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Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia: See the Latest Videos from Space

8 September, 2017 - 18:49
NOAA satellites have been capturing imagery of the storms since they were developing in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. International Space Station cameras were also used to record Hurricane Irma.

NASA Is Tracking Monster Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia from Space

8 September, 2017 - 18:41
Hurricane Irma appears strikingly large in a new video while Hurricane Jose strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane, and Hurricane Katia continues to grow as all three storms travel westward. See the latest view.

Now's the Time to Spot (Not-So) Elusive Mercury

8 September, 2017 - 18:30
Once each year in the fall, Mercury moves into favorable position to be seen in the morning twilight sky; during this 10-day time frame, the so-called "elusive planet" is not so elusive to see.

Syfy's 'Killjoys' Renewed for 2 More Seasons; 'Dark Matter' Canceled

8 September, 2017 - 18:30
Syfy's "Killjoys," which finished its third season on TV Sept. 1, has been renewed for a final two seasons of space-bounty-hunter action. "Dark Matter," which also just finished its third season, has been canceled after a cliff-hanger finale.

It's Official! Pluto's 'Heart,' Plains and Mountains Get Names

8 September, 2017 - 13:30
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially approved 14 names for surface features on Pluto, including "Tombaugh Regio" for the dwarf planet's famous "heart" and "Sputnik Planitia" for the huge, nitrogen-ice plain that makes up the heart's l

NASA Sets Plan for New Horizons Spacecraft's Next Superclose Flyby

8 September, 2017 - 13:30
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will get three times closer to its next flyby target than it got to Pluto back in July 2015, if all goes according to plan.

Solar Flares May Affect Earth, But the Space Station Will Be Just Fine

8 September, 2017 - 13:25
A series of solar flares blasted waves of radiation and solar plasma toward Earth this week, and the geomagnetic storms that could result have the potential to damage orbiting satellites and disrupt communications on Earth.

1 Week Until Cassini's Fatal Saturn Dive: Here's How the Probe Will Spend Its Final Days

8 September, 2017 - 13:22
The one-week countdown has begun for the Cassini spacecraft's fatal plunge into Saturn's atmosphere, and the probe has a busy week ahead.

Moon Facts: Fun Information About the Earth’s Moon

8 September, 2017 - 12:45
Learn how Earth’s moon formed, how its orbit affects Earth’s tides, why solar and lunar eclipses happen and the history of lunar exploration.

Strange Object May Be Milky Way's Second-Largest Black Hole (and a Cosmic Missing Link)

8 September, 2017 - 12:29
A newly discovered object may be the second-largest black hole in the Milky Way, weighing in at about 100,000 times the mass of the sun.

2 Moons Orbit Giant Asteroid That Buzzed Earth (Video)

8 September, 2017 - 12:27
The huge asteroid that cruised past Earth last week in a record-breaking flyby has two moons, radar images reveal.

See Hurricane Irma Crackle with Lightning in Electrifying Satellite Video

8 September, 2017 - 12:15
An amazing video shows powerful Hurricane Irma crackling with lightning as it churns its way toward Florida.

Hurricane Watch: How Satellites Track Huge Storms from Space

8 September, 2017 - 12:12
Sophisticated satellites are helping scientists monitor the volatility of Hurricanes Irma, Katia and Jose in the Atlantic basin.

Sunspot Fires Off 6th Powerful Flare This Week

8 September, 2017 - 11:09
Active Region 2673 blasted out yet another solar flare early this morning (Sept. 8), its sixth intense burst of high-energy radiation since Monday (Sept. 4).

Water Molecules May Survive on the Moon's Surface All Day Long

8 September, 2017 - 08:18
Water may be bound to rocks across the moon's entire surface all day long, a new study finds.

Next-Gen Mars Rover Will Explore Potentially Habitable Regions of the Red Planet

7 September, 2017 - 17:14
The European Space Agency's ExoMars rover will survey, drill, and take pictures of areas where ancient microbes may have lived.

Cassini's Saturn Crash 2017 – How to Watch Its 'Grand Finale'

7 September, 2017 - 17:00
The Cassini spacecraft is set to pull off its final mission after 20 years in space, collecting data as it crashes into Saturn’s atmosphere. Read all about Cassini's "Grand Finale" and its Sept. 15 suicide plunge.

SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing

7 September, 2017 - 16:49
The fifth mystery mission of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane is now underway.

3 Hurricanes Are Roiling the Atlantic At Once

7 September, 2017 - 16:14
Three hurricanes are churning simultaneously in the Atlantic – a fairly rare occurrence that hasn't been since 2010.

Syfy's New Podcast Features Some of the Biggest Names in Science Fiction

7 September, 2017 - 16:00
Happy birthday, Syfy! The science-fiction network turns 25 this month, and it's kicking off a monthlong celebration with the release of a new podcast called "SYFY25: Origin Stories," hosted by Adam Savage of "MythBusters."

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