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Pluto Picture (Source: NASA)

Conditions On Pluto: Incredibly Hazy With Flowing Ice

Scientists said Pluto in covered in flowing ice and is hazier than they expected.

07/24/2015

The artist's concept depicts NASA's Kepler mission's smallest habitable zone planet. Seen in the foreground is Kepler-62f, a super-Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of a star smaller and cooler than the sun, located about 1,200 light-years from Earth in the constellation Lyra. (Source: NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech/Tim Pyle)

Newly Discovered Planet May Harbor Life

A recently discovery planet in a in a solar system that is 1,400 light years from our own may harbor life.

07/23/2015

In this handout provided by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the dwarf planet Pluto is shown on July 14, 2015.  Photo taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. 
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Pluto Up Close: Spacecraft Achieves Flyby, Then Calls Home

Culminating a journey from planet Earth that spanned 3 billion miles and 9 ½ years, the moment of closest approach to Pluto for the New Horizons spacecraft came Tuesday at 7:49 AM.

07/14/2015

On April 23, 2015— one day before the anniversary of Hubble's launch — NASA released an image taken by the space telescope showing a brilliant breeding ground for stars. This stellar nursery is 20,000 light-years from Earth in the Constellation Carina. (Source: NASA)

NASA Releases Picture Of Starry Fireworks For Hubble’s 25th

NASA celebrated the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th anniversary with a beautiful image taken by the space telescope.

04/23/2015

Everglades (Photo Credit: Randy Yagi)

President Barack Obama To Travel To Everglades

President Barack Obama, on Earth Day, will use South Florida’s iconic River of Grass as a backdrop to talk about climate change.

04/21/2015

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NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Back In Florida After Test Flight

The Orion spacecraft is back home after traveling into space and then across the country.

12/18/2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - DECEMBER 05:  The United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying NASA's first Orion deep space exploration craft takes off from its launchpad on December 5, 2014 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The heavy-lift rocket will boost the unmanned Orion capsule to an altitude of 3,600 miles, and returning for a splashdown west of Baja California after a four and half hour flight.  .  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NASA Launches New Orion Spacecraft And New Era

Set to take flight Thursday, NASA’s new Orion spacecraft streaked into orbit Friday on a high-stakes test flight.

12/05/2014

NASA Prepares For Orion Test Launch

Wind Gusts Delays Launch Of Orion Spacecraft

A windy Thursday morning has delayed NASA’S premier launch of its new Orion spacecraft until Friday.

12/04/2014

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Astronauts Heave Experiment Overboard At ISS

Astronauts at the International Space Station got rid of an old seismic experiment on Wednesday during their third space walk in three weeks.

10/22/2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, FL - NOVEMBER 17: In this handout photo provided by NASA, The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft onboard is seen at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 on November 17, 2013 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The space agency's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN mission (MAVEN for short) is on a mission to study the upper atmosphere of Mars in hopes to discover how the planet lost most of its atmosphere and liquid water. (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Back At Mars

The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago.

09/21/2014

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