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NASA was founded in 1958 to take the United States to the moon and beyond.
The Orion constellation is one of the most prominent star patterns in the sky.
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.
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 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.
New observations of black holes have revealed an "acceleration zone" that ejects jets of material from around the singularity.
This month, skywatchers will be treated to three meteor showers, and the best part is you need no equipment to see the displays, except something warm to wear.
NASA's Curiosity rover is putting its color-discerning capabilities to full use as it treads up a steep Martian ridge on lower Mount Sharp.
The Executive Secretary of the National Space Council discusses the Trump administration's plans to "make America great again" — in space.
The Big Bang Theory is the leading explanation about how the universe began.
If humanity doesn't become a truly spacefaring species in the next five centuries or so, we may well go extinct, Stephen Hawking said, according to media reports.
It's been 40 years since the first "Star Wars" film invaded movie theaters nationwide, and the fun is still far from over.
Jupiter's northern and southern lights continue to dazzle — and puzzle — the scientists who study them, as highlighted in a new video from NASA.
NASA awarded contracts Nov. 1 to five companies to examine how they could develop a power and propulsion module that could become the initial element of the agency's proposed Deep Space Gateway.
When the United States Olympic snowboard team takes to the snow in South Korea, they will be wearing uniforms appropriate for the 'giant leaps' they will perform.
We haven't seen enough of the Klingons in this first season, so it was great that "Discovery" once again spent a lot of time with the group following Kol — the Klingon who is uniting the various houses to fight Starfleet — and the conflict itself.
Astronaut Peggy Whitson has spent more time in space than any other American, and that is only one of the records she holds. Still active with NASA, she hopes to spend even more time in space.
Distant planets tell all: A new analysis uses alien worlds' orbital treks to peek inside their stars.
Lab experiments simulating the formation of new stars may have revealed why young stars give off much less X-ray radiation than expected, a new study finds.
A blaze near Yosemite National Park has created smoky skies for days. The Milky Way is trying to shine above the band of smoke and dust visible from the Tunnel View of Yosemite.