President Trump was in Saudi Arabia, where he spoke about the need for all religions to combat Islamic extremism. Vice President Mike Pence delivered the commencement address at Notre Dame, telling students to be "men and women of integrity...Show More Summary
The failed computer controls the major U.S. systems on the International Space Station, including the radiators and cooling loops.
A pair of astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Tuesday for an emergency spacewalk to replace a failed computer, one of two that control major U.S. systems aboard the orbiting outpost, NASA said on Sunday. The...Show More Summary
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. May 21 (Reuters) - A pair of astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station as early as Tuesday for an emergency space walk to replace a failed computer, one of two that control major U.S. systems...Show More Summary
If you love all things space, you'll flip over Coach's new limited-edition NASA collection. The brand recently launched the intergalactic "Coach Space" collection inspired by "American dreamers and explorers who believe that anything is possible," and it's safe to say we're obsessed. Show More Summary
NASA spends a lot of time researching the Earth and its surrounding space environment. One particular feature of interest are the Van Allen belts, so much so that NASA built special probes to study them! They’ve now discovered a protective...Show More Summary
ONE OF THE MANY REASONS I CELEBRATE HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT HOUR AND HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT DAY: Go Humans! We Inadvertently Created Artificial Protective Barrier Around Earth, NASA Says. (Earth what? Nah. Why would anyone celebrate a holiday started by a man so deranged he composted his girlfriend?)
Exploring the Atmosphere of Earth-Like Planet Proxima b and Its Potential for Life --"Orbiting Our Closest Neighboring Star" (VIDEO) Spacetime is "Constantly Moving, Similar to Waves in the Ocean" Vast Magnetic Field Linking the Milky Way to Its Satellite Galaxies...
When it comes to theories on how life began on Earth, there’s quite a high degree of disagreement. Aside from the belief that some glowing bearded man or flying spaghetti monster blinked His eyes and made everything suddenly appear, many scientists are now looking into the panspermia...
The ongoing debate about global warming and climate change includes arguments about whether our world actually faces such a problem, and whether it was caused by human activity. But there’s another earthling-influenced phenomenon weShow More Summary
Hundreds of reflections observed by a satellite are a result of ice crystals floating in clouds at high altitudes, NASA scientists say.
When the first astronauts reach Mars in the 2030s, they'll never set foot on the planet's surface. Instead, NASA wants its plucky human crew to orbit the desert world for about a year, then return home. But that doesn't mean astronauts...Show More Summary
This is some first person point of view footage captured by European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet while he assists NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough with some repairs outside the International Space Station. Now that -- that's an office with a view. Show More Summary
Some say that humans have done a lot to harm planet Earth, but we may have actually done something good for our planet, completely by accident. Read more...
No, it’s not the U.S. government going up in flames
An 18-year-old from Tamil Nadu in India has built what experts are hailing as the "world's lightest satellite." Bonus: NASA's going to send it into space. Rifath Shaarook's 1.5-inch cube weighs a mite 2.2 ounces—lighter than many smartphones. Show More Summary
Company officials say they have no plans to retire Antares, which has secured its first mission order under the second round of NASA's commercial cargo flights, known as CRS-2.
In a surprise announcement this week, NASA engineers revealed that certain probes have discovered a man-made bubble surrounding the Earth. Will extraterrestrials think it’s a spaceship or a device to harvest energy for space travel or weaponry? Do they have their own grey big-headed Dyson coming up...
A NASA-funded field campaign getting underway in Florida on May 25 has a real shot at improving meteorologists' ability to answer some of the most fundamental questions about weather: Where will it rain? When? How much?
NASA's MESSENGER mission to Mercury has released an updated ACT-QuickMap tool with new 3-D navigation capabilities as illustrated by this "fly around" view of the Caloris impact basin. This update was among the new and improved products released by the agency's Planetary Data System (PDS), an organization that archives and distributes all U.S. planetary mission data.