Discovered: the color of the Milky Way, a far away galaxy, weight gain denial, the best kind of doctors.
If there's any phrase an astronaut never wants to mutter, it's "Houston, we have a problem." Calling from the International Space Station on Thursday evening, Commander Chris Hadfield did just that.
The Great Space Ball Mystery of ought-eleven has been solved, but it's not an extraterrestrial probe or government doomsday device or anything cool like that. Turns out it's a "bladder tank."
The same team that recently discovered the possibly water-covered, life-supporting planet, Kepler 22b, announced the discovery of two more Earth-sized planets on Monday.
Five decades after the start of the race to the Moon between Russia and the U.S. -- and five months after the American shuttle program was mothballed -- a Russian probe meant to go to Mars will crash land on Earth -- meaning America still has the edge in the Space Race.
Nature and technology have made it easy for you to catch tomorrow's full lunar eclipse, the last one until April 14, 2014.
It's several times larger than Earth and 600 light years away, but a newly discovered planet, Kepler-22b, is also said to be 72 degrees--and NASA's Kepler mission has named it as a planet that's just enough like the one where humanity currently resides.
Thanks to technology and science, Thanksgiving has gotten better for astronauts.
There's a big-enough-to-crush-the-Earth asteroid passing right by our planet this Tuesday and for anyone hoping for the end of the world, this isn't the one.
Iran's failed monkey launch is part of its ambitious space program
The cosmos will eventually be a cold, dark, lonely place
After conducting a 10-year census, the space agency says it found 90% of killer asteroids
The NASA climate probe is falling from space after 20 years, but will break up
We've been firing stuff into orbit for decades; it's still up there, and that's not good
It's unclear whether the dense extrasolar planet actually looks like a diamond
The agency wants to send people to the stars, make brain-like computers and more!
A recent discovery has injected hope into the search for extraterrestrials
What three LEGO-made crew members are doing on a spaceship to Jupiter
Chris and Kenneth Bray's Young Me/Now Me meme entry took 30 years to complete
Spacecraft capable of highly-detailed observation will help China map its growth
After many failures, Danish scientists successfully launch an Internet-funded rocket
"It's sad to see her land for the last time, but she really has a great legacy"
A 22 year-old solves a problem that's stumped physicists for years…on her summer vacation
The new finding contradicts everything we learned in science class
Another Gliese discovery inspires hope that scientists found an Earth-like planet
The U.S. space program will piggyback on Russian rockets for a while
The penultimate shuttle launch is set for 8:56 am EST
NASA has given the go-ahead for the shuttle's second attempt
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