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Astronaut Peggy Whitson to Make 1st 4K Live Stream from Space Today: How to Watch

26 April, 2017 - 17:39
NASA's record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitsonisn't finished making firsts in space. And today, Whitson will make the first ultra-high-definition live video from the International Spaec Station and you can watch it live.

Google Doodle Celebrates Cassini Probe's 'Grand Finale' Saturn Dive

26 April, 2017 - 17:15
Today, Google is honoring NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn with an adorable Google Doodle featuring the spacecraft swooping between the planet and its rings.

US Launches Minuteman III ICBM From Silo in Test | Video

26 April, 2017 - 16:09
The intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on April 26, 2017.

Three Comets Will Pass Near Earth in 2017 and 2018 | video

26 April, 2017 - 15:51
Comets 46P/Wirtanen, 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova and 41P/Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak will make close passes. Find out when, how far and what we hope to learn about them in the latest installment of Science@NASA.

Cassini Spacecraft's Grand Finale Dives - Risk vs. Reward Explained by NASA | Video

26 April, 2017 - 13:46
The NASA probe has begun its series of 22 dives between Saturn’s innermost rings and the planet itself. Cassini guidance and control engineer Joan Stupik explains the risks of these daring orbits and what knowledge scientists hope to gain.

No Turning Back: Titan Flyby Assures Cassini's Crash Into Saturn

26 April, 2017 - 13:14
There's no turning back now. The Cassini probe's most recent flyby of Saturn's moon Titan puts the spacecraft on a path to crash into the ringed planet.

'Constellations' Game Flies Past Crowdfunding Goal

26 April, 2017 - 13:01
A new educational tabletop astronomy game has soared past its crowdfunding goal, and it should be available to purchase this October.

As Cassini Makes 1st 'Grand Finale' Dive, More Saturn Mysteries Remain

26 April, 2017 - 13:00
Running low on fuel, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun the final (and most daring) phase of its epic mission to Saturn.

Meet the Space Custodians: Debris Cleanup Plans Emerge

26 April, 2017 - 13:00
A look at some of the most promising concepts researchers are developing to remove space junk from Earth orbit.

Solar Eruptions Explained in '5 Steps' by NASA | Video

26 April, 2017 - 12:14
A ”universal mechanism” has been proposed by Durham University in the United Kingdom scientists to explain how the eruptions occur on the sun. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center highlights their work.

Binge-Watch Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' on Twitch for Science Week

26 April, 2017 - 10:44
Carl Sagan's "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" is making a comeback this week to kick off a five-day science marathon on Twitch.

Mars Had Surprising 400-Million-Year Lull Between Giant-Impact Eras

26 April, 2017 - 10:40
Mars enjoyed about 400 million years of relative peace between two giant-impact epochs long ago, a new study suggests.

'PACMan' Tool Could Help Figure Out Hubble's Observations

26 April, 2017 - 10:39
The scientists who choose where to point Hubble's telescope are turning to computer automation to help them sift through proposals, more than 1,000 each year.

US Launches Ballistic Missile Test Amid Rising Tensions with North Korea

26 April, 2017 - 10:30
The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early Wednesday morning (April 26) in a successful test, military officials said.

Distant Dwarf Planet DeeDee Stirs Up the Pluto Planethood Debate

26 April, 2017 - 10:23
Recent observations that a tiny object in our solar system is a likely dwarf planet has some planetary scientists grumbling again about Pluto's demotion to that status.

Big Sun Storms and Little Solar Burps Have the Same Trigger

26 April, 2017 - 08:00
Giant eruptions of material and smaller jets from the sun's surface are closer cousins than anyone thought.

Cassini's Grand Finale Is Saving the Best Saturn Science for Last

26 April, 2017 - 07:30
As Cassini wraps up its 13-year mission in Saturn's system, scientists are preparing for the spacecraft's final burst of observations in the never-before-explored region between the planet and its inner rings.

The 'Genius' of Albert Einstein on Nat Geo Channel (Photos)

25 April, 2017 - 18:31
See photos from National Geographic's "Genius," a gripping new drama series about Albert Einstein that highlights some of the most intriguing and intimate details of the acclaimed physicist's personal life.

Lightning and 'Probably Satellites' Seen from Space Station | Video

25 April, 2017 - 17:50
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet captured imagery of Earth while orbiting over California aboard the International Space Station on April 17, 2017.

'Genius': Albert Einstein's Wild Side Stars in New Nat Geo Series

25 April, 2017 - 17:30
"Genius," a gripping new series about the life of Albert Einstein, makes its television debut tonight. The show delves into the more controversial aspects of Einstein's life, with plenty of violence and debauchery right off the bat.