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This 'Sound of Silence' in Space Music Video by NASA Is Just Amazing

8 November, 2017 - 18:26
"The Sound of Silence," by Disturbed — a cover of Simon & Garfunkel's famous tune "The Sounds of Silence" — complements the beauty of our planet in a new video released by NASA'S Johnson Space Center.

Senate Committee Advances Bridenstine Nomination on a Party-Line Vote

8 November, 2017 - 17:38
The Senate Commerce Committee voted strictly upon party lines Nov. 8 to send the nomination of Jim Bridenstine as NASA administrator to the full Senate for confirmation.

Dwarf Planet Ceres May Have Had a Global Ocean in Ancient Past

8 November, 2017 - 17:19
The pull of Ceres on NASA's Dawn spacecraft hints at an ancient ocean that may have left traces today.

Saturn V at 50: NASA Moon Rocket Lifted Off on Maiden Mission 50 Years Ago

8 November, 2017 - 17:03
The tallest, heaviest, and most powerful rocket ever successfully flown launched for the first time 50 years ago.

Dick Gordon, Astronaut Who Walked in Space and Flew to Moon, Dies at 88

8 November, 2017 - 15:38
Richard "Dick" Gordon, an Apollo-era NASA astronaut who became the fourth American to walk in space and one of 24 humans to fly to the moon, died Nov. 6, at age 88.

SpaceX Rocket Engine Suffers Failure During Test (Updated)

8 November, 2017 - 14:12
An explosion took place during a test of a SpaceX rocket engine on Saturday (Nov. 4) at the company's test facility in McGregor, Texas, the company has confirmed.

Preparing for Impact: Asteroid-Tracking Exercise a Big Success, Scientists Say

8 November, 2017 - 12:56
A NASA-led international campaign to track and study the small space rock 2012 TC4 before, during and after its Oct. 12 close flyby of Earth was a big success, project team members said.

Saturn's Rings: Composition, Characteristics & Creation

8 November, 2017 - 12:54
The rings of Saturn are made of billions of particles, from tiny grains to giant chunks.

Journey Through Gorgeous Nebulas in New Simulation

8 November, 2017 - 12:54
Take a tour of colorful, computer-simulated nebulas — enormous cosmic clouds gas and dust — in a stunning new video.

First Cat in Space to Receive a Proper Memorial

8 November, 2017 - 12:50
One spacefaring feline who helped to pave the way for humans to go to space has gone largely unrecognized, and a new Kickstarter campaign aims to change that.

Amped-Up Auroras May Shine in Canada, Northern US Tonight! 

8 November, 2017 - 11:39
Auroras may be visible across Canada and the northern parts of Montana, North Dakota and Michigan Nov. 8 to 11, courtesy of a hole in the sun's corona.

'Star Wars Rebels' Is Completing the Alliance Backstory in Final Season

8 November, 2017 - 11:24
"Star Wars Rebels" opened its final season last month with a rescue mission, as the animated series closes out four years looking at the backstory behind the Rebel Alliance, which was first featured in several movies.

NASA's 1st Space Launch System Mission Could Be Delayed Until 2020

8 November, 2017 - 11:16
The first launch of NASA's Space Launch System, which will carry the new Orion spacecraft, should still be possible by December 2019, according to NASA officials, although a new report puts the estimated launch date at June 2020.

How Big Would an 'Alien Megastructure' Have to Be?

8 November, 2017 - 07:39
Any aliens building around Tabby's star would have to be thinking very big.

Bizarre 3-Year-Long Supernova Defies Our Understanding of How Stars Die

8 November, 2017 - 07:00
The appearance of a three-year-long supernova explosion challenges scientist's current understanding of star formation and death, and work is underway to explain the bizarre phenomenon.

NASA: 60 Years of Space Exploration

7 November, 2017 - 16:22
NASA was founded in 1958 to take the United States to the moon and beyond.

Orion Constellation: Facts About the Hunter

7 November, 2017 - 16:08
The Orion constellation is one of the most prominent star patterns in the sky.

Eagle-Eyed JPSS-1 Weather Satellite to Launch Nov. 14 After Delay

7 November, 2017 - 13:27
After more than a year of preparations for liftoff, NASA will launch the first of four brand-new weather satellites next week after a four-day delay due to a battery glitch.

Oldest Spiral Galaxy Ever Seen May Reveal Secrets About the Milky Way

7 November, 2017 - 13:17
An ancient cosmic artifact has been uncovered 11 billion light-years from Earth: the oldest spiral galaxy ever seen. This newly discovered galaxy is an ancient ancestor of galaxies like the Milky Way.

You Can Give New Horizons' Next Flyby Target a (Temporary) Name

7 November, 2017 - 13:06
You have the chance to hang a nickname on the small, distant object that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will zoom past on Jan. 1, 2019.

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