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Jupiter's Colorful Clouds Swirl Like Marbleized Art in Stunning New Image

10 November, 2017 - 12:29
Jupiter's southern hemisphere is a swirling, curling sea of colorful clouds in a new image from NASA's Juno spacecraft and two citizen scientists.

NASA Will Launch E. Coli into Space to Study Antibiotic Resistance

10 November, 2017 - 11:43
E. coli, a common bacterial pathogen responsible for millions of urinary tract infections and foodborne illnesses every year, will blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday (Nov. 11) to take part in a study of antibiotic resistance.

Live on the US East Coast? Look Up to See a Rocket Launch Saturday Morning

10 November, 2017 - 09:07
If you live on or near the U.S. East Coast, you may be able to see a rocket launch Saturday morning (Nov. 11).

Smith Disappointed with Lack of Progress on SLS and Orion

10 November, 2017 - 07:17
A day after NASA announced a new launch date for the first flight of the Space Launch System, the chairman of the House Science Committee said he found the development delays "disappointing" and warned further problems could undermine support.

How Vintage Rocket Tech Could Be NASA's Ticket to Mars and Beyond

9 November, 2017 - 18:48
NASA could sidestep many of the impediments to a Mars mission if they could just get there faster. But sluggish chemical rockets aren't cutting it — and one group of engineers is rebooting research into an engine last fired in 1972.

'Artemis' Narrator Rosario Dawson Discusses Andy Weir's Moon Base Adventure (Video)

9 November, 2017 - 18:47
Actress Rosario Dawson has moved from treating superheroes to an audio treatment of "Artemis," the new book by "The Martian" author Andy Weir.

Pew-Pew! Laser Weapons May Arm Air Force Fighter Jets

9 November, 2017 - 17:12
Yesterday (Nov 6), the U.S. Air Force Research Lab signed a $26.3 million contract with Lockheed Martin to develop high-energy laser weapons that are lightweight and compact enough to be mounted on fighter jets.

There's a Huge Plume of Magma Bulging Against Antarctica

9 November, 2017 - 16:49
A massive magma plume is surging against the crust beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, but that isn't why the ice is melting.

'Holy Grail' Hadron: Scientists Are Close to Detecting the Elusive Tetraquark Particle

9 November, 2017 - 16:36
Like finding a needle in a haystack of haystacks

Uber Teams with NASA on 'Flying Car' Project

9 November, 2017 - 13:56
The space agency has signed an agreement to help develop an air- traffic- control system for Uber Elevate, the ride-hailing company's official name for the flying-car project, according to USA Today.

NASA Spots a Weird (and Rare) Circular Sight on the Sun

9 November, 2017 - 13:33
A NASA spacecraft watching the sun has captured a rare view of a true space oddity: something scientists call an "encircling filament" near a "hole" in Earth's parent star.

10 Surprising Facts About NASA's Might Saturn V Moon Rocket

9 November, 2017 - 13:17
NASA's incredible Saturn V rocket propelled dozens of humans toward Earth's moon. The rocket's first flight, for the Apollo 4 mission, took place 50 years ago, on Nov. 9, 1967.

Robert Plant's 'Space Shifter' Guitarist Justin Adams Talks Exploration Through Music

9 November, 2017 - 13:00
Guitarist Justin Adams talked to Space.com about working with legendary singer Robert Plant and his band Sensational Space Shifters, who have collaborated to deliver the new record "Carry Fire."

NASA's $100K Contest Seeks Safer Air for Astronauts

9 November, 2017 - 13:00
A new NASA competition will reward the best aerosol sensor design, intended to help protect astronauts on the International Space Station.

Supernova's Expanding 'Echo' of Light Captured by Hubble Telescope

9 November, 2017 - 12:24
It did not quietly into the night: An exploding star left behind an echo of light, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.

The First Female Doctor Who's Outfit, in All Its Quirky Glory

9 November, 2017 - 11:30
The new Doctor Who has a new look. As portrayed by Jodie Whittaker, the first woman to take on the vaunted role, the 13th incarnation of the time-and-space-tripping Gallifreyan is all dressed up with everywhere to go.

'The Last Jedi' Director to Helm Entirely New 'Star Wars' Trilogy

9 November, 2017 - 11:08
Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson will be sticking with the Star Wars galaxy with an entirely new trilogy, separate from the ongoing Skywalker saga.

Amazing Apollo 4: NASA's 1st Saturn V Moon Rocket Test Flight in Photos

9 November, 2017 - 11:07
On Nov. 9, 1967, NASA launched the first Saturn V moon rocket test flight: Apollo 4. See photos of the launch, and Earth from space, from the amazing Apollo 4 mission here.

DARPA Laying Groundwork for Growth In-Space Robotics

9 November, 2017 - 09:15
The forward-leaning technology arm of the U.S. Defense Department is betting that in just a few years, the business of sending robots to repair and refresh satellites will be so successful that the government and the industry should begin preparing now.

Vega Rocket Launches Moroccan Observation Satellite Into Orbit

8 November, 2017 - 18:33
Arianespace completed the company's tenth launch this year Nov. 7, delivering a Moroccan Earth observation satellite to low-Earth orbit on a Vega rocket.

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