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If movies about space have taught us anything, it’s that no one can hear you scream. If you get lost in space, nobody’s going to find you. Unless you’re a spacecraft with a direct link to NASA. Then there is hope for you yet. Read more...
A video made early last year is making the rounds this week, possibly because of recent anomalies that have been seen in Saturn’s rings or possibly because it’s a slow news week. Whatever the case, the interviewee is Norman Bergrun, a former longtime NASA and aerospace industry...
The United States’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration has released video of a successful test firing of an upgraded version of the RS-25 rocket engine the agency will use to hurl its Space Launch System (SLS), a rocket the size of the Statue of Liberty, to the Red Planet.
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NASA scientists are putting the finishing touches on a spacecraft designed to rendezvous with Asteroid Bennu in 2018 to find clues about the origins of life. “We are days away from encapsulating into our rocket faring and lifting this spacecraft on to the Atlas V vehicle and beginning the...
Almost two years after a malfunction knocked it off line, NASA's STEREO-B spacecraft has finally phoned home
If you have even a passing interest in NASA, you should know about two upcoming events set to air in the coming days. First, NASA will cover the departure of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station on August 26. Show More Summary
Based on data from NASA / SEDAC, this map shows how Italy's population is distributed -- half lives in the densely-packed purple areas (8% of the land), half lives in the sparse grey areas (92% of the land). The map is the latest addition...Show More Summary
During a recent mission, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams, took photos of California's Yosemite National Park, Monterey Peninsula, and Central Valley.
Mars may be an alien planet, but it looks awfully familiar in a new 360-degree view from NASA's Curiosity rover.
Space is a freaky place, and few people understand that as well as NASA software engineer Kevin Gill. He regularly uses real data to inspire works of art he renders using complicated computer software. In the past, he has created visualizations of what Mars would look like if it were inhabited and what Earth would look like if it had rings. Show More Summary
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Fiona as it was being weakened by wind shear in the Central Atlantic Ocean. read more
NASA just made it easier to discover the secrets of our solar system and what lies beyond.
NASA has launched a new public access portal for agency-funded research data through the agency’s PubSpace. The portal is a response to a request by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for agencies to make federally-funded...Show More Summary
PubSpace may sound like an app that maps out local watering holes (not a bad idea in its own right), but it's actually an online repository where NASA will make all its publicly funded research available for free, the Independent reports. This unprecedented access, which came after the White House's...
Chris McKay, an astrobiologist with NASA says: "I've been interested in the search for life in the Solar System for decades and I'm still flabbergasted by what we're seeing on Enceladus. It's such a small world so far from Earth,...
NanoRacks explains why rocket upper stages should get a second life as space habitats instead of having them burn up in the atmosphere
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