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Steampunk Rover Could Explore Hellish Venus

6 September, 2017 - 13:11
This Venus rover concept looks like something out of science fiction — from the 19th century.

September's Full Corn Moon Rises Tonight!

6 September, 2017 - 13:00
Look up tonight (Sept. 6) to see the Full Corn Moon glowing in the sky. If you have binoculars or a telescope, you can also see the planet Neptune glowing faintly nearby.

Hurricane Irma Threat Closes Arecibo, World's Second-Largest Radio Telescope

6 September, 2017 - 13:00
The second-largest radio telescope in the world has suspended operations as powerful Hurricane Irma churns ever closer.

Hurricane Irma in Photos: Views from Space of a Monster Storm

6 September, 2017 - 12:39
See photos of Hurricane Irma, a monster Category 5 storm, as it makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean in to the Caribbean toward the U.S. mainland in September 2017.

Megamasers in Galactic Cores Give Clearer Understanding of the Expanding Universe

6 September, 2017 - 10:59
By studying the emissions from the centers of certain galaxies, scientists can achieve a more precise understanding of how fast the universe is expanding.

See Hurricane Irma in Motion in These NASA and NOAA Gifs

6 September, 2017 - 09:57
Space and weather agencies are sending data to National Hurricane Center to issue warnings and forecasts about Irma's potential for destruction in the Caribbean Sea.

40 Years Out, NASA's Twin Voyager Probes Inspire Golden Record Revivals

6 September, 2017 - 09:19
Forty years after NASA launched two robotic probes on journeys out into our solar system and beyond, the messages the twin Voyager spacecraft carried still resonate — both here on Earth and as new dispatches going out in space.

Last-second Scrub Delays Ariane 5 Launch of Intelsat-37e and Bsat-4a Satellites

6 September, 2017 - 09:09
A last-second abort halted an Ariane 5 launch of two telecommunications satellites Tuesday evening.

Monster Hurricane Irma Looms in New Satellite Video

6 September, 2017 - 09:05
As Hurricane Irma begins to batter islands in the Caribbean early Wednesday morning (Sept. 6), NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are monitoring the colossal storm from space with a suite of weather satellites.

Force-ful Mission Patch: 'Star Wars' Droids Feature on Space Station Emblem

6 September, 2017 - 09:01
That's no moon, it's a space station (mission patch). The Death Star, three popular droids and Millennium Falcon from the "Star Wars" universe appear on an insignia representing the science on the International Space Station National Laboratory.

As Hurricane Irma Approaches, SpaceX Poised to Launch Air Force's X-37B Space Plane

6 September, 2017 - 08:29
As Florida braces for a hurricane expected to make landfall this weekend, the U.S. Air Force and SpaceX still hope to launch the X-37B reusable spaceplane before the storm hits.

Use the Post, Luke! 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Stamps Hit UK

6 September, 2017 - 08:25
Only a few short months before the next "Star Wars" film arrives, the United Kingdom announced eight stamps to mark December's release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

Star Wars: Episode IX Director Drops Out of Creative Differences

5 September, 2017 - 17:10
The third to leave since Disney acquired the franchise.

Saturn V and the Storm: Houston's NASA Landmarks Weather Hurricane Harvey

5 September, 2017 - 16:56
Some of the largest landmarks in Houston, historic NASA rockets, weathered Hurricane Harvey and are now accessible to the public one week after the storm flooded significant parts of the city.

Famous Astronomers | List of Great Scientists in Astronomy

5 September, 2017 - 15:24
This list of famous astronomers includes great scientists in history who mastered many fields and modern astronomers who helped popularize astronomy.

Voyager at 40: NASA and Caltech Celebrate with Retrospective Videos

5 September, 2017 - 13:26
NASA and Caltech have created retrospective videos for the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Voyager 1 and 2 probes.

Dear E.T.: Math on Voyager's Golden Record Tells a Story

5 September, 2017 - 13:15
The Voyager probes' Golden Record contains not only the sounds of Earth, but also encoded photos seeking to teach aliens the mathematics — or really, the measurements — needed to understand humans' lives and their place in the universe.

US Air Force's X-37B Space Plane to Launch on Secret Mission Sept. 7

5 September, 2017 - 13:13
The U.S. Air Force's enigmatic space drone – the X-37B space plane – is heading for a Sept. 7 liftoff, according to military officials.

Voyager 1, Humanity's Farthest Spacecraft, Marks 40 Years in Space

5 September, 2017 - 13:01
Voyager 1, humanity's most distant emissary, has now been streaking through space for 40 years.

In Photos: Record-Breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson Returns to Earth

5 September, 2017 - 11:57
NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Saturday (Sept. 2). See photos from their historic touchdown in Kazakhstan.