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The Arecibo Observatory: Puerto Rico's Giant Radio Telescope in Photos

20 September, 2017 - 10:13
The Arecibo Observatory is an icon of astronomy. The giant radio telescope in Puerto Rico is the second-largest of its kind on Earth. See photos of Arecibo over the years in our gallery here.

'Star Trek: Discovery' Premiere Unites Starship Casts Both New and Old

20 September, 2017 - 10:00
The "Star Trek: Discovery" premiere brought together the cast and creators of the show, as well as some of the stars of past "Star Trek" series.

Asteroid Odd Couple: Spitting Space-Rock Duo Is Truly Bizarre

20 September, 2017 - 09:42
A pair of asteroids between Mars and Jupiter are unlike anything scientists have previously observed in that region. The peculiar duo may provide new insights into how these rocky bodies evolve, and how they affected the evolution of the solar system.

Mars May Have a Porous Crust, Gravity Map Suggests

20 September, 2017 - 07:11
New evidence shows that the Red Planet's outer crust, which is about 30 miles (50 kilometers) thick, is porous and not as dense as previously thought.

Wave to Asteroid Probe OSIRIS-REx on Its Flyby, and Snap a Photo for NASA

20 September, 2017 - 07:00
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will make a close flyby of Earth before shooting out toward the asteroid Bennu, and skywatchers will have the opportunity to wave goodbye to the probe as it passes overhead.

Hurricane Maria: See the Latest Videos from Space

19 September, 2017 - 17:54
NOAA satellites have been capturing imagery of the storm since it was developing in the Atlantic Ocean.

Watch Hurricane Maria in Action in These NASA and NOAA Gifs

19 September, 2017 - 17:30
Satellites operated by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are tracking Hurricane Maria from space you can see some of those observations below, shared by the agencies on social media.

Halley's Comet: Facts About the Most Famous Comet

19 September, 2017 - 15:17
The comet's frequent recurrence has played a part in historical events for millennia.

Planet Venus Facts: A Hot, Hellish & Volcanic Planet

19 September, 2017 - 14:54
Venus is the brightest planet in our solar system, has a hellish atmosphere, and is covered in volcanoes. Learn more about planet Venus here.

Curiosity Rover Climbing Steep Martian Ridge (Photos)

19 September, 2017 - 14:00
Curiosity began climbing Vera Rubin Ridge in early September. The rover's handlers want Curiosity to study the ridge's many layers all the way to the top.

Jaw-Dropping Jupiter: Juno Probe Snaps Dramatic Up-Close Views of Planet

19 September, 2017 - 14:00
New photos by NASA's Juno spacecraft capture the solar system's largest planet in all its complex glory.

Cold World, Hot Topic: Can Microbes Survive on Mars?

19 September, 2017 - 14:00
Scientists are working to determine if microbes can survive on Mars — and if so, what the best habitats on the Red Planet may be.

Enhanced NASA Images Show Potential for Buried Ice Near the Martian Equator

19 September, 2017 - 12:49
Improved observations from NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft show an abundance of hydrogen, which is a sign of potential watery deposits.

Fun in Zero-G: Weightless Photos from Earth and Space

19 September, 2017 - 11:08
See amazing, and sometimes hilarious, photos of fun in weightlessness in these zero gravity photos on airplanes and spacecraft.

Zero-G Zoo? Nope, Just an Astronaut Making Balloon Animals in Space

19 September, 2017 - 10:46
Have you ever seen a giraffe floating in zero-g?

In Photos: Hurricane Maria Seen from Space

19 September, 2017 - 10:08
Hurricane Maria peaked as a massive Category 5 storm as it rolled across the Caribbean in September 2017. See photos of Hurricane Maria from space by satellites in our gallery here.

Retro Alien 'Field Guide' Profiles 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' Creatures

19 September, 2017 - 09:56
"Star Trek" fans will get a great nostalgia kick from a new book that covers every alien species featured in "The Next Generation" (TNG), from Acamarians to Vulcans.

Satellites Tracking Powerful Hurricane Maria From Space

19 September, 2017 - 08:22
A number of satellites are keeping tabs on Hurricane Maria as the dangerous storm churns its way through the Caribbean.

The Asteroid Belt May Be a 'Treasure Trove' of Planetary Building Blocks

18 September, 2017 - 18:30
The asteroid belt may have originally started out empty, later becoming a "cosmic refugee camp" taking on leftovers of planetary formation from across the solar system, a new study finds.

In Photos: 8 Months on 'Mars' with the HI-SEAS Mission V Crew

18 September, 2017 - 18:22
Six "astronauts" spent eight months in the HI-SEAS mock Mars habitat to simulate life on the Red Planet. See photos from their mock Mars mission.

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