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House lawmakers on Wednesday (Jan. 17) pressed SpaceX and NASA officials on what exactly happened to the secret Zuma spacecraft launched into space this month on one of the company's Falcon 9 rockets.
A NASA astronaut who was slated to be the first African American to serve as a member of a crew on the International Space Station has been removed from her upcoming flight. Jeanette Epps had been set to launch to the space station for a five-month expedi
Three stars in this system are the sun's nearest stellar neighbors.
Facts and information about the home of NASA's astronaut corps.
Sally Ride was the first American woman to go into space.
Today at 12:20 p.m. EST (1720 GMT), Space.com will make a long-distance connection with NASA astronaut Scott Tingle on the International Space Station, and we want you to join us! Do you have a question for Tingle in space? Let us know!
Satellite photos show parts of Africa's Sahara Desert blanketed in snow following a rare winter storm that occurred on Jan. 7, 2018.
New images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter suggest there is an underground network of lava tubes beneath the lunar surface that could offer astronauts easy access to water.
By relying on three or four pulsing stars to navigate, missions could calculate spacecraft locations faster and more accurately than they can using current methods.
India successfully tested a long-range ballistic missile, the country's Ministry of Defence announced Thursday (Jan. 18).
An experiment based on the International Space Station has turned up new results about the shape and character of mysterious cosmic rays.
It's going to be a busy year for engineers who are building NASA's new Space Launch System and Orion crew capsule in order to ready both vehicles for their first launch together, which is planned for 2019.
Last year was one of the three warmest years on record, according to a new report by NASA and NOAA.
"Kilopower" could help humanity establish settlements on the moon, Mars and other bodies throughout the solar system.
A brilliant fireball lit up the night sky over southeastern Michigan Tuesday (Jan. 16), dazzling skywatchers lucky enough to see it. Many more felt the earth shake from the meteor's sonic boom, according to media reports.
A feature-length documentary about the first humans to fly to the moon needs the public's help to be ready in time for the mission's 50th anniversary.
Gamma ray bursts, intense explosions of light, are the brightest events ever observed in the universe – lasting no longer than seconds or minutes.
Astronauts in space suffer from persistently elevated body temperature, which can reach up to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) when they exercise, a new study has found.
A number of private companies and national governments are planning missions to the lunar surface in the next few years, and the spate of activity could lay the foundation for human outposts on Earth's nearest neighbor in the not-too-distant future.
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