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As Hurricane Irma winds down, some have asked why we can't control hurricanes.
NASA's Kennedy Space Center remains closed today (Sept. 12) as a team assesses damage caused by Hurricane Irma.
A small metal sphere with protruding booms is poised to launch on a Russian rocket into Earth orbit, replicating and paying tribute to the achievement that began the Space Age 60 years ago.
Mars' atmosphere is too thin to support life as we know it. And it's very dusty. The red planet has the largest dust storms in the solar system.
I think it's time for everyone to admit that black holes are annoying.
The Sierra Nevada Corp. is slowly but surely preparing its Dream Chaser space plane for orbital cargo flights, and the company hasn't given up on crewed flights either.
The soon-to-launch James Webb Space Telescope will turn its powerful eye on two of the solar system's top candidates for hosting alien life: the icy moons Enceladus and Europa.
Sixteen years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks crashed planes into New York City's World Trade Center, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a field in Pennsylvania. See how NASA tracked the tragic event.
Former NASA astronaut Frank Culbertson, who was in space on Sept. 11, 2001, reflects on witnessing the attacks from orbit years later.
"Star Trek" fans are used to being patient with a lackluster first episode, or even a lackluster first couple of seasons. "Trek" spoof "The Orville" may be headed down a similar path.
During my first spaceflight aboard Space Shuttle Columbia, I watched, incredulous, as Hurricane Emilia churned as a Category 5 storm.
On the 16th anniversary of 9/11, NASA paid tribute on its website to the people who were killed and injured by the terrorist attacks that took place that day.
Fan-designed toy models of NASA's Saturn V launch tower and a space shuttle sized to match the scale of the towering moon rocket have qualified for a review by Lego for their possible production and sale.
The sun fired off yet another powerful solar flare yesterday (Sept. 10), its seventh in seven days.
A telescope has captured the first views of NASA's asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft since the probe launched a year ago.
American astronaut Randy Bresnik has a unique perspective on Hurricane Irma: He's watching the massive storm march toward Florida from the International Space Station, and tracking Jose, too.
Besides the ridiculous name, which sounds like something out of a bad "Lord of the Rings" knockoff, the physics behind time crystals reveals some important facets of the way the universe at large works.
At least 500,000 pieces of space debris threaten satellites and astronauts, but a California-based company says it has a new approach for taking out the garbage.
A new "Star Trek" spoof takes flight tonight (Sept. 10) on the Fox network.
As Hurricane Irma crept toward the southwestern coast of Florida on Sunday (Sept. 10), NASA satellites provided views of the epic storm from space.