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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.
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.
The intercontinental ballistic missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on April 26, 2017.
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.
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.
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.
A new educational tabletop astronomy game has soared past its crowdfunding goal, and it should be available to purchase this October.
Running low on fuel, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun the final (and most daring) phase of its epic mission to Saturn.
A look at some of the most promising concepts researchers are developing to remove space junk from Earth orbit.
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.
Carl Sagan's "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" is making a comeback this week to kick off a five-day science marathon on Twitch.
Mars enjoyed about 400 million years of relative peace between two giant-impact epochs long ago, a new study suggests.
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.
The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early Wednesday morning (April 26) in a successful test, military officials said.
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.
Giant eruptions of material and smaller jets from the sun's surface are closer cousins than anyone thought.
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.
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.
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," 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.