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Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, and is known for its many moons, its dangerous radiation belt and its iconic Great Red Spot.
What do you call a group of new astronauts who are a tad green around the collar, a bit shell-shocked at being chosen and who saw their new home submerged underwater just after they arrived at NASA? "The Turtles," of course.
Learn about the physical characteristics of Saturn and its famous rings, what we know about Saturn’s moons and Saturn’s roots in Greek mythology.
Northrop Grumman will acquire Orbital ATK in a $9.2 billion deal the companies announced Sept. 18.
The Cassini spacecraft burned up in the skies of Saturn on Sept. 15, but the probe said goodbye with some stunning images.
Gemini 10 was the eighth crewed space mission of NASA's Gemini program. Launched in 1966, the mission's purpose was to conduct rendezvous and docking tests in orbit.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft died the way it lived — as a well-oiled, data-gathering machine.
The United States "might not be able to recover" from climate change if extreme weather events and flooding continue to swamp the country's largest coastal cities, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson told CNN yesterday (Sept. 17).
The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico will cease observations through Thursday (Sept. 21) and keep its visitor's center closed through Sept. 28, due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Maria.
These amazing images of Saturn were created by enthusiasts from the public data available from the Cassini spacecraft.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which ended its mission to Saturn on Sept 15, reminded one Space.com writer about her immigrant mother.
Micrometeorite fossils embedded in the cliffs could help explain events that took place as many as 98 million years ago.
After spending eight months simulating life on Mars on the slopes of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, six "astronauts" emerged from their habitat on Sunday (Sept. 17) to return to civilization.
Earth's nearest neighbor covered up Venus and the bright star Regulus in the sky this morning, and will swallow up Mars and Mercury this evening. The moon hasn't "occulted" three planets in a day since 2008.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship returned to Earth today (Sept. 17) after a nine-month stay at the International Space Station.
NASA's just-ended Cassini mission revealed the Saturn system to be spectacularly and surprisingly diverse, with multiple moons that may be capable of supporting life. When will NASA launch another mission to follow up on Cassini's finds?
NASA is preparing to release a solicitation for the commercial transportation of payloads to the lunar surface, the latest step in the agency's efforts to help promote the development of commercial lunar landers.
With NASA's Cassini spacecraft now just a blur of molecules in Saturn's cloud tops, another gas giant is rotating into the crosshairs of the planetary exploration community.
NASA is continuing to examine various, potentially less expensive options for a mission to land on Jupiter's moon Europa even after completing a recent review, postponing a call for instruments for the spacecraft.
Clothes have always maketh the man, especially when that "man" is an enigmatic Time Lord with the power to traverse dimensions and raise himself from the dead.