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'Mission Control' Film About Apollo's Unsung Heroes is a 'Go' for Theaters

24 February, 2017 - 18:32
A new feature length documentary about the NASA team that guided the early astronauts into space and onto the moon is set launch into movie theaters. "Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo" from Haviland Digital will be released in April.

Tiny 'MoonWatcher' Satellite Will Beam Home Live Lunar Views

23 February, 2017 - 17:33
The startup Lunar Station aims to launch a cubesat called MoonWatcher to Earth orbit early next year and then air webcasts based on the spacecraft's sharp imagery. The company has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the effort.

SpaceX Rocket Launch (& Landing) Lights Up Leaden Sky in These Amazing Views

23 February, 2017 - 16:45
A brilliant orange flame cast against a sky of thick, gray clouds is captured in glorious new images of the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Feb. 19.

'Destination Moon': Museums and Science Centers Plan for Apollo 11 Exhibit

23 February, 2017 - 16:34
For Houston, it will be a homecoming; for St. Louis, a product of its past. In Pittsburgh, it will be seen as a symbol of innovation; and in Seattle, an arrival worthy of a celebration.

Capture Confirmed! SpaceX Dragon is Now Berthed to Space Station | Video

23 February, 2017 - 15:10
After waving off a docking attempt on Feb. 22nd, 2017 due to a software glitch, the SpaceX cargo spacecraft was successfully berthed to the International Space Station on Feb. 23. NASA PAO commentator Rob Navias makes the call.

Discovery of 7 Earth-Size Exoplanets a 'Giant Leap' Forward in Alien-Life Hunt

23 February, 2017 - 12:39
The discovery of seven Earth-size worlds circling the nearby star TRAPPIST-1 could be a watershed moment in humanity's quest to find alien life, scientists say.

Exoplanet Tour: Meet the 7 Earth-Size Planets of TRAPPIST-1

23 February, 2017 - 12:33
Come along for a tour of the remarkable TRAPPIST-1 system, which harbors seven planets about the same size of Earth.

SpaceX Dragon Delivers NASA Cargo to Space Station After 24-Hour Delay

23 February, 2017 - 12:21
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship filled with tons of NASA supplies arrived at the International Space Station early Thursday (Feb. 23) after a one-day delay due to a navigation software glitch.

Straight Out of Sci-Fi: Hoverbike 'Surfs' Through the Air in Test

23 February, 2017 - 09:01
The Scorpion-3 is the first manned quadcopter that has undergone testing.

'Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo' - Trailer Features NASA Legends

23 February, 2017 - 08:53
NASA veterans Gene Cranz, Gene Cernan and more star in the documentary about mission control in the time of Apollo.

TRAPPIST-1: System with 7 Earth-Size Exoplanets

23 February, 2017 - 08:06
TRAPPIST-1, a small red-dwarf star, hosts at least seven rocky planets the size of Earth and smaller.

Rocket Rainbow! NASA RS-25 Engine Test Gets Colorful | Video

23 February, 2017 - 07:29
A test of the future Space Launch System rocket engine occurred at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi on February 22, 2017. Onlookers were treated to a rainbow formation during the test.

Traveling to TRAPPIST-1: How Long Would It Take? | Video

22 February, 2017 - 18:41
The ultra cool dwarf star system is about 39 light-years from Earth. Find out how long it would take NASA’s Space Shuttle, the New Horizons spacecraft and Breakthrough Starshot’s proposed laser sail-propelled vehicle to travel to the system.

Smithsonian to Launch Apollo 11 Columbia Spacecraft on National Tour

22 February, 2017 - 18:39
The historic NASA spacecraft that flew with the first U.S. astronauts to walk on the moon will launch on a national tour celebrating the 50 years since its lunar mission.

White Water: NASA Probes Snow's Effect on Water Resources

22 February, 2017 - 17:29
Snow plays an important role in Earth's water cycle, and NASA has launched a new initiative to investigate snow and its relationship to readily available liquid water.

John Glenn's Orbital Mission Tested the Mysteries of the Human Body in Space

22 February, 2017 - 17:00
NASA's first orbital spaceflight 55 years ago asked big questions about the unknowns of human spaceflight — many of which we're still asking today.

The Andromeda Galaxy Could Be Buzzing With Dark Matter

22 February, 2017 - 16:46
There's a powerful gamma-ray signal blasting from the massive galaxy's core, possibly revealing a compact region filled with annihilating dark matter particles.

SpaceX Aborts Space Station Docking Attempt | Video

22 February, 2017 - 15:51
A software glitch caused an abort of the Dragon spacecraft's rendezvous with the International Space Station this morning (Feb. 22, 2017). NASA PAO commentator Rob Navias explains.

Russia Launches Robotic Progress 66 Cargo Ship to Space Station

22 February, 2017 - 12:50
The Russian space agency Roscosmos on Wednesday launched the unpiloted Progress 66 cargo ship early Wednesday (Feb. 22) on a mission to deliver fresh supplies to the International Space Station.

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Aborts Cargo Delivery to Space Station

22 February, 2017 - 11:12
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship packed with nearly three tons of supplies aborted its rendezvous to the International Space Station early Wednesday (Feb. 22) due to a navigation software glitch, NASA officials said.