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NASA to get an extra $1.6 billion to put the first woman on the moon...
NASA's mission to get humans, including the first woman, to the moon again in 2024 has been named Artemis, after a Greek goddess of the moon
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 18:30 UTC
Trump increases NASA budget proposal to 'return to Space in a BIG WAY'...
The president mentioned on Twitter other projects targeted in his budget, including the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-14 01:49 UTC
NASA head: Expect a major asteroid strike in your lifetime...
Visions of space rocks slamming into Earth aren't just for dinosaurs and Hollywood movies.
By ceres on 2019-05-01 02:31 UTC
Can NASA reach the moon safely by 2024?...
Space accelerator to build bridges with military — Mars in 2033 just not possible, report concludes
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-19 14:06 UTC
NASA Experiment Might Have Survived Beresheet Lunar Crash...
An experimental NASA payload from the Beresheet spacecraft might still be intact someplace on the lunar surface. Researchers plan to begin scouring the likely crash site for signs of the Lunar Retroreflector Array (LRA). The post NASA Experiment Might Hav
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-18 14:45 UTC
A Rocket Launch to the Space Station Today Could Be Visible Along US East Coast!...
Today, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Check for it in the afternoon sky.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-17 18:19 UTC
'Alien' Lights in Norway Were a NASA Test, Not an Extraterrestrial Visit...
'Alien' lights in Norway were a NASA mission, not an extraterrestrial visit.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-09 12:29 UTC
Unexpected particle plumes discovered jetting out of asteroid Bennu...
The OSIRIS-REx craft traveled to asteroid Bennu last year and won't return until 2023. But the mission is already throwing up unexpected findings, like plumes of particles which are being ejected from the surface of the asteroid. The post Unexpected p
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-23 16:03 UTC
The Great Exoplanet Bake-Off: Why NASA Made an Oven-Fresh Alien Atmosphere in Its Lab...
NASA scientists cooked up an alien atmosphere in their lab to solve the puzzle of "hot Jupiters."
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-21 01:24 UTC
Dormant viruses activate during spaceflight...
Herpes viruses reactivate in more than half of crew aboard Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions, according to NASA research published in Frontiers in Microbiology. While only a small proportion develop symptoms, virus reactivation rates
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-16 17:15 UTC
NASA snaps supersonic shockwaves interacting in flight: Wowza!...
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The space agency reveals sci-fi-looking views of supersonic jets exceeding the speed of sound.
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:22 UTC
Opportunity's mission is over, but InSight almost ready for a driller thriller below Martian surface...
Self-hammering spike to see what weather's like 5m down Unfazed by the outpouring of grief over NASA's admission that its teenaged Opportunity rover had likely trundled its last, the agency's lander, InSight, managed to position its second ins
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-14 17:48 UTC
NASA admits the Mars Opportunity rover is dead...
If you're a fan of Mars exploration, you're probably in mourning right now. NASA's Opportunity rover has effectively been declared dead after the agency's last attempt to contact the storm-struck rover was met with silence. Officials plan
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-13 17:46 UTC
NASA minimizes threat of JWST delay from shutdown...
As NASA marks the latest milestone in the ongoing testing of the James Webb Space Telescope, agency officials are downplaying any additional delay to the troubled mission caused by the recent government shutdown. SpaceNews.com
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 06:50 UTC
Mars cubesats fall silent...
The twin cubesats that played a key role in NASA's most recent Mars lander mission have been out of contact with the Earth for more than a month, suggesting their trailblazing mission has come to an end. SpaceNews.com
By ceres on 2019-02-06 15:32 UTC
Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 is Down...
On January 8th, an important piece of equipment on the Hubble Space Telescope went down. The Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) suspended its operations because of a hardware. The Hubble team is investigating the anomaly, and during this time the space telescope&
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-12 19:37 UTC
Space Station Bacteria: Microbes In The ISS Aren't Superbugs After All...
Over the past few months there's been a lot of talk about the conditions inside the International Space Station and its potential to spawn new, potentially dangerous kinds of microscopic orga...
By ceres on 2019-01-09 18:06 UTC
Record Breaker! NASA Probe Slips into Orbit Around Asteroid Bennu...
NASA's asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx probe has begun circling its space-rock target, setting a new record for the smallest body ever orbited by a spacecraft.
By ceres on 2019-01-01 01:58 UTC
NASA's New Horizons Spies Elongated Target Ultima Thule Ahead of Flyby...
The latest New Horizons image of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule reveals its elongated shape. The team is expecting the images that will come down in the coming days to be far more intricate, with the most-detailed image being distributed on Thursday (Jan. 3).
By ceres on 2019-01-01 01:56 UTC
NASA to photograph most distant world explored yet on New Year's Day...
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As 2019 nears, the New Horizons spacecraft is zooming toward mysterious space rock Ultima Thule on a historic flyby.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-28 03:48 UTC

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