47PM

NASA Astronaut Shares the Hardest Things to Get Used to While Living in Space

NASA astronaut Ron Garan recently published a book about his experiences living on the ISS, called The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 3:10PM

New Image From NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Show Ceres's White Spot Has A Companion

The mystery of the bright white spot, present on images of Dwarf Planet Ceres taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, has deepened with the...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 1:52PM

Russia to Stay on ISS for Four Years Longer Than Planned

After months of rising tensions and threats to pull out of the International Space Station as early as 2020, Russia's space agency has...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 12:27PM

Watch Live: NASA Astronauts Take a Spacewalk Outside ISS

For the next four hours or so, you will be able to watch NASA astronauts take a jaunt outside the International Space Station. NASA...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 9:33AM

NASA Explains Why Comets Are Like Deep Fried Ice Cream

Astronomers have known for some time that comets have a hard outer shell and a softer, porous interior. But now, NASA not only has...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 3:29PM