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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

NASA Unveils Beautiful First Color Images of Ceres's Surface, But Those White Spots Remain A Mystery

As the first color images of Ceres emerge, the mystery around the dwarf planet's bright spots continues.

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 11:56AM

That 'Tony Stark' Craigslist Ad Was Made by a NASA Scientist Who Thinks Criminals Will Frame People with Genetic Engineering

That hilarious Craigslist ad from a "recovering alcoholic billionaire" was actually a NASA scientist, here to warn us that criminals...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 11:09AM

Curiosity Finds First Evidence that There Is Currently Liquid Water on Mars

Scientists just found the first evidence that liquid water can be found on Mars during the spring and winter months.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 April 2015 - 1:08PM

Watch Live: SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket, Attempts Another Landing on a Barge

SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket at 4:33 pm ET in order to send a Dragon capsule with supplies for the International Space Station...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 April 2015 - 10:30AM

Watch Over an Hour of a NASA Spacewalk from the Astronaut's Perspective

NASA uploads over an hour of GoPro footage from an astronaut's spacewalk so you can experience going to space for yourself.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 10 April 2015 - 1:23PM