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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.
In his new book "Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir", due out in May 6th, 2014, Joe Satriani recounts his musical journey from a 1970's Long Island, N.Y. kid, through his multi-platinum record selling surge, to where he is today.
A competition designed to bring cotton farming aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is now officially open for entries.
Solar storms in 2016 may have scrambled the magnetic field sperm whales use to navigate.
The spacecraft's mission will come to an end next week when it plunges into Saturn, but over the last decade it has helped to expand understanding of Saturn's moons.
New satellite imagery shows Hurricane Irma battering Cuba before making its way toward Florida on Saturday (Sept. 9).
A blaze of solar plasma emerges from the surface of the sun in this photo taken of the International Space Station (ISS) as it transited the sun's disk on June 14, 2017.