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a cave on the moon

Newly Discovered Moon Cave Could Host Future Colony

Location, location, location. Countries and space agencies worldwide are...
Makeshift canyons surround red sand. Overhead, a tent covers where the sky would be.

NASA Astronauts Return from ‘Mars’

"You guys ready to come out?" These were the first...
icy planetary surface ejecting bright screen of blue vapor

Space Mission Seeks Alien Life on Tiny Moon of Saturn by 2050

The European Space Agency (ESA) is determined to land...
rendering of mars with electric blue light halo

Solar Flares Drench Mars With Radiation

NASA’s advice to future astronauts caught in a solar...
Artist’s depiction of the FLOAT lunar railway system

NASA is Building Floating Train Tracks to Use on the Moon

It sounds like sci-fi, but NASA hopes to build...
curving bright rings in space with a galactic band in the background

Plunge Into a Black Hole in NASA’s State-of-the-Art Simulation

Ever since we’ve known they exist, humans have wondered...
microscope image of bacteria

Super-Bacteria Found on the International Space Station

The International Space Station seems like the least likely...
A view of Pluto's 'heart'. Taken on July 13, 2015 when the spacecraft was 476,000 miles (768,000 kilometers) from the surface.

How Pluto Got Its Heart

Pluto’s most recognizable feature is the giant, heart-shaped area...
Lunar cruiser

Van Life on the Moon!

There's a long tradition of science fiction gizmos pre-dating...
Astronaut Don Pettit in a spacesuit test in 2002.

Weekend Warm-Up: Yo-Yo Tricks in Space and Other Highlights From Astronaut Don Pettit

Leave it to an astronaut to start playing with...
mapped glacier on mars

Hidden Martian Volcano Taller Than Everest Could Hold Glacier

Astronomers in Houston announced a Texas-sized discovery on the...
spacecraft in lunar orbit

‘Odysseus’ Becomes First Privately Built Spacecraft to Land on Moon

Just days after a SpaceX rocket blasted off toward...
NASA crew for simulated Mars project

Job Offer: Be a Martian Guinea Pig for NASA

It’s not quite interstellar travel, but it would be...
a nondescript gray mottled stone next to a die

Rare, Tiny Meteorite Lights Up Europe, Promises Keys to Earth’s Origin

An extraordinary meteorite exploded in the sky over Germany...
The shadow showing Ingenuity's rotor damage.

NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Makes its Final Flight

After 72 flights over three years, NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter...
render of the james webb space telescope

James Webb Telescope Nears Proof of Alien Life

Is it a no-doubter that alien life exists? It...
clouds on jupiter

These Are Real? Jupiter’s Clouds Defy Imagination

It looks like devious ingenuity and camera tricks. There’s...
NASA ARTEMIS ASTRONAUTS

NASA Delays Artemis; First Woman Won’t Touch Moon Until 2026

The ambitious Artemis project to carry the first woman...
Parker Solar Probe.

NASA Probe Will Touch the Sun in 2024

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is getting ready for a...
star cluster that looks like green Christmas tree

NASA Spots ‘Christmas Tree’ Cluster in Space

NASA telescopes have spotted a particularly festive cluster of...
Three people collecting an object in the desert

Probe Finds Strange Organic Material on Hazardous Asteroid

Bennu is a rubble-pile asteroid that hurtles closely past...
James Webb Telescope

The Very Best of the James Webb Telescope (2023 Edition)

This year, the James Webb Telescope produced both stunning...
closeup of Orion spacecraft

Watch NASA’s Orion Capsule Slam Into the Atmosphere at the Speed of Sound

NASA’s Artemis mission will put humanity back on the...
an astronaut harvesting tomatoes

Discovery of Space Tomato Relieves Record-Breaking Astronaut From Fracas

The discovery of an extraterrestrially harvested tomato has finally...

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